We dined at this restaurant one evening in Sept, 2012. We each had different set menu dinners that cost 20 and 25 euro/ea and consisted of 3 and 4 courses, respectively. Staff was friendly, spoke good... more
We were exploring Dorsoduro when we came to Campo di S.Margherita. Yes, we were hungry, and tired, but we also wanted this quintessentially Venetian dining experience: antiquated and yet colorful and... more
I went to this place because the other restaurant I normally go to in Venice was closed. A gondolier gave me the advice to go to L'aciugheta. The restaurant has a nice dining room with antiques... more
Looks great from the outside - tucked away in a backstreet with intimate tables and lighting. Big menu with some inexpensive looking dishes. House wine is reasonable inprice and taste. BUT - the... more
This place was recommended in a BBC travel show as being good value and a bit of real Venice. It was easy to find and we ate from a range of foods displayed at the bar. A bit like TAPAS. We then... more
We stopped in for a reasonably priced meal and a bottle of wine. Food choice are limited, but the food was good. You order at the counter the items you want. All are visible and on display (small... more
We tried this restaurant because we are always curious about different food and sometimes we get tired to eat pasta and the other Italian things.
The restaurant is small and a little shabby with red... more
This is a little bar which has been running since 1462, apparently. It's close to the Rialto bridge, on the San Polo side, and down two back streets off the market - ie. it has two entrances. The bar... more
One of the top classic Venetian restaurants, Fiaschetteria Toscana offers a wide selection of local Venetian dishes (not Tuscan, as its name implies), particularly seafood varieties. Expect a typical... more
A scam for tourists. We are recommended by the waiter at a nearby bar. We were and treated us very badly. The food was nothing special and very expensive. It took over an hour to serve us and were... more
Spizzico is probably the cheapest restaurant in Venice. It is ideal for a break during your discover of the town. In Spizzico you can taste pizza, chips, salads and sweets!!! I can sugget to try... more
Nothing to complaint about the food: it was tasty, and not pricey. But we were the only costumers, and the waiter evidenced all the time that he would rather be at home than working.
Slow service,... more
This little place is on Campo Santa Margarita in the Dorsoduro area. It is sandwiched between a very-obviously tourist restaurant and a hotel restaurant. If you have any doubt if you are at the right... more
Nice restaurant we found just wandering around the canals behind St Marks.
We both went for the pizzas which were really tasty.
The decor is nice, and the service was excellent.
If you're going when... more
Started with a glass of prosecco. An amuse of basil soup (foam?) with a small wedge of mozzerella and tomato followed - light , flavourful. Started with thinly sliced beef on white polenta followed... more
Watch the owner of this place ... he is a kick! He is personally involved in the operations and every waiter in the place knows it. I don't think a single plate gets served without his personal... more
We had a great time. Food was fantastic, a bit pricey (what's' cheap in Venice anyway?) We were there in July, they have a new Chef and I guess management. they do a sort a "revised" venetian cuisine.... more
Kath and I have used the Povoledo as a beer stop during the day when we were waiting for vaporetti or just because we happened to be at that end of the Island. The restaurant is aimed directly at... more
A NICE LITTLE RESTAURANT TO EAT AT..BUT SO DISAPPOINTED THAT THE NAME DIDN'T SHOW ME THE WAY TO SOME LIVE JAZZ MUSIC.. .THERE WASN'T EVEN ANY JAZZ BEING PLAYED ON THE SOUND SYSTEM WHEN I WAS THERE..
Bacal? mantec? - Baccal? mantecato
Salt cod boiled and cleaned. Beat into a paste with oil. Seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic.
Bransin al forno - Branzino al forno
Baked bass on sliced onions and... more
I've never eaten so much Italian food. It's not prepared like the US. All the ingredients are fresh on pasta and pizza.
Gondoliers going by the canal singing while you're eating hot pizza outside at... more
Kiki Riki is not actually in Venice - it is in Mestre but we stayed near the restaurant.
The owner of the hotel told us about this restaurants when we asked him about a good local restaurant.
"El Argentino" is situated in the most western part of Dorsoduro, right opposite to the Campo and the church of San Nicolo dei Mendicoli. Actually, I stopped here just for a coffee break because in... more
By now it is already some weeks ago that I came back from my 12 days visit in Venezia and it is still there - the spell, this magic city poured over me. Anytime I close my eyes, it is there, it fills...
We visited Venice many years ago as a day trip from Croatia. Like all other day tourists we did the usual trip of glass factory, St Marks's Square, Rialto Bridge and then a boat ride down the Grande...