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Although culinary Venice is famous for all things fishy, the sweet-toothed visitor needn't despair. You can feed your cocoa habit at two cioccolaterie that would put Chocolat's Vianne Rocher to shame. Dolceamaro (the name translates as 'bitter-sweet') is tucked away underneath the arches between campo San Bartolomeo and San Lio. Choc delights range from 100 per cent cocoa chocolate slabs for fundamentalists to a beautifully tailored man's shirt made entirely from milk chocolate. In colder weather, the hot chocolate is a must: get an espresso-sized shot of this dark gloopy delight to boost your energy levels after a deep midwinter sightseeing session. Run by the erstwhile owner of renowned bar Un Mondo diVino, the store also offers a range of fine wines. Pop in for a sweet, rather than bitter-sweet, experience.

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Dolceamaro details

San Marco 5415,
sottoportego de la Bissa

Area Venice

Transport Vaporetto Rialto

Telephone 041 241 3045

Open 10.30am-7.30pm daily

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