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Antica Osteria da Gino

Fondamenta San Giuseppe Castello 754, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 0050
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (8 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
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Fondamenta San Giuseppe Castello 754, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Horrible waiter barked to ask why we had sat down at a table outside without entering the restaurant to ask his permission first. We explained this had been standard practice in most places we’ve eaten, but were told to leave his “home” as they were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JakeM2241
Andreea C, Owner at Antica Osteria da Gino, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Dear customer, we are sorry but you have probably reviewed the wrong restaurant because it is not in our professional ethics to treat our customers inadequately or even to send them away, kind regards.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This was a fabulous find! We just stepped into it walking to the marina. We ordered what we thought would be enough food. The portion sizes are so copious that we had at least twice as much as our stomachs could handle! With all of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank melaniebourassa
Reviewed 5 June 2018

My husband and I had one supper at this restaurant, we chose it based on what seemed to be pretty good reviews on trip advisor. The restaurant is in the Castello district, right by a canal, and it seemed like a quiet and romantic spot....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank adamore
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Charming restaurant beside a quiet canal in the Giardini area of Venice. We ate at one of the tables set with flowers and candles beside the canal and found the service good with welcoming, charming and efficient staff. The steak with peppercorn sauce was exceptionally...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank caroleworthybythebay
Andreea C, Proprietario at Antica Osteria da Gino, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you! I hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Nice and tasty. But found piece of glass in pasta. They didn’t count and excuse, but impression was broken..

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Ирина В
Reviewed 13 April 2018

A small, hidden restauran with a nice interior.The dishes we had were quite good, but a bit salty. The atmosphere was ok,nothing special.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank RebbecaSmith
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Overall a very pleasant experience ... good food, very nice & courteous staff (especially Argie) ... cappuccino & vino rosso was spot on!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank TNTColorado
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A small, higher end non-touristy neighborhood restaurant with good service frequented both by locals and tourists serving excellent fish.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank MoreTravelSoon
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is nicely situated off the beaten track near the Biennale exposition sites. The interior is pleasant. The menu is simple, the wine list uncomplicated. More than the bones that were left in the fish I specifically asked to be served deboned, it was...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank JClerk
Marta C, Proprietario at Antica Osteria da Gino, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017
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Gentile cliente, Spiace constatare che non ha gradito il modo in cui è stato sfilettato il pesce ma Le faccio...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

I know this osteria for some years and always go back there with pleasure. The cuisine is truly venetian, fresh and changes with the seasons and the fish catches of the local fishermen.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank cferey54
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 Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fondamenta San Giuseppe Castello 754, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 0050
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A traditional venetian ristorante "antica osteria da gino" has been opened in the neighborhood of castello, the most popular area of venice behind the gardens of the biennale exposition. The restaurant offers traditional venetian cuisine with fresh products and fine wines. It also has an extensive open space along the canal where you can stop and taste delicacies of the past.
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