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Hostaria Vite Rossa

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Via Pietro Bembo 34, 30172, Mestre, Italy
+39 041 531 4421
08:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing! I can't stress enough how beautiful the food is! How fabulous the house Wine is, or how accommodating the staff are. We turned up after 10:30 with no reservations and the place was packed with locals and tourists alike. We'd just arrived in Meatre and had not had time to travel onto the island. My partner... More 

Thank mamagibsonruns
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big list of wine and a lot of great food to make the perfect Venetian aperitif "cichetto" There's also a great menu for lunch and dinner (but you need to reserve a table)

Thank Elisa F
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went last night after reading reviews, as was staying just over the road in Hotel Delfino. Was very busy outside, but they managed to squeeze us in without reservation at about 7:30. Food was very good, limited menu, but very tasty and well presented. Well worth a visit.

Thank mardellm
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A grouip of six of us were staying at the Hotel Delfino in Mestre and I had already researched Tripadvisor for nearby restaurants. All of us preder to eat in restaurants that the locals use rather than your typical touristy hostelries. Hostaria Vite Rossa was the obvious choice to try first as it was less than 200m away and had... More 

Thank Don C
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77 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Food was excellent with good portion sizes. Service was a little haphazard but that was because two waitresses had to cope with all of the restaurant. Overall would recommend highly but make sure you book. A very popular place.

Thank Devonlodges
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Read the reviews and so thought we would give it a try. Noted comments about how busy it gets. Thought it might be a little quieter as not the height of the season. Didn't book and just turned up! How wrong was I . The place was heaving and spiking over onto the street. Asked if it was possible to... More 

Thank Jeff187046
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had a lovely time in Osteria Vite Rosa, very friendly stuf, the food is excellent, the wines are very good, but the spritz (Apperol spritz) is divine!!!! If you want to feel Italy, make a reservation here and YOU will never regret, infact you will return every night, as we did! This is a place we will never forget!... More 

Thank cecilia t
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Been here for dinner, service was excellent also considered we didn't have a reservation on a busy evening. Food was very nice and there is a nice and cosy atmosphere.

Thank valerio r
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Take my word & make a reservation here! They have a little handwritten English menu & it was ALL EXTREMELY DELICIOUS! Highly recommend the super affordable house red...like velvet. Hordes of people gather outside for happy hour & well priced Prosecco. Skip Venice & head to the outskirts. Right by the 4 bus stop!

Thank NAB77
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Don't be fooled by the outside as it isn't the best looking exterior - this was the BEST meal we had in Venice! Really cheap but so delicious, we went back but it was closed (Monday evening). If you are staying in hotel Ambasciatori or Delifino it is opposite the road, the first left before the bus stop. You must... More 

Thank Sophie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietro Bembo 34, 30172, Mestre, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Mestre
  • Phone Number: +39 041 531 4421
A very nice small place where you can find typical venetian food called "cicchetti" (Tapas). Famous in town is frequently full local people. Many finger foodd is prepared every day from the staff. Fresh home made pasta and cakes from the mummy's kitchen. Main courses cooked with seasonal ingredients, local and national wines, and artesanal beers. Don't lose the occasion to entry in "Hostaria Vite Rossa", Best in town.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?