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Osteria al Portego

) #67 of 1,257 Restaurants in Venice $$ - $$$ Seafood, Italian,
Calle Della Malvasia Castello 6014, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 9038
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (28 reviews)
“pasta” (35 reviews)
“finger food” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Wine Bar, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Della Malvasia Castello 6014, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a delicious meal here. Had the octopus salad which was incredible. The mussels were done in a beautiful broth. The crab tagliatelle was delicious. The sea bass ravioli yummy also but done in pesto so make sure you like that. Great wines at...More

Thank Alexandra O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Osteria is a cozy and hidden place away from the touristy madness of Rialto and San Marco. Prices are avarage for Venice but dishes are pretty big. Definitely a good price-value deal. You can chose from a menu of first and second courses or...More

Thank AdrianaBarbieri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food itself is still very good. We were here 2 years ago and really enjoyed it. Good service, lots of locals. The menu is written on a chalkboard inside. What disappointed us this time was the lack of attention. We couldn't get the person's attention...More

1  Thank gershepd
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This place was recommended to us by a local, and we're so glad we tried it. Small and tucked away, this restaurant could be easy to miss, but it honestly was one of the best meals I've ever eaten - I had the Pasta Putanesca,...More

1  Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Against the opinion of some previous writers, we found the service to be excellent (thanks, Frederica). One could easily sense that the whole team put their hearts into what they were doing. Also the food was delicious. As todays menu had nothing that appealed to...More

1  Thank Makothe
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Without reservations, you will not get in. They only have 8 tables. We made our reservations weeks before we got to Venice. We ended up eating there for dinner one night and going back for tapas another afternoon. Both were very good. If you do...More

1  Thank 3me2
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We planned to come bcs of the reviews. And the place doesnt disappoint. The waitress are very friendly despite being so busy. We didnt make reservation and waited to be seated while having the tapas which was yummy. The wait was okay.. around 20 minutes...More

1  Thank Secretlady101
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A must visit while in Venice. A Rick Steve's suggestion and we are glad we took it. It is very small so book reservations. The Eggplant is the best I have ever had and the ravioli is fantastic. Chicca the waitress was very nice and...More

1  Thank tsic
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We found this site lace by accident while walking thrkgh the streets of Venice. A small bar serving the best tapas we had in Venice at very reasonable prices. A litre of wine at only 10 euros while most other places are charging 20 euros...More

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We stopped at Osteria Al Portego on a food tour. The place is very small so we stood outside. We were served two different cinchettis, a squash blossom which was very tasty and some type of salami which was deep fried. The second was not...More

1  Thank TahitiZ
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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15 April 2017|
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Response from Shannon M | Reviewed this property |
You can call too. The person answering the phone will speak enough English to handle the reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Della Malvasia Castello 6014, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 9038
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