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Al Merca

213 San Polo, Venice, Italy (San Polo)
34 68 34 06 60
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Ranked #18 of 1,209 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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Denver
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

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 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Northern New Jersey
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131 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 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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53 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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
22 helpful votes 22 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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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