Open: Lunch 12:30-2:30 and Dinner 7:00-10:30, Closed Mondays (They only accept two booking times one from 7:00-7:30 and the other from 9:00-9:30) Website: www.lazucca.it
Creative dishes reign at this cosy spot buried deep in San Polo, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Venice. La Zucca offers a mix of traditional Italian cooking and innovative, new ideas. The menu is heavily- but not necessarily- vegetarian, with a focus on local, seasonal products. The flan di zucca (pumpkin) is a must! Many locals claim this is the best show in town! Anice Stellato Fondamenta della Sensa,
3272 Cannaregio, 30121 Venezia
Tel: +39 041 720744
Open: Lunch 10:00am-3:00pm and Dinner 6:30pm-12:00am, Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
This romantic osteria set in a charming, canalside location off the tourist track boasts a to-die-for fresh fish selection as well as offering creative, non-traditional dishes. Make reservations for fondamenta seating in summer/spring.
Al Timon Fondamenta degli Ormesini,
Tel: +39 041 5246066
Open: Everday 11:00am-2:00am, Closed on Wednesdays until 6:00pm
A casual, lively wine bar/osteria in the Cannaregio neighborhood, good for a quick bite or one of the daily pasta dishes.
(small bar in Vino Vero Fondamenta Misericordia
5527, Cannaregio 30121, Venezia)
Tel: +39 41 2750044
Open: 11:00am-12:00am, Closed until 6:00 pm on Mondays
A wine bar that has an interesting selection of wines and original cicchetti. It's not a restaurant, they have just a couple of small tables, but it is perfect for an aperitif.
San Polo 2002
Tel: +39 041 721308 Open Tues-Sat 12.30AM-2.30PM, 7.30PM - 22.30PM
Open Mon.-Tues./Thurs.-Sun., 11:30AM-3PM, 6PM-11PM
For cicheti (small, pre-dinner snacks) and a glass of wine, or a full Venetian meal,
Ai Promessi Sposi
is in a perfect location in Cannaregio. Ostaria Boccadoro Cannaregio, 5405/a (Campo Widmann), 30121 Venezia
Open 7 days
Dorsoduro 2753a, Calle Lunga San Barnaba
Tel: +39 041 5230531
Open Monday - Saturday, 6:30PM-11PM
Seasonal, fish-free (novel for Venice!) menu that changes almost daily. Many ingredients, like the IGP-protected radicchio and pork, is brought in daily from Treviso.
San Polo 436, Calle dell’Occhialer
Tel: +39 041 5205666
Open Monday - Saturday, 8AM - 3PM
A tiny snack bar, perfect for a mid-afternoon snack or pre-dinner aperitivo, paired with some of the best cicheti in town.
Ristorante Alle Corone Castello,
Campo della Fava 5527, 30122, Italy
Tel: +39 041 2410253
Delicious seafood and pastas, with a romantic atmosphere.
Torrefazione Marchi Cannaregio,
1337, Venice, Italy (Cannaregio)
A little coffee shop which serves specialty blends. The most unique of these blends is Il Caffè della Sposa, which is made up of eight types of coffee , which are selected, blended and toasted using traditional methods.
Traditional lunches and dinners made to pair with their excellent selection of wine.
Cantina Do Mori
Calle dei Do Mori, San Polo 429
Tel: +39 041 5225401
Marvelous cichetti (small, traditional bar snacks) and an excellent wine list. Reasonable prices.
Cantinone gia’ Schiavi Dorsoduro
992, Fondamenta Nani
Tel: +39 041 5230034
Open from morning till late night, this comfortable, casual cichetti bar has all the traditional fixings, canalside.
San Giovanni Crisostomo
Tel: +39 041 5235544 Serving simple, quick lunches in a casual atmosphere, Tiziano is more of a quaint cafe than a full-on restaurant. Try the tramezzini, small sandwiches made with high-quality ingredients.
Bancogiro Campo S. Giacometto,
San Polo 122 041/5232061
The lovely patio over-looking the canal is the perfect spot to enjoy an early evening aperitivo or a glass of wine in the moonlight, and the dinner menu has a range of options, from meats to fresh fish. Da Romano in Burano http://www.daromano.it/eng/chisiamo.htm Ponte del Diavolo in Torcello http://www.osteriaalpontedeldiavolo.com/