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Ostaria da Simson

Fondamenta dei Felzi 6316, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 5226276
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Ranked #582 of 1,195 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $1 - $46
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tipical local osteria run by young minded guys. Turists can find a place where to chill out close to the locals or have a meeting or a romantic place for eating close to the channel and having a good glass of wine. Local cusine and good wines, tasty home made cakes, fish and sea food, cheeses and hams selection, nice mix salads and more! Buon appetito!!!
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Port Townsend
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Loved the service - and the food was wonderful! Not the usual trendy tourist place -- very real and homey -- don't miss it!

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We ate here one evening as we were staying just around the corner, and it looks so perfect. We had a table by the little canal, got serenaded by the wandering accordian player who seemed very pleased when I gave him a 2 euro coin - he was worth it! We chose to have the fixed menu, which was surprising... More

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Whitley Bay
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Used this small restaurant on night we arrived as close to hotel and on second night due to torrential rain, The food was just okay, staff were friendly, however the chef and waiter had what appeared to be a huge arguement in full view of customers, made us feel a bit uncomfortable. The chef wasn't there the second night. We... More

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Chorzow, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Visisted this restaurant as it was close to our hotel and seemed to have good reviews on tripadvisor but have since noticed on reading more that it seems to have changed hands and went downhill. Anyway, we went because I noticed this place during an evening walk around this part of Venice and it looked very quaint and charming, checked... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was one of the few occasions where tripadvisor really let me down. We had decided to walk around this bit of Venice and so quickly checked all the 4 out of 5 ratings and above and made notes on a map. When we arrived at the restaurant it was empty, which is normally a bad sign however, considering the... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I cant talk about the food as i did not have the chance to taste it as the owner basicaly kicked us out cause we had two children and two prams that were blocking his empty (!!!!!) resto...he first asked us how many we are , and then when we told him we wanted two fixed menus he started complaining... More

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Warwickshire ,england
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Have just returned from venice and read the reviews below.......sadly too lat We were staying at the excellent Hotel Locanda La Corte which is only 10 metes away form this restaurant.As our hotel did not provide dinner we ate at the Simson....a very big mistake. As the recent reviewers state, the service was appalling and we were almost treated with... More

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This was recommended by the guidebook but suspect as others have said the owners have changed. To be fair we had a pleasant lunchtime drink there one day and the food that was being served looked good - so we went back the following evening. It was a mistake. The main course food was average but quite expensive, the service... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Unfortunately this nice Osteria has changed significantly since I did my last review. Sorry to say this, however all that I can really add is; look for yourself. Wish I could report something better.

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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We went to this restaurant because it was listed as one of the best and were very disappointed. Should have left right at the beginning when our rude waiter would not allow us to change tables because the music was too loud. Would not change the music, would not give us water, stood over us like a hawk while we... More

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Additional Information about Ostaria da Simson

Address: Fondamenta dei Felzi 6316, 30122 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 5226276
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
Average Prices: USD 1 - 46
Cuisine: Italian

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