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Bistrot de Venise

#38 of 1,232 Restaurants in Venice
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Calle Dei Fabbri San Marco 4685 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 6651
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

We made this reservation months ago, and we are so happy we did! The setting was very romantic, and the staff incredibly professional. We started by sharing the beef carpaccio with smoked ricotta & Porcini mushroom sorbet. So flavorful! Our pastas were amazing, and the dessert we shared was delicious & very pretty. The rose was a nice touch, especially... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel (Hilton Molino Stucky), but it was a real disappointment. The bread was stale, the pasta was tough, and the service was so slow that it took us two hours to just have one course. I had wanted dessert, but since they never came to take an order, I finally decided that we just... More 

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Sergio_Fragiacomo, Proprietario at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this review

Buongiorno Seatown we are very sorry for your disappointment... and really apologize for your wrong venetian dinner. In September & October, weekends are quite busy and we have such an high pression from Guests that sometime it happens we are not able to serve all of them in the proper way. So we decided to invite you as gentle Guest... More 

Worcs. UK
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

Booked this restaurant as it was recommended by hotel and tripadvisor. They also state on their website they specialise in birthdays and celebrations so we thought it ideal for a big birthday. It was ok but bearing in mind the prices which are quite high even for Venice then it only gets average marks. Food is very personal hence this... More 

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Sergio_Fragiacomo, Proprietario at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this review

Buongiorno Gary Jordan we do not promise anything to anybody that is not served!!!... we do not know what your hotel told you...we know that if someone wish to feast family party, wedding anniversary or bithdays he is in the right place!!! We have an eloquent and very clear page on our website in which people book well in advance... More 

Charleston,SC
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

After being warned of the high prices in Venice, we watched our budget for the first two days of our 3-day pre-cruise stay, but since this restaurant was located directly beneath our hotel, it was hard not to be drawn to it. At Saturday at about 630, we decided to go and somehow the concierge wangled a table for 4... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel. We sat outside and the atmosphere was lovely. However straight away our waiter was practically begging us to have champagne. Then we got pushed into 'tasting' the olive oil which we then later realised was us having to buy two mini bottles of their olive oil which he then opened for us... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

This is one of the restaurants that displays prominently the Tripadvisor ratings and serve excellent food. The few Tripadvisor recommended restaurants that I visited in Italy were forgettable and not worth my review. Try the tourist set menu which costs around 35 Euros and you could choose a starter, main course and a dessert. This restaurant serves excellent beef carpaccio--... More 

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Northamtonshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

We came across this restaurant by accident one lunch time whilst looking for a wine bar my cousin had read about and wanted to visit which we never found, thank goodness! We were given a light lunch menu and a 'heavy' menu to choose from which all sounded delicious. There were 4 of us and we wanted a bottle of... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

I had arranged in advance for a romantic dinner with my wife and they delivered over and above. We had a great table looking down to a small canal with a passing series of gondolas complete with singing echoing down the canal. The food was traditional 14th and 16th century Venetian - delicious .... would highly recommend a visit but... More 

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

Our hotel la commedia recommended this restaurant. We ate there 3 times . Loved the delicate receipes. Tried the turbot for 2. Every thing we had was beautifully served. Wine list is extensive,prices average to highly expensive.our bill for 2people around just over 200euros. Would go back to eat again next time in Venice

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stumbled upon this restaurant our first night in Venice. We decided to eat there the last night of our honeymoon and were not disappointed. This was one of the best meals I have possibly ever had. My husband and I live in NYC and love to try new places and great restaurants. This one gave the best here a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$72 - $130
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Dei Fabbri San Marco 4685 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighborhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 6651
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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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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