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Bar Ai Nomboli

#359 of 1,208 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
San Polo
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San Polo 2117c | Calle dei Nomboli, Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 0995
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Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Found by accident, but glad we did. Great choice of sandwiches and salads, staff friendly and helpful, speak English. Sandwiches are big enough and really tasty. We would recommend this place.

Thank ivana0710
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in here for a light lunch while getting lost in the streets of Venice. I had their mozzarella salad (mirella 3) which was absolutely delicious. This place is definitely not a tourist trap. The bread was very high quality, as was the mozzarella. This is not the place for a romantic or special meal but for good food, nice... More 

Thank rachwel
Pembroke, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Fell into this small corner spot to share a sandwich and soda while exploring streets of Venice. Great unusual filling choices. If you're not starving it was enough to share. Who new tuna&peppers in spicy oil on crispy bread Yum. Will try this at home

Thank caryn1958
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77 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at this bar for a drink and lunch. Say down outside while my wife and daughter went to the toilet. Charged a euro for the loo. I sat looking at the menu when an old guy sat and stared at me from the restaurant. My wife returned and we order a sandwich and a beer. He still stood there... More 

1 Thank James B
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016

I've always gone to this little bar due to their lovely tramezzini. The level of welcome varies a bit and has occasionally been less than warm-particularly from the lady who seems to be joint proprietor. This time, however, may have been ' the last straw'. We ordered our little sandwiches and some wine and stood at the counter to enjoy... More 

1 Thank roseblago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Lovely affordable authentic lunch from family run business near Campo San Polo. Soups, gnocchi and sandwiches. Most delicious soup and gnocchi with tomato sauce so fresh and tasty while gnocchi with spinach ricotta and sage was also delicious. Simple but exactly what is required on cold day.

Thank philipneljhb
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015

Hard to categorize this Bar which has been in its location, "forever". The coffee used to be decent now it is excellent - do not know if they changed the coffee or the machine, but it became our favorite local place. Breakfast pastries and breads have been taken to a new artiginal level - excellent kiefers - a favorite of... More 

1 Thank Boleskine2014
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2015

This place has an expansive menu of different sandwiches to order from. A hidden gem. Off the beaten path.

Thank Mike B
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

This was our "local". Great early morning place to hang with the locals. We went every morning and enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.

Thank c4pl
San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a very good spot to stop for a quick and delicious lunch. The sandwich menu is insanely long and the sandwiches themselves are delicious. They heat the sandwiches so if you don't want it warm, you need to tell them. They also have a few specials each day (when I was there, there was a delicious soup with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Polo 2117c | Calle dei Nomboli, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighborhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 0995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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