Venice is waiting for you: you can’t wait to get lost among its bridges and its streets, to discover the charm of this timeless city… but you still don’t know where to stop for lunch or dinner?
Here we give you some suggestions, taken from the main restaurant guides in Italy: find out where to eat in Venice!

Michelin Guide Italy

Among the main references at a global level for evaluating the quality of restaurants, the Michelin Guide is an annual publication aimed at the world of tourism and gastronomy. The inspectors evaluate several criteria and give one star to a very good restaurant in its category, two stars for excellent cuisine and three for exceptional cuisine.

“L’Espresso” Guide

The renowned magazine of the Espresso group publishes every year a guide of the best restaurants, pizzerias and trattorias in Italy. The rating ranges from 1 to 5 chef hats, which reward the quality of the restaurant.

Guide to Hotels and Restaurants of Italy by Touring Club Italiano

Touring Club Italiano is a non-profit association that has been dealing with tourism, culture and the environment for over hundred years. Every year it publishes the “Guide to Hotels and Restaurants of Italy of the Italian Touring Club”, a handbook where you can find suggestions for food and wine destinations not to be missed.

Gambero Rosso Restaurant Guide of Italy

After the success of the Gambero Rosso Wine Guide, one of the most influential Italian wine guides, the Italian Restaurant Guide was born in 1990. Gambero Rosso, with guides, periodicals, a television channel and the Academy for professional training, today represents a true institution in the promotion of Made in Italy. The rating ranges from one to three forks.

do leoni venezia

Do Leoni – Hotel Londra Palace (2 forks)

Riva degli Schiavoni, 4171 – Venezia (VE)

+39 041 5200533

Gambero Rosso Ice Cream Shop Guide

The Guide preserves the best Italian addresses dedicated to “subzero”, intercepts new trends and sensitivities of that increasingly large slice of ice cream makers who have chosen an approach of study, research, experimentation and comparison, without neglecting attention to the environment and sustainability. Gambero Rosso’s Gelaterie d’Italia guide is the only one in the Italian panorama that enhances this art with 400 addresses dedicated to the universe of quality Italian gelato.

Gambero Rosso Italian Pastry and Pastry Chef Guide

Gambero Rosso, with guides, periodicals, a television channel and the Academy for professional training, today represents a true institution in the promotion of Made in Italy. The best pastry shops are characterized by one, two or three cakes depending on the degree of excellence.

50 Top Pizza

Online guide updated every year of the best Italian and world pizzerias, without any style preference. It has no ideological principles, it is inspired by the concept of good in a broad sense but prefers those who focus on local and seasonal products such as those with European brands (Dop, Igp, Stg), as well as the Pat as per the Ministry list. Also taking into account environmental compatibility, we favor those who have a precise pizza project that is made beyond the styles, with consistency and without following the fashions of the moment.

Pizzeria di Mestre tra le 50 riconosciute dalla guida Top 50 Pizzerie.


Via Asseggiano, Mestre (VE)


Slow Food Osteria Guide

Slow Food is an international non-profit association committed to giving the right value to food, respecting those who produce, in harmony with the environment and ecosystems, thanks to the knowledge of which local territories and traditions are custodians. The Osterie d’Italia guide is published every year, to discover the best of the Bel Paese’s regional cuisine.

Restaurants with vegan menus

The tourist vocation of Venice has led, over the years, to a diversified culinary offer. More and more restaurants offer a vegetarian menu to customers, to satisfy the needs of their guests. Some places have done more, specializing exclusively on vegan products, to bring delicate and tasty flavors to the table. Here a selection: