With seating for only 20 people, Alle Testiere has a homely feel. Their cozy interiors are complemented with a beautiful wine counter. Its creative seafood cuisine has wowed many and its no wonder that their fan base is ever increasing. Their menu changes daily as it depends upon the catch but whatever is laid out, is sublime. Complete your meal with a delicious dessert or choose from the amazing wine list. Be sure to book in advance since it is limited and too popular.
Birraria La Corte is a popular restaurant situated in the heart of San Polo. This no-nonsense pizzeria has a beautiful extended patio where one can enjoy a scrumptious Venetian fare and watch the world pass by. The dining room and garden together seat around one hundred people, hence the place is great for larger parties and families.. The menu includes several types of pizzas as well as regional pasta, vegetable and fish dishes. The wine list contains mainly local varieties but since this place was a former brewer, beer takes pride over wine here. Quite famous among the locals, the place is seen buzzing with patrons throughout the day.
It can't get more sophisticated than the famous and renowned Canova Restaurant at The Luna Hotel Baglioni. This classic restaurant has a lot to boast about, including having the reputation of being one of the first restaurants in Venice besides having a rich and colorful history. It has sophisticated and exclusive surroundings set against the splendid San Marco lagoon. The restaurant is artistically decorated with rich upholstery, paintings, porcelain and glassware. The cuisine is great with a varied menu of local traditional Venetian, regional and international specialties.delicacies. Food can be perfectly complemented with something from their impressive wine cellar which houses international as well as classic domestic wines.
Ristorante La Terrazza boasts of a lavish dining room and a charming terrace overlooking Canal Orseolo and a bridge. Though the best time to visit this restaurant is during the summer when you can bask in the warm sun on the open terrace, in winters, the terrace is enclosed and heated, making it a cozy spot for romantic candlelight dinners. The sloping and textured roof of the dining room shades the neatly arranged chairs and tables with cream-colored cloths. The dark green walls and flowerpots on the windows lend to a charming decor. Seated in the fresh air by the waterside, savor Venetian seasonal delights, with special emphasis on seafood and steamed vegetables, complemented by cooling ice creams. This restaurant can be hired for hosting dinner parties, banquets, buffets, cocktail parties, weddings, conferences and business events.
If by the mention of Italian cuisine, you can only think of pizza and pasta, it's time to visit Ai Mercanti and widen your horizon. The Italian fare at this restaurant consists of dishes such as sea bass tartare, pumpkin and cocoa bean risotto, Turbot fish chunk with sour butter and capers, rabbit terrine with spinach and blue cheese, among other delicious dishes. Their wines bring out the best flavors in food; while their menu changes every two months, ensuring that diners are able to savor the freshest produce. Their freshly baked bread is complimentary and the staff make sure that you never run out of it.