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Osteria Oliva Nera

Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 2170
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (123 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place. Good atmosphere, but a bit touristy. Very friendly owner, rest of the waiters efficient. Food was really exceptional. My husband had the sardine-starter and I opted for the stuffed zuchinni flowers. Beautifully presented and delicious. We both enjoyed the mains...More

Thank 61Riana
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Perfection! Service was incredible, food was exquisite, wine was delicious and the location was easy, beautiful and a short walk from our hotel. Highly recommend!

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

What a great little restaurant. We sat outside on the street for some great outdoor dining. We had some caprese to start and then some lasgna-the husbands had some risotto. The food was great!! The owner was fantastic!! After yummy dessert he gave us samplings...More

Thank Faith L
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This place was everything everyone said it would be . The owner was our waitress and made us feel at Home The food zucchini blossoms where outstanding as was her homemade lasagna. Black link pasta with shrimp was amazing. Well worth the price and a...More

Thank Norby331
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The menu is not large but we found plenty of dishes that looked tempting. In fact we wished we had saved room for desert when we say the tempting array that started to pass our table at the end of our meal. I know we...More

Thank PItexpat
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I hesitate to advertise this great off-the-tourist-track osteria. I dined with several others and all were thrilled with the fresh, well-prepared food, attractive atmosphere, and quiet but efficient service. My bronzino was simply and perfectly prepared, and the parmigiano e balsamico, while expensive, was to...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely cosy restaurant a few streets away from the the main tourist areas, worth seeking out. Traditional dishes perfectly cooked, no room for deserts but there is always next time. Staff very friendly with good English. Not cheap but worth the money. Local house...More

Thank AnthonyPit
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered the carpaccio as a starter which was fresh! Our mains included lasagna and branzino which were both excellent. The lasagna was the best we ever had! Isabella was a gracious host that seated us outside. The other service staff were ok - not...More

Thank nancylovestrips
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Not only best food in Venice, but was our favorite restaurant in all of Italy. Best lasagna I have ever had. The pasta was melt in your mouth good. Loved the zucchini flowers. Great desserts. Our server was Isabella, so it made our dinning experience...More

Thank cattlemanGH
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Four of us had dinner here in October 2017. The food was good. The best dishes we had were : zucchini blossoms, tuna, baccala 2 ways on polenta, tiramisu. I ordered the lasagna since all the reviews touted it, but I didn't care for it....More

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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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Joan N
19 May 2017|
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Response from Dawnlive2travel | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 -20 minute walk worth the trip!
Thomas B
6 April 2017|
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Response from OsteriaOlivaNera | Property representative |
All credit cards except diners Cash welcome My best regards Isabella
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Liz B
16 November 2016|
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Response from OsteriaOlivaNera | Property representative |
Please send me a regular email On my website and I will attach the file with great pleasure Best regards Isabella
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 61 - USD 98
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 2170
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WAVINGas we passed oliva neraour neighborhood ristorantedino waved at us passinghe was serving on the patioisabella waved through the windowwith a bottle of her winethey are like magiciansthey wave their handsand food appears on your tablePatrick Smith
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