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Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia, Laguna di San Marco, VE
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Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia

4.6
4.6
50 Reviews
€51 and over
Italian
"Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia" features a sophisticated yet luxurious ambiance coupled with striking architectural details that date back to the 1920s.
The Fiola Venezia menu, a nostalgic twist on traditional Venetian cuisine prepared with a modern presentation, will combine locally sourced seasonal ingredients from Venice’s famous, centuries-old Rialto Market, the Adriatic Sea, as well as vegetables and exclusive olive oil from the private island’s own vegetable garden and olive grove.

Not bookable

This restaurant is open seasonally. Unfortunately, it is currently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Wed–Sun 6:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Fabio Trabocchi

  • Private party facilities

    Located on the second floor of the restaurant Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia, a private room is available for refined functions for up to 12 people. This contemporary-designed private room, overlooking the vegetable gardens and green areas of Isola delle Rose, is enriched with a modern Murano glass chandelier by Barovier&Toso. For your unique events in a historical venue, our San Marco Hall is the ideal background. The deconsecrated church can welcome up to 100 people.

What 50 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on all time ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. TD

    TiffanyD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thank you to everyone at Fiola for a wonderful anniversary dinner! From the amuse-bouche to dessert, we had an amazing time.
  2. K

    Kate

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Fiola At Dopolavoro Venezia was extremely disappointing. The food was just ok and so was the service. The wine pairing was terrible, at one point pairing a dark, dark red wine with a light, white fish. I have never been so displeased with paying a bill for dinner, including that they gave us a glass of prosecco to celebrate with and then charged us. I would much rather have had any of the other meals we had while in Venice. Please avoid and just go the bar or pizza parlor on the island.
  3. JQ

    JohnQuinnGuildford

    London

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on October 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Simply outstanding! What a place and just on another level of exceptional.
  4. JQ

    JohnQuinnGuildford

    London

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on October 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding. Felt like James Bond as arrived by private water taxi. Fantastic food and experience
  5. EL

    ElodieL

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 30, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Good food but not exceptional and hugely overpriced
  6. TR

    TomR

    New England

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 30, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    the menu was unflexible, everyone has to order the same fixed menu and no replacements, the food was good but not exceptional, service was fine, the resturant is not a good value for the fixed menu
  7. LC

    LisaC

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was incredible! Service was impeccable! Very talented chef! It’s worth the trip to the island.
  8. m

    mdcosby

    New York Area

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on September 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    A fantastic meal at Fiola on the JW Marriott Venice property. The tasting menu was outstanding.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was fabulous! The chef brought us extra dessert and came to every table to chat. Couldn’t of picked a better place to share a meal in Venice!
  10. FR

    FedericoR

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Overall good but service was somewhat slow and it was sometimes difficult to attract the attention of the staff. On the other hand they were very thoughtful and seemed to be genuinely friendly. The noise level was somewhat too high.
  11. N

    Natalia

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding experience. If you can visit this restaurant, don’t hesitate. Chef Michael is a true magician.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and services there are amazing. We choose 3 courses by the chef with wine tasting. The chef keeps giving us surprise by offering some extra dishes. I guess the 3 courses finally becoming a 6-7 courses! We can taste the food with different layers of tastes which is very delicious. Finally the chef comes to chat with us and we take a photo with him; a very nice dining experience!
  13. MF

    ManfredF

    Veneto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The restaurant Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia at the JW Marriott Venice is beautifully located on a private island, which you can easily reach with the JW Marriott boat, departing every 30 minutes from San Marco. The restaurant is one of the best restaurants in entire Venice. Food, service, and the ambiance are extra class. I highly recommend having an unforgettable Dinner at the Fiola at Dopolavore!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really delicious dishes with perfect wine pairing. Gorgeous surroundings, friendly and very professional service
  15. NS

    NicoleS

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    We heard rave reviews from family members that had dined here in the past. Unfortunately, our experience was not the same. The space is lovely and the presentation of the food exceptional. Our reservation was at 9pm, se we opted not to do a prefix menu. We still had a first course, main, and dessert. The first course was the best. One person had the octopus, and it was delicious. The rest of had a beautiful vegetable plate that was fine. The major issue was that all of the main dishes were over salted. The lobster ravioli and monkfish were ruined by amount of salt that was added. In addition, our server kept pouring still water into my sparkling water. I told her I didn't need any more water, and she snapped at me when she saw me pouring the correct water into my glass. She was oddly aggressive, which made the experience even worse.
  16. A

    Andrew

    London

    11 reviews

    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Very average, what a disappointment! I’d recommend the pool bar at the hotel instead. The chocolate desert was nice though. Hands down the worst meal / expectation value in the last two weeks in Italy.
  17. m

    mariao

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience4
    Very expensive too much for the food we order especially champagne and the wine
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I had an incredible experience! The service and food were spectacular. Also a very nice setting on the island. I would definitely recommend!
  19. MB

    MeganB

    New England

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was our last night in Venice and staying in the resort. Donato is an extraordinary host, server and friend! Thank you to Chef too! Delicious - including the “Jim Beam” We will be back!
  20. FE

    FrancineE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant was amazing. The service and food were exceptional. I would highly recommend!!
  21. RA

