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Osteria Antico Giardinetto

Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 722882
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (58 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did not have reservations for dinner and the place was busy, we were told it might be 20-45 minutes since reservations were seated first (reasonable) and a space may open, we were given complementary wine and small tastings of different pastas (maybe every 15...More

Thank springbreakdad54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this restaurant on our last night in Venice and couldn't have asked for anything better. It's easy to miss as it's down a little side alley, but worth tracking down. You can sit either inside or on the lovely secluded...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was tucked away in a side street and we ate outside in the cute little courtyard. Prices were reasonable for Venice and the food was not bad.

Thank Kaming C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home smiling and pleasant, quiet impeccable service framework map with just the right proposal, with quality fresh products. We simply enjoyed and had a great time

Thank Nidhi R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the mussels and clams to start, seafood risotto for our mains and pana cotta for dessert. All were of the highest standard. Service was good as well. Lovely little restaurant off the beaten track in Venice.

Thank LetsGetOnThePlane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service and great food. Clam & Mussel appetizer was truly a work of art! Don't miss this place!

Thank Erlend T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service, delicious food (grilled sea food platter recommended) & reasonably priced for Venice standards.. a good place for a romantic evening out. The risotto is really excellent so is the chocolate mousse dessert

Thank Pravin L
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We ate here our first evening in Venice. It was recommended by our hotel & it was fantastic. We had the sea bass & it was excellent.

Thank jl83943
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny so booking essential. Best meal of our four days in Venice. Skip the house wines but Soave & Merlot were excellent. Grilled or fried mixed fish and beef tagliani were especially good. We were staying nearby, otherwise hard to find but worth seeking out.

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We spent a lively long evening in their fine restaurant. I would rank cuisine as among the best in Venice. If you have a nice night go early so you can sit out in the giardinetto. The service is also excellent, the lead is Larissa...More

Thank TravelerMike88
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
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jon p
14 July 2017|
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Response from OneBlondie | Reviewed this property |
yes they do take reservations; probably advised to make one especially for Sunday lunch and/or if you want to be in the garden. regards, OneBlondie
12 January 2017|
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Response from ilaj99 | Reviewed this property |
bit late, sorry, but yes, we paid by card...
wenyi z
26 August 2016|
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Response from Lorraine G | Reviewed this property |
Apologies that I've only just seen this. I hoped you managed to book. I believe we phoned
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle dei Morti 2253 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 722882
Osteria Antico Giardinetto is a cosy, charming family-run restaurant near Campo San Cassiano offering typical Venetian and creative fish, meat and vegetarian dishes freshly prepared to order.
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