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La Nuova Grotta

Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 724 1018
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (24 reviews)
“turbot” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Calle delle Rasse, 4538, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was raining our first night in Venice so we ducked in here. I will say that the service was excellent. We were very happy with our food as well. I got the lobster pasta and my wife got the sea bream. Her fish was...More

Thank Scott8147
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great location, pretty close to San Marco square! Food was delicious, our server Michael was very attentive and he speaks many different languages which made our experience more enjoyable. Lasagna and pasta carbonara are delicious! I defenetly recommend this place! Plus they give you access...More

Thank Adriana J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the worst experience I have ever had in Venice. I have been here 8 times over the last ten years and this is by far the worst place I’ve ever eaten! I ordered a seafood risotto. I got a small plateful of boil in...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a risotto for circa £14 and received half a microwave ready meal with what could only be frozen peas and processed ham. I had to wait 30mins for it too!

Thank Pete M M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

After a hard day's sightseeing we went back to this restaurant after being wooed by the maitre'd earlier in the day. We had a fantastic meal of pasta and fresh fish along with some fine wine.. Our waiter, Michael was a joy... Great job

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Daniel & crew were outstanding! Not only did we enjoy a wonderful meal for lunch a few times, but Daniel recommended a great gelato place near the Realto Bridge named SuSo. We were treated like family! The atmosphere is both authentic & refreshing! Great AC...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Nice atmosphere and great service. I had the best seafood marinara there. I love this dish and have ordered it from many restaurants in my lifetime, but this one just topped it. All our food was great.

Thank Ghata12
Reviewed 10 July 2018

nice atmosphere, good location, excellent service highly recomended for those who like fish and sea food

Thank mnegrea2018
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Located just two minutes off San Marco Square the food and service is very good. The waiters speak English and the even have Wifi but the food is relatively expensive but it is a nice restaurant

Thank roryjdoyle
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Just off the main waterside but with a good range of two course fixed price menus from €16 - €47. Michael, our waiter, was very friendly but not at all pushy and our meal was as good as others at twice the price. No loo...More

Thank Trev 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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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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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