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Il Caffe (aka Caffe Rosso)

Dorsoduro 2963, Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
041 528 7998
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Ranked #10 of 73 Nightlife in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Took a while to find but well worth it. On a hot July night the place was buzzing. Its in the heart of the square. We had prosecco and spritz and just soaked in the atmosphere. There were about fifty or more customers seated outside this tiny cafe all served by one waiter who never seemed to get an order... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great experience here during afternoon not evening. Has panini, bruschetta, alcohol, and great outside seating. Friendly service but beware or bathroom- you are better off going in your pants. Only kidding but you should consider "holding it".

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Went in late Saturday night .3 deep at bar.Managed to get a couple of beers in plastic cup to drink outside.The square was full of students having fun.I was too tired to enjoy or maybe too old.Did not bother to pay another visit.Probably good for afternoon to sit outside.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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522 reviews 522 reviews
307 attraction reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

On our first full day in the City we strolled to get to know the area in which we are staying. There are many cafe's and restaurants nearby, but this one was pretty busy which impressed us. Good Panini's at very fair prices plus excellent coffee. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and we could see why it... More

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Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
6 attraction reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Is there anything better than sitting here in the sun having a coffee & a sandwich mid morning ? Well maybe sitting in the fading sun having a Prosecco or Aperol. The staff are charming (if busy) & speak enough english so ordering is easy. The square is lovely & alive with Venetians going about there lives not simply tourists.

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Brussels, Belgium
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113 reviews 113 reviews
6 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This place is very nice, have good drinks & snacks and offers a mix of locals and tourists. Great atmosphere. Went back a second time.

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Lexington, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My husband and I stopped here for lunch and really enjoyed it! Mark it down as friendly to people who don't eat gluten (I was able to choose from several delicious salads!) Really inexpensive. They have an outside patio where the waiter will serve you or you can sit inside and order from the counter. We had a nice experience... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

This cafe is well placed on a large campo, affording ample opportunity to people watch and generally watch the world go by. There is a waiter there, youngish guy, mid to late twenties, messy hair, beard, glasses... who really couldn't care less about his job, or you for that matter. Still, if you can make a game out of asking... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I stopped by Il Caffe after a tiring day to grab a Spritz and totally satisfied it. After reading some reviews I decided to try it. The staff was very welcoming and a Spritz was also great. What is more, I paid 2 € for it and stood up outside and wacthed the people. It was very nice moments.

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77 reviews 77 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

A great place to stop and rest with a spritz or two and watch the world go by. Cheapest (and probably best) spritz at 2.5 euro. Popular with locals which is always great. A fantastic old espresso machine and Art Deco interior. A must pit stop during a stay in Venice.

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