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Osteria Trefanti

Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 1789
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“turbot” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (52 reviews)
“baby octopus” (12 reviews)
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very small cozy place next to a small canal in Venice. The limited menu presents a really good sampling of freshly made seafood dishes, some traditional and some a little more inventive. The food is simple and tasty and the staff and...More

Thank steveseldo
Reviewed 1 week ago

After all the reviews on here we expected so much more and were really really disappointed. It’s a small restaurant with nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Menu is interesting and has lots of potential but food wasn’t nice. We ordered grilled fish and by time...More

1  Thank aniceglassofred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprise meal for my husband’s 50th birthday. Staff couldn’t be more helpful food was absolutely delightful reasonably priced would I recommend to anyone who recognises quality seafood dishes.

Thank TheAssons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had was thoughtfully prepared and wonderful. Wine was expertly described tableside. Perfect for our last dinner in Venice.

Thank S C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get reservations, only 8 tables and they turned several people away while we ate. Service was friendly and impeccable and the menu changes, they had new offerings that had started the week before. Wines by the glass were dry and tasty. Sparkling water was affordable...More

Thank RicKerry
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Loved this restaurant, fantastic food and the service/ staff are wonderful!! It’s only a small restaurant so you need to book well in advance. We will be visiting Venice again next year and will definitely return to this restaurant!

Thank Anthony c
Reviewed April 7, 2018

I will try to be short and sweet. This place has a great staff of energetic, friendly people who serve with care. Food may not be your typical Italian sea food fare, but it offers a diverse and progressive menu of very interesting dishes that...More

Thank vladmeisterNYC
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This is certainly one of the best addresses in Venice if you are lookig for an authentic « non-touristic » restaurant. It has 10 tables only so it is highly recommended to make a reservation, especially during week ends and during the high season. The restaurant is...More

Thank devilzh
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We decided to go here for lunch on our first day and were glad we did! The service was great, food and drinks reasonable and delicious! Highly recommend the mixed starter although you might want to share, such a nice mix of Italian/Venetian specialities mmm!...More

Thank Rossyjedu
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The place was far away from our hotel but was totally worth it. The food is very delicious and well cooked. A must if you go to Venice

Thank rcarball0
Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district)
when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring
cars and buses close to the center of Venice.
Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking
Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes
with energy from travelers and students. Historic
palaces and former industrial buildings house some
departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture
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Kate M
8 February 2018|
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Response from Theduchessofw | Reviewed this property |
I also think they would do anything you asked ! Your children will be very looked after ! Food is fabulous 👍👍👍
Angela P
18 September 2016|
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Response from Anne1doc | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I didn't notice any food listed as gluten free on the menu. I would contact the restaurant to check.
Poofy H
13 August 2016|
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Response from Geoff R | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap, about €100 for two with wine but good value if you like seafood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighborhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 1789
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