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“Very local ~ an experience”

Osteria alla Bifora
Ranked #151 of 1,426 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
Geneva, Switzerland
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266 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Very local ~ an experience”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Service is very rough and ready and as the restaurant is very popular you will almost certainly be obliged to share with others. Did not feel particularly welcomed.
The menu is very local but somewhat limited. A choice of seafood/meat carpaccio, plates of locally cured meats and fish salads
Reasonable prices and a local atmosphere. The evening Passeggiata provides 100% amusement.

  • Visited July 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
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205 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Just Right!”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

The food was good and the atmosphere was perfect for a warm summer night. You can sit outside and enjoy watching people taking your time to eat and drink, or you can sit inside where it's lovely. The food is very tasty with a rather small menu from which to choose but enough variety to find something you'd enjoy. I was with a group and we all enjoyed our meals. If you haven't tried a spritz in Venice...it's a must. Refreshing summer drink. And, you can get them by the pitcher here.
We were greeted by a friendly waitress and the bathroom was clean. The prices were reasonable...I don't think you'll be disappointed.

  • Visited July 2014
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

On 16th June, our favourite food and drink in our week in the city.
More of a tavern than a full on restraunt but all the better for it.
Relaxed, full of locals and students, what you imagine before you go to Venice. Perfect.

Visited June 2014
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11 reviews
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“What you really hope to find in a Venice restaurant...”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

... traditional food, fresh and genuine ingredients, typycal atmosphere, friendly and passionate owner, frequented also by local clientele, value for money....For sure we will be back!!!

  • Visited June 2014
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West Midlands, UK
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and great value”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Heaving with people inside and out on a spring evening at 7pm. Warm and welcoming with lovely wood panelling and chandeliers. We had a very helpful waitress who explained the relative sizes of the various plates. We had tremendous carpaccio of beef, roasted vegetables and cheeses. Would be better still to go in a large group and try a range of the meat and cheese plates. Wine was good and fairly priced. A great find in Venice!

  • Visited April 2014
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