Padova: The under-appreciated "Foodie" town

by AWG 5 months ago

Just returned from my second visit to Padova. It is a nice city with an amazing food market, and best of all, the town is not overrun with tourists. When bustling, it is the bustle of students, no...

Trip plan for Milan and Venice in May

by PenelopeWitherspoon 7 months ago

So, heading to Milan and Venice in May with my mom. Have started planning it as places are starting to take reservations. We are spending 3 nights in Milan followed by 3 nights in Venice. I have...

Food focused day trip from Venice?

by kosmonautbruce 5 months ago

My wife and I are returning to Venice and the Biennale next month, for a longish stay of 12 days. We benefited so much on our last trip to Venice from the dining recommendations we found here, than...

Worth jumping off train for a meal in Bologna, en route to Venice?

by tucsongirlwood 5 months ago

I will be traveling to Reggio Emilia at the end of May, to participate in a study tour there. For air travel, it made sense to book flight/hotel into Venice. So, after my study of the RE education...

Venice Trip Report April 2019

by wendyrobin 6 months ago

We just ended 12 days in Venice, staying in an apartment in Dorsoduro. With the help of Elizabeth Minchilli’s app, Michela Scibilia’s app, and friends’ recommendations, we ate at these places, with...

Whirlwind Venice with kids

by rayonanyc 5 months ago

I just returned from 40 hours in Venice and couldn't be happier with the food! A big thank you to everyone here who helped me refine my eating itinerary. My kids (11, 9 and 5) were thrilled to ha...

48 hours in Venice with kids. What am I missing?

by rayonanyc 6 months ago

I've almost completed my itinerary for Easter weekend in Venice (I know, I know...but you travel when you can) and I'm hoping to get some feedback. My kids are adventurous eaters but elementary ag...

Venice for (almost) 24 hours! Please help me choose wisely

by lynnalan 6 months ago

We arrive on our international flight at 11 am and will get to our hotel (Charming House DD724 in Dorsudoro) as quickly as possible. Assuming all goes smoothly, I am hoping that we can have a ligh...

Best Fritto in Venice

by AWG 6 months ago

Heading to Venice soon. We are traveling with a 13 year old who likes fish, but has not had much experience with frutti di mare. I know that Fritto misto is a popular menu item all over Venice. I ...

Restaurant Help Needed

by keciacourtemanch 7 months ago

I am going to Italy in June and July and am DESPERATE for recommendations on places to eat in Rome, Florence, and Venice. I have seen a few posts, but not many. I could REALLY use some help!

"When In Venice, Eat Like A Venetian"

by DavidT 7 months ago

NY Times article on cicchetti bacaros in Venice

My Venice list, January 2017

by sidcundiff 3 years ago

I’ve been to most of the restaurants listed below in February 2014. Good restaurants often have a short shelf life, so anyone’s recent experience would be welcome. One restaurant is new on the lis...

Venice for New Years

by sdnola 11 months ago

My family and I (kids age 12 and 15) will be in Venice for 4 nights at New Years. We will be at CoVino for New Years Eve and I’m looking for recommendations for our other nights. Based on this site...

This Just In: Venice is a Great Food Town

by Ziggy41 2 years ago

A full week of glorious Seafood festing in beautiful Venezia.  Other than one meal, one great meal after another. Really one of the best eating trips for us, ranking up there with Sicily and Piedmo...

Venice - Hole in the wall restaurant near the Jewish museum?

by Calam1ty 1 year ago

Those who know me also know I'm not so keen on the fancy, Michelin star places. I like somewhere that serves local food just like you'd make at home - well, maybe a step above... Since it's Venice,...

Venice - Similar to Alla Madonna but open Wednesdays?

by rrems 1 year ago

We will be in Venice for one day, Wednesday 9/26. I have already decided on Antiche Carampane for dinner, but now find we will be arriving in time for lunch and was hoping to go to Alla Madonna, w...

Venice: Osteria Testiere or Antiche Carampane

by enwyse78 1 year ago

Hello. I will be in Venice for 3 nights Sunday Monday Tuesday. Upon reading all the Venice posts I became interested in Testiere and Antiche, but they both are closed Sunday and Monday. I will not ...

One Day in Venice - September 2018

by rrems 1 year ago

Thank you to all who advised me on Venice restaurants. This is how it worked out: Lunch Vini da Gigio I had been trying to find something similar to Alla Madonna, which was closed on the...

Venice is for lovers (of food). Restaurant Recs please.

by almond66 1 year ago

My husband and I will be in Venice for a few days in early September with another couple. The four of us are foodies and love wine. Any recommendations based on recent experience for places to ea...

Trip report - Venice with kids

by beanbag 1 year ago

Thanks to all who provided invaluable tips here on where to eat in Venice. I was looking for places with great local food, not too fancy/stuffy and places that are good with kids. We had our hotel ...