I will be accompanying my mother to Venice on one of those flaky but luxe "river cruises" that mainly moves around the Venice Lagoon. Its not clear whether or when we will have free time to eat onshore in Venice. One of the likely mooring places is between the Arsenale and the Bienniale site. Are any of the restaurants on Via Garibaldi or otherwise nearby currently recommendable?
Farther toward San Marco, any experiences with the Wildner? Sadly, Mom is not a big seafood fan so that rules out a number of options.
Lastly, I think Mom would really like fegato alla veneziana - its been years since I have ordered this in Venice - Im thinking possibly Fiaschetteria Toscana or someplace in that vicinity since we end one of our mornings near Rialto, but does any other place do a particularly good job of this dish?
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