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Osteria Oliva Nera

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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WAVING as 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 table Patrick Smith
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had just done a 3 hour walk on a cold evening and read about this restaurant in a guidebook. We had no reservation but we were able to be seated. Staff were attentive, our meal was delicious, beautifully presented and paced perfectly! My only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brian19582016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Both the service and the food were perfect. Everything is homemade. I highly recommend everyone to go there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank benjaminvt42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a hotel's concierge and we are happy we followed his recommendation. This restaurant is not a typical tourist destination. Everything that we ordered was absolutely delicious. We even ordered 2 orders of Zucchini flowers, because it was so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amarmarina
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We enjoyed a well prepared 4 course dinner with a beautiful Amarone wine. The Maitre 'D provided outstanding service and assisted in designing a perfect dinner. The salad was fresh, the pasta homemade, and fresh fish cooked Venetian style. The atmosphere is intimate and warm....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GreggV385
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Friends had recommended this restaurant and we were able to make a reservation online. The weather was great so we ate outside which was lovely. The food was excellent and the owner/waitress/hostess was great at suggesting our dinners.The atmosphere is charming and in a city...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ellen k
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This was our favorite restaurant in Venice after 5 days. It was in our little neighborhood, recommended by our hotel, Hotel Sant' Antonin. A little pricier than the other near by restaurants but well worth it. Interesting in that all of the staff that we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ClippedWingsPAA
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This restaurant services very traditional Venetian food. Everything we have tried was very well prepared. Really professional service. Great atmosphere. Really enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bargbin B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

food is very good,quite limited selection of menu,owner herself is taking the order and giving recommendation.Value for money ,they charged reasonably,dinner for 4 with wine cost Euro 400.only thing they should improve serving time,a bit too long,where i see,limited waitress and owner herself is helping

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank harrispranatajaya
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Literally just got back to our hotel, and came right back to leave a review. Dinner was fantastic, and the owner was so charming. We had stuffed squash blossoms, which is a speciality, and I have always wanted to try and just hadn’t gotten there....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WendyBuick
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We enjoyed dining outdoors intypical Venetian style in this small restaurant. 5is is a family operation, We were greeted by the owner and served by her daughter. Everything on the menu is local including the Amarone which is made at a local winery specifically for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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2 August 2018|
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Response from Bill P | Reviewed this property |
I don not believe one is available. However, everything served is fresh, locally sourced, and "made from scratch". The fried squash blossoms are extraordinary. I would recommend making reservations, as the restaurant is... More
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18 May 2017|
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Response from Dawnlive2travel | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 -20 minute walk worth the trip!
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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