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Osteria ai Assassini

#448 of 1,254 Restaurants in Venice
€€ - €€€Italian, Seafood
Sestiere San Marco 3695, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 528 7986
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“veal” (7 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Sestiere San Marco 3695, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good traditional Venetian restaurant but with modern approach. Food is just amazing. Try baby squids

Thank milosdjujelic
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Chosen because it was close to our hotel and had a good write up on Google maps. The proprietor was a little curt, possibly because we were walk ins, possibly because he had a large table of sporty youngsters to look after. However the food...More

Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I asked a gondola driver where he would go to eat and he brought us to the Assassini. The food was great ( I had spaghetti with soft-shell crabs) and we bought a box of their wineglasses from them because they had a nice crab...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We went because it was close and it was too late to get in elsewhere. Small portions and terrible value. Fegato alla Veneziana was 5 very small pieces of liver and 80% onion. On same trip had it elsewhere - cooked better, better portions and...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I really don't know where to start. The food portions where extremely small. I ordered a pasta with aubergines and the sauce tasted completely as a ready made one (I am almost sure it was), we had to ask for bread twice (something that usually...More

Thank Ladysmanca
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Although the menu was in Italian and we were greeted in Italian as we came inside, the waiters spoke near-perfect English. The service was very friendly and the waiter took his time explaining almost every course on the menu. The food was simple yet unbelievably...More

Thank Jesper Ø
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is an enoteca near the Campo San Angelo. We lunched there. It's pleasantly enough laid out and the service was fine, noting that it was nearly empty. The food was satisfactory. The wine was perfectly adequate. That's all. Difficult to urge anyone to go...More

Thank petermax9
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here because we were staying nearby. I guess the server misjudged us or he was just rude. Horrible service. So-so food. I'll walk past this place 4 times a day during my stay and never spend another euro here. I guess with the...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch on a local's advice. At the very end of the street of the same name. Sit outside and watch gondolas go by 50m past at the end of the street. Friendly and attentive staff keeping a mix of locals and tourists happy...More

Thank hill_bobtail
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The concierge, Andrea, at Hotel Saturnia recommended this small spot near the opera house. The place specialized in seafood pasta. My fiancée and a split a shrimp salad with small local shrimp. It was fresh and delicious! For an entrée I had gnocchetti (little potato...More

Thank Drew K
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,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere San Marco 3695, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 528 7986
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