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Cuisine of Veneto for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Veneto is a paradise for gourmets and the birthplace of simple and surprisingly delicious dishes. The national cuisine is based on seafood, delicious meats and seasonal vegetables; it represents very simple and wholesome food. Italian restaurants offering their guests pasta and pizza can be found at central squares of all major cities; however, these eating places can hardly be called local, as there are no classical regional treats in them.
1. Budget travelers should avoid shops and restaurants located in central areas of cities, as they are the most expensive. Dining places and shops in remote areas are rather good; they … Open
A typical national delicacy is carpaccio, thin slices of raw meat seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil. The history of this dish is very interesting; the first time it was cooked in the Jerez bar in Venice. One of the most loyal customers of the bar was ill and doctors advised her to eat raw meat. The chef of the bar, Giuseppe Cipriani, invented a simple and quick dish for the customer. He thinly sliced ​​beef and sprayed slices with mayonnaise. The new dish was named after the painter, whose exhibition took place in Venice at that time.
Another typical national food is risotto Bianco or white risotto; it is believed that it is cooked following classic recipes only in Veneto. Gourmets will have an opportunity to taste a variety of dishes; the most popular is risotto with artichokes. Copyright
The so called Venetian Riviera includes lots of beautiful resort zones located on the Adriatic Sea shore around Venice. There are elite resorts for the most demanding travelers and also … Open
Veneto is a place where excellent sparkling wines are produced; there won’t be any feast without glass of Prosecco. Fans of exotic drinks have to try Bellini cocktail that is another brilliant invention of Giuseppe Cipriani. It is made of mouth-watering peach puree and upscale Prosecco; in modern cocktail variations spirits is used instead of sparkling wine.
Local restaurants will certainly impress seafood lovers, as a lot of great treats are cooked of fish and shellfish. Grilled shrimp, sea bass and monkfish are considered classics of the national cuisine; fish is often baked with vegetables. Mussels and clams, artichokes and fresh vegetable salads, tender risotto and meat delicacies are considered authentic for this region of Italy.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Veneto
♥   Restaurant 'Ottocento' Bassano del Grappa. Type - Creative. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Rosina' VALLE SAN FLORIANO. Type - Regional cuisine. 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Al Castello Superiore' Marostica. Type - Regional cuisine|Italian. 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Momi' Nove. Type - Modern cuisine. 4.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bauto' BASSANO DEL GRAPPA. Type - Venetian. 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ca’ 7' BASSANO DEL GRAPPA. Type - Venetian. 4.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Al Pioppeto' ROMANO D’EZZELINO. Type - Regional cuisine. 7.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Al Pozzo' MASON VICENTINO. Type - Modern cuisine. 8.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Bocchetta' CONCO. Type - Regional cuisine. 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria da Palmerino' Sandrigo. Type - Venetian. 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Veneto and surroundings

Unique sights around Veneto

Ponte di Rialto

From the series “Unbelievable and magnificent bridges and viaducts”
Until 1854 Rialto remained the only crossing over the Grand Canal. In the middle of the 19th century the academy bridge was built. The best way to see the old bridge in every detail - with the gondola or the promenade boat under it to drive. From the bridge, the wonderful view of the Rialto district and the historic sights on the banks of the Grand Canal are open. … Read further


From the series “The most magical and picturesque cities in the world”
The population of the amazing island city is about 2700 people. The miniature town is interesting not only for its architectural peculiarities, but also for its cultural traditions. From the 16th century, Burano is considered a major center of lace production. In this craft locals reached incredible heights. Many tourists visit the island city especially to buy beautiful lace fabrics in local stores, as well as to visit the Venetian Lace Museum located on its territory. … Read further
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