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Osteria Antico Giardinetto

Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 722882
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pay attention to the map / location as this would be easy to not find. However it is worth finding. The restaurant is small and looks to be run by a husband a wife team. Mixed Venetian Appetiser including home marinated sardines, was perfect for...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very pleasant evening at this small and charming restaurant. The food is fantastic!we reccomend the venezian typical appetizer as a starter.

Thank Ana Maria T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been 2 years since we last visited the Giardinetto and sad to report that it has become mediocre. Nothing was bad but nothing was very good. The best item we had was the wine which was quite good and at a fair price. Otherwise,...More

Thank getgs
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We were 4 people so we got a variety of dishes from the menu. It was not impressive. The dishes were simply and not very exciting, I had Tuna and it was over cooked, fishy in the wrong way and served with sennep. The servant...More

Thank bamse12
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

"Osteria Antico Giardinetto" is the place to go in Venezia for a truly wonderful meal and the authentic local experience! It is off the beaten path, but that is to be expected for a wonderful restaurant favored by locals. I would have never found the...More

Thank Ernie C
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We found this beautiful little restaurant unexpectedly down a small alley on the way back to our hotel San Cassiano. We decided to reserve a table as it was our 30 wedding anniversary the next night . The food was amazing and the surroundings were...More

Thank Anne k
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a terrific experience at Osteria Antico Giardinetto. It is a husband and wife team that make every effort to ensure that you are having a great meal. We had tagliolini with scallops and Venetian cuttlefish, in their ink, with polenta. Both were exceptional...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Had a lovely meal here. Staff were very friendly and setting was very nice. The mixed seafood main for two was superb. Fairly hard to find but well worth it and very good value.

Thank GarethW99
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Delightful small restaurant on a quiet side street run by a couple (he the chef, she the server). Traditional Italian menu with some surprising twists. We have the house wine (both red and white), which was a step up from the typical generic house offering....More

1  Thank Donald M
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Food was good. Clams/mussels as a starter and Tiramisu was amazing. Service absolutely fabulous. Thank you for having us!

Thank alexbopp
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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jon p
July 14, 2017|
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Response from OneBlondie | Reviewed this property |
yes they do take reservations; probably advised to make one especially for Sunday lunch and/or if you want to be in the garden. regards, OneBlondie
January 11, 2017|
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Response from ilaj99 | Reviewed this property |
bit late, sorry, but yes, we paid by card...
wenyi z
August 25, 2016|
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Response from Lorraine G | Reviewed this property |
Apologies that I've only just seen this. I hoped you managed to book. I believe we phoned
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $60
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighborhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 722882
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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.
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