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Al Merca

213 San Polo, Venice, Italy (San Polo)
34 68 34 06 60
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Ranked #24 of 1,216 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: San Polo
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: San Polo
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English first
Orangeville, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

My husband and I frequented this hot spot several times over the past weekend! Loved the atmosphere, the cheap prices was an added bonus! 2.50 euro was the average price for wine, beer, spritz! The ciccetti was wonderful, service was quick and friendly. Highly recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This place is hip & cool and a great place to drink but not necessarily to eat -- it's decent and it's cheap but there's not exactly much of it! The other two spots in the square might make up the difference, of course, but they're of a decidedly lower quality.

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Sid
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

After a year,back in Venice and Al Merca is on my path.Better than first time!Absolutely fantastic cicchetti and wine!And staff is awesome!Grazie mille!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great stop for a bite during the day, or a drink durkng the evening. Crudo bites were particularly good.

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Vancouver, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stopped here to grab a couple of very affordable drinks before we went out for dinner. Most of the Cichetti was gone by the time we visited, but the drinks hit the spot.

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Wear your chic Italian touring fatigues to this classy fast food joint. The sandwichistas are two talented guys who will suffer your poor Italian skills with a smile. You can ask questions about the various ingredients and they are happy to share what they know. If you don't have much time and need a quick snack or hit of Italian... More

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Denver
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Perfect for a lunch stop and glass of wine! No place to sit, so just take your glass and food and sit in the square.

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stopped for a spritz just after a.good walk from San Marco. Expensive small spot just off the market street where a standing spot is your table for a drink. An olive to go with a Spritz. Had mine with prosecco, sweetened the drink. Very recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Come by and have a 2 euro spritz. Great atmosphere :-). Not much food so beware if you are hungry, but the people are all out enjoying in the square. Very nice. Beer is pricier though !

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a fun, fun place. Belly up to the pint sized bar and just ask the staff for what's good -- and it will be!

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