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Osteria Antico Giardinetto

Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 722882
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (57 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small room - maybe 10 tables, it would feel much bigger in the warmer months when the outside tables come in to play. Food is well cooked and well presented - the menu majors on seafood, although there are some meat dishes for...More

Thank JulianPeace66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For our second visit we went on a cold winter night just before Christmas. Dining in the simple, snug room (no more than six or seven tables) is a very cosy experience, the service is first class. The raw fish appetiser was excellent (especially with...More

1  Thank DavidandStuart
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We went into this restaurant by accident while looking for another place that was very disappointing. We went here the next night and were very happy. Every course was delicious. We tried to go again on our last night but sadly they were closed. If...More

1  Thank Jae H
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Hard to find. Take bridge to right of San Cassion square from Rialto. Down alley (calle) on left. Pleasant, traditional and relaxed. Smallish, about 10 tables. Family run restaurant. Terrific service, attentive and helpful. We pushed the boat out and everything ace. Clams and mussels...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The place is charming. As with most restaurants in Venice, make a reservation. To start, the Venetian seafood platter was underwhelming. The pickled items were good, the majority was bland. The cuttlefish pasta with ink was delicious. The scallops and asparagus pasta was fine, nothing...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A friend had given us the name of this restaurant when we asked for a recommendation. It was our last night of a 5 day visit to Venice and we hadn’t spent too much time in this area. It wasn’t easy to find but once...More

1  Thank diBiella51
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This restaurant is tucked away on the corner of a small side street and easily missed. The food was of a very high quality. The antipasto was Mixed Seafood Appetizers, which was delightful. Our main course was the house specialty of Mixed Fried Seafood Virgilio,...More

Thank Tamutoscana
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner here, one of the best meals we have had in Italy. The service was friendly and the food was amazing. The pick of the meals was the grilled seafood... perfectly cooked. The restaurant is very small but we booked in only...More

Thank SarahKate_73
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Some good some bad. The pizza was amazing!!! However our pastas were average. The place seemed like they were just phoning in the service. I ordered a drink on two separate occasions from two separate servers and it still never arrived. The pasta was near...More

Thank Jerrod G
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We came upon this restaurant by chance. The first night we couldn't get in.It's very small so I would book. It's so good that we went twice in four days We chose a seafood platter to share, it was enormous with crab, prawns,mussels ,squid pickled...More

Thank lompstermash
Nearby
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
...More
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jon p
14 July 2017|
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Response from OneBlondie | Reviewed this property |
yes they do take reservations; probably advised to make one especially for Sunday lunch and/or if you want to be in the garden. regards, OneBlondie
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ShugrGrl55
11 January 2017|
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Response from ilaj99 | Reviewed this property |
bit late, sorry, but yes, we paid by card...
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wenyi z
25 August 2016|
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Response from Lorraine G | Reviewed this property |
Apologies that I've only just seen this. I hoped you managed to book. I believe we phoned
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 722882
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Description
Osteria Antico Giardinetto is a cosy, charming family-run restaurant near Campo San Cassiano offering typical Venetian and creative fish, meat and vegetarian dishes freshly prepared to order.
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