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Osteria La Bottega ai Promessi Sposi

Calle dell'Oca | Cannaregio, 4367 Venice, Italy (Cannaregio)
0412412747
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Ranked #76 of 1,211 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Cannaregio
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English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Had a great dinner here with my husband on our first night in Venice. Really friendly staff and quaint little courtyard dining area. We shared a starter which was lovely and then I had a perfect dish of spaghetti vongole and my husband had the squid ink spaghetti which he also enjoyed. We then shared a plate oif fritto misto... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We had a whole sea bass and potatoes, it was delicious. Great restaurant I recommend it but do book in advance

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We enjoyed terrific cicchetti here, including sardines with onions and raisins. Really delicious. The décor isn't amazing, but the service was good and food wonderful.

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Petersfield
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was just a few minutes walk from our hotel, so we made a special effort to find it on our first night, which was a little tricky because the TripAdvisor map took us about 50m away, this is not far in most cities but it's an issue in Venice, keep an eye out for the sign about 8ft up... More

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Shenzhen, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was the only restaurant recommended by our host @ La Palazzina Veneziana, so we went for a try. We nearly gave up, as we need to walk through a very dark lane to reach this. But glad we make it. The food was heavenly. Worth every penny. My child finished a full plate of pasta on his own, a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The seafood was delicious and my younger son who is not much if a seafood fan loved the spaghetti. The atmosphere was lovely and quiet.

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Really helpful staff and a great selection of antipasti. Top class food at reasonable prices. Would have loved to go back and try the cicchetti at the bar.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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73 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We had a table outside in the garden. A very authentic ambiance. The water was friendly and efficient. We shared a squid antipasti and then a sea bass. Both wonderful. The wine list was good with reasonable prices. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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New Delhi, India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place came recommended to us by our hotel. As the previous reviews said, it seems like a place that is popular with the locals. We enjoyed this restaurant for dinner and came back the next evening to eat tapas and drink wine standing at the bar. The bar can get crowded and the service can be a little slow,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We found out about this restaurant because it was recommended by our landlord. It is practically hidden from the tourists although the owners are very friendly towards them. We made a reservation (it would have been impossible to find a table for eight in the back garden otherwise!) and when we got there we saw many people (they seemed locals)... More

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