Venice café grossly overcharges visiting tourists

Posted on August 20, 2013 • Filed under: Italy, Tourist Scam reports that three months after a group of British holidaymakers were charged €64 (£54) for four ice creams in Rome, a bunch of Italian tourists were horrified to be charged the equivalent of £85 for four espresso coffees laced with liqueurs in Venice. The visitors from Rome were handed the whopping bill after sitting down to enjoy the coffees in a café in Venice’s St Mark’s Square. They had ordered four tiny espresso coffees which had a shot of ‘amaro’, an Italian aperitivo, added to them. Read article

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