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La Tavernetta

Via Morosini 4, 30173 Lido di Venezia, Italy
+39 041 526 1417
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef” (9 reviews)
“pappardelle” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Morosini 4, 30173 Lido di Venezia, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here based on reviews but was rather underwhelmed. Pizza were ok, but not amazing (the Calzones were flat when they arrived) but tasted good. Very popular but I couldn’t work out why .. it’s ok, but there is much better in town

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We started with the Venizian Kitchen appetizer which featured cod. I was with my best friend and her 7 year old. Like most 7 year olds, she typically does not enjoy fish. She lived this and so did we. I had scallop ravioli, my friend...More

Thank Virkin123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called half an hour before closing if it was still possible to drop by for lunch. And they bluntly refused us. I never write bad reviews but it s very unpleasant if they close before advertised. Lunch time is already short in Italy you...More

Thank Madonna0305
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dine in La Tavernetta 3 times and every time it was a perfect experience. The staff is very helpful and willing to help in any matter. The food is exceptional. It is just few steps. of hotel Excelsior so if you stay there I...More

Thank Dana H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Innovative and lovely menu inspired from different Italian regions – inspiring wine list with handpicked wines, red, white, rosé and orange! Fab selection of grappas. Staff is pleasant and knowledgeable, but perhaps not extremely quick, which doesn't really matter since this is a place for...More

Thank Calamity_C_13
Reviewed 8 July 2018

It is extremely rare that I write a negative review - I think that I have written 2 in my almost two decades on Trip Advisor. This one is written to get management’s attention to be more forthright and for readers to take heed that...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff,nice location,great food!We had lamb chops,baby squids and fried assorted sea food.Everything is fresh and super delicious!

Thank abcdef77
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I visited with my father twice it was so good. So much better than the Excelsior hotel next door where we were staying in terms of quality and prices!

Thank Jo16_13
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Really good food and service. The wine I ordered was not available so he recommended another (which turned out to cost a lot less than the original) which was perfect. Food was amazing atmosphere very relaxed. Best food and value so far in Venice.

Thank EileenFitzy
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

When we saw the menu and the prices, we were a little bit worried as we are not used to pay more than 10-12 euro for a first dish. Considering that we are at Venice Lido attached to the Venice International Cinema Fair, it might...More

1  Thank Stefano B
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Brianna G
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Response from susanrumpole | Reviewed this property |
About 12- 20 euro Appetizers were generous for 8-12
8 August 2015|
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Response from Sinead C | Reviewed this property |
Well worth a visit, food was amazing
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Morosini 4, 30173 Lido di Venezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Lido di Venezia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 526 1417
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The meeting point between the island's people and the tourists, the contact point beetwen venetian and tuscan cuisine, the arrival point where you can find warmth and good wishes. This is the atmosphere of La Tavernetta, a small restaurant near the famous Hotel Excelsior and the Lido's Casinò Palace. An historical restaurant, frame of the first edition of Venice International Film Festival and of the later ones. Since 1996 Riccardo, tuscan chef member of F.I.C. (Federazione Italiana Cuochi) for several years, and Adriana, born in Venice who had worked like chef in many hotels and restaurants, have been the owners. Riccardo and Adriana have been able to coniugate passion and quality, teaching them to their son Ottavio, manager since 2009. With the arrival of Ottavio, a skillful and expert sommelier (best sommelier of italy), La Tavernetta becomes more renowned, combining the reputation of its superb
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