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Osteria Oliva Nera

Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 2170
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (180 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were warmly greeted by Isabella and all of her staff. Isabella described all the specialties and was happy to give us tastings of a lot of them for a starter to share Best of all were the stuffed zucchini’s washed down with a delightful...More

1  Thank Larry F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved this osteria so much we went back the next night for dinner again! Order the Parmesan cheese with balsamic. The presentation and aged cheeses with the aged balsamics is out of this world. What brought us back though was the lasagna. They called...More

1  Thank allioop26
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a perfect dinner. We had a great meal and fun time with the family. Don’t miss this on your trip to Venice

1  Thank srturnerjr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked this on advice from friends. We booked on the fork but waited forever for drinks and a table. Food is good but not the ridiculous premium they charge. Go elsewhere

Thank Beatrice H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a recommendation from our Airbnb’s host. It’s was outstanding! It has seating outside, the service is fantastic and the food is incredible: we had a little bit of everything: fried stuffed zucchini flowers, cod with polenta, lasagna, the calf’s liver and the...More

Thank c0nny
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first went to this restaurant 10 years ago when it was excellent...it still is excellent! The choice of seafood and meat should suit everyone, the mainly Italian winelist is good and reasonable priced and the service is fantastic. The idea of the waiter writing...More

1  Thank birdreader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Italian cuisine with great service. The fish tempura is a delight as well as the tiramisu.

1  Thank Bruno R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night in Venice we were fortunate enough to get in this hidden gem. Both our travel agent and hotel concierge recommended it. We were not disappointed at all! Wine selection was good and reasonably priced. Like other reviewers suggested, the zucchini flower...More

1  Thank Emily B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grudgingly they found us an early table outside - it was before 7.00 p.m. This is a fine dining place - surely they'll cope with a vegetarian. "We can do you a lovely pasta penne made with three different tomatoes!" <Sigh!> Really! Does nowhere in...More

1  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner here! Owner Isabella and staff were all very friendly and attentive. Started with zucchini flowers and parmigiana cheese appetizer, both wonderful. Lasagna was the best!! Black fettuccine dish and salad were also very good. Finished our meal with tiramisu and chocolate...More

1  Thank Suzy S
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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Joan N
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Dawnlive2travel | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 -20 minute walk worth the trip!
Thomas B
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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Liz B
November 15, 2016|
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Response from OsteriaOlivaNera | Property representative |
Please send me a regular email On my website and I will attach the file with great pleasure Best regards Isabella
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$58 - $93
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 2170
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WAVINGas 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 tablePatrick Smith
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