Comfort Hotel Diana
San Marco-Calle Specchieri 449
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.
Located across Larga San Marco, Ristorante Al Chianti is a perfect place to savor local cuisine. This simple yet elegant restaurant welcomes everyone and puts you to ease in an instant with its casual ambiance. And, while you peruse through its menu, the waiting staff can also help you out with suggestions or recommendations. Though it offers variety of Italian dishes, pizza and seafood dominate its platter. For a hassle-free and pleasant dining experience, a visit to this eatery is a must.
Walking through Calle Larga Larga San Marco the aromas of virgin olive oil will beckon you inside this gorgeous restaurant called Birreria Pedavena. Named after the famous beer from the Province of Belluno, this restaurant does justice to its name. The place has an impressive number of domestic and international beers on tap thereby offering something for every taste. The place is a heaven if you wish to indulge into authentic Venetian food at reasonable costs. Their must-try dishes are Selezione di Formaggi and Piatto di Affettati Misti which complement perfectly with drinks, Risotto di Pesce, Insalata di Mare and Spaghetti alla Scogliera are perfect as main dishes. The restaurant is warm and very welcoming; perfect for an evening meal with friends.
Rossopomodoro is a global chain of Italian restaurants specializing in Neapolitan pizzas. This Venice branch offers a charming sidewalk seating where guests can watch the bustling street scenery, as well as a dimly-lit dining room. Savor pizzas in varieties such as Napoli topped with Pomodoro cheese, oregano, garlic and basil, and Corbarella, a blend of mushrooms, Parmesan and Mozzarella cheese, Fior di Cream, ham and mushrooms. It also serves antipasti like Bruschetta, Buffalo Ricotta with cream and Golden Rice Croquettes. The food is complemented by a selection of red, white and rosé Italian wines.
Kori is an amazing restaurant serving delicious Italian dishes and entertaining patrons till wee hours of the night. Located in the populated Calle Larga San Marco, this is a perfect place for a lunch detour after a long shopping haul. Everything from the meatballs and spaghetti to pastas, pizzas and more is absolutely fresh and delectable; most of their seafood dishes come highly recommended. Complement your meals with something from their beer menu and get ready to send your palate on a joyful ride. Do not forget to dig into their heartwarming Tiramisu before calling it a meal.
When touring through Venice devouring loads of pasta should be at the top of your itinerary and Alfredo's Pasta To Go presents all pasta lovers with an affordable option of enjoying this delicious Italian dish. They specialize in cooking a variety of noodles and sauces, giving hungry patrons an option to choose their pasta and sauce. Any combination you choose will not disappoint you. The pasta comes in a convenient container and you can enjoy the deliciousness sitting at the steps of a short bridge just couple of minutes away from the take-out joint.
Falciani is a lovely, intimate restaurant situated at the Calle Canonica. The place has a wonderful patio where you can indulge into delectable Venetial dishes and watch the world pass by. The interiors are of the restaurant are romantic and very cozy; adorned with wooden furnishings and lace curtains which add a delicate yet rustic touch. Their menu is lined with a variety of specials; choose from an assortment of spaghetti, lasagnas, seafood platters and more, nothing at Falciani will disappoint you. Their portions are generous and known to tingle on your palate for a long time. Complement meals with something from their impressive wine selection and round up your meal with the heartwarming Tiramisu.
Venezia Felice offers a delicious Venetian fare along with a well-considered wine list. Located on Calle dei Fabbri, the restaurant has a menu full of Italian staples including a range of antipasti, pastas and pizzas - with a slight preference of seafood and fish dishes. The offerings are absolutely delectable - it's easy to see that ingredients used to prepare them are local, fresh and top quality. Apart from a prolific a la cart menu, there's a set menu on offer as well. The service here is pleasant and the ambiance warm; all in all, Venezia Felice makes for a good dining experience.
Trattoria-Pizzeria da Gioia is a staunchly Venetian establishment - boasting of courteous Venetian hospitality and a delightful local traditional fare. The decor is simple yet elegant and tasteful, with a relaxed, casual atmosphere; great for a family dinner. The menu is dominated by seafood and fish preparations, although there are several meat and poultry options on offer as well. If you want a gist of what's on offer - try the seafood platter which brings out the best of Venetian undersea treasures - calamari, mussels, octopus, shrimps, clams and such. Apart from these, there's a selection of scrumptious pizzas available.
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.
Q Food & More comes as a welcome break to those who wish to give their palate a break from the pastas and spaghetti. This adorable restaurant throws its doors open at 10:00a and lets hungry patrons in to eat to their hearts content. Select from an assortment of Focaccias; these are rectangular sizes of pizzas, baguettes, sandwiches, fish & chips, salads and more. If you are craving for something sweet, browse through their creative and equally delicious cupcakes, muffins, donuts and cookies and select something that strikes a romantic chord with your palate. Q Food & More is necessarily a take-out, so you can pick up your order and enjoy it on the steps of the adjoining bridge or on a gondola ride.
Famous all around the globe, the name Hard Rock Cafe is an epitome of everything that is American. This successful cafe chain has locations around the world but very few would be lucky enough to enjoy a location as beautiful as the one at Bacino Orseolo. Over looking gondolas coming in and going out of the neighboring canal; the Hard Rock Cafe gives you America with a romantic touch of Venice. The cafe is a bit small inside but has comfortable seating spaces and some seating is also available on an elevated floor. Surrounded by rock memorabilia, this is a must-visit place for fans of rock music and connoisseurs of delicious burgers. Enjoy carefully-crafted cocktails, freshly-poured beers and then step out and go for a gondola ride, it is all possible here at Hard Rock Cafe at Bacino Orseolo.