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Bistrot de Venise

Calle dei Fabbri, 4685, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 5236651
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Ranked #30 of 1,209 restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $72 - $130
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Bistrot de Venise first opened in 1993 and has since become a hangout and meeting place where the figurative arts, poetry and culture combine, simply, with Food and Wine....1999 saw the start of our research into Rare Wines and Historical Venetian Cuisine, strengthening our concept of applying culture to local and regional Gastronomy and Wine. ...our hard work still continues today... Gastronomy & Wine…extensive research on the history of venetian Cuisine and Wines, from its noble origins to the present time. The Historic & Renaissance Venetian Cuisine revised and suggested by our Chef Mario Missese and his young team. Our House, unique in town, offer a gastronomic trip back to the past glories of Venice following its history & tradition. ”Award winning” wine list, for the quality and variety of the selected rare wines from the Veneto Region and the North-East of Italy. Professional wine tasting (free) all year round. "..exciting Wine List" .. (see Michelin Guide 2012) specialized in the research of many Rare Wines, a truly unique selection purchased directly from small producers with the help of Istituto Sperimentale di Viticoltura di Conegliano. More than 60 options by the glass and a wide selection of the most prestigious italian vineyards. Prized Wine List by Italian Sommelier Association for best 15 in the Veneto Region at Vinitaly 2010.
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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

The hotel where we were staying recommended this restaurant to us when we were visiting Venice in June. We were delighted with it, We had an 8:00 o'clock reservation and arrived a few minutes late but the staff had held our outdoor table for us. The menu had many appealing choices and we ordered both primi and secondi . The... More

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Toledo, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is one of the best choices in the center of Venice. The food is just so delicious and the outdoor is great to enjoy the narrow streets of venice.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We finished a show late here in Venice, and were at loose ends to find an eatery with kitchen open after 10:30pm. A chance meeting with a roaming policeman ... and he directed us to Bistrot de Venise. They take orders as late as 11pm. The maître d' was a consummate professional, We enjoyed the very best of Italian service... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We arrived around We ran into this place on accident our first night in Venice. I hadn't been expecting a finer dining restaurant but there we were. It was undoubtedly the best meal we had during our visit (for the adults at least). My wife and I both got the 4 course meal. Each course was a delight and well... More

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Tirana, Albania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The title says it all, it is one of the (if not the) best meals I have ever had. Even though it is quite expensive, it is worth every penny. The service and the atmosphere is the best, the restaurant is very nicely and luxuriously decorated. You can taste some historical venetian dishes from 14-16 centuries.

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Merseyside
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Went for my 40th birthday, just happened to walk by in the day and the menu looked interesting. Not a stunning location but the service is first class, the waiter was happy to recommend a wine and explained all the details about it including giving us a booklet from the vineyard. The menu is extensive and has some unusual and... More

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Worcester Park, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Very friendly and efficient staff, nothing was too much trouble it was good to have waiters who smile. The food was excellent and the beef fillet was especially outstanding. The desserts were typical Italian and delicious. Not far from St Marks Square and the outside seating is best

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stopped in for a lovely lunch, very tasty food but perhaps a little bit expensive. The recommendations were good from the waiter, and he was very attentive and polite. We sat outside for the lovely weather and for the people watching - the outdoor area was not particularly scenic though compared to other locations/restaurants in Venice; we didn't go... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely meal on our first night in Venice. The 6 course Venetian tasting menu was delicious and the staff were extremely attentive and friendly. We were here for our honeymoon and they made us feel special by bringing us a 'Heart of Venice' pre-dessert. Would highly recommend.

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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

On a rainy Venice evening we came across this restaurant coming back from San Marcos, which had flooded. We thought the menus a bit pricey but the food looked interesting and we had remembered a good recommendation. We were very glad we decided to go in. The staff was cordial and VERY professional (thank you, Walter). We tried dishes from... More

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