Cantinone Già Schiavi
Squero di San Trovaso
The wood cabin along Rio di San Trovaso looks like a stray ski chalet, but it’s one of Venice's three working squeri (shipyards), with...
Chiesa dei Gesuati
That Tiepolo’s 1737–39 ceiling frescoes star St Dominic is hardly surprising given that this baroque church – designed by Giorgio...
Osteria Al Squero
After a stroll along the Zattere, retreat to this snug local drinking hole, right opposite the city's oldest functioning gondola...
Ristorante San Trovaso
After the Accademia leaves you delirious with visual overload, come to your senses with fried calamari, polenta, sarde in saor and a...
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Cantinone Già Schiavi information
Regulars gamely pass along orders to timid newcomers, who might otherwise miss out on smoked swordfish cicheti (bar snacks) with top-notch house soave, or pallottoline (mini-bottles of beer) with generous sopressa (soft salami) panini . Chaos cheerfully prevails at this legendary canalside spot, where Accademia art historians rub shoulders with San Trovaso gondola builders without spilling a drop.