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Bacaro Osteria Barababao

Cannaregio 5837-5838, 30131 Venice, Italy
+39/0415221061
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Ranked #318 of 1,201 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $28
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We wandered into this Osteria without having read any reviews. Service was friendly and adequate The food was excellent, and plentiful. The main attraction, of course, was the pasta with cuttlefish Venetian style (in ink) -- Spaghetti Nero on then menu. It was excellent; not better than others in Venice, but just as good. I wouldn't walk an EXTRA mile... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

After reading the positive reviews here my wife and I gave it a try. The waiter was friendly and his English was very good (not expected or required in a foreign country). But the food, well that was where the issue arose. We both ordered pasta dishes, I had the €15 rigatoni quadro and my wife had the €12 tagliatelle... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We dined here on our second night of a three night trip, hoping for some yummy, Italian pasta. We were not disappointed. I initially went for the salmon pasta, but the waiter recommended some fresh lobster they had in that day. It was absolutely delicious. My boyfriend had the squid ink pasta - I was too scared to try, but... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We came across barababao by chance The restaurant as very quite which made for a lack of service, however we had the fish platter for two and it was superb. The staff were really friendly. Would recommend for food at an ok price.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Awesome service, waiter very attentive. Fish basket was out of this world! Due to allergies - staff went over and above to accomodate requests.

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Berlin, Germany
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252 reviews 252 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were desperate to find a reasonably priced, non-touristy and authentic Italian restaurant in Venice. Once we realised that this was virtually impossible in the tourist Mecca that is Venice, we settled for this nice restaurant. We both tried the set menu and all three plates (one pasta, one fish and a tiramisu for dessert) were tasty and well-prepared, although... More 

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Winnipeg
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was the first restaurant we went to in Venice and were so impressed, we came back literally the next day. This is a cute little place with great atmosphere, coupled with some very quirky art on the walls. The service was incredible as well. But the food, oh man! When we arrived, they were featuring a half lobster and... More 

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Boston, MA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Our waiter Edourdo was wonderful. He shared that he is originally from Egypt and loves Italy. My wife ordered the whole sea bass and Edourdo expertly filleted it table side. The fish was like butter with a sauce that you could want to drink, or at least sop up with the bread ( we did!). I had a beef stew... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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113 reviews 113 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The set menu here was a good deal with a nice pasta dish and fish. The fish was cooked well and the pasta was very good, but the vegetables that came with it were not good. We didn't feel like our meal was as good as some of the other places in Venice, but we were still pleased with the... More 

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Athens, Greece
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I do not think that anyone can actually plan to find this place. Or for what matters any place in Venice. One actually strolls in the alleys and if you find your self upon Barababao, here are my thoughts. A nice place to rest your feet and have a light meal and a beer. A bit pricey, but what is... More 

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Address: Cannaregio 5837-5838, 30131 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39/0415221061
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
Average Prices: USD 21 - 28

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