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San Marco, 3695, 30124 Venice, Italy
0039 041 5287986
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 34
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A tourist is second class

I went there following a recommendation by the German food magazin "essen und trinken". I had booked a table in advance but when I arrived I had the feeling it was a burden to assign a table to me. I did not like the one given to me and asked for another one which I finally got after some... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Juliane145
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Rome, Italy
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Rome, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went there following a recommendation by the German food magazin "essen und trinken". I had booked a table in advance but when I arrived I had the feeling it was a burden to assign a table to me. I did not like the one given to me and asked for another one which I finally got after some discussions... More 

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brentwood
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

During our recent week in Venice we had meals in the Harry's Bar and Poste Vecie restaurants. Not cheap but really enjoyed them. The food in this place however was great too, but so was the service and the atmosphere, so we returned on our last night to say a proper goodbye to Venice. Doesn't look much from outside, but... More 

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Paris, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Excellent food & local Wine, you need to fast for lunch to fully enjoy your diner at this authentic Venetian osteria, quality fresh fish & seafood, excellent recommendation for local Wine makers. An excellent evening out.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Came across this place by accident when lots of other popular choices were busy... that said, the menu options were good, wine list decent too... Only downside was the attitude of the staff! A tad supercilious and as they say in Italy... 'Odioso'. A pity...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The hotel was extremely close to our hotel and offered a set menu. Very reasonably priced (especially for Venice). Mainly stuck to Pasta's but very good.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Osteria Ai Assassini Venice’s Osteria ai Assassini offers diners a unique selection of quality food. Neither the selection, nor the décor is what most Americans would think of as typically Italian. The menu changes daily and entres include typical Venetian dishes often of braised meats, rather than the usual tourist fare. The interior is cozy and rustic. The service is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We came to this place for the recommendation of one of travel books. I must say we are very reasonable people. But this place is simply awful. Pasta and bread sticks are packages. Food is short of rubber mediocre pieces of rotten smelly fish. Our family of five did not finish our plates. It was simply not good. When we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We came here on the recommendation of a local for its seafood. However when we came we were told only Thursday and Friday is there seafood. My partner had the pasta and meatballs which was okay. the waiter looked affronted when asked for a second spoon of parmesan and said thats another euro. He was rather rude. I noticed them... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I am at a loss to understand why people are giving this restaurant 4 and 5 star reviews. Our whole experience was unpleasant , with a lot of the food being well below parr and the service terrible. One of our party ordered soup while the rest of us ordered main courses- everything came together. This would not have been... More 

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Bath
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

to find it! Stumbled into this little restaurant by chance in a little Calle off main tourist routes. What a gem! Good honest food, great service, really nice atmosphere. Don't worry about the Italian menu, they will happily translate for you. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Marco, 3695, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 0039 041 5287986

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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