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Osteria Al Mascaron

Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, 522, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 5995
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (43 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, 522, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Didn't stay for food the waiter's attitude was so terrible not worth giving our money to them. Is it so hard to be treated with respect as a customer!?

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first night in Venice we wanted a nice Venetian style dinner near our hotel. We decided to follow the Rick Steve's book on Venice and found our selves here, not really knowing what to expect. We were seated quickly and the service was amazing....More

Thank King L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I seldom write reviews, but we had a horrible experience here. The service was extremely slow, the food was overpriced (each plate of pasta is 12 euros, and you have to order at least two) and the food was tasteless and of poor quality. We...More

Thank Clara H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly traditional place but far from special. Had a Waiter who believed he could memorise the entire 2-course order for 4 people without writing anything down! Unfortunately he'd forgotten he couldn't memorise everything - had to correct him each course, he even got the wine...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Came late one evening. Everyone seemed disinterested, food tasted almost stale (this is Italy - food is good everywhere, I know). Not all selection available.Calf Liver - one of the city's staple food items was awful. That said the staff were friendly. Because it is...More

Thank MyCoachEd
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were recommended to go to this restaurant and when we booked it all seemed very friendly but service and food were indifferent. The staff seemed offhand and used to processing a lot of tourists and the food was very expensive. The platter of fish...More

Thank rm282015
Reviewed 25 February 2018

My wife and I were in venice for six nights in February and this place was round the corner from where we were staying. We ate here on two consecutive nights and we so enjoyed the food as well as the casual homely relaxed atmosphere....More

Thank Dinshaw835
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

first of all i have to mencioned attention Momi and its waiters it was (excellent), the environment of a local restaurant with a home-cooked meal was the perfect combination, from the antipasto to the spaghetti vongole, everything was really amazing .

Thank eatinginyourcity
Reviewed 6 January 2018

One of our worse experiences in the past few years, the place actually looks like a nice old style Venetian trattoria, with nice old floors and wood panelling. We were however ignored for quite a while, though it was not that busy, offered a table...More

Thank Custoza
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Visit this osteria - it's our tradition. Each time in Venice we try to spend one evening here, but not always we can do it& Only because we try to have a sit without booking. It's like a gambling: will get or not. Honestly, if...More

Thank Elena P
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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31 March 2016|
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Response from Leedsfan209 | Reviewed this property |
Hi This restaurant is fish based and my wife, who is a vegetarian, ate fish . I can't recall any non fish dishes. If you give them a call they will tell you what's on the menu. In English
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, 522, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 5995
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