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Harry's Dolci

Restaurants & cafés

Arrigo Cipriani's second stronghold (after Harry's Bar), this open-air restaurant is only open when the weather allows. The cuisine is supposedly more...

Giudecca 773

I Figli delle Stelle

Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

Opened in 2008, this comfortable space with a dove-grey wood-clad interior also has outside tables with heart-stopping views across to St Mark's. Helmed by...

Giudecca 70-71

Il Refolo

Restaurants & cafés

Il Refolo (the 'Sea Breeze') has tables outside - and only outside - in one of Venice's prettiest squares. Set up by a scion of the Da Fiore dynasty, it is...

Santa Croce 1459

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 Bitta

Restaurants & cafés

La Bitta, a warm and rustic osteria with a small courtyard, stands out by having virtually no fish on the menu. Dishes like straccetti di pollo ai finferli...

Dorsoduro 2753A


Restaurants & cafés

One of the first sharp design eateries to open on the lagoon, L'Avogaria is neither as pretentious nor as expensive as it looks. At lunch, a light...

Dorsoduro 1629

Locanda Cipriani

Restaurants & cafés

There is a lot to like about the high-class Locanda Cipriani, which was one of Hemingway's haunts. The setting, just off Torcello's pretty square, is...



Restaurants & cafés

Amid a sprawl of boatyards, a fire-escape staircase leads up to this first-floor trattoria with spectacular views over the lagoon. Mistrà is a word-of-mouth...

Giudecca 212A


Restaurants & cafés

This nouveau-bacaro offers a selection of fine wines - many of them produced by co-owner Brandino Brandolini - plus a small but interesting menu that ranges...

San Polo 130


Restaurants & cafés

With tables outside on campo San Barnaba, Oniga has a friendly, local feel. The menu is adventurous Venetian, though Hungarian chef Annika occasionally does...

Dorsoduro 2852

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

Pane, Vino e San Daniele

Restaurants & cafés

This nouvelle-osteria belongs to a chain specialising in the wine and ham of the Friuli region, but the place has a character of its own, determined partly...

Dorsoduro 1722

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