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Osteria Antico Giardinetto

Calle dei Morti 2253, 30135 Venice, Italy (San Croce)
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Ranked #40 of 1,203 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $60
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Neighborhood: San Croce
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Two of us got in without reservation.first we tried Venetian style seafood platter, comes with seabass, scallops, white tuna, pickled anchovies, shrimp and calamari. Lightly seasoned with herb, salt and olive oil and lemon. Ingredient seems fresh and delicious. My hubby ordered black ink pasta and he really enjoyed it. He said that was the best pasta he tried in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Small, tasteful Osteria a little off the beaten path in San Paolo/Santa Croce area. Particularly enjoyed the pumpkin gnocci and scampi, and pleasant house white. Good service.

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Naples, Italy
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34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

By walking by, you would never have guessed this door led to such a good meal! To start, we ordered an assortment of grilled veggies and a salad of rocket and parmesan cheese. My wife ordered Gnocchetti di Zucca con Scampi e Radicchio Tardivo and recounted that the flavors were very well balanced. I ordered Fillet of Beef with Pepper... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Thanks Tripadvisor, what a great recommendation! Beautiful simply presented FRESH food! Salad greens don't taste this good in the USA. Tasty fish dishes in a cosy family run restaurant, very friendly service, especially for us non-Italian speakers!

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

If you want a small, unpretentious eatery with a brief but truly fresh menu this is for you. No pizza or chaps trying to entice you in, it is in a quiet lane and you find it by finding the lantern and some shrubs! It can seat few, and locals come to eat fish. The house wine is cool Soave... More 

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Calgary, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stumbled on this place as it was near where we were staying and had an amazing seafood risotto. The restaurant was great!

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Moscow, Russia
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If u are in Venice and loking for a place to have a dinner, I am defenetly recomend u to to try this place even if probably u can spend some minutes to find it :) One of the best fish I have ever tried and believe me, Ihave some experience, my favourites are: apertizer - is a raw fish... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This was a recommendation from our hotel staff. It is a husband/wife run operation with great wine selections, excellent mussel appetizers, great homemade pasta courses, and very good seafood entrees. Our best meal in Venice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This restaurant was relatively easy to find in the San Polo/Santa Croce area close to one of the many churches in Venice. A very pleasant family run place with good food and great service. The local Chardonnay was a pleasant surprise and very reasonably priced. We shared the seafood appetizer and enjoyed the somewhat pricey but large serving of tuna... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Well worth finding. We booked in advance (only by a few hours but you need to). We shared the mussels and clams which were very tasty. I then enjoyed the pumpkin and scampi gnocchi, which was the best I've eaten. My boyfriend's lamb was enjoyable and then we shared the tiramisu, which was light and delicious. The service was excellent,... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria Antico Giardinetto

Address: Calle dei Morti 2253, 30135 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041-722882
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Croce
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60

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