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Osteria Al Mascaron

Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, 522, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 5995
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (47 reviews)
“antipasti” (34 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, 522, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came late one evening. Everyone seemed disinterested, food tasted almost stale (this is Italy - food is good everywhere, I know). Not all selection available.Calf Liver - one of the city's staple food items was awful. That said the staff were friendly. Because it is...More

Thank MyCoachEd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to go to this restaurant and when we booked it all seemed very friendly but service and food were indifferent. The staff seemed offhand and used to processing a lot of tourists and the food was very expensive. The platter of fish...More

Thank rm282015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in venice for six nights in February and this place was round the corner from where we were staying. We ate here on two consecutive nights and we so enjoyed the food as well as the casual homely relaxed atmosphere....More

Thank Dinshaw835
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

first of all i have to mencioned attention Momi and its waiters it was (excellent), the environment of a local restaurant with a home-cooked meal was the perfect combination, from the antipasto to the spaghetti vongole, everything was really amazing .

Thank eatinginyourcity
Reviewed 7 January 2018

One of our worse experiences in the past few years, the place actually looks like a nice old style Venetian trattoria, with nice old floors and wood panelling. We were however ignored for quite a while, though it was not that busy, offered a table...More

Thank Custoza
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Visit this osteria - it's our tradition. Each time in Venice we try to spend one evening here, but not always we can do it& Only because we try to have a sit without booking. It's like a gambling: will get or not. Honestly, if...More

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is one of the restaurants our hotel concierge recommended when asked where would he go to have dinner himself. It is a short walk from our hotel which located close to the San Zaccaria ACTV stop. It is quite popular with locals and informed...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

My Wife and I had the PLEASURE of dining twice, each night was better than the last...asking the locals is a great resource! The food was fantastic! I am Italian and let me tell you.....it was mouthwatering....their Panna Cotta was to die for.... waiters were...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a wonderful, truly Venetian restaurant, which is off-the-beaten-tourist-track, you must try Osteria Al Mascaron. It is a small gem of restaurant with a warm atmosphere, casual service and, while the meals are not inexpensive, the food is to die for....More

Thank Mariell2500
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We were squeezed in by friendly helpful staff, I enjoyed the ambiance, the wine and the locally themed cuisine. She felt cramped and the food was not to her taste (too rustic?) the bill was 60% of the price we paid for inferior food and...More

Thank dwell53
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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31 March 2016|
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Response from Leedsfan209 | Reviewed this property |
Hi This restaurant is fish based and my wife, who is a vegetarian, ate fish . I can't recall any non fish dishes. If you give them a call they will tell you what's on the menu. In English
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, 522, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 5995
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