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La Nuova Grotta

) #1,044 of 1,257 Restaurants in Venice €€ - €€€ Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 724 1018
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible36%
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were encouraged to go in by a friendly waiter, previously confirming there was lasagna (best in Venice, he told us) and a/c. In our corner there was no wifi and our assigned waiter was arrogant and pushy. Drinks extremely expensive and side costs. Kids...More

Thank dolomiti17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in by chance at a slow time of the day. Got great service and very good food. The tortellini was great, and I washed it down with their "Best Bellini in Venice." My first Bellini, so I couldn't disagree, but it WAS good. The...More

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff that accomodated to our tastebuds. The fish we had for main was filleted in front of us on the table and was divine. Very fresh and tasty!! Thanks David and Raquib for very pleasant professional service. Great to stay away from the norm...More

Thank Getfittravln
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am normally a bit wary of restaurants that clearly cater to tourists but when you are within steps from one of the main tourists attractions of Venice, it is hard to find a "local" place. Having said that we had a very tasty meal....More

Thank Colin_777-300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly waiter invited us in, room old and table wobbled all over the place. Food pretty awful. Had 4 main courses only, bill came to €180, complete and utter rip off.

1  Thank Mark A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in this restaurant as the prices appeared mid range and not unreasonable for Venice. We both ordered a bruschetta (6€), then I ordered a mixed fish dish and my partner ordered chicken breast in a sauce, both 18 €. The charming waiter asked...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out going and friendly waiter invited us in. Showed us fresh fish. Told us great food and reasonable prices. Room was old and damp. Nice menu. Wife had steak that was fine and 20 euros I was encouraged to have grilled fish. It was priced...More

2  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On elf many places in Venice--beautiful display of fresh fresh. Wonderful presentation to tell about grilled fish Suggested to us the monk fish. Never told us the price--when asked said it will be reasonable--pay by the weight I got a fish and was cut in...More

2  Thank patriciav140
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We tried this restarant our last evening in Venice. The person coaxing people in was a bit pushy, but the fish on display looked good. We knew enough to be careful with the pay by the kg, but were still disappointed with the experience for...More

Thank P-twink
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We are vegetarians. And they served us delicious veg food especially the soup which was very good. The staff was also very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Pritik16
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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Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 724 1018
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