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Victor Russo's Osteria

Boommarkt 23, 2311 EA, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 401 0485
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“italian food” (5 reviews)
“umbria” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Boommarkt 23, 2311 EA, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

We went in Victor's osteria for a work-related dinner and we were extremely satisfied with the food the atmosphere and the service. Victor's key success are the ingredients. Something that you will never find easily around the Netherlands he serve them throughout the dinner. The...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed December 4, 2016

I had high expectations, and honestly when a pasta or risotto dish has a +20 euros price tag you expect a lot. The ingredients were good but they didn't came together at all in the dish preparation. The pasta was chewy (I never tasted pasta...More

Thank ernestosanchez
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

The emphasis in this restaurant lies on the large quantities of food made of excellent ingredients from Italy. This together with the little attention to details gives a feeling of a Burgundian approach to Italian food. The whines they served were excellent. Minus point is...More

Thank Herman S
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

The noise and bad acoustics, the somewhat slow service because it was busy. Serving the prosecco in ordinary wineglasses. It could all be forgiven. Even the fact that we almost had to plea for some tap water to go with our wine was not important....More

Thank Nico S
Reviewed November 14, 2016

If you like great Italian food and a enormous selection of wines (varying from 20€ to 700€ a bottle) just go here ! The atmosphere is very open although a bit noisy. Not the best choice for a romantic candle light dinner, but a hidden...More

Thank Dirk V
Reviewed October 7, 2016

I had much higher hopes for this restaurant. The concept of good homestyle Italian food is much needed and it could be a welcome addition to the food scene in Leiden. However, the menu is only in Dutch and so for foreign tourist it is...More

Thank frtravler
Reviewed May 9, 2016

If you ever find yourself in Leiden, go to Victor's osteria! This is one of the best, if not the best, italian restaurant I have ever eaten in my life and I am lucky to have eaten at many, what with my girlfriend being Italian....More

Thank Dimitris_SC30
Reviewed April 24, 2016

cosy, good service, excellent fresh food (but limited choice), rather big portions and surprising cheap for what you are being served. highly recommended if you don't fancy a coke and pizza.

Thank pieter60
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Victor arranged an exquisite dinner for us from starters to dessert. We loved the food, the passion and the enthusiasm he put on every dish he served. And the passionate selection of the ingredients. The small restaurant has an annexed shop were high quality Italian...More

Thank acotella
Reviewed February 3, 2016

A lovely, small restaurant with a great atmosphere. They offer a menu of authentic Italian dishes that changes every month. Most of it is imported from Italy and delicious. Impressive wine list as well. Unfortunately their menu is limited so you can't be too picky....More

Thank Whereissanne
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boommarkt 23, 2311 EA, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 401 0485
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