Venice

Venice

Venice, Italy is my favourite food city in the world. Its island location surrounded by land and sea in the Veneto region has given the island an abundance of fresh local food & wine for centuries. This is the food I grew up on & crave.

Throughout each season of the year, you’ll find the better wine bars & restaurants proudly sourcing “local” foods from small-scale producers such as Asiago & Moriacco cheeses, baby squid, Biancoperla corn, Padua chicken, Grumolo Delle Abbadesse rice, Venetian green beans, Alpago lamb, Treviso Radicchio, Chioggia razor clams, purple artichokes from Sant’ Erasmo island, small grey “Schie” shrimps, soft-shell crab and so much more. We even have a locally produced gin made from lagoon grains and botanicals.

Follow my list below to discover these courageous Venetian faces & places who go out of their way to source fresh, local “lagoon to table” food & wine. I am thrilled to share these natural wine bars, restaurants, bakeries, cocktail bars, restaurants, and people with you.

 

Restaurants in Venice

Cesare Benelli

Al Covo

This classic family-run restaurant has been a local Venetian favourite for over 30 years.

Estro Vino e Cucina

Estro Vino e Cucina features Contemporary Venetian Cuisine and more than 700 natural wines from all over Europe.

Anice Stellato Venice Italy

Anice Stellato

Modern takes on classic regional recipes in an elegant, rustic-style setting with canalside tables.

Ristorante Riviera

Contemporary take on classic Venetian dishes served in a relaxed restaurant with waterfront terrace.

Wine Bars, Cocktails + Breweries

Vino Vero

One-stop bottle shopping, snacking & drinking for biodynamic natural wine enthusiasts.

AMO

I am completely obsessed with the location, music + quality of cocktails at Amo.

Estro Vino e Cucina

Estro Vino e Cucina features Contemporary Venetian Cuisine and more than 700 natural wines from all over Europe.

Coffee, Wine Shops, Bakeries + Grocers

Caffè Del Doge

Artisanally roasting selected coffee beans with the ancient Venetian method since 1952

Panificio Volpe Giovanni

The small family-run bakery in the Ghetto has been making quality kosher products since the 1950s.

What to know BEFORE YOU GO

Venice Map

Vino Vero

Drink, Stay, Shop

Fondamenta Misericordia, 2497, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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AMO

Drink, Stay, Shop

San Marco, 5556, 30100 Venezia, Metropolitan City of Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Estro Vino e Cucina

Drink, Stay, Shop

Dorsoduro 3778 Crosera, Calle S. Pantalon, 30123 Venezia

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Caffè Del Doge

Drink, Stay, Shop

Venezia Rialto, Calle dei Cinque 609, 30125 Venezia

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Pasticceria Dal Nono Colussi

Drink, Stay, Shop

Calle Lunga S. Barnaba, 2867A, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy

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Panificio Volpe Giovanni

Drink, Stay, Shop

Calle Ghetto Vecchio, 1143, 30121 Venezia, VE, Italy

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Al Covo

Restaurant

Castello, 3968, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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TiME Social Bar

Drink, Stay, Shop

Rio Terà Farsetti, 1414, 30121 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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Estro Vino e Cucina

Restaurant

Dorsoduro 3778 Crosera, Calle S. Pantalon, 30123 Venezia

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Anice Stellato

Restaurant

Fondamenta de la Sensa, 3272, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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All’Arco

Drink, Stay, Shop

Calle Do Mori, 436, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

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Ristorante Riviera

Restaurant

Dorsoduro 1473, Fondamenta Zattere al Ponte Longo, 30123 Venezia

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CoVino

Restaurant

CoVino, Calle del Pestrin, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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Alle Testiere

Restaurant

Calle del Mondo Novo, 5801, 30122 Venezia VE, Italy

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Adriatico Mar

Drink, Stay, Shop

Calle Crosera Dorsoduro 3771 Venice, Italy 30123

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Cantina Arnaldi

Drink, Stay, Shop

Salizada San Pantalon, 35, 30135 Venezia, VE, Italy

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AMO

Restaurant

San Marco, 5556, 30100 Venezia, Metropolitan City of Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Experimental Cocktail Club

Drink, Stay, Shop

Fondamenta Zattere Al Ponte Lungo, 1410, 30123 Venezia, Metropolitan City of Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Al Timon

Drink, Stay, Shop

Fondamenta dei Ormesini, 2754, 30121 Venezia, VE, Italy

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Il Mercante

Drink, Stay, Shop

Il Mercante, Fondamenta Frari, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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