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Osteria Al Merca

Via Dandolo, 17a | Lido, Venice, Italy
+39 041 243 1663
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“aperol spritz” (3 reviews)
“main dish” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Via Dandolo, 17a | Lido, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Really nice lunch with a few glasses of prosecco and mixed fried fish! Service really good and friendly!!

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

On a Friday evening, with a bottle of prosecco, starters (sarde al soar) and main dish (grilled fish and fried seefood), paid around 75€. Tried to return the next day though was fully booked.

Thank JoostFWA
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I visited this place twice in a row, therefore I had the chance to explore a little bit their cusine. Traditional dishes, good quality, well cooked. Friendly staff. Excellent fried fish.They are used to tourists,therefore fried fish comes in different dishes (w & w/o fish,etc)....More

Thank GfromPisa2014
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Looked ok and menu didn't look bad however Waiter seemed disinterested,pasta was tres al dente.My niece choose Wiener schnitzel and got a flattened chicken breast with a couple of rocket leafs,not explained that vegetables would be extra and when we ashes were told the kitchen...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Very nice place to enjoy a "cicchetto" - a drink with appetizers - but not very good in the restaurant department.

Thank elsastella
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I went often to Lido because my girlfriend lived there. Finally I went to drink in this place. When I sat down, I asked two simple Aperol Spritz and some appetizers. The senior waiter came to me to inform me that it was not possible...More

Thank stefan081
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A pleasant bar/restaurant on the Lido serving mainly fish dishes. Service was good and the food arrived quite quickly. We had the Menu del Giorno, spaghetti with mussels and a frittura to follow. Both were decent if not outstanding.

Thank Phi01
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The place is nice looking, the atmosphere very nice, the food is decent, but not more, at least what we ordered. The grilled calamari are only 7 small pieces, without the tentacles 15 euro. the pasta with asparagus and shrimps was counting 4 shrimps ....More

Thank Fabio F
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

See title. Pretty poor considering said asparagus was pitched as being "in season" for a pasta dish. I wouldn't waste my time here and go to Venice proper in future. It wasn't packed as stated. I frankly find it odd that it is so highly...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This is an OK place in the lido. Authentic atmosphere and reasonably good seafood. When it is not too crowded it's definitely worth a stop.

Thank thebask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dandolo, 17a | Lido, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +39 041 243 1663
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