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Osteria Alla Ciurma

#15 of 1,235 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
San Polo
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Calle Galeazza 406, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 340 686 3561
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
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Hertfordshire
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for a drink when passing, the drinks were good, although we thought the beer was pretty pricey at 7.50 Euro for a small beer, but the cocktails were reasonable, the food looked good & there was a good vibe in there.

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Thank Danniid
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After reading so much about this place we had to go once we were in Rialto. It's perfect to take a break during the day or to start the night with some cicchetti! You get really good food and wine for really good prices. The service was very kind to all guests as well!

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Thank Santiago R
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away down an alleyway in the San Polo district, about 5 minutes’ walk from the Rialto Bridge, is this little gem. We walked past it twice before we found it because there is no sign outside, only a hand-written piece of paper on the door showing the name and opening times. Marco (I am assuming he is the owner)... More 

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Thank Andrea D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful quality of food and service. It's very reasonable but the food is cooked to perfection. Great regional wine list that represents the area.... fun place, not touristic and has an honest real vibe that's local, which you can see by the following of people that are served on their way to and from work. Very wonderful place. GO!

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Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very lovely little wine bar so busy it was over flowing with costumers! A extensive and delicious canapé selection all made their in front of you. However the staff service locals above anyone else waiting in the long line.

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Thank Emily C
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Simple traditional Italian mini osteria. Few tables and a lot of people tend to stand outside. The drinks are cheaper than to be expected so close to the Rialto Bridge. The appetisers are brilliant. Freshly cooked prawns in batter, rice balls in a crispy bread crumb coat, cod in batter and meat balls to a traditional Venitian recipe. Nothing to... More 

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1 Thank HeatherKeeling
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Like a boat, good place for have a good glass of Valpolicella wine, a typical Veneto red wine. They serve some "cicchetti" that is like tapas in Spain. Small quantity of several food and you can choise meat fish or vegetable cicchetti. I recommend for an aperitif and to drink some wine (I suggest Valpolicella DOC or Valpolicella Ripasso)

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Thank Steve F
Swansea
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Osteria Alla Ciurma everyday of our holiday. It gets very busy for the few hours that it is open and at first, it can be quite daunting trying to fit in amongst the locals. Just walk up to the counter when a space becomes available and order a drink and point to what cicchetti you fancy. Our favourites... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here from breakfast. The Cichetti is amazing and really well priced, especially considering the area and its popularity. The lady that served us was super friendly and helpful. I couldn't recommend this place enough, especially if you wanted to try Cichetti! P.s Prosecco is only €2.50 a glass!

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

a glass of vine and some pieces of cicchetti.mostly fried sea food on pieces of bread or like meatballs .something like tapas in spain.The restaurant is very small .most of the time you can not find a seat but the place is cosy and they are very friendly.check when open -close before you go .they have a break in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Street Food, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Galeazza 406, 30125 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 340 686 3561

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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