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Osteria Trefanti

Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
041 52 01 789
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Ranked #52 of 1,201 Restaurants in Venice
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Chowder
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Have been to Venice several times but tonight found a fantastic restaurant called Trefanti. across the Grand Canal from the station it was very welcoming with very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff - an intimate restaurant with the best food I have had in Venice. Seek it out and have a fantastic experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The waiter was fantastic, the food amazing, best in Venice. Restaurant stayed open when we ran late. Pumpkin ravioli and turbot dishes were superb.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

An exciting menu that looks great and tastes even better. Staff is cordial and well informed, the ambiance is cozy and modern. We tried the scallops and the shrimp antipasto. Scallops are hard to be inventive with but the brave chef tried anyway, I'd love to be able to write that he was successful but scallops are sensitive and their... More 

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northeast US
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We are so happy that we discovered this restaurant. Umberto, the chef from the now-closed Pronto Pesce has opened up here, and it is a wonderful experience. A very small dining room, maybe about 18 seats, fronting a canal on the edge of San Polo. Sam, who ran the front of the restaurant was just great, and very knowledgeable about... More 

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Malaga, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Saw on tripadvisor, the chef restarted this restaurant not so long ago We wanted to check it out and were pleasantly surprised. Very friendly staff and excellent food, indeed georgeous razor clams with ginger and mint. Very tasty pasta and a chocolate /orange cake apparently made by the mother of the chef was just fantastic The staff was very helpfull... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Man oh man!! Have you ever loved a place so much that you didn't want to tell someone for fear of never being able to get a seat there again, sorta love! Well, this place is it! My husband and I, after a month of traveling in Europe, 3 weeks of it in Italy alone, had the pleasure of eating... More 

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Fairlee, Vermont
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I stumbled across Osteria Trefanti between the train station and my hotel and decided to give it a try as I was too tired to perform my usual ritual of scrutinizing every restaurant on TripAdvisor before making a selection. What a wonderful and authentic experience! Somewhat off the beaten path, it was clear this restaurants caters to locals when there... More 

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Scotia, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had dinner here our last night in Venice, easy to find from the bridge near the train station. Everything was top quality, made with fresh herbs and spices, berries, pine nuts, etc. Only 20 seats, so reservations are a must on a weekend, we saw numerous people turned away on a Saturday. Top notch food, somewhat pricey, be prepared... More 

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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Thank you to all of the reviewers that recommended this quaint, off the beaten path treasure. We ate in several highly rated restaurants in Rome and Venice and this is our favorite hands down. My wife and I are celebrating 35 years of marital bliss, so this trip is all about creating an over the top experience. We started our... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had an amazing dinner here, quaint restaurant with very helpful hosts. Explained the entire menu and gave excellent recommendations. Food was amazing.

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Additional Information about Osteria Trefanti

Address: Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041 52 01 789
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder

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