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Osteria Alla Staffa

Sestiere Castello, 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy (Castello)
+39 041 523 9160
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Ranked #75 of 1,191 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Castello
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bucharest
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

First, you need a reservation ! We didn't had one but the owner was kind enough to rearrange the tables for fitting all 6 of us in ! The food was 5*. When I say 5* I mean it. We ate in many cities of Italy but this was clearly the best. Try shrimp lasagna ... and you'll be amazed.... More

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Hania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A restaurant that is run by someone who enjoys preparing splendid food for eager patrons. The pasta was freshly prepared and al dente, the sauces were flavoursome and the wine very acceptable. You DO have to book. It is small, which in itself adds too it's excellent ambience but phone them and then spend a day in anticipation of a... More

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Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had diner with my wife, It's a nice restaurant, service was very good and food is delicious, definitely recommended.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim and were very very happy with our choice. It is very small and menu is only in Italian but the staff is super friendly and speak great English. Food is delicious and fresh - my husband had the fresh tuna and I had the squid in balsamic sauce. Both were amazing! The vegetable plate... More

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Alameda, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was a terrific little restaurant. The waitress put together a delectable tasting menu for us made of small bites from their menu. We also had the steak with a mushroom sauce and it was awesome. Can't speak highly enough of this osteria.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

In the city center, interesting proposal of tradinional flovours mixed with some experimantation. Local and fresh ingredients. Nice atmosphere and friendly people. Open daily. a must to visit in Venice just for a drink and a cicchetto or for a dinner/lunch.

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london
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a lovely meal at this small restaurant about 10 mins from St Mark's square. It does get busy so booking ahead is essential - they speak very good English. When we arrived we were pleased to see that there were Italians eating there, and it was not just tourists. The manager was extremely friendly and took time to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Only 22 covers in this family run family - so book. Great place if you're into you food - the starter of 13 types lagoon caught fish, was epic, as was the black squid ravioli. The menu isn't great for vegetarians, but they were happy to knock something up for my wife, and to simplify dishes for the kids. Can't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

On arrival in Venice we asked our host for restaurant recommendations. He recommended Alla Staffa but advised us to book as only five tables. So glad we did as quite a number of guests came into the restaurant and had to be turned away! Lovely little place and the staff were exceptionally charming, welcoming, helpful and patient with the English... More

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USA
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146 reviews 146 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Enjoyed a delightful meal - not the best ever, but pretty darn good - here. The menu was pretty broad and everything was very fresh. The staff seemed to be happy to have all of the diners there and put up with some pretty touristy types.

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Additional Information about Osteria Alla Staffa

Address: Sestiere Castello, 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 523 9160
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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