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Hostaria Vite Rossa

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$$ - $$$
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Via Pietro Bembo 34, 30172, Mestre, Italy
+39 041 531 4421
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Retford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at this restaurant early and it was full already. The English speaking staff very kindly organized us a table but we found the paper English menu confusing and we had to share it between 4 tables. Most of the people in there were English so not sure why they don't just print a couple.... Ordered diet coke but received... More 

Thank Kerry C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and two friends stopped in Mestre while visiting Venice and found tucked away down a side street a great authentic Italian gem. The Hostaria Vite Rossa was friendly, English speaking and the food was great. We loved it so ate there twice over our 4 day stay, you must book to be sure of a table as the... More 

Nice, France
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food, great value, nice atmosphere and friendly people. What more could one ask for. However you will need to book, even in December we found it fully sold out - with locals. I recommend the red wine Degani Valpolicella Ripasso 2014 classico superiore Red for 18 euros per bottle. Superb. Thank you for a great evening,

Thank LocalResident187234
Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! I can't stress enough how beautiful the food is! How fabulous the house Wine is, or how accommodating the staff are. We turned up after 10:30 with no reservations and the place was packed with locals and tourists alike. We'd just arrived in Meatre and had not had time to travel onto the island. My partner... More 

Thank mamagibsonruns
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

A big list of wine and a lot of great food to make the perfect Venetian aperitif "cichetto" There's also a great menu for lunch and dinner (but you need to reserve a table)

Thank Elisa F
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Went last night after reading reviews, as was staying just over the road in Hotel Delfino. Was very busy outside, but they managed to squeeze us in without reservation at about 7:30. Food was very good, limited menu, but very tasty and well presented. Well worth a visit.

Thank mardellm
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A grouip of six of us were staying at the Hotel Delfino in Mestre and I had already researched Tripadvisor for nearby restaurants. All of us preder to eat in restaurants that the locals use rather than your typical touristy hostelries. Hostaria Vite Rossa was the obvious choice to try first as it was less than 200m away and had... More 

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77 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Food was excellent with good portion sizes. Service was a little haphazard but that was because two waitresses had to cope with all of the restaurant. Overall would recommend highly but make sure you book. A very popular place.

Thank Devonlodges
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Read the reviews and so thought we would give it a try. Noted comments about how busy it gets. Thought it might be a little quieter as not the height of the season. Didn't book and just turned up! How wrong was I . The place was heaving and spiking over onto the street. Asked if it was possible to... More 

Thank Jeff187046
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We had a lovely time in Osteria Vite Rosa, very friendly stuf, the food is excellent, the wines are very good, but the spritz (Apperol spritz) is divine!!!! If you want to feel Italy, make a reservation here and YOU will never regret, infact you will return every night, as we did! This is a place we will never forget!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $32
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietro Bembo 34, 30172, Mestre, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Mestre
  • Phone Number: +39 041 531 4421
A very nice small place where you can find typical venetian food called "cicchetti" (Tapas). Famous in town is frequently full local people. Many finger foodd is prepared every day from the staff. Fresh home made pasta and cakes from the mummy's kitchen. Main courses cooked with seasonal ingredients, local and national wines, and artesanal beers. Don't lose the occasion to entry in "Hostaria Vite Rossa", Best in town.

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