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Osteria Alla Staffa

Sestiere Castello 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 9160
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sestiere Castello 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Super rude staff. I called to make a reservation since yelp, TripAdvisor and everywhere online says they take reservations. I spoke to a man and asked for an 8:30 reservation. He was polite on the phone and said 8:30pm won't work, come at 8:40pm. I...More

Thank Gabriela M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What can we say about this place?...Firstly the staff make it!!! They are utterly Incredible! The most outstanding service we've experienced in Venice and some of the best service we've experienced around the world. We love you here so much. We feel like we are...More

Thank JourneysWanderlust
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is truely as good as all the reviews say it is. Every dish we had was absolutely delicious! Coupled with great service it was a perfect last dinner in Venice.

Thank Ellaine L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So far the best meal we have had in Venice. The staff was friendly. The ravioli, lasagna, mussels and clams, and assorted fried fish were all great. A little more than we usually spend, but not too much to break the bank. It is a...More

Thank greg673
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for dinner, it was easy to get a table but we were lucky, the guys behind us we not so lucky, this place is usually crowded. The restaurant is small and cosy. We ordered pasta and it was delicious. The waiter is...More

Thank Fátima M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place. Hard to get in, only about 20 covers. Team of 3 cook and serve on an open range. We had the Venezia antipasti which was delicious. Main courses - prawn pasta, saffron raviloli, and sole. Sole was the only slight disappointment for its...More

Thank WDavies63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i am coming to venice every year since 2011 and was surprised to discover this small pearl in a big sea of very expensive and touristic restaurants in the city. very pleasant staff, great italian food and nice atmosphere. it's not the cheapest one but...More

Thank Raphael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I went here for our last meal in Venice and it didn't disappoint. We didn't have a reservation and must have got there at the right time as the restaurant is small and we saw a lot of people after us get turned...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate in Rome, Sorrento, and Venice for 10 days and this was our favorite meal. We visited in February but I can tell you we had the house wine, mouth watering lasagne and sounds odd but our favorite dish pumpkin stuffed ravioli AMAZING followed...More

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trip Advisor reviews looked so good we booked and walked from our hotel (@200m). Away from the big tourist sites. Warm welcome and great service. Bookings limited as space is small. Restaurant packed with a mix of locals and tourists. Prices good and food incredibly...More

Thank Whiskie8
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
neighbourhood 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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Evan D
20 December 2016|
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Response from jimmy_vella | Reviewed this property |
Hey! I think you're mistaking me for the owner, which I am not,. I am just a reviewer :)
lindy r
20 August 2016|
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Response from kingmajid | Reviewed this property |
Google the name and phone number showed up. I called using Skype on the morning of the day and got s table. If you don't like fishy food order the fried assorted seafood and meat selection. Good luck
lindy r
20 August 2016|
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Response from frawla | Reviewed this property |
Call them on their number. It is on TA and website. Alternatively if you are walking in Venice and have a few days, walk past and simply go in the restaurant to make a reservation for the busier days. We simply walked in on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere Castello 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 9160
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