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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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“duck” (122 reviews)
“tasting menu” (51 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (33 reviews)
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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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Slightly kitsch decor. Average service. The tables very close to each other. The food was terrible. Spaghetti al nero tasteless. In spite of a very pompous presentation about a marvellous convection oven the sea bass was dry and overcooked and with a sauce which did...More

Thank Lafite
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To say that Venice has been a disappointing culinary experience is being nice - luckily this was our last meal. The duck was phenomenal

Thank Ash A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant lives up to it's reputation. Really nice place with brilliant food and wines. The surprise birthday dinner for my loved one was a huge success. The staff is great and explains every plate and drink in great detail. Let them chose the whine....More

Thank Saxplayer0815
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for an old school (red flocked wall paper) formal (waiters in tuxedos) traditional restaurant in Venice, this is it. The food was excellent and the service impeccable - almost to the point of annoyance. This is one of those places where...More

Thank James B
Sergio_Fragiacomo, La Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, May we thank you for sharing your experience with at Bistrot de Venise on TripAdvisor. We are extremely pleased to have been able to provide you with such a unique experience, and to have been able to fulfil your expectations of us. Our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is not your run of the mill pasta, pizza dining experience but rather a fine dining experience with a twist, depending on the choice. The inclusion of historic dishes makes it a very interesting & different menu. The decor is reminiscent of the dining...More

Thank Linda303
Sergio_Fragiacomo, La Direzione at Bistrot de Venise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest May we thank you for your review of you experience at Bistrot de Venise. We are pleased to hear that we managed to provide you with a culinary highlight in Venice with our historic dishes. The cuisine at Bistrot de Venise is managed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine if you carefully sift through the wine list. We did the pasta dishes. Lasagna was excellent. Carbonara super. Also did a seafood dish with a potato sauce, skip! 8 bite size pieces of seafood for €30+. Service was excellent. We would go back....More

Thank jetlag66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was unbelievable. I had an assortment of different seafood, and all of it was terrific. My girlfriend started with the tuna fish with chia coating and it was the best tuna fish I have ever tasted. The sea-bass puts all other sea bass...More

Thank Conor K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming and attentive service, excellent good, this was an A+ experience. We will certainly return.

Thank jasonig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From beginning to end, our dining experience at Bistrot de Venise was flawless. We ordered the six course historical Venetian menu, with "classic" Italian wine pairings. Each course was delicious and beautifully presented. A minor hiccup with a food allergy was managed easily by the...More

Thank steven c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After much research, we decided to book this restaurant for our 10th Anniversary. We couldn't have been happier with our choice. Everything was perfect from the service to the amazing flavours of the food. We arrived slightly early for our 7:30pm reservation after a sundowner...More

Thank DXB_Maple
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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Questions & Answers
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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$85 - 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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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