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Il Caffe (aka Caffe Rosso)

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Address: Dorsoduro 2963, Venice, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 041 528 7998
07:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 01:00

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Coffes are very nice

Coffes are very nice and The prices are like 2-3 euros:) The location is very easy to find. You can enjoy The day with your friends

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Istanbul, Turkey
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Gdynia, Poland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The neighborhood is dirty and nobody takes care for bird droppings. The waiters don't care for table cleanness. Toilet behind the restaurant requires refurbishing. We ordered one drink only but certainly looking at this all didn't feel like having anything more.

Thank Piotr O
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffes are very nice and The prices are like 2-3 euros:) The location is very easy to find. You can enjoy The day with your friends

Thank piyb
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a city with so many inauthentic and overpriced places we were happy to find the real thing. Great place to sit down for a drink or coffee after hours of walking. Beautiful mix of locals and tourists. Very friendly service. Highly recommended.

Thank Babar1234
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Visited for a lunchtime spitz (Select, not Aperol) and a couple of small plates (delicious bruschetta and croquette) while wandering around Dorsoduro and Campo Santa Margherita square in Venice. Busiest place in the Square on a cold sunny January afternoon tells you everything you need to know about atmosphere and quality. Good value and would love to go back in... More 

Thank Suzanne K
south australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This a great bar and restaurant to sit and watch people passing. Service was quite good, and the Aperol Spritz excellent. Can get quite busy, but overall , very good

Thank pinehart
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is an historical place of Venice, the nicest of this square, which is one of the most animated of Venice.

Thank Spirina o
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Have you red Anthony Capella's The Food of Love? Well, Venice's Il Caffe is how I imagine Bruno's friend caffe. A huge copper espresso machine from a distant past (at least it looks like that), tiny place (there are many tables outside where it is fun sitting and watching everyday's life in Venice with huge crowds of tourists missing) and... More 

Thank Matevz
Pudsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here, as part of a night out in this area of the Dorsoduro. It did a great spritz, at a very reasonable price. We would have stayed longer but it was a cold evening, and with it being so popular there was no space inside, so we were sat out in the main square.

Thank kingduncan81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my mum came for brunch, had a tuna and olive sandwich and a mozzarella and tomato sandwich - both packed with filling and very tasty. Them along with 2 cappuccinos and a fresh squeezed orange juice came to less than £10. We've been back twice and would strongly recommend :)

Thank foody_noody
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Maybe we caught this highly regarded place on a bad day ? Short tempered staff. Food ok. Beer ok, Waiter seemed a bit out of his depth. Shouted at like a naughty school boy when I inadvertently tried to use the "facilities" (unaware it was being cleaned). Came here once - which was once too many.

Thank raddy59

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbours exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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