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Il Caffe (aka Caffe Rosso)

Address: Dorsoduro 2963, Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
Phone Number: 041 528 7998
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Ranked #124 of 339 things to do in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife
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Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am

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Wuhan, China
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116 reviews 116 reviews
3 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Don't understand TA contributors raving about this place. Don't get me wrong, it's a decent caffe and serves booze and sandwiches. If you chance upon this place, I recommend you stop in. But detour? I think not.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

OK bar, but average service. Maybe January is not the best time to visit and will try again later in the year.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
31 helpful votes 31 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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598 reviews 598 reviews
338 attraction reviews
313 helpful votes 313 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
149 reviews 149 reviews
8 attraction reviews
293 helpful votes 293 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
8 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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
17 reviews 17 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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