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Osteria Oliva Nera

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Tue, 1/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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WAVING as we passed oliva neraour neighborhood ristorantedino waved at us passinghe was serving on the patioisabella waved through the windowwith a bottle of her winethey are like magiciansthey wave their handsand food appears on your table Patrick Smith
$57 - $91
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't get the great reviews. Even though our hotel concierge personally called the owner (his friend) for our reservations, we didn't feel welcomed. We were a bit rushed. The owner (Isabella?) wasn't particularly helpful with the menu. Food was ok. Looked better than it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GoPlaces260952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Owner Isabella and her amazing crew create the most delicious food we experienced while in Venice. We started with a negroni aperitif and stuffed zucchini blossom appetizer, both amazing! Their house wine, a delicious Amarone della Valpolicella, paired with housemade pasta and duck breast was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mitchelw
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

We had just done a 3 hour walk on a cold evening and read about this restaurant in a guidebook. We had no reservation but we were able to be seated. Staff were attentive, our meal was delicious, beautifully presented and paced perfectly! My only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brian19582016
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Both the service and the food were perfect. Everything is homemade. I highly recommend everyone to go there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank benjaminvt42
Reviewed November 19, 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by a hotel's concierge and we are happy we followed his recommendation. This restaurant is not a typical tourist destination. Everything that we ordered was absolutely delicious. We even ordered 2 orders of Zucchini flowers, because it was so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amarmarina
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We enjoyed a well prepared 4 course dinner with a beautiful Amarone wine. The Maitre 'D provided outstanding service and assisted in designing a perfect dinner. The salad was fresh, the pasta homemade, and fresh fish cooked Venetian style. The atmosphere is intimate and warm....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GreggV385
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Friends had recommended this restaurant and we were able to make a reservation online. The weather was great so we ate outside which was lovely. The food was excellent and the owner/waitress/hostess was great at suggesting our dinners.The atmosphere is charming and in a city...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ellen k
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This was our favorite restaurant in Venice after 5 days. It was in our little neighborhood, recommended by our hotel, Hotel Sant' Antonin. A little pricier than the other near by restaurants but well worth it. Interesting in that all of the staff that we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ClippedWingsPAA
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This restaurant services very traditional Venetian food. Everything we have tried was very well prepared. Really professional service. Great atmosphere. Really enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bargbin B
Reviewed October 22, 2018

food is very good,quite limited selection of menu,owner herself is taking the order and giving recommendation.Value for money ,they charged reasonably,dinner for 4 with wine cost Euro 400.only thing they should improve serving time,a bit too long,where i see,limited waitress and owner herself is helping

Date of visit: October 2018
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August 2, 2018|
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Response from Bill P | Reviewed this property |
I don not believe one is available. However, everything served is fresh, locally sourced, and "made from scratch". The fried squash blossoms are extraordinary. I would recommend making reservations, as the restaurant is... More
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May 18, 2017|
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Response from Dawnlive2travel | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 -20 minute walk worth the trip!
April 6, 2017|
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Response from OsteriaOlivaNera | Property representative |
All credit cards except diners Cash welcome My best regards Isabella
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