The Venice Jazz Club was born in 2006 after the closing of the Around Midnight Club. The Venice Jazz Club quartet is the group that usually plays here, but sometimes other jazz musicians come here as well. The club has great wine, sometimes hosts art exhibitions and is located between Campo Santa Margherita and the Accademia Bridge.
Al Vapore, the small music venue is located right off the mainland-side of the bridge to Venice in Marghera, which is directly on the other side of the tracks from the train station in Mestre. They very often host international jazz acts and world-class music concerts. Folks from all over the region come to Al Vapore to hear good live music in an intimate setting. It's one of the few places in Mestre where the entire family can enjoy a cultural entertainment and some tasty Italian grub.
Antico Caffé Martini is a dining destination like no other, near Piazza San Marco, a few steps away from Teatro la Fenice. A lot of its costumers here are the theater's patrons who've come to catch a bite and a drink, before or after the show. Romantic duets entertain diners as they eat, the lovely outdoor patio makes for a romantic date spot. The service is excellent and the cuisine is typically Venetian with a nod towards traditional fish and seafood preparations. A wide selection of local and non-local wine is on offer as well, these couple well with the delightful offerings at Antico Caffé Martini. With a history that begins in the 1720s, Martini's has a lot to offer, whether you're a lover of arts, history, music, food and wine.
There is nothing you cannot do at Club Molocinque; there's an area for dining and one for dancing - plenty of room for a fun night out. The music played here is as versatile as the place itself - the best of techno, funk and neo-pop keeps you entertained throughout your visit. Not loud enough to drown your dinner conversation, and just loud enough to make for a great party! Here you will find several beautiful, young Venetians, out to relax after a long day of work, and some who're here to dance the night away! The restaurant offers Italian staples while the bar keeps several cocktails, soft drinks and beers flowing.
Bar Dandolo is the acclaimed bar of the historic Hotel Danieli. Set on the 14th-century former Palazzo Dandolo's ground floor, its Venetian glass chandeliers, marble columns, elegant fireplace, luxurious embellishments and furniture give it a majestic look. Unwind with their signature cocktails while listening to live music.
The very glamorous and modernly designed Centrale Restaurant Lounge is placed close to Teatro La Fenice and stays open late, which seldom happens in Venice. Centrale is a place for sipping aperitifs, relaxing on designers sofas, and dining by candlelight, all while listening to the soft music playing in the background. The menu offers both meat and fish and seafood preparations cooked in the traditional Venetian style. Centrale also feature frequent live jazz performances.
One of three historic cafés on Piazza San Marco, the Grancaffè Quadri has been a part of the Venetian experience since 1638, along with the two other major historic cafés of Venice: Lavena and Florian. The atmosphere alone is worth the trip with luxurious exteriors and interiors, and sometimes, a live orchestra plays in the background. The opulent décor comprises of resplendent Venetian chandeliers and mirrors. Customers can enjoy fine coffee in myriad flavors complemented by exquisite desserts and gourmet snacks. On certain nights between April and October, connoisseurs of music can enjoy the melodies played by renowned musicians.
Bar Torino is a great place if you just want to have a good time with friends and sip on your drinks while the music plays to your mood. The atmosphere is subdued, the ambiance and decor are tastefully artistic and these make Torino a fun place to hangout. On Wednesday's there is a live jam session that goes through the night and so does the rounds of cocktails. So when in doubt about where to head, head to Torino and have a blast!
L' Olandese Volante is charming for its outdoor seating in the square Campo San Lio, surrounded by old-styled Venetian houses. The interiors boast of dark wooden accents, windows made of beautiful stained glass and model ships. This bar is frequented by a vibrant crowd who come to listen to its jazz beats, socialize and sip a few glasses of local wine. Though primarily attracting students and youth, it is also visited by older citizens and tourists, who come here to unwind after a long and tiring day. The menu includes seafood dishes and pastas like Penne Arrabiata, complemented by wine such as Cabernet Franc and Pinot Grigio.