Hostaria Da Franz
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Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola
This stark white church was founded in the 16th century and remodelled in the 18th. It contains a painting of the namesake saint healing...
Cattedrale di San Pietro