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“Great Food & Service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Osteria Antico Giardinetto

Osteria Antico Giardinetto
Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy (San Marco)
041-722882
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Ranked #46 of 1,208 restaurants in Venice
Price range: $40 - $60
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: San Marco
Description: Osteria Antico Giardinetto is a cosy, charming family-run restaurant near Campo San Cassiano offering typical Venetian and creative fish, meat and vegetarian dishes freshly prepared to order.
Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great Food & Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This husband, wife team made our night! Excellent food, we shared seafood mixed appetizer , those sardines were soooo good! Then shared the seafood risotto, satisfying and delicious! We shared grappa with a beautiful young couple from Milan, celebrating their anniversary! Loved our evening, this was a special dinner in Venice!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This restaurant really delivers! The food is really fresh and tasty. We came to dine here 2 consecutive nights. The deep fried mixed seafood is really yummy with vegetable fritters included (esp the zucchini flower) The lamb chops is good too.

Visited September 2013
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“Great atmosphere and fresh seafood!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Finding this place was a bit of an adventure. It is located on a tiny side street. Proceed with confidence. We had the best Sardines and cod appetizer. The fried fish entre for 2 was delicious but a bit too heavy for me. The chocolate mouse was heavenly.

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“Enjoyed Late Dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We stopped here for a late dinner after a very long hot day of walking around Venice and taking a nap in the A/C in the hotel room. This restaurant was located close to our hotel, making it a natural stop for worn out tourists. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, at least in the garden.
The food was excellent and the restaurant was clean and the service was very good. They were beginning to close up towards the end of our meal.
My son's sardine dinner was exceptional as was the caprese, melon with prosciutto and the fried calamari. Actually, we thought the calamari was exceptional. The pasta dish and my wife's fish dish were just average, but enjoyable.
We thought the prices were a little on the high side, but that is pretty typical in Venice.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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County Durham
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“Great food, great atmosphere and great service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Went last night and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Cosy little restaurant with great food, the mussels and clams were to die for. Not cheap 2 starters, 2 mains and a sweet inc a litre of house white and water 110 euros. However the food and service were excellent

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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