    RogerA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    This restaurant is more than just a place to eat. The entire evening was an experience. Unlike many Michelin level places, the portion sizes were very reasonable and we left full, not hungry. The food was excellent, the flavors danced on your tongue, sensing several different ones in the same bite. Presentation was beautiful, the atmosphere relaxed, overall a wonderful evening. We went all out and got the 5 course tasting menu. I highly recommend the gamble, the chef knows what he is doing!
  22. l

    lyndah

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fine dining at its best. Donato and Oliverio were consummate pros, describing each ingredient of every sublime dish Chef created. Must experience while in Venice or try his restaurants in DC.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice and affordable food.
  24. c

    cmsbelt

    Washington DC

    109 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    109 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service, but difficult to find if you aren’t staying at the JW Marriott. It is not at the location of the pin in Apple Maps or the Open Table directions. The restaurant is on the oppose corner of the island from the JW Marriott. My water taxi driver dropped me at the wrong dock and I had a bit of a walk to get to the restaurant. I ordered the five course tasting menu with wine pairings. A “wow!" dish: lobster ravioli in a ginger butter sauce with chives from the garden plus a large chunk of lobster tail on top. It was fantastic! I enjoyed everything except the pigeon and foie gras. Well-prepared but anti-climactic because I'm generally not a fan of foie gras or pigeon. (Although, the server humorously assured me the pigeon was not from St. Mark's Square.) I took a few bites and left the rest. The lesson here is to scan the à la carte menu for things I don't like but might show up in the tasting menu and then mention them when ordering a "mystery" tasting. This was their second night open to the public and there were still some kinks to work out. When it came time to pay the bill there were problems with the credit card machine. The couple at the table next to mine also had issues with paying their check. It would not accept my Bonvoy American Express. I ended up paying with another card, which meant that I lost points despite this restaurant being connected to a JW Marriott.
  25. M

    Mark

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The wait staff was excellent and very attentive to our need, very friendly and helpful. The food was spectacular and a culinary adventure for the taste buds. Chef Fabio came to our table to check on us twice. What an incredible talent.
  26. RD

    RichardD

    Salt Lake City

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every dish on our tasting menu was spot on. We really enjoyed our meal and our waiter was excellent. What a great experience!
  27. DB

    DrBello

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place!!! Great meal!!! Great service!!!! The best pasta with truffles I’ve had.
  28. IZ

    IreneZ

    New York Area

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We chose Fiola for our 20th wedding anniversary dinner, and let me tell you, it didn’t disappoint. Small dining room, personal, attentive service, yet not cold. Everyone serves with a smile. We chose the ala carte 3 course with dessert. Every dish was delicious. I particularly loved my foie gras. It was amazing! The restaurant sent over an extra dessert and a note to mark the occasion. The chef came out and spent 10 minutes talking to us, which went above and beyond. When I go to Venice, I will be sure to visit Fiola again!
  29. IS

    IvanS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 25, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    service and food were of very high quality the wine pairing deserves a lot of improvement - we tried the so called premium option and most of the wines came across as disappointing, a bit mainstream and cheap overall, our experience was great and flawless, I would strongly recommend the place!
  30. C

    Cdriv

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We stayed at the resort to celebrate our honeymoon. Best food - did the premiere tasting. Alessandro was FANTASTIC!
  31. L

    Lyndon

    San Antonio

    189 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    189 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food with a spectacular view of Venice. Wait staff up-to-date on menus and wines.
  32. S

    Sebi

    Berlin

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 23, 2019

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Excellent vegetarian menu. Top quality products, great taste, excellent preparation. Only problem: the music playlist was some kind of shrill jazz music. Did not fit the surrounding, the atmosphere and was simply disturbing. Great location!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 22, 2019

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    It was good but the whole experience was let down by being presented with a bill that indicated that the two bottles of mineral water we had were 10 Euros each.. why do that? Why send people home feeling they had been ripped off Also, our waitress was a nice girl but not v good Didn’t bring a wine list and had no idea how to top up wine She filled my glass too high and didn’t give any to my guest The prices are very high so you would expect better And it’s a bad idea spoil it with 10 Euro water
  34. L

    Laurits

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 22, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very beautiful place. Excellent food. Welcoming and gentle service. Overall the best experience we had in Venice.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tallahassee

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant was incredible! Service was the best we have ever had. The food was amazing and wine recommendation was perfect. Thank you!
  36. BT

    BeckyT

    Seattle

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2019

    overall3food5service4ambience5
    The food itself was fantastic. I had the tasting menu and all items were great. The menu was fairly overpriced and the restaurant charges 12 Euro per person as a cover fee and 10 Euro per bottle of water. It felt like a lot to pay 44 Euro for my husband and me just to have a table and water. The waiters were friendly but a bit too present and could have checked in less frequently.
  37. JM

    JamieM

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Stunning food, great service and although expensive the quality and flavours of the dish were fantastic. The olive oil ice cream was out of this world.
  38. JB

    JamesB

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great for special occasions and for something different to do in Venice. The complimentary boat ride whisks you away from the bustling San Marco area to a calm and serene island just 30 minutes away. It's mostly just people staying at the hotel that dine there (I was the only person there for much of my dining experience - which was fine), but the food and service are both outstanding and if you time it right - you'll see a magical sunset over all of Venice.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic restaurant. Don’t miss this one. Loved the fresh herbs from the garden behind the restaurant.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Unbelievable service and food....Highly recommend!

FAQs

Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia is rated 4.6 stars by 50 OpenTable diners.

Not bookable

This restaurant is open seasonally. Unfortunately, it is currently closed.

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Venice

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Wed–Sun 6:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Fabio Trabocchi

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Private party facilities

    Located on the second floor of the restaurant Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia, a private room is available for refined functions for up to 12 people. This contemporary-designed private room, overlooking the vegetable gardens and green areas of Isola delle Rose, is enriched with a modern Murano glass chandelier by Barovier&Toso. For your unique events in a historical venue, our San Marco Hall is the ideal background. The deconsecrated church can welcome up to 100 people.

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