Now available through September 4, OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria at The Venetian is offering a new collection of summer specials with $8 price points that pay homage to the restaurant's name, (pronounced OH-toe, meaning "8" in Italian).

To start, the Afternoon Antipasti Special will include $8 antipasti boards featuring bruschetta, verdure (vegetables), fritti (fried appetizers), and/or house-cured salumi (cured meats). Select cocktails such as red and white sangria and an Italian version of the Moscow Mule, aptly named Mulo Italiano, will be $8, in addition to 2-for-1 Peroni beers. This special will be offered from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and only available at the Antipasti Bar and Main Bar. For the weekend crowd, the $8 cocktails will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Finally, the late-night industry crowd will be able to experience these $8 cocktails and 2-for-1 Peronis. This special is available nightly from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria combines the vibe of an elegant Venetian enoteca with the energy of a crowded Italian train station. The menu is diverse and decadent, flexible and full of variety. Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's OTTO features an ever-evolving menu of thin crust roman-style pizzas, antipasti meats and cheeses, salads, pastas and main dishes, accompanied with a relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for a quick snack, big group or family night out. Pronounced oh-TOH, in Italian, OTTO means "8," representing the restaurant's original location on 8th street in New York. Enoteca is the term used in Italy for small, local or regional wine shops where guests may sample wines from area producers. OTTO is located inside the bustling St. Mark's Square inside 

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