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American Bar

Sestiere San Marco 302, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 2515
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Gelato

You will find when you travel to Italy, the best gelato is further away from the tourist sites... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
BDavis1236
,
Westland, Michigan
So-so

Having looked forward to my first taste of Italian gelato in a year, this was disappointing. The... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Chris L
,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
via mobile
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5 days ago
“Gelato”
11 Sep 2017
“So-so”
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Sestiere San Marco 302, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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+39 041 522 2515
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You will find when you travel to Italy, the best gelato is further away from the tourist sites. This would be a good example. Gelato, luckily, is like pizza. Even a mediocre pizza, is pizza. Still tasty, but too expensive and forgettable.

Thank BDavis1236
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Having looked forward to my first taste of Italian gelato in a year, this was disappointing. The price was fine, the gelato okay but the cone was stale and the serving was not packed down into the cone. Look further if searching for some gelato.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Visited for drinks prior to attending an opera nearby. The setting was great with comfortable seating and prompt service. The beer was cold and maintained a "head" in the glass whilst the house wine was good and generous. There were a selection of free nibbles...More

Thank terryjames14
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This American Bar is a sandwich shop on the edge of St Marks square and we experienced good service, plenty of choice and all tasty, prices were very reasonable especially compared to other places nearby.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Rude staff, over-priced plus they place the meat sandwiches next to non-meat options, with the meat over-lapping to the meat ones, and only one veggie option kept away from the other sandwiches. All this before you eat the bland sandwich.

Thank RWandSW
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had gelato here and all of us had stomach trouble afterwards. It was not even tasty, we felt something was wrong with the pistachio flavour in our cup of 4 flavors, but only afterwards when we had stomach troubles we realized we should not...More

Thank Montreal_traveller09
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We search out gelato wherever we travel and this is the best in Venice by far. The chocolate and hazelnut gelato both had small pieces of hazelnuts which added to the flavor.

Thank bobbascom
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing night here enjoying a few glasses of wine among friends. Everything about this place was good - the wine, the atmosphere and the amazing service by Ray the bartender. Thank you for a great night.

Thank thethreeamigos23
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I was in Venice for a month, the American bar, was my home away from home. The bartender made great drinks, and was always entertaining, by playing all different types of music, from jazz to rock and roll. The bar offers snacks, and live music...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Since this place is right on the plaza you can expect to pay a little higher prices, but €7 for a beer served in a plastic cup seems about right. Wife was shopping and I stopped in to get away from the madness. Waiters did...More

Thank Kimberly H
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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
...More
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