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.
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.
• 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.
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