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Osteria Al Squero

Dorsoduro, 943/944, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Ranked #13 of 1,193 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Al Squero is the only Osteria in Venice exactly in front of the Ancient Squero of San Trovaso.There is no other place where appreciating from its window the construction or restoration of original Venetian gondolas. Is is a cozy and comfortable place where you can share with friends a glass of Italian wine and taste an appetizing “cicchetto” at a small price.The selection of wines you can taste or buy at Al Squero comes from small regional wine firms of Friuli, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto, so that it is guaranteed unique care at the quality and distinctiveness of their products

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We went into this osteria as we saw people drinking an orange drink that looked so thirst quenching! So we asked the waitress what it was - Aperol Spritz - of course! We ordered 2 of these, and some lovely cichetti. Lovely to sit on the wall outside, with yummy snacks and drinks, opposite the boat yard.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We found this osteria while walking around in Dorsoduro, opposite Cannaregio, near the Ponte delle Guglie. Great place, wonderful decor, local customers and great prosecco. Worth going!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Had quite a wide range of ciccheti, all of which were delicious! The owner was very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Will definitely revisit if I ever get the chance!

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This tiny unassuming place offers a great selection of delicious and inexpensive cicchetti. We ended up stopping here about 5 times over the course of 7 days since it was on our way to the Zattere and vaporetto stops. The owner is nice and welcoming. The proscecco here is only 3 euro a glass. We were there early one day... More 

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Billingham, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My wife and I visited this small bar/cafe after reading up on TripAdvisor and we agreed with the majority of the reviews that this quaint, definitely Italian bar was well worth the effort of finding it. Situated next to a small canal opposite a gondola repair yard it offers limited inside seating with a lot of lunchtime customers opting to... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A lovely little cicchetti bar opposite the gondola boatyard in the Dorsoduro district. We really enjoyed a spritz while sitting on the wall opposite the gondola boatyard and watching the boats and gondolas go by. It's reasonably priced and in a lovely area area from all the crowds! Go - you won't regret it!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Alongside a little canal, opposite a boat repairers is this great little bar. It's too small to take more than about a dozen people. So most order a drink and a selection of chiceti and sit on the wall outside. It's a cheap and enjoyable way to try a range of snacks and an Aperol spritzer. Try it!

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Bogota, Colombia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is a small restaurant with good wine and good food, the best price ever, cup of spritz less than $3.00 in a tourist area is just ridiculous, also cheap and delicious tapas! The experience was enjoyable and will sure be back when we next visit Venice!

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good place to stop and have a break or a quick bite for lunch. Good selection of wine and nibbles at a very reasonable price. Just the job!

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Birregurra, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Beautiful Venice is surely a victim of her own popularity - visiting in early October we were stunned to learn that La Serenissima now receives 20 million visitors a year! It's hard to imagine how any city can absorb such numbers and still maintain any degree of authenticity...it has been said that Venice is a theme park, but that has... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria Al Squero

Address: Dorsoduro, 943/944, 30123 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +393356007513
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
Cuisine: Tapas

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