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Osteria Antico Giardinetto

Calle dei Morti 2253, 30135 Venice, Italy (San Croce)
041-722882
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Ranked #44 of 1,194 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
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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New Orleans, Louisiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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109 reviews 109 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Chichester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

This is well worth finding! Start with the sauteed clams and mussels. So light and flavorful that I could have eaten this as my main entree. My DH and I walked in on Sunday at 6:30 and had no problem securing a table outside without a reservation. This my be more difficult during high season. The waitress is accommodating and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place was near our hotel, and when we read the good reviews, tried to stop by (without a reservation). She said come back in 30 minutes - and we did. I'm so glad we did. She recognized us, sat us right away, was very pleasant (I think it's a husband and wife team, with him in the kitchen). She... More 

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Molde
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The waitress was very kind and they had menus in different languages. They have pasta, fish and meat. The grilled mixed seafood was great and also the desert was delicious.

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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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