INSIDER GUIDE: MARGOT KECHLER
Where do Venetians sip their coffee in the morning? Where do they have a quick lunch? Where do they have a spritz aperitivo? Where do they meet after the Opera? Stop asking and grab a seat among locals with our local insider and event planner Margot Kechler.
TAVERNA LA FENICE
elegant - cocktails - traditional - €€€
Named by the Italian poet Gabriele D’Annunzio, it’s one of the most elegant restaurants and meeting point of Venetians after the Opera. Amazing cocktails are served.
historical - local - traditional - €
One of the finest fish restaurants in the city. You can choose from a selection of classic dishes with a modern and creative touch.
cozy - wine lovers - intimate - €€-€€€
A little cozy wine bar offering a great selection of wines from small producers around Italy. Perfect for an early bite!
local - romantic - charming - €€-€€€
A local charming spot, perfect for a lunch or a romantic evening. Ask for gnocchi with scallops and zucchini or a beef tagliata and mushroom plate! A must-go if you are in Murano!
OSTERIA AI PUGNI
local - cozy - wine lover - €
A typical Venetian osteria offering great wine, cured meats and a cozy atmosphere! Go there for a tasty aperitivo!
OSSI DI SEPPIA
local - cozy - wine lover - €€
A small friendly place where to catch up with friends and enjoy some good wine and snacks on a budget.
L’OMBRA DEL LEON
traditional - view - aperitivo - €€-€€€
It offers an amazing panoramic view! It serves only lunch or aperitivo.
historical - traditional - cafe - €€€
Historical bar in Piazza San Marco where Venetian locals meet for aperitivo.
DAL NONO COLUSSI
local - traditional - charming - €€-€€€
A Venetian pasticceria serving daily fresh pastries and the fugassa, the local focaccia!
local - charming - café - €€-€€€
With outdoor seating on pretty Campo Santa Marina, sit down for a cooked breakfast. Join the locals propping up the counter, sipping coffee and tasting fritelle (doughnuts).
cafe - cocktails - local - €€€
There’s a lounge area with a bar and a restaurant area with a small outdoors seating area. Enjoy great cocktails in a great ambiance!
local - cocktails - traditional - €€
Enjoy a good drink in a friendly atmosphere!