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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (110 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (32 reviews)
“tasting menu” (45 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Dei Fabbri San Marco 4685 | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
Neighbourhood: San Marco
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Reviewed 17 September 2009

We began walking to the place without finding it for some time. The street is pretty long and not straight, which lead us to confusion. I was ready to give up at some point, but when we arrived, I knew from the entrance that I...More

Thank KristalClear
Reviewed 14 September 2009

I had pre-booked on their website, and everything went to plan. Excellent table, food and service. The occasion was my partners birthday on 09/09/09 and it couldn't have been better especially the arrival of a birthday cake at the end of the meal. It was...More

Thank lukester_9
Reviewed 13 September 2009

We made a reservation on Bistrot de Venice's website--which is excellent. You get a 10% savings on your meal when booking throught the internet. This was for our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. I was given the option of ordering a special cake or roses. I ordered...More

Thank Travel4ever84
Reviewed 7 September 2009

We booked a table for our wedding dinner (5 people). I asked for a quiet table in a corner, which we got and everything else was fine. Also the communication via e-mail was perfect. Superb food, very friendly service ... a little starter on the...More

1  Thank csmuc
Reviewed 6 September 2009

After reading reviews I had high expectations. The service is excellent above par from most of the restaurants we visited in Venice. The amuse bouche of salt cold and appetizers of duck and scallops were very good. Dinner was okay, not outstanding. For such a...More

1  Thank glinters
Reviewed 3 September 2009

We thought we had found a hidden gem just a few yards from the Piazza San Marco when we sat down for dinner at the "Bistrot de Venise". Our table was on a side cul-de-sac tucked away from the passing tourists, with a canal at...More

1  Thank jhugon
Reviewed 1 September 2009

The restaurant is nice, short walk from the St. Mark´s Square. The staff was friendly and the food really delicious.

Thank JaneForester
Reviewed 16 August 2009

Our dinner at Bistrot de Venise was our best meal in Venice, by far. From the moment we got there we were treated royally, especially by our outstanding and memorable waiter, Walter. He helped us choose our first course, entree, and wine, and everything was...More

2  Thank momchick
Reviewed 16 August 2009

Venice was a port stop on our 12-day cruise. Our Gondola Driver recommended this wonderful restaurant!!! We were with our two boys (15 and 13). We sat outside under lanterns and watched gondolas sail past. Go to the Bistrot de Venise website and look at...More

3  Thank LoveToCruiseFamily
Reviewed 16 August 2009

We had decided to go the the Bistrot de Venise before we left home, due to all the favourable reviews on this site and their own, by booking directly with the restaurant over the internet, they offer their guests a 10%discount which is very good...More

4  Thank Denholm
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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Is there a dress code? Do gentlemen have to wear jackets? Are jeans acceptable?
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"
How far in advance can you book a table here?
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.
How much roughly in euros for 4 course tasting menu per person ?
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$72 - US$130
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
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.