Cantina Do Spade
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Cantina Do Spade information
Since 1488 this bar has kept Venice in good spirits, and the laid-back young management extends warm welcomes to spritz -sipping Venetian regulars and visiting connoisseurs drinking double-malt Dolomite beer and bargain Venetian DOC cab franc. Come early for market-fresh fritture (batter-fried seafood; €2 to €6) and stick around for local gossip (free).