Comfort Hotel Diana
San Marco-Calle Specchieri 449
Phone: (39) 041 5206911
Fax: (39) 041 5238763
San Marco-Calle Specchieri 449, Venice, IT, 30124
- Phone: (39) 041 5206911
- Fax: (39) 041 5238763
This restaurant boasts a distinguished clientèle. There are varying sizes of dining rooms;all elegant; and the multilingual wait staff has cornered the market on efficiency without being overbearing. The menu features very fresh fish and top quality meat; try the langostine and lobster, which you pick yourself from the tank. To compliment your dinner choice, choose a selection from over 900 wine labels. Booking in advance is recommended for this popular restaurant.
If you wish to treat yourself to a lovely brunch in a sophisticated ambiance head to Caffè Florian. Opened in 1720 this quaint cafe has a long history of entertaining arts, culture and its adherents. It is easy to find, as it is located in the middle of the piazza, underneath the Museo Correr and the Museo Archeologico. More refined than other cafes; summer sees outside tables and live music; the interior decor here is sumptuous and delicate with utmost attention paid to graceful furnishings. Even their crockery is tasteful and refined. The cafe is known for their hearty brunches, coffee and of course delicious cakes. Here, food comes on your table looking like a piece of art. Taste the best Sacher Torte in the city: a legacy of the Austrian occupation.
The Salone Marco Polo is the largest room in the Luna Hotel Baglioni. It is beautifully decorated with frescoes and the interiors of the room are superbly done that lend an enchanting ambiance to the place. This stunning and gorgeous room and can easily hold upto 170 people. The room is often booked for events like private parties, dinners, weddings, cocktails and other special occasions. A delicious buffet platter is on offer every morning in this room. The Marci Polo Salone is undoubtedly one of the star attractions of the Luna Hotel Baglioni.
This historic piano bar and restaurant is a short walk from the Gran Teatro La Fenice. It is sophisticated and elegant and its vaguely English atmosphere draws in a nostalgic clientèle in the evenings. During the day it attracts crowds of tourists as a run of the mill restaurant. The cuisine is typically Venetian and includes cicchetti as an antipasto, sardines, hard boiled eggs, grilled vegetables, baby octopus salad. There are also pasta dishes and main courses are mostly based on fish. The desserts are also quite good. In the evening cocktails are served creating a slightly American atmosphere.
This pizzeria is large and comfortable and its rooms are elegantly decorated. There are tables outside, which are always full of customers, including many tourists. The atmosphere at the Ristorante Pizzeria Conca D'Oro is reminiscent of comfort and the fare served here is absolutely delicious. There is a wide range of pizzas to choose from as well as traditional dishes like fish, risotto, antipasti and desserts. Drinks include several types of beer and good local wines. Service is polite,but, could be faster. Come here when your stomach is clamoring for a tasty treat at a moderate price.
La Laguna at The San Clemente Palace is a blissful, open air restaurant, with beautiful views of trees and green lawns. Cool, relaxed, pleasantly situated on the pool, the restaurant serves buffets as well as an a la carte menu for discerning guests. You can enjoy the the grill, the land and sea, and the pizzas cooked in wood oven. It is a fabulous location to be in, with your folks and nature serves as a constant companion.
Ristorante Le Maschere at The San Clemente Palace has a traditional theme. A gastronomic delight and a treat to the senses, the modern decor is in perfect contrast to the traditional Venetian cuisine. The beautiful upholstery and mirrors lining the lemon walls and windows overlooking the churchyard of the baroque church of San Clemente are sensational. Enjoy Venetian specialties with vintage wines for an interesting gastronomic affair.
This osteria is usually full of Venetians and a few of the more intrepid tourists who have escaped from the more normal tourist areas.
Located on a sidestreet just behind the Basilica of San Marco, Antica Sacrestia is very popular with international actors working in Venice or coming here for the Film Festival. Nevertheless the quality-price ratio is quite good. They serve dishes of the local tradition: fried or grilled fish, roasted and grilled meat. Don’t forget liver cooked in Venetian-style with onions and served with polenta, a sort of maize flour porridge. A choice of fish starters or one of the good pizzas, carefully prepared in the wood fired oven, could be enough for a light lunch. The staff here are pleasant and helpful.
This bar/restaurant is located in Calle dei Fuseri which links San Luca to San Marco. Da Zorzi used to be a dairy shop, it has conserved some of the original features, including the bar. It is one of the few Venetian eating places on two floors. On the ground floor it is a bar which specializes in hot chocolate with whipped cream (perhaps linked in some way with the old dairy). The top floor is a restaurant. It is quite big by Venetian standards. There are even some tables in the bar area. For a long time this was a vegetarian restaurant but it has renounced all this and now serves excellent fish dishes, and good wine. The desserts should also be tried as they are very good.
It's a good idea to book a table before you go as this 'osteria' is very popular. In the evening it is generally full of students and young people. There is a little room with a piano. The fish is always very fresh and the risotto and pasta dishes are excellent. There is a good selection of local red wines and prosecco. The grappa is perfect for after your meal.
Every corner of Venice is beautiful and historical, and enjoying a meal while admiring the beauty of the city is an ethereal experience in itself and Terrazza Danieli, the restaurant, which belongs to Hotel Danieli, gives you the pleasure of enjoying delectable cuisine under the Venetian sky. The food served here is top notch, with varieties ranging from Mediterranean specialties to traditional Venetian fare. Their service is throughout and very friendly. But the view of Venice from their terrace is their unique offering to the patrons.