Mid Price Restaurants

ABC Bistrot at Gran Caffè Quadri


Set in the elegant Ponga room of the historic Gran Caffè Quadri in St. Mark’s Square.  The same chefs as prepare the food in the upstairs Michelin starred restaurant also prepare the food for this restaurant.  The food constitutes very well executed Venetian and Italian classics.

You can have a tasting of 6 cicchetti for €16.   These include the traditional pickled sardines and onions (sarde in soar) and also, meatballs in tomato sauce (polpette di carne al sugo).  Starters include buffalo mozzarella and various cured meats and range from €16-18.  Pasta dishes cost around €20 and mains on average, €28 and these include roast turbot and sliced veal.

Opening times:

Each day from 12pm to 3pm and from 7pm to 10.30pm.

Closest vaporetto stop:

San Marco

How to get there:

In St. Mark’s Square with your back to the Cathedral, the Gran Caffè Quadri is on your right, more than halfway down the square.


Piazza San Marco 121
30124 Venice

Phone number:

+39 041 522 2105

Email address:

info@caffequadri.it (you can also make a reservation online)