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Osteria da Carla

Corte Contarina | San Marco, 1535 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 7855
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“baby pig” (2 reviews)
“veal cheeks” (4 reviews)
8:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corte Contarina | San Marco, 1535 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked two weeks before my trip and it was lucky I did; lots of other diners were turned away. Staff were very friendly, restaurant is a good location and the starter (see picture) we had was the best thing I've eaten in a long time!...More

Thank Lizzy D
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Get in really early, or make a booking, (preferred), this restaurant is soooooo in demand that you should expect to wait a little before being seated. And the wait is well worth it. The food, oh my the food was to die for. You'll have...More

Thank DiegoMassadini
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Very good food with reasonable price; however, the service could be friendlier. We didn't feel particularly welcomed, although we had a reservation.

Thank PikkuZorro
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant down a little lane between Rialto and Piazza SAN Marco Staff very friendly and very helpful on choosing a wine to suit our meal. I would highly recommend the mixed tapas for starters , also for pudding the blue cheese ice cream...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The evening got off to a bad start - we had a booking for 7pm and we arrived at exactly 7:10pm. Upon arrival the unhappy looking woman asked for our name and promptly said that we were late!! Unreal!! We smiled and apologized and she...More

Thank LynleeJ
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is our first visit to Venice and with 10 in our party we opted to play safe and book the first night. This booking was made off the back of Trip Adviser feedback and it certainly didn't disappoint! We booked online from the UK...More

Thank Bernie L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant off San Marco Square! Food and service were both awesome! We ordered 1 appetizer, 3 pasta dishes, and 1 meat dish. If you are by the square close to lunch time this should be the place to be!! :)

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Our tour guide said this is where the guides dine when in Venice. A nearby shopkeeper directed us to the small restaurant in a narrow alley. We arrived an hour before they were open for dinner, but we were able to make a reservation for...More

Thank 2pbarrett
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant without reservation and luckily we only waited for 10 minutes until being assigned to a table. We had prawn salad to start with and it was delicious. Such an eye candy for using edible flowers as decoration. For main I had...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My wife discovered this restaurant in a tiny alley and it has not disappointed us. The salad with shrimp is very nice. Recommended to try fish dishes. Lots of choices of local wine on the menu too, recommended to ask waiter for suggestions.

Thank Timmy T
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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18 September 2016|
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Response from Sharavana Devan T | Reviewed this property |
This is a small restaurant I got the bauer palazzo's concierge to book a table just to be on the safe side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corte Contarina | San Marco, 1535 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 7855
  • E-mail
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