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Osteria alla Bifora

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Campo Santa Margherita 2930, Venice, Italy
0415236119
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 128
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Charming spot in Dorsoduro

We went on a chilly winter night & felt thoroughly warmed & welcomed by the candlelight and mix of ancient & modern furniture & decor. Smaller menu than we were expecting, being more elaborate cichetti than full meal. But we enjoyed our polenta with several sorts of bacalá very much

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
HenleyJulie
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Barcelona, Spain
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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299 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Barcelona, Spain
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on a chilly winter night & felt thoroughly warmed & welcomed by the candlelight and mix of ancient & modern furniture & decor. Smaller menu than we were expecting, being more elaborate cichetti than full meal. But we enjoyed our polenta with several sorts of bacalá very much

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Came here for an evening of indulgence, with first class red wine, cold meat and cheese platter for just under €20 each. Fantastic service, setting and ambience and the staff were very friendly. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While everything is so overpriced in Venice, we found this lovely wine bar recommended by locals. They have a good selection of wines with €4/glass, and a huge platter of charcuterie and olive at €22. It was 5 of us and this platter is definitely enough! Friendly service, beautiful dining room. Highly recommended!

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Melbourne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great find filled with locals. Had a delicious plate of salami, char grilled vegetables and a nicely chilled bottle of prosecco. All food was fresh, tasty and filling (complimentary bread and NO service charge). The place has a great atmosphere with down to earth staff who make you feel welcome from the moment you step into the place. Whilst we... More 

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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122 restaurant reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

After having strolled around Campo Santa Margherita it was lunchtime, and we went to the Osteria alla Bifora, situated in the center of the square. We certainly did not regret this. The food is wellprepared and welltasting made by fresh and local ingredients. Wine good and served by glass. Prices affordable. The owner and his wife are helpful, smilling and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I love coming back to Bifora, it's like coming home, a glass of red in your hand before you even think about ordering a bite to eat. Lovely owner and staff. Perfect for snacking or blowout, and all in a fabulous environment!

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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217 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

On the Campo you will find this small Osteria. We went there for lunch and we had a delicious meal here. One had a selection of seafood (a seafood platter) and the other meat cuts and cheese. Huge portions and everything very tasty and fresh. The ham and sausages are cut on a shiny cutting maschine on the bar. A... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stumbled across this beautiful bar/restaurant late Sunday evening after spotting it in our "rough guides" book, and I have to say it didn't disappoint. The place has a realyl authentic feel to it, beautiful interior and a great seating area outside looking into the square. Delicious wine + the cheese/meat platter was to die for - but too much... More 

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Paris, France
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Such a beautiful decoration, very friendly service, romantic but young ambiance, lovely wine and fantastic assorted platters of Italian salumi or assorted marinated fish

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We weren't quite sure what to order, and our Italian wasn't up to par :) Thankfully the owner spoke Spanish and that worked for us! At that point we just followed his recommendations and enjoyed a variety of his recommended dishes and shared them among the 4 of us. He kept them coming until we said uncle :) Nice atmosphere,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Campo Santa Margherita 2930, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro
  • Neighborhood: Dorsoduro
  • Phone Number: 0415236119

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?