Venice is fully of pubs and bars where eat and drink with your friends. If you simply fancy a quick snack and a beer instead of a formal lunch you'll be spoilt for choice. Taste the traditional Venetian "cicchetti" and the most popular drink, the spritz, you won't regret it!
In Venice you'll easily find a lot of welcoming pubs where spend your evenings and nights. Santa Margherita, Strada Nuova and Rialto areas are particularly rich in popular pubs being near Ca'Foscari University, gathering place for students from all around the world.
Speaking of bars in Venice we can’t fail to mention the following famous bars in the city: Harry’s bar, home of Bellini and Carpaccio and frequented by the most popular stars; Cafè Florian founded in 1720s and still conserving the XVIII century atmosphere with its stuccos and frescos and Gran Cafè Quadri where Stendhal, Wagner and Balzac were habitués.
Wine bar in Venice are easily found. You’ll have the possibility to taste the best of Triveneto region, renowned for its delicious wine.
The everlasting favourites are the sparkling Prosecco and Soave, but also Tocai and Refosco from Trentino and Friuli regions are common and really delicious. Locals wine are usually sold at an affordable price but you can chose to upgrade your wine tasting drinking the most valuable and expensive ones.
The bacaro is a typical Venetian bar. Usually very small it has little tables and is decorated with traditional old furniture. If you go in a bacaro you’ll see its guests chatting and drinking small glass of wine (ombre) testing the endless appetizers (ciccheti) displayed on the counter. These appetizer are the real reason because visiting a bacaro is really a worthy experience. They range from delicious small sandwiches to sublime seafood, cuttlefish, octopus in vinaigrette and the spectacular "sardee in saor" (marinated sardines) all at a reasonable price.