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Osteria all'Alba

#280 of 1,244 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
San Marco
Pub, Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
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Sestriere San Marco 5370, Venice, Italy
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We were drawn in by the live music and great atmosphere! Found this place on it last day but wished we'd found it earlier. Great little friendly place with a great band!

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Thank Starlings44
Matlock, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to visit this place last night as we've walked past several times and it's always so busy! We are so glad we did as the cocktails are amazing and the DJ was fabulous! Great vibe and clearly a hit with the locals. We ended up staying all night and will be returning!!

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Thank josieg109
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cocktails and ciccheti with a good value for money, wonderfully friendly staff, a great atmosphere and brilliant playlists.. This bar truly is a gem! I've visited twice already during my stay and intend on returning tonight. Definitely one to stop off at if you're in the San Marco area.

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1 Thank Lauren R
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Embrace Venetian culture in this lovely bar. Amazing wines and spirits tagged with top quality snacks. Highly recommend.

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Thank Craig B
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This bar is sensational... well the cocktails and the staff are; what more do you need. Reasonably priced cocktails, made with love and attention, and tasting delicious!! Love love this place.

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Thank Sarah M
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. I always try different places each day on holiday but me and my husband must have returned here at least 4 times in our 6 day stay. Small and laid back bar with writing and graffiti on the walls,t.v playing music videos and great beer. An extra 5 stars to the barmaid who played Pearl Jam... More 

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Thank Cath C
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Nice wine tasting here, many-many type of wines. We prefer red and dry wines and we found 2 different one. Great guy, great music, great place!!!!

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Thank Tomi D
Hove, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Nice local bar tucked down a side alley at the east end of the Rialto bridge. Great atmosphere and fabulous cocktails!

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Thank wintersun2010
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

A really cool neighbourhood bar, hidden down a back alley just off Rialto bridge. Serving amazing wines and small traditional Italian bites. Very reasonable and excellent quality! Really lovely atmosphere! Where locals and visitors mix and enjoy a real taste of Venice!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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131 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Must visit place in Venice. Tucked away is a small street, all'Alba serves fantastic Negronis and of course other cocktails. The bartender is truly passionate about his work!

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Thank AJ T

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Pub, Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestriere San Marco 5370, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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