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Best Veneto and Venice Restaurants
Venice restaurants and those in Veneto are often excellent but Venice
is also one of the best places in Italy to eat horrible food at
inflated prices – my guide will ensure you avoid this.
Al Vagon, came close to making our list. A bit unpredictable - sometimes wonderful, sometimes not so much.
Perhaps you have read elsewhere on the site that my family and I (me Maria) have lived in Italy for over ten years.
In that time we have discovered some superb restaurants and anyway I'm Italian and know good food:)
If it isn't as good as my mamma's cooking it's no good!
These restaurants don’t cater for the tourist trade but to locals
and you won’t find many of them in any guide book - except
perhaps in those catering for Italians.
What you will find are excellent restaurants, serving local recipes and using only fresh seasonal ingredients.
Italians often think foreigners only understand pizza and pasta but though I am Italian I know that isn't true.
My husband is a perfect case in point, although not Italian he is now a fanatical fan of authentic Italian regional cuisines.
Another good thing about these restaurants is that you will find
that the prices are a lot better than the restaurants in St. Marks
Square and other such tourist traps.
Restaurants in Venice
• The Osteria Anice Stellato
• Trattoria alla Vedova (Ca D'Oro)
• The Antico Dolo Restaurant
• Trattoria Dona Onesta (we haven't written a review on this one yet but it is lovely - from the setting, to the service to the food). You won't be disappointed.
Trattoria Dona Onesta, Venice
Our Tip: Want something a little different, very special and romantic too? How about sailing through the Venetian islands on a Galleon, while enjoying a superb candlelit dinner! Here are the details.
Dinner in Venice aboard a Venetian Galleon
Restaurants in Verona
• Trattoria Amelia - Verona
• Osteria al Duca
Lake Garda Restaurants
• La Casa Degli Spiriti - Costermano Garda Italy
• La Vecchia Malcesine - Malcesine Garda Italy
• Albergo Ristorante La Forgia - Lazise Garda Italy
• Ristorante Tre Camini - Costermano
Other Veneto Restaurants
• Ristorante da Riccardo - Carrè (Vicenza)
• La Pausa - Vicenza
• Irma Restaurant - Arsiero
•Osteria ai Scarponi - Padua
Me and my son
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