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Osteria Alla Ciurma

#15 of 1,243 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
San Polo
As featured in Marco's Venice
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Calle Galeazza 406, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 340 686 3561
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
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54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was Super busy when we went in the evening for tea, but I didn't understand why. The food was average but the service was good.

Thank tiffanycX6906HG
Augusta, Georgia
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168 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually I would avoid anywhere that a walking tour group stops like the plague, it's usually watered down cuisine and not worth it wine. This is completely the exception. Wonderful wine selection (have the house red, it's a malbec but doesn't taste like one), the two gentlemen working there are knowledgeable, friendly and English speaking, and the cichetti was marvelous.... More 

Thank redmack25
Seattle, Washington
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748 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun place to go to get some great eats and great wine. More fun to do with friends and go from place to place.

Thank ebcnaz
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We visited for a drink when passing, the drinks were good, although we thought the beer was pretty pricey at 7.50 Euro for a small beer, but the cocktails were reasonable, the food looked good & there was a good vibe in there.

1 Thank Danniid
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After reading so much about this place we had to go once we were in Rialto. It's perfect to take a break during the day or to start the night with some cicchetti! You get really good food and wine for really good prices. The service was very kind to all guests as well!

Thank Santiago R
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Tucked away down an alleyway in the San Polo district, about 5 minutes’ walk from the Rialto Bridge, is this little gem. We walked past it twice before we found it because there is no sign outside, only a hand-written piece of paper on the door showing the name and opening times. Marco (I am assuming he is the owner)... More 

1 Thank Andrea D
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful quality of food and service. It's very reasonable but the food is cooked to perfection. Great regional wine list that represents the area.... fun place, not touristic and has an honest real vibe that's local, which you can see by the following of people that are served on their way to and from work. Very wonderful place. GO!

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Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Very lovely little wine bar so busy it was over flowing with costumers! A extensive and delicious canapé selection all made their in front of you. However the staff service locals above anyone else waiting in the long line.

Thank Emily C
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Simple traditional Italian mini osteria. Few tables and a lot of people tend to stand outside. The drinks are cheaper than to be expected so close to the Rialto Bridge. The appetisers are brilliant. Freshly cooked prawns in batter, rice balls in a crispy bread crumb coat, cod in batter and meat balls to a traditional Venitian recipe. Nothing to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Like a boat, good place for have a good glass of Valpolicella wine, a typical Veneto red wine. They serve some "cicchetti" that is like tapas in Spain. Small quantity of several food and you can choise meat fish or vegetable cicchetti. I recommend for an aperitif and to drink some wine (I suggest Valpolicella DOC or Valpolicella Ripasso)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
Wine Bar, Street Food, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Galeazza 406, 30125 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 340 686 3561

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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