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Al Merca

213 San Polo, Venice, Italy
34 68 34 06 60
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Ranked #19 of 1,174 restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Scotland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Welcome to Venice! This tiny cafe us right at the end of the fruit & veg market, on the right of the little square. What drew my attention was the tiny old lady lady, no taller than the counter, drinking what looked like irn bru from a wine glass. How wrong was I ! Welcome to Venice. Stand & have... More

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england
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Stepped off the vaporetto to be greeted by this little gem near the Rialto Market. Great selection of small foods and wine. Tasty lunch time spritz.

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Very friendly service, tasty rolls with various ham and cheese fillings at only 1.50 euros. Great bar to hover at for a snack and a drink.

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful. Relaxing atmosphere. Highly recommend. Good selection of wines for a very reasonable price.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Very cool "hole in the wall" place to hang out with locals over a glass of wine and cicchetti. I also tried the spritz with Aperol, Campari and Cynar but didn't like any of them. The local wine selection was excellent though.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This small bar offers you variety of small bites combined with excellent Italian wines. Atmosphere is great, because there is always lot of people waiting for a new glass. Shop near has excellent chese, so you can combine that with wine as well.

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20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This unpretentious and friendly small bar offers excellent and well-priced wine and snacks. Located in the Rialto Market, it's a great place to stop for a quick glass and stand in the small shop or in the square and enjoy the experience.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

great wine for a good price! the staff is friendly and helpful and it's nice to stand outside drinking wine.

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Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Nibbles, amazing wines, and mingling with the beautiful Italians. All whilst standing in the cold, wrapped up, and soaking up the architecture..... Heaven.

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Reading, Berkshire
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49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Locals drink and eat here - Always a good sign! Although I asked for an Aperol Spritz and got a lovely crisp dessert wine - And I wasn't complaining... Little mini rolls with cured ham for 1.5 euros, local freshwine from 2 euros a glass Could have spent hours here.

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