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Osteria ai 4 Feri

#168 of 1,237 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Calle Lunga S. Barnaba, 2754/A, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 6978
Today
07:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 01:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good authentic food. He salmon is amazing. Also the spaghetti with shells is very good. The vanilla with Carmella a must have.

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Thank Haitham M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice little restaurant with excellent food, very nice service and very good value. I can only recommend it.

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Thank Michele N
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was recommended by a friend who used to live in Venice, spot on, we had dinner twice there. The place is simple and unpretentious. Service friendly, the owners are there, we got a table even without a reservation. And the food OMG , delicious, quality, quantity and flavour.

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Thank Moni2362
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times before, and three times on our latest visit to Venice. We love the friendly welcome, excellent food and good service. It's not pretentious, and you wouldn't call it "high-end" but it seems to be full every evening, and booking is essential.

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Thank Robert C
Florida
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reading the other reviews, it seems we had an atypical experience. We saw this restaurant earlier in the day and were so intrigued we traveled back to it for dinner. The waitress was curt with us and not at all sympathetic to our very rudimentary Italian - it clearly annoyed her that our Italian was not better. The food was... More 

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306 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Great for a lunch. We were walking in the area and came across this restaurant. It was packed with all Italian speakers. Two chefs in the kitchen and one woman running the dining room. The menu was simple and the people next to us had grilled scallops, and then gnocchi and were thrilled. We had grilled squid, perfectly cooked and... More 

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Thank Stephen S
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely very busy fish restaurant off the tourist map & very popular with the locals. The menu wasn't in English but the waiter helped us to understand was very friendly and nice. Good was good, wine was nice- toilets the cleanest I've seen in Venice - worth a visit . The spaghetti dishes also looked good although not tried.

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Thank jojo m
Italy
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This Osteria was wonderful. Good fresh food. Dishes were catered to the fish lover and me the vegetarian. We had the fish antipasto and the squid, calamari as well as grilled vegetables.

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Thank M C
Windsor, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had 'salmone alla griglia' with polenta, very well presented to which I would give a score of 5 over 5, it was excellent, it could have not been better. 'Spaghetti alle vongole' instead I would give a score of 3 or even 2.5 over 5 : I understand restaurants need to half cook pasta to be quick when serving... More 

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Thank Giovanna57
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great fresh food Nothing fancy to look at but what an atmosphere! We managed to get a table for 2 as they opened and was soon packed. Wonderful fish and pasta dishes. House wine was also very reasonable Hic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 01:00
Monday
07:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 01:00
Thursday
07:30 - 01:00
Friday
07:30 - 01:00
Saturday
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lunga S. Barnaba, 2754/A, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighbourhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 6978

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, 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 in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbours exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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