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Al Merca

213 San Polo, Venice, Italy (San Polo)
34 68 34 06 60
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Ranked #13 of 1,210 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

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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Northern New Jersey
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131 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Stopped here based on reviews. After finally finding the square (we learned pretty fast that nothing is easy to find in Venice or in Italy for that matter) it was a perfect spot to relax, get an inexpensive drink...my refreshing drink of choice is the infamous "spritz"...and to get a little bite to eat to hold you over for dinner.... More

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York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We were in venice for the Redentore and After looking around the market we were ready for a rest. We came across this place and saw the a small queue which is always a good sign. The place is only a "hole in wall" so all seating and standing is outside. We had spritz aperol drinks and a plate of... More

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Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Want a real Venetian drink (Spritz) with a very good sandwich, this is the place to be! Honest prices, 2,5/3euro for a spritz and 1,5 for a small but very tasty sandwich is fair! Eat and drink while standing and your almost a real Venetian!

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Hobart, Tasmania
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51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Looking back on our trip to Venice one of my favourite memories is when we fell across this tiny 'hole in the wall' in the square. With family shopping nearby what was I to do? Spritz and a tiny roll filled with Bacalau.....wow. So I had another, and once the others joined me they all did too. It's places like... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

As all the other reviews have said, this was a litttle gem of a place. So glad we found it. Two rolls with delicious filling and glass of wine for 5 Euro. Stopped here for lunch on the two days we were in Venice and kept us going till we had dinner in the evening. Would highly recommend.

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very good selection of wines served in surprisingly elegant glasses - you stand with your drink and nibbles outside in the campo (by the Rialto market) - all very trendy and happening.

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22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We are really enjoying bars like that, aperols, wines on the street. Next to that bars there are a lot of good bars, so if you want to continue, it's a great choice. Enjoy their ciabbatas and great wines.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My favourite bar for cicchetti and spritz in Venice. Near Rialto bridge and fish market is the perfect "pit stop" during the visit of the city.

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