We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Osteria da Carla

$$ - $$$
San Marco
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Corte Contarina | San Marco, 1535 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 7855
08:30 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 22:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

493 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 163: English reviews
Level Contributor
55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Foods cooked salted, menu have lot choice, ingredients lot new things, but mix not so good, its killed some flavour when mix too much. Nothing special to remember or think you will come back again when have a chance.

Thank Mai P
Ely, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
538 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good pizza, although had to ask for the pizza menu. Food was freshly made and tasted divine. The sausage pizza was nice but my wife said it was very sweet. Would go back

Thank Superally2007
Level Contributor
86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place takes some finding, hidden down a passageway west of Frezzeria, but is well worth the trouble. It is fairly small so worth booking. Great and unusual glasses of wine, really inventive and tasty food and all served by an enthusiastic but not pushy staff. A real find so close to the many tourist traps around St Marks.

1 Thank blueskychaser
Avondale Estates, Georgia
Level Contributor
66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a very good meal and very good wine, a little pricey but not by US standards. abiut 120 Euros a couple. Leonardo provided excellent service, the female waitress not bad but lacked the personality, maybe lack of langage skills, who knows, but Leonardo carried us throw dinner. Italians probably look at Americans and think, and they a re probably... More 

Thank BustersDaddy
Orange County, CA
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We turned into a small alley way and found this wonderful little restaurant. It only has 10 or so tables so we were lucky to grab the last one without a reservation. The waiters are such characters and we had great service! The wine recommended by the owner was fantastic. Thank you for a lovely evening!! We'll be back.

Thank sungal7
Paris, France
Level Contributor
54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Make a reservation and enjoy your time there. Nice restaurant with nice waiters. The food is really tasty in beautiful plates. I recommend 100%

Thank narifor
Paris, France
Level Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We had our first dinner in venice there thank to trip advisor posts. We were really amazed by this place. It's really romantic small restaurant. Food is delicious and typical from venice. Price is quite cheap for the high value.

1 Thank PierreSG
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Level Contributor
77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting without a reservation for dinner we could not get a table inside but outside in a quiet alley. At first it felt a bit lonely but as patrons arrived it got quite nice. But it didn't prepare us for the really good food that we got. The strawberry and warm goats cheese salad was really good. The main course... More 

Thank P33t
Level Contributor
240 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Not expensive but good value for money and excellent service from some cheery waiters. Had several courses including cheese for starters, raw cod as anti-pasta and croaker fish as main course. Small choice of sweets but all very good. Nice red wine in cat shaped bottle. All very tasty and unpretentious. Happy to explain the menu.

Thank Tchumb
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Just came back from our trip to Italy. Excellent food and service. Highly recommended. Will definitely visit this restaurant again.

Thank Jason J A

Travellers who viewed Osteria da Carla also viewed

Venice, City of Venice
Venice, City of Venice

Been to Osteria da Carla? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corte Contarina | San Marco, 1535 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 7855

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Osteria da Carla and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Hornchurch, Esse

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Osteria da Carla staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in San Marco

Neighbourhood Profile
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
Explore this neighbourhood