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Osteria Alla Staffa

Sestiere Castello 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 9160
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (65 reviews)
“sea bass” (27 reviews)
“fish” (34 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Sestiere Castello 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
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1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is wonderful. It is small and clean and I have had the best ravioli in my life. Try the black ravioli with sea bass! And the Recantina wine! Service was great. Thank you for this lovely experience!

Thank i_luv_food_a_lot
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Huge portions, amazing food and fantastic, friendly service. Local sourced food, Venetian style. Couldn't ask for more. Would definitely recommend. No reservations, but worth waiting. Come hungry!

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This osteria offers very good food, among which very good fish. It is a place to recommand that changes from pizzerias. The other comments tend to say that the waiters are more nice, but the waiter was very kind to us.

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and a warm happy service. I went with the waiters recommendation for food and wine and it was exceptional. A perfect end to our Italian experience. I would recommend this to my friends. Go enjoy.

Thank Gareth N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small, relaxed little space. They don't take reservations. They do serve incredible food made from the freshest ingredients. It was one of our favorite meals of three weeks of Italy traveling. Seafood is heavily featured as this is Venice. We ordered all...More

Thank betterbeliever
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fabulous find in Venice. The food is very tasty and flavoured extremely well. The white chocolate soufflé with pistachios is to die for and service is very friendly. We liked it so much that we came back for lunch the next day...More

Thank pollenca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has only 10 tables inside, so I guess we were lucky to have arrived for a late dinner just as other folks were getting ready to leave. The servers were friendly and the location is very quaint and traditional. Super small quarters, so...More

1  Thank April N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this on our last night and definitely saved the best for last! We had tried to visit two nights before but clearly popular so made sure we got here at 6.30pm and were the first in. But within half an hour the restaurant...More

Thank Kahoodol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is well worth seeking out. It is open lunchtime and evenings however doesn't take bookings and only has about 12 tables so arrive early. We got there about 6.30 and they opened about 7.45. The staff are extremely nice, house wine and the...More

Thank jennybK6520ZX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Osteria Alla Staffa is a true treasure tucked away in the Castello neighborhood of Venice. I'm glad we arrived at opening, as this is a small placed with limited seating. The food was divine; starting with dried meat platter, followed by an extraordinary duck pasta...More

Thank Greg P
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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Evan D
20 December 2016|
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Response from jimmy_vella | Reviewed this property |
Hey! I think you're mistaking me for the owner, which I am not,. I am just a reviewer :)
lindy r
20 August 2016|
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Response from kingmajid | Reviewed this property |
Google the name and phone number showed up. I called using Skype on the morning of the day and got s table. If you don't like fishy food order the fried assorted seafood and meat selection. Good luck
lindy r
20 August 2016|
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Response from frawla | Reviewed this property |
Call them on their number. It is on TA and website. Alternatively if you are walking in Venice and have a few days, walk past and simply go in the restaurant to make a reservation for the busier days. We simply walked in on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere Castello 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 9160
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