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Al Covo

Restaurants & cafés

Though Al Covo is hidden in an alley behind the riva degli Schiavoni, it's very much on the international gourmet map. Its reputation is based on a...

Castello 3968

Alle Testiere

Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

This tiny restaurant is today one of the hottest culinary tickets in Venice. There are so few seats that they do two sittings each evening; booking for the...

Castello 5801

Antiche Carampane

Restaurants & cafés

Fiendishly difficult to find, Antiche Carampane lays its tourist-unfriendly cards on the table with its sign 'no pizza, no lasagne, no menù turistico'. But...

San Polo 1911


Restaurants & cafés

The cuisine in this restaurant with pleasantly modern decor is excellent, with a focus on fresh fish - such as tuna tartare or cozze pepate (peppery...

Cannaregio 5405A

Corte Sconta

Restaurants & cafés

This trailblazing seafood restaurant is such a firm favourite on the well-informed tourist circuit that it is a good idea to book well in advance. The main...

Castello 3886

Da Ignazio

Restaurants & cafés

The big attraction of this tranquil, no-frills, neighbourhood restaurant is its pretty, pergola-shaded courtyard. The cooking is safe, traditional Venetian:...

San Polo 2749

Fiaschetteria Toscana

Restaurants & cafés

Once a depot for Tuscan wine and olive oil, today only a selection of steaks and big Tuscan reds betrays its origins. Otherwise, the cuisine is Venetian,...

Cannaregio 5719

Il Ridotto

Restaurants & cafés

This tiny up-market restaurant is always an experience, with engaging chef Gianni Bonaccorsi involving his customers in all his creative angst. He'll talk...

Castello 4509

La Favorita

Restaurants & cafés

With a lovely vine-shaded pergola for summer dining, this is an old-fashioned and reassuring sort of place that does textbook Venetian seafood classics like...



Restaurants & cafés

One of the few interesting international options in Venice, this Japanese restaurant has already built up a steady local following. It does all the classics...

Cannaregio 227

Osteria di Santa Marina

Restaurants & cafés

This upmarket osteria in pretty campo Santa Marina has the kind of professional service and standards that are too often lacking in Venice, and the ambience...

Castello 5911

Osteria San Marco

Restaurants & cafés

This smart, modern osteria on a busy shopping street is a breath of fresh air in this touristy area. The four guys behind the operation are serious about...

San Marco 1610

Vecio Fritolin

Restaurants & cafés

Wooden beams, sturdy tables and the long bar at the back of the main dining room set the mood in this old-style bacaro. But the seasonally-changing menu is...

Santa Croce 2262

Vini da Gigio

Restaurants & cafés

Vini da Gigio is strong on Venetian antipasti, including raw sea food; there are also a number of good meat and game options, like seared cuts of breaded...

Cannaregio 3628