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Osteria Oliva Nera

Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 2170
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (121 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great little restaurant. We sat outside on the street for some great outdoor dining. We had some caprese to start and then some lasgna-the husbands had some risotto. The food was great!! The owner was fantastic!! After yummy dessert he gave us samplings...More

Thank Faith L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was everything everyone said it would be . The owner was our waitress and made us feel at Home The food zucchini blossoms where outstanding as was her homemade lasagna. Black link pasta with shrimp was amazing. Well worth the price and a...More

Thank Norby331
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is not large but we found plenty of dishes that looked tempting. In fact we wished we had saved room for desert when we say the tempting array that started to pass our table at the end of our meal. I know we...More

Thank PItexpat
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hesitate to advertise this great off-the-tourist-track osteria. I dined with several others and all were thrilled with the fresh, well-prepared food, attractive atmosphere, and quiet but efficient service. My bronzino was simply and perfectly prepared, and the parmigiano e balsamico, while expensive, was to...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely cosy restaurant a few streets away from the the main tourist areas, worth seeking out. Traditional dishes perfectly cooked, no room for deserts but there is always next time. Staff very friendly with good English. Not cheap but worth the money. Local house...More

Thank AnthonyPit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the carpaccio as a starter which was fresh! Our mains included lasagna and branzino which were both excellent. The lasagna was the best we ever had! Isabella was a gracious host that seated us outside. The other service staff were ok - not...More

Thank nancylovestrips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only best food in Venice, but was our favorite restaurant in all of Italy. Best lasagna I have ever had. The pasta was melt in your mouth good. Loved the zucchini flowers. Great desserts. Our server was Isabella, so it made our dinning experience...More

Thank cattlemanGH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us had dinner here in October 2017. The food was good. The best dishes we had were : zucchini blossoms, tuna, baccala 2 ways on polenta, tiramisu. I ordered the lasagna since all the reviews touted it, but I didn't care for it....More

1  Thank Bouldermary56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was delicious! I had a pasta with vegetables and shrimp and my husband had the sea bass. The service was good and the price was reasonable for fine food in Venice.

Thank Stella T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place.....obviously Between the 7 diners we had many offerings Lasagna fabulous Appetizers interesting all Fried fish veggies light and tasty Desserts fun and delicious Run by two of the fastest moving women ever. multi lingual the best Advice. Reserve ahead Early better...More

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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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Joan N
18 May 2017|
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Response from Dawnlive2travel | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 -20 minute walk worth the trip!
Thomas B
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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Liz B
15 November 2016|
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Response from OsteriaOlivaNera | Property representative |
Please send me a regular email On my website and I will attach the file with great pleasure Best regards Isabella
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$59 - US$94
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello 3417/3447 Angolo Salizada Dei Greci, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 2170
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WAVINGas 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 tablePatrick Smith
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