Definition of osteria in English:



  • An Italian restaurant, typically a simple or inexpensive one.

    • ‘Needless to say, his new osteria, Fiamma, is anything but red-sauce basic.’
    • ‘The small osteria at Oasi degli Angeli offers the best the estate can grow, all prepared with great care and creativity by Eleonora.’
    • ‘On the main road that heads up towards Santa Croce from the river, this lively osteria attracts a young, local crowd.’
    • ‘A Mano, a more casual place that calls itself an osteria and wine bar, made its debut in Mattituck in mid-June.’
    • ‘Things change surprisingly fast in Venice, and that charming osteria you have been telling your friends about for the last five years may not even be there anymore.’


Italian, ‘inn, hotel’.