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Osteria da Pampo

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Calle Generale Antonio Chinotto 24, 30132 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 8419
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
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19:00 - 21:30
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County Tyrone, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here on the last evening of our trip.This a a family run establishment in the residential area of Sant Elena. Reservations are recommended as it is very popular and has only about twelve tables.It was fully booked on the evening we visited. Our starters comprised grilled sardines and spaghetti with clams. The two mains were calamari and meat... More 

1 Thank GerryDungannon
Leuven, Belgium
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172 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the only real restaurants in the area and if you are staying nearby and its raining you dont have much choice. Busy little place with limited tables mainly for couples. I suggest to reserve if you intend going here especially if you are more than 2. Food was pretty average am afraid for the price (2... More 

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Yeovil, Somerset
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157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place as we were staying in the local Hotel Sant Elena. Very well-cooked food with a good priced and tasty range of wines (I normally take the vino di casa and it was good). Cheap, for Venice, but the service, food and people were great. If you can, pop around and book a table, as it does... More 

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Venice, Italy
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Fabulous meal - we had sarde in saor and warm octopus and potato salad to start (delicious), followed by the evening special of osso bucco, which was spectacular. A side of chicory, dessert of liquorizia panna cotta plus coffee and grappa. And the house red was one of the nicest we have had in Venice. A great meal, excellent service... More 

1 Thank Veneziaddictsofaus
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156 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

After arriving in Venice for NYE we found this place near to our hotel and we hoped to have a quick lunch. They had nothing hot as they were preparing for their fully booked evening. So we settled for cold meatballs and sardines along with nice crunchy bread. The meatballs were large and had a nice tomato sauce and my... More 

1 Thank MichaelTaipei
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Venice after a very long trip on Boxing Day. We were very hungry and nowhere appeared open. We came across this restaurant and even though they were about to close, they accommodated us and were very friendly. The food is very tasty and portions very generous. Thanks so much.

1 Thank HKC100
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Best meal of our lives... we had melt in the mouth prawns and tender steak followed by tiramisu... fresh, high quality ingredients at a more than reasonable price. Family business with lovely service. It was so good it would be worth paying double!! We fly home tomorrow and are devastated we can't make lunch before we go!! Get out of... More 

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Kassel, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The restaurant can rather be called small so it is not the worst idea to make a reservation before. Food is mostly mediterranean, the menu features primarily fish dishes which can be recomended. Beside this there are also meat and fries to be found. Our waiter was very dedicated to give us a great experience, he even spoke to us... More 

1 Thank benjaminmichael89
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Food was wonderful, pasta perfectly al dente with adequate flavourful sauce. Enormous gamberoni! Wait staff extremely friendly to us obvious tourists. Wonderful experience.

1 Thank Rhian S
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved my meal at the Osteria da Pampo. I had the grilled calamari with vegetables. The dessert, tiramisu, was great and the portion was generous. The service was good. I suggest you call to book a table before going because most tables are reserved.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$38
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Generale Antonio Chinotto 24, 30132 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 8419

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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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