Pasticceria Rio Manin
Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista
Flagellants founded this confraternity in 1261, and it served as social club to the Council of Ten, Venice’s dreaded secret service....
Jazz provides a backbeat to buzzing conversation until the wee hours, and local musicians have been known to break into jam sessions...
Tearoom Caffè Orientale
Detour from tourist-trail espresso bars and seafood restaurants to this art-filled canalside tearoom, which offers vegetarian delights...
Lonely Planet review
Pull up a chair along this sleepy canal and watch the occasional gondolier drift past, over freshly baked cheese biscuits, berry tartlets, and in the early evenings, a happy-hour spritz .