Restaurants in Venice

Martin Morrell

Not a trattoria nor a restaurant, but a "gastrosteria"—a cross between the two—this under-the-radar little place serves imaginative food in an informal... Read More

No problem if you're on a tight schedule, here—locals love this busy trattoria for its fast service. The food is simple but great (gnocchi with crab is... Read More

Well-crafted dishes like house-made gnocchi with baby calamari and spider crab. Read More

With only 24 seats and a strong following, getting a reservation can be a challenge, but if you succeed, you'll be rewarded with fresh seafood&mdash... Read More

Venetians flock to this canalside spot in Cannaregio for its delicate flavors—they clamor for paper-thin tagliatelle with shrimp and spring zucchini... Read More

Only those in the know will find their way to this hidden gem within a maze of winding alleys. Over the past couple of years the portions have become... Read More

One of those venerable Venetian grande dames, everyone from Richard Burton to Gina Lollobrigida, Charlie Chaplin and Arturo Toscanini has come here for... Read More

Lagoon specialties such as moeche (soft shell crab) and granseola (spider crab) fill the menu at this Murano institution, but it's the eponymous Lele,... Read More

Venice’s most authentic osteria. Inside, patrons fill up on Venetian cicheti such as lightly spiced meatballs, a pre-dinner favorite. Read More

The bar and restaurant near Teatro La Fenice eschews typically fusty Venetian ambience in favor of spider-web metal chairs, a chameleon-hued backlit bar... Read More

It took a mere six months from opening for Dopolavoro, the flagship restaurant of the JW Marriott, to earn its first Michelin star, which was awarded... Read More

Venetians have strong opinions when it comes to their favorite bacaro (wine bar), where the cicheti (small plates similar to tapas) can be an appetizer... Read More

Overlooking the Cannaregio Canal on the edge of the Ghetto, and run by the local rabbi for the past two decades, this wonderful kosher restaurant is a... Read More

Expect a wait at this hole-in-the-wall gelato parlor where owner Carlo Pistacchi serves up his unusual flavors of gelato—artichoke, fig, and ginger. Read More

Well-heeled tourists and visiting celebrities have been coming to Harry's Bar, a Venice institution, since Giuseppe Cipriani opened it right on the St.... Read More

The upscale pizzeria was created by Mara Martin, the chef at Da Fiore, ... Read More

Il Ridotto isn't your average Venetian restaurant—either in its modern looks (all exposed brick, contemporary furniture, and mirrored walls to expand... Read More

Beloved by locals for its fusion of Sicilian and Venetian cuisine, this lovely little restaurant near the Madonna dell'Orto church in Cannaregio offers... Read More

Chef Corrado Fasolato uses fresh regional ingredients for his innovative dishes such as a delicious pear-and–sheep-ricotta mousse with raspberry... Read More

Its waterfront patio on the Zattere is, naturally, spectacular, but Oke's location in a converted warehouse near San Basilio means that its interior is... Read More

A neighborhood restaurant where Isabella and Dino, the owners, feed you well (incredible baccalà). Read More

If you’re planning a picnic by the lagoon, stock up on provisions here. The delicatessen specializes in seafood to go: spiced couscous with... Read More

Seafood specialties including homemade tagliolini with king prawns and asparagus. Read More

It started out as a neighborhood wine bar, but over the years, Da Fiore has become an international favorite. And for good reason: the sashimi-like tuna... Read More

This modern pizzeria owned by two brothers hit the headlines in 2010 when Johnny Depp became a regular while shooting The Tourist (the doodles he drew... Read More

Few restaurants enjoy knock-out views like those of the Terrazza Danieli, styled by Jacques Garcia and perched on the rooftop of the venerable hotel. A... Read More

Few places are more idyllic in summer than the Casino dei Nobili's terrace, cantilevered out over the Giudecca canal by the Zattere vaporetto stop. The... Read More

A new sibling for Birraria La Corte, as well as a counterpoint: While the Birraria specializes in beer, Vinaria is all about wine—especially local wine.... Read More

Here's a tip. If grande dame restaurant Antico Martini's out of your budget, try Vinovino, the osteria next door. There's an art nouveau-style frieze... Read More

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