Il Mercante di Venezia

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Italian Restaurant in Barcelona since 1996

Il Mercante di Venezia

Authentic Italian food in Barcelona

An Italian restaurant characterized by a suggestive decoration that recreates the interior of an 18th-century Venetian palace, Il Mercante di Venezia has been an unavoidable reference point for authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Barcelona since 1996.

Led by Chef Orlando Recchia, who has masterfully led our kitchen for decades, Il Mercante di Venezia takes pride in maintaining an unwavering standard of culinary excellence.

We’re an original restaurant with a romantic, elegant, and cozy atmosphere. Our unique charm and authentic Italian cuisine will captivate you from the moment you arrive.

An authentic Italian restaurant in Barcelona

With a rich history of over 25 years, our restaurant has become a symbol of Italian gastronomy in the city. Located in the picturesque Gothic Quarter of Ciutat Vella, we offer our diners a unique culinary experience in a charming setting.

Our menu spans from the most exquisite fresh pastas, pizzas, and handmade gnocchi to delicious meat, fish, and risotto dishes, all crafted with the finest fresh ingredients and following traditional recipes passed down through generations.

Traditional Italian cuisine in BCN

Thanks to our dear clientele, we continue forward, faithful to our mission of offering authentic Italian food that satisfies your tastes. We have a wide selection of quality wines and original varieties to complement the experience of each dish.

All this at a price that will ensure you remember us and recommend us. At Il Mercante di Venezia, each visit is a unique and memorable experience that leaves a lasting impression on our customers.

Maarten De Bock
Maarten De Bock
jean antoine torralba
jean antoine torralba
Très bien accueilli. Personnel très agréable. Prix intéressant. Cuisine parfaite.
Georges Arnaout
Georges Arnaout
My favorite Italian restaurant in barcelona with the most amazing service !
Eduarda Cocco
Eduarda Cocco
Ótimo custo benefício, comida deliciosa e menu completíssimo! Fomos muito bem atendidos pelo garçom brasileiro (o Tio), amamos!! Definitivamente voltaremos

Order Italian food delivery to your home in Barcelona

Enjoy our delicious Italian food at home through Glovo, Deliveroo, and UberEats. Order your favorite dishes with just a few clicks and have them delivered to your doorstep. An Italian culinary experience without leaving home.

Italian food to go (Takeaway)

Enjoy our Italian cuisine takeaway with a 20% discount. From our exquisite pastas to our delicious pizzas, now you can indulge in authentic Italian food with an additional discount.

Awards and Recognitions

Located in the center of Barcelona

¡Located in the vibrant Gothic quarter of Ciutat Vella, we invite you to explore our unique and charming restaurant, Il Mercante di Venezia.

Let yourself be carried away by the experience of our authentic Italian cuisine, which evokes the atmosphere of traditional Italian trattorias.

Discover the flavors of Italy in the heart of Barcelona with us!