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La Nuova Grotta

Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 724 1018
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  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible35%
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“lobster” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried this restarant our last evening in Venice. The person coaxing people in was a bit pushy, but the fish on display looked good. We knew enough to be careful with the pay by the kg, but were still disappointed with the experience for...More

Thank P-twink
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are vegetarians. And they served us delicious veg food especially the soup which was very good. The staff was also very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Pritik16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice little restaurant serving good Italian food, close to San Marco Square. Quiet venue with a broad food and drinks menu. Only bad note was the waiter who was a little too busy cosying up to a local identity to give good service to...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here and good was great with a nice extensive menu. The lasagne was nice and spagehett with scallops was very nice, we had a portion of chips with it and these were lovely as they were also thinly cut a little like potato scallops...More

Thank RealityCheck2013
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent time in Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Paris and Venice on our recent vacation and this was the best dining experience we had on the entire trip. The service was excellent and the food was so delicious we ended up eating there 3 times during...More

1  Thank katherinemarie2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had walked by this restaurant in the afternoon and were invited in - but told them we weren't ready to eat yet. They gave us their card, saying there was no service charge. When we were ready to eat, we checked out a few...More

Thank MAP12
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem after traveling from Austin Texas to Venice via Milan. We were so hungry and just wanted to be taken care of. The staff was amazing and friendly and cooked us a fresh meal that had been sourced...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Located just behind The Bridge of Sighs. Charming man on the door trying to coax people in. Food and wine excellent, we choose mussels and clams and the beef fillet. Only disappointment is the 12% service charge.

Thank talklikeanegyptian
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were walking past this restaurant but encouraged to go inside by one of the staff. Once inside, we were made very welcome with a complimentary glass of prosecco. The staff were very efficient and friendly. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. We both...More

Thank Greenandcos
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We were stopped by someone in the street telling us about this, offering two free drinks and telling us that no service charge would be applied. Expensive food unless you opt for pizza. They didn't add a service charge, but added €5 "for use of...More

Thank Samantha H
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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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 724 1018
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