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Osteria Trefanti

Rio Marin, 888 | Rio Marin, 888, 30135, Venezia, Veneto, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 1789
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“turbot” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“baby octopus” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rio Marin, 888 | Rio Marin, 888, 30135, Venezia, Veneto, 30135 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great if small place by the side of a canal. We had lasagne and wine and it proved to be very good value as well as tasty. A good choice for a stop & refresh. 😀

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for a light lunch. Great food (burrata with clams and clam tagliatelle) and the service was relaxed but good.

Thank Hvillfor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant in advance of our trip to Venice and were very excited based on the recommendations and pictures on tripadvisor but our own experience surpassed all expectations!! For starter we had ravioli tuffed with lemon ricotta and served with tuna on top...More

Thank Olga R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten there twice over the last two years, and both times had an excellent experience. The food and service is exceptional, but it's not a place that seems to get much hype/exposure. Seek this place out - it's definitely worth it.

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

innovative cuisine with a look to the past, succulent dishes and presented well, great choice on the wine list a selection far from obvious.

Thank Nidhi R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Venice, it was recommended that we search out seafood as this is the specialty of Venice. Trefanti is the place to go. The catch is so fresh and beautifully prepared. The wait staff is helpful and very friendly. The inside is charming and...More

Thank Soosie8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got loss in Venice and somehow saw this place and decided to go there for dinner. We went right when it opened for dinner service and there was not problem getting a table but it did get busy and have read that you need reservation,...More

Thank Alfred C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant so you have to book ahead. Everything was just perfect! The food tastes as if homemade, beautiful presentation. In the end the chef came out to get his thanks. Really worth visiting!

Thank irinanaidenova
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I don't usually review, but since I probably won't make it back to Venice anytime soon, I will share my find. This place is amazing. The complexity of the menu, the marrying of sweet and sour in a shrimp salad, the fennel and tomato sea...More

1  Thank Eileen M
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We selected this restaurant because of recommendations on Tripadvisor. A small place but welcoming. A seafood restaurant, I had sea bass and my wife had clams and mussels. Both meals were excellent and probably the best meal we had in Venice. Proprietor loves his wines...More

1  Thank Jonathan H
Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district)
when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring
cars and buses close to the center of Venice.
Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking
Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes
with energy from travelers and students. Historic
palaces and former industrial buildings house some
departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture
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Angela P
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Anne1doc | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I didn't notice any food listed as gluten free on the menu. I would contact the restaurant to check.
Poofy H
August 12, 2016|
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Response from Geoff R | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap, about €100 for two with wine but good value if you like seafood
July 10, 2016|
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Response from JBCTStamfordCT | Reviewed this property |
Raymound, sorry I did not see this. But I do not know the answer, I cannot remember the full menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Marin, 888 | Rio Marin, 888, 30135, Venezia, Veneto, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighborhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 1789
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