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Osteria alla Bifora

Campo Santa Margherita 2930, Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 6119
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“meat platter” (9 reviews)
“salami” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
Campo Santa Margherita 2930, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bifora was recommended to us by a couple that generally spends several months a year in Venice. I had the house sampler, my wife a smoked tuna carpaccio plate. Both were superlative, as was the atmosphere (inside). You don't need to be there long to...More

Thank JanexLamar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This osteria is an appealing option in the Campo Santa Margherita. We walked around the square to explore the possibilities and were glad we settled on the Osteria alla Bifora. The decor and service were warm and friendly, and we got a taste of Venice...More

Thank Rex60640
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly service. Mediocre food. And we tried a variety. Polenta is average. Bacala is poor. Chicetti were aweful. Insalata di mare was over oily and heavily peppered with only octopus. No other seafood. First mediocre meal in Venice. If the amazing chicetti bar just north...More

Thank W8x4
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

ham delicius. very good! both salami and cheese! very nice people and honest too. the offer you liquorice like a digestive and biscuits. a rarity in venice.

Thank Melind72
Reviewed 1 April 2018

this place offers very typical light meals in very nice surroundings, inside or the few tables on the Campo Santa Margherita, and the staff is extremely friendly

Thank JeanFrancoisPinet
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This eatery was recommended by the hotel staff to me as "a very pleasant culinary experience". Instead it was a big disappointment and waste of money. The food was pedestrian although the ambiance was charming. There is no.kitchen. All food is either cold cuts or...More

Thank Beatrice Bee A
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My wife and I ate lunch at Osteria alla Bifora after visiting several art museums on a Sunday. We chose this place because of the authentic looking Venetian menu and the atmosphere. We were not disappointed. I ordered a cold seafood salad and lasagna. Both...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is one of those beautiful and atmospheric snack bars, so typical for Venice. You'll find overflowing trays of cold cuts/sliced cured meats & sausages, as well as cheeses and, of course, pasta to die for! Must-tries are definitely the Venetian classics which are served...More

Thank Selected H
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

On our Keto diet, we found here a fine plate of cheese but truly excellent grilled vegetables! How the Italians turn something so modest into something so delicious is a mystery. Friendly service. Only downside, no credit cards accepted.

Thank jgc37
Reviewed 22 December 2017

In Venice after down it´s not easy to find out some busy place. You have to go to Campo Santa Margherita where you find couple of bars where to go. Osteria alla Bifora is one of those. You can taste nice local wine accompanied with...More

Thank Lucie T
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campo Santa Margherita 2930, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighbourhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 6119
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