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La Caravella

Calle Larga Via XXII Marzo 2399 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 8901
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Calle Larga Via XXII Marzo 2399 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table here and arrived and were told we didn't have a table but we would be accommodated anyway. We both ordered just mains and mine was probably smaller than a starter not filling and the last on the next table looked over...More

Thank Zidane76
serandrei, Proprietario at La Caravella, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Zidane76, I am sorry that you did not appreciate your meal. Since our opening in 1963, our aim has always been our guests satisfaction: in order to achieve it we choose quality over quantity: every day we get all the best ingredients and the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked reservations here based on TripAdvisor ratings and proximity to our hotel. We are not "foodies", but appreciate upscale dining. The welcome, service and atmosphere were all outstanding and would have gained a 5 rating by themselves, but the food (while not bad nor...More

Thank George K
serandrei, Proprietario at La Caravella, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear George K, thank you for your kind words regarding our service and the atmosphere, I am really glad that you appreciated them. On the other hand I am sorry if the food did not meet your expectations, there is a new chef since last...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked via our hotel, admittedly quite late, and were given a table in a tent-like structure in the courtyard, right next to the tent door, which didn't close properly and was constantly opened by incomers and people going to the toilet - I could...More

Thank Nick G
serandrei, Proprietario at La Caravella, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Nick G, I am sorry to hear that your experience with La Caravella was so negative. Regarding the position of your table, the maître told you that it was our last free table and not in the best position of our courtyard; unfortunately, that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think it's interesting that multiple reviewers are complaining that they were served by multiple different waiters. This was actually one of my favorite parts to the point where I made a comment about it to my friend whilst eating. There's a sort of teamwork...More

Thank Alisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very special restaurant. The food was absolutely stunning, the service is top notch. It's cosy and warm but felt like an occasion just visiting. Booking is a must.

Thank Elizabeth235_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner at La Caravella on the last night of our trip in Venice and was not disappointed. The Pasta with Duck Ragu was excellent and the Shrimp Tails entrée had great flavor. The Amaretto Souffle was nicely prepared and the glass of Limoncello that...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I greatly enjoyed dinner at La Caravella. The restaurant's manager explained the difference in proseccos to us and we each had a glass of the DOCG, on his recommendation. The salmon amuse bouche was very tasty and I can thoroughly recommend the...More

Thank Fiflippy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't find anything special about this place. OK food OK wine. Don't have too high expectations just because it was Michelin starred.

Thank everlucy0302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely excellent lunch in the garden. Each of our 4 meals were perfectly prepared and presented. Service was excellent with the manager spending a great deal of time at our table discussing the food business in Venice. Traditional and trendy Venetian food. The shrimp tails...More

Thank gapcmp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place for drinks. Wine is reasonable at 6 euro per glass, beers are bottled and are between 8 euro and 15 (for a potent bottle of beers). What I love are the cocktails - between 12 and 18. The three cocktails i...More

Thank Tricky273
Nearby
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
...More
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Helen B
8 February 2017|
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Response from serandrei | Property representative |
Dear Mrs. Helen, you can easily find our email address on our official website. restaurantlacaravellacom If you could please contact me back directly or let me have the date and the name on the reservation I would be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$60 - US$89
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Larga Via XXII Marzo 2399 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 8901
  • E-mail
Description
La Caravella restaurant in Venice can be discovered immediately behind the newly-restored La Fenice theatre, just a few paces from the Piazza San Marco. Stepping inside, you will feel as if you have entered an antique sailing ship, with dark wood paneling, capstans and ropes and leaded windows. In summer, you may not step inside at all as La Caravella moves into a flower-filled courtyard complete with original wells, or the lighter courtyard dining room with typical Venetian ambience. The menu is typically Venetian too, with dishes like classic saor, marinated sardines with onions, pine kernels and raisins, fish soup, or oven orast turbot with potatoes and olives. In addition, the chef uses fresh seasonal ingredients to create trendier fare. The excellent wine list features both historical wine producers and smaller boutique vintners. Planning a party? La Caravella welcomes wedding receptions, private dinners, banquets, corporate entertaining, even coffee breaks. The garden seats up to 65 and one of the dining rooms up to 75.
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