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Osteria Ruga di Jaffa

Castello 4864 | Ruga Giuffa, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 241 1062
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Castello 4864 | Ruga Giuffa, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

After reading a review in the lonely planet guide for this restaurant we thought we would check out,glad we did as it was perfect for our last night in venice and wanted a typical Venetian experience. The place doesn't look much but service was excellent,food...More

Thank chloe m
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We came here recommended by my friend who visited before. The place is slightly off Main Street which makes it much quieter and pleasant. We ordered several dish and the Oyster happy hour. Unfortunately our steak was not so fresh and had to send it...More

Thank Mengyi L
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Come here late afternoon around 5 pm for a prosecco and some light and tasty cichetti (i.e. insalata di calamari, gamberi in saor , salsa al tonno and poulpette di carne) very satisfying but not filling after a day of walking through the city in...More

Thank YvonneHey123
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We found this place by accident about six pm, and attracted by the 2 oysters plus a glass of prosecco for 9 eur. This was very good, the best fresh oysters my wife has had, but we stayed for the tapas and local beer. We...More

Thank AustralianVisitor99
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This place was a 2 minute walk from our Air B&B. We stopped by to have a snack and a couple drinks and we were sold! The staff was a blast! The music was local and authentic and there were few tourists thank god! A...More

2  Thank Joe P
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem! The bartenders were awesome! My wife and I stopped in here after wandering around Venice and were completely satisfied with the experience. Best part was the short walk back to our B&B ☺️ We will most likely end our second...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Ate here on a Sunday night as a couple. Service was good and our waitress spoke excellent English and was very helpful. Tapas starters and the grilled fish mains (Sea Bass and Bream) were nice. Generous portions and good flavour but pretty simple and I...More

Thank rdwevans
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We happened to duck in here for drinks, and quickly loved the atmosphere. Locals came and went. The friendly waitresses made it even better!

1  Thank Footprints781072
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Must try this little gem. Lovely food, best service ever seen in Venice!!! Their menu is not that big but we had amazing starter which was seafood with polenta and main course rissotto was all fantastic. Just a suggestion, they should keep their menu in...More

Thank Beril B
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Stopped in for cafe americano and witnessed lunch prepared for a couple of local painters straccetti style. It looked wonderful. We decided to return for dinner and drinks. We were not disappointed. The tapas were adventuresome to say the least, but we were in Venice!...More

Thank Kraig L
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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Jill R
17 July 2018|
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Response from Coskarl | Reviewed this property |
There is a bar and late at night many people standing for a snack or a drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello 4864 | Ruga Giuffa, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 241 1062
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