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Osteria Ai Do Farai

Sestiere Dorsoduro 3278, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 277 0369
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea bass” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“carpaccio” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Sestiere Dorsoduro 3278, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

How can people really appreciate this place?!? I stumbled upon it from the backstreet and thought that there was no terrace, but no one inside, the terrace is situated farther away. Only one other customer inside, long wait (during which I had almost finished the...More

Thank Vladimir-Mihai P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Traditional family driven Ristorante with venetian charme and delicious rombo (turbot) dish. Good Italian wines. "Venitian prizes" but reasonable in view of the quality of food. Very recommendable Ristorante in Venice.

Thank hansdieterk2016
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We loved it! the carpaccio is a must, it's prepared next to the guest table. the guests are many local venison families

Thank Mohamed A. M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

After the Carnivale celebrations in San Marco, I followed costumed celebrants to their neighborhoods, then walked until I got lost, and found this restaurant. I was the first person in the restaurant before neighborhood partygoers streamed in. It was fun to watch the owner Stefano...More

Thank LuanaRubin
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Worth trying to find this restaurant. A little off the tourist track, but always good when you see a restaurant is frequented by locals. Worth seeing the owner fillet the sea bass in one of its signature dishes carpaccio di branzino. A very enjoyable meal.

Thank boyne
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This restaurant is quite well known by the local foodies and regular visitors to this area of Venice. the food is good and has a local flavour. The staff are particularly friendly and helpful. When Stefano prepares the carpaccio of sea bass in the restaurant,...More

Thank jonessb1
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Had been told that this was a good restaurant my apartment manager so thought we would try it , was not sure what to order so said to manager what he recommended and we had some kind of clams with pasta which was fantastic then...More

2  Thank russchorley
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our hotel gave us a few restaurant recommendations with a description of each. When they said that this restaurant serves excellent seafood and is used a lot by locals but that service wouldnt be rushed (and can be a bit slow) we chose it. I'm...More

1  Thank Alison L
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We have dined in many restaurants in Venice and often been underwhelmed - by the food, the price and the indifferent service. This place was different and a real find. We wanted a restaurant close to our hotel and would probably not have even noticed...More

Thank Nibbles
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We loved this place with a passion. We'd booked on the strength of the Rough Guide recommendation and when we arrived were surprised to find a completely empty restaurant with not a soul in sight. A staff member appeared from the kitchen and indicated the...More

Thank Dinghello
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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Response from Blaithin T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure we went at lunchtime on a Friday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere Dorsoduro 3278, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighbourhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 277 0369
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