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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%
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“pasta” (65 reviews)
“sea bass” (30 reviews)
“cod” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Sestiere Castello 6398, 30122 Venice, Italy
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

we really enjoyed the food but 25 evros for 1 portion and just meat not a side with it???? i believe it is very expensive, yes they are well made and tasty but i have found elsewhere good food in much lower price. i dont...More

Thank love201409
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here based on trip advisor reviews and had a wonderful meal! We shared an app, 1st course and main course and it was perfect. The mussels and clams were so good and you basically wanted to drink the broth. The...More

Thank CaseyMontague
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good value standard fare. Nice Venetian little starters. Good pizzas. Nice pasta. But service slow and slightly surly. Boring room / atmosphere. Nothing noteworthy to merit high TA rating.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tiny hard to find local gem. One amazing waiter and room for about 20 people. Excellent house wine, the black ink sea bass ravioli and grandma Sara’s lasagna were delicious. Save room for the outstanding soufflé with white chocolate and pistachios as a perfect...More

Thank mjgreens123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived around 8 and they told us it would be about an hour until they could seat us, as the place was full and it's pretty small. There were a couple of other people outside waiting and I decided to get a glass of wine...More

Thank Mihai M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this ostaria by our hotel receptionist, it’s reviews are well deserved. Simple, clean and homely cuisine which was filling and very tasty. Our caprese salad was beautifully seasoned, the chilli flakes were a nice touch and something I’ll use at home. The...More

Thank Rafgdf
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived early to a queue! It was raining and we waited. It is tiny so as soon as the door opened it was full immediately It was worth the wait! The food was delicious & plentiful! The seafood pasta dishes excellent & the desert...More

1  Thank sansmerrill
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Really lovely evening, staff were really friendly and attentive, food was good and the wine was lovely! Great end to our trip

Thank Mr J
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Over the telephone I was told that they don't do reservations for dinner. We arrived 5 minutes before opening and we the first to enter. From there it was a complete rush, and we both felt like sitting in a central railway station. Hurry, hurry,...More

1  Thank LarsLyn
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Went there at peak lunch time. As soon as you enter the restaurant you are immediately greeted by who felt like was the owner of the restaurant. He immediately made us feel at home and accommodate us even though we did not reserve a table....More

Thank foodtraveller2017
Nearby
Castello
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
...More
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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 :)
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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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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