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Ristorante La Bitta

#64 of 1,191 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Calle Lunga San Barnaba | Dorsoduro 2753a, Venice, Italy
041 523 05 31
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Venice, Italy
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are lucky enough to go when they offer the artichoke salad, don't miss it. It's incredible. Everything here is incredible, and the fact that you only pay for the wine that you drink from a bottle is a bonus. Excellent service and delicious food.

Thank Jaclyn R
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I discovered this restaurant last year when I was here with my husband and it was so memorable that I didn't hesitate to go again this year on my trip with my daughter. It was just as wonderful the second time around. I had the beef carpaccio to start and a delicious herbed pork dish (and I don't usually care... More 

Thank Anne M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here after looking at others reviews,and it certainly lived up to them.We ate in the courtyard which was lovely.We were looking for a more authentic menu,and got it,one of the best meals we had in Italy.what was interesting though,was when the waitress bought the wine she opened the bottle and said you only pay for what you drink... More 

Thank HolliAdventure
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience was unlike many of the more positive here reported. Staff was impatient and not very friendly. The menu is limited. That is usually a good sign but the food was only OK. My veal liver was far too dry. I asked for a carafe of wine and was offered what remained of a bottle (for 10 euros). Let's... More 

Thank IveMarx
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on La Bitta on a nice walk and decided to give it a try. Found it in our Fodor guide as well. The food was great, the service attentive and the panacotta was out of this world. The restaurant is the place in Venice that is focused on beef, lamb and non seafood options; in fact we didn't find... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been to a restaurant where I have been more appalled at the service. The woman in charge, I am not sure if she was one of the chefs ,was extremely rude from the moment we arrived. There were three of us and we had booked. The rudeness started when we only ordered one course each , she... More 

Thank barryWoodbridge
Singapore, Singapore
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a non-fish dinner in Venice this restaurant is for you! A small trattoria with a delightful garden La Bitta has a small but varied menu. To start we had the rabbit in "saor" a variation of the classical preparation usually used for fish; onions, rasins, and pine nuts. Here the rabbit was in small pieces... More 

Thank apprehensive
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dinner here was absolutely wonderful - by far our best meal in Venice and one of our best meals thus far in Italy. We had the grilled Timino cheese for starters then I had the gnocchi with risotto and cherry tomatoes while my husband had the bacon wrapped filet. We enjoyed a bottle of the house red wine (cabernet)... More 

Thank Leslie F
London, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything is as it should be: a selective short menu, personal service, absolutely fresh ingredients, a diversified choice of regional wines. You are made to feel welcome.

Thank Methymna
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant recommended by a friend in the Dorsoduro neighborhood on our first night in Venice. We shared the caprese salad, which was one of the best we've had during our time in Italy, and also shared the gnocchi with zucchini and saffron. The gnocchi was to die for, with a great sauce and texture. For a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lunga San Barnaba | Dorsoduro 2753a, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighborhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: 041 523 05 31

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Staying in Dorsoduro / Accademia

Neighborhood Profile
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbors exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.