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Bistrot de Venise

Calle Dei Fabbri San Marco 4685 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 6651
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Dei Fabbri San Marco 4685 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This comfortable, formal establishment serves really excellent food - and so it should as it's pricey. The only downside was that the service was so formal and regulated that you end up feeling you are having to adjust to their processes rather than them serving...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed yesterday

My partner and I visited this restaurant this weekend for a special occasion, we'd found it on trip advisor and it really did live up to our expectations. We both had the 4 course taster menu - see photos for our food choices. The veal...More

Thank StaceGoesAway
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a short break to Venice we ate in this restaurant twice and on both occasions it was superb. The menu is really interesting with revived historical food and other choices too. A fantastic sommelier who made excellent recommendations and waiting staff who took pride...More

Thank bertie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a classic tourist trap. Mediocre food for very high prices. The 1st course was disappointing. The rest of the meal was ok, but just did not justify the prices. I've eaten in Michelin star restaurants that were cheaper and MUCH better. Avoid this...More

Thank Amos K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This excellent restaurant rates full marks for ambience, service, food and wine. From complimentary starter through the entire meal, the experience was so special. Wine recommendations (by the glass) were superb. Being able to enjoy soft shell crabs was a wonderful surprise. And he got...More

Thank crewsaustin
Sergio_Fragiacomo, La Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, May we thank you for your review regarding the experience you had with us at Bistrot de Venise. We are thrilled to hear that we were able to provide you with such a memorable dining experience. It is incredibly fulfilling for us, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here as a large group and had a room to ourselves. The restaurant is in San Marco half way between the Rialto and San Marco Square along a tourist route but do not be deceived - this restaurant is serious about its food,...More

Thank J0anned568
Sergio_Fragiacomo, La Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest May we kindly thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to read that you found your experience to fulfil your expectations in every aspect. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed our tasting menù snd that our sommeliers, managed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and service made all the better by Walter with his knowledge of wine and charming demeanor. Restaurant is very pretty and has an extensive menu as well as offering gluten free and vegetarian choices. I had the artichoke soup and the carbonara pasta...More

Thank Mary E
Sergio_Fragiacomo, La Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, May we thank you for your review of you experience at Bistrot de Venise. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our menu and our service, which we strive to tailor to the needs of each individual guest. It would be our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On October 8 we had dinner in this amazing restaurant. We didn't have a reservation but tried our luck anyways and lucked out. The table we sat at in my opinion was the best table in the house and our experience only got better. We...More

Thank Lynn P
Sergio_Fragiacomo, La Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest We are incredibly pleased to have been able to welcome you at the heart of our restaurant for such a special occasion. Furthermore, it is an absolute pleasure to read that we were able to provide you with an all-round service and a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing restaurant, the food was to die for. The ravioli to start was the best I have ever tasted. I had the chicken as my main, and again, was absolutely delicious. It is quite pricey, but worth every penny. It will cost you...More

Thank Kerryann08
Sergio_Fragiacomo, la Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Allow us to thank you for taking the time to write us this very nice review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience in Bistrot de Venise, in particular regarding our food. We were thrilled to share your compliments with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal here tonight.. putting it simply was truly outstanding.... The food was amazing, the wine fantastic and service impeccable. Walter is an incredible guy ...worth going to the restaurant just for him...and Gilberto a great asset too. The rest of staff and...More

Thank Foxiboy
Sergio_Fragiacomo, La Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, May we thank you for sharing your experience at Bistrot de Venise on TripAdvisor. We are extremely pleased to have been able to provide you with such a unique experience. Our service team aim to deliver you not only a high quality service,...More

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
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22 March 2017|
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Response from qhi | Reviewed this property |
No dress code as such but most diners were in "smart casual"
17 October 2015|
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Response from Beverley W | Reviewed this property |
We booked the night before. Not a problem getting a table, and the service was amazing.
6 September 2015|
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Response from littleorangesponge | Reviewed this property |
It was €68 per person when we went but well worth it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$84 - US$153
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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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
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 6651
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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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