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Ristorante La Nuova Grotta

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Calle Delle Rasse 4538, Castello Venezia, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 724 1018
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu looked great & it was possible to eat a la carte on NYE, that's why we choose this restaurant. Bad decision!!! The wait was very long, then the waiter delivered the food to the table next to us. The food was sitting there for a while, the guests of this table were outside smoking. When we told the... More 

Thank Sieglinde K
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I got pulled here with the menu of the day. Consists of a 1st, 2nd and salad for 19€. The guy that ushered us in was very polite and professional. However, Our server was quite put out when we asked for the 'menu of the day'. Then we ask him for a carafe of house red and... More 

Venice, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish I read the reviews on trip advisor before we made the mistake of going in. For the price paid, I felt ripped off. I had to send the bill back 2 times because of errors made by the waiter. I normally do not write reviews for restaurants but felt compelled to warn anyone considering this place to not... More 

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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came her for a fast meal"1.5 hr would be a fast meal for new years-eve". We ordered seafood selection of the day and beef Filet with mixed salad. We actually like the seafood selection. Filet is average. The price is little high, but the waiting time is really way too much for 2 dishes with no wine or dessert.... More 

1 Thank Jack C
St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Personal was very rude. Long cooking. Prices are big for this kind of food. Check your check because price can b wrong, not in your favor.

1 Thank veryniceman2016
Kuching, Malaysia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Food was excellent but a cover charge per person was applied and also a service charge which bought the cost of the meal up. There was a staff member at the door ushering passerbys in so don't stop to look at the menu in the window as you feel compelled to go in and eat. Having said that the staff... More 

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Colfax, Washington, United States
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

What a delightful experience and wonderful meal we had! We were wandering the streets of Venice, looking for a place to eat. We really wanted some fresh seafood. The owner was outside (as all of them are trying to attract customers). We stopped to talk to him and told him what we were wanting in a meal. He promptly showed... More 

Thank Beth M
Oakland, California, United States
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448 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't read the reviews before we came here, but we were pleasantly surprised. The service was exceptional and the food was amazing! We started with oysters (careful they are pricey) and they were fresh and delicious. We ordered the scallops with spaghetti and the lobster with a side of grilled veggies. They were all so good! I would definitely... More 

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Truro, Canada
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Never do it. Please don't. Overcharged. Oversold. 12% auto tip on top of the usual and expected coperta. Charged for bread they didn't bring - then refused to remove the charge. Refused to allow our two children split a pizza. The waiter said it was too small to split and described a 6" pizza. Then brought a large 12" pizza.... More 

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San Clemente
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181 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Ristorante La Nuova Grotta was just a short walk from our hotel. It has display of fresh fish and other on ice which caught our eye as we were coming and going to the hotel. We read the reviews, some of which complained about the price, but after looking at the menu we found it about the same as other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Delle Rasse 4538, Castello Venezia, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 724 1018

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Castello

Neighbourhood Profile
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 strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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