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Osteria Ae Forcoe

#109 of 1,344 Restaurants in Venice
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Calle Delle Bande | Castello 5377, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 6215
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (10 reviews)
“brie” (3 reviews)
“chichetti” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Delle Bande | Castello 5377, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place on the side streets in Venice. The staff were so friendly and welcoming as it is small and didn’t know if you could just go in and ask for a table. All menus are on boards and they are all in Italian...More

Thank 44samp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this place getting lost down the alleys of Venice. Popped in for a beer with the Mrs. Great little place with a friendly owner. Quirky notes of money from around the world hanging up. Didn’t have any food. But if out in Venice is...More

Thank DanielJH12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great atmosphere with friendly staff and locals. Enjoyed the food and the music. So good we came back for a second visit.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff. A “local’s” bar that welcomes tourists as well. Good selection of delicious cicchetti.

Thank rgraft
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This is just the type of authentic place we wanted to find in Venice. Excellent barman with great advise about food and wine. A really fabulous place to stop and watch the world go by from the bar stools at the front. Couldn’t be happier...More

Thank Joanne A
Carolina F, Proprietario at Osteria Ae Forcoe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018
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Grazie grazie e ancora grazie!!!!!!👍🏻

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We only had one day in Venice and wanted to eat somewhere close to st Marks square but have some tasty and affordable food. This place was perfect! Welcoming staff who spoke English and delicious chichetti that are well priced. If we were here for...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Small bar up front with a few quaint tables in the back.. the young sharp owner and her bar tender are attentive and friendly. She has owned the spot for 4 years and her mom prepares the food! Don’t second guess your choice.. and try...More

2  Thank annX4730ZC
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I was lucky enough to stumble upon this hidden gem on an 8 day visit to Venice, and was so glad I did. Travelling solo can sometimes be intimidating when it comes to finding spots for dinner, and this friendly bar was the perfect antidote!...More

Thank Rosalinde T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

great atmosphere - we visited 3 times in a weekend. try all the food as cheap and delicious. only 5 mins walk from the high prices in the square. Marta is a great host. we had a fab time! thank you

1  Thank Chrissie E
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem! Friendly staff, great service and delicious tapas! She was very helpful in choosing as I’m intolerant to wheat. Well worth a visit 👌🏼

Thank JulieShaw0
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Delle Bande | Castello 5377, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 6215
Typical Venetian tavern, located between Rialto bridge and S. Marco square; with tapas, meatball, sandwiches, toast, pizza, italian wines, beers, drinks..... Room inside
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