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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” (175 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 via mobile

The restaurant is welcoming with very nice service but I was disappointed by the food. -The fried zucchini aren’t very tasty and fine. It’s pretty heavy as it’s filled with cheese - the sea bass was good but the vegetables were tasteless and not very...More

Thank Hussein D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We asked our concierge at the Hotel Danieli for a place to eat (that he would go to - no touristy places!) and he told us about Osteria Oliva Nera. The service was fantastic, the owner/chef gladly gave us recommendations of her favorites and she...More

Thank Wanderlust63CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on recommendations form some dear friends, we visited Osteria Oliva Nera the first evening we arrived in Venice. It is a wonderful street-side restaurant that simply has great atmosphere in quiet area of the city that is a leisurely 15 minute walk from St....More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly excellent meal. The edible flowers were unique, the primo piatti and secondi were very good. The mascarpone cheesecake was to die for! I had two. Expensive but a great meal. Enjoy.

Thank Bridgy666
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this restaurant about two months before our trip to make sure we got a table. We had friends with us who I had raved about the place to for so long and thankfully it lived up to expectation! I had the lasagne and tiramisu...More

Thank WoodentopOnTour
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It takes an amazing person to run a successful business. To run a successful restaurant is ten times harder. Isabella (owner) accomplished this with style and ease that is only intimidating to when one stops to realize how impressive it is. While you are experiencing...More

Thank O9849MAjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant meal in this friendly and reasonable restaurant just a short walk from our hotel. seemed to be good value, at least for Venice, and we very much enjoyed the meal.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many wonderful restaurants in Venice and black olive is right up there. Isabella the owner is on hand to greet her guests and offer suggestions! Try her red wine. A lovely blend. Don’t miss the fried zucchini blossoms stuffed with cheese. They...More

Thank Cherylswroth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended and did not disappoint. It is run by Isabella, who welcomed us and explained the options available in addition to the menu. As well as serving excellent and interesting food, she was happy to adjust portion sizes or add/omit some ingredients...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The four of us were staying nearby and were attracted by the ambience and generally good reviews. We had not made a reservation and could not fault the welcome and service. All the questions we had were patiently explained and we were persuaded to have...More

Thank Naishcombe
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
19 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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