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Osteria Antico Giardinetto

#43 of 1,202 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
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San Croce
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Calle dei Morti 2253, 30135 Venice, Italy
041-722882
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Osteria Antico Giardinetto is a cosy, charming family-run restaurant near...
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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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 567
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    Very good
  • 61
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  • 23
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful taste of Venice

We stayed in Venice in late January 2015 and ate here on a Friday evening. It was fun to find the place and my success at navigating the canals and alleyways impressed my partner. Super starters of sea food platters followed by a wonderful chickpea based soup and a delciate pasta dish with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Kevin M
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed in Venice in late January 2015 and ate here on a Friday evening. It was fun to find the place and my success at navigating the canals and alleyways impressed my partner. Super starters of sea food platters followed by a wonderful chickpea based soup and a delciate pasta dish with artichokes. I had cuttle fish as a... More 

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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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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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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
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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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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
16 helpful votes 16 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle dei Morti 2253, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Croce
  • Neighborhood: San Croce
  • Phone Number: 041-722882

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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.
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

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