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#86 of 1,113 Italian in Venice
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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.
$40 - $60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

A warm and cosy restaurant with delicious seafood and excellent wine. Service was above and beyond. Would definitely visit again!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 12, 2019 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and find this place! Wonderful food, wonderful service, wonderful atmosphere. Wine is great as well!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 9, 2019

We went for diner and had for antipasti the excellent variety of Venetian seafood and la zuppa di cozze. Honest and delicious dishes. As main dish the grilled variety of fish plus the codfish with orange sauze: truely excellent! We finished a wonderful meal with...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 31, 2019

We chose Osteria Antico Giardinetto after searching Tripadvisor for recommendations for fritto misto and were really happy we did. It's a lovely, small, family run restaurant tucked away down a side street. We sat at a table in the tiny courtyard - easy to forget...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

Tutto Bene! Incredible! We had seafood risotto for meal and for dessert we had tiramisu and pana cotta. House red wine was also great.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

We popped in there last night after reading some excellent reviews, as it is out kind of place out of the way and good food and a bit of a locals place too. We were not disappointed in the slightest. We shared the pumpkin gnocchi...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 4, 2019

We have fond memories of dining at the small family run Osteria Antico Giardinetto seven years ago. And it is still as good as we remembered. This osteria is located just west of Campo San Cassiano on the unfortunately named Calle Di Morti. There are...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 1, 2019

We had passed this restaurant on our way to and from our hotel and decided the delectable aromas were worth investigating in person. Upon entering for our reservation we were told we could sit inside or outside, which confused us as we couldn’t see anywhere...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 28, 2019

If you are looking for a nice quiet dinner in the hectic city of Venice this would be a good choice. Hard to find but what isn’t in Venice. We had Venetian fish appetizer plate, Tagliata with scallops and artichokes, and grilled fish. All were...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 12, 2019

I was traveling a lot around Italy lately and it was undoubtedly one of my best, if not the best culinary experience there.

Date of visit: May 2019
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February 23, 2020|
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Response from Footprints949801 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in September and I do not recall any service charge. Prices were as per the menu and worth every cent! Can”t say enough good things about our meal. The food was excellent, every bite was delicious. Service was... More
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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 L L | Reviewed this property |
bit late, sorry, but yes, we paid by card...
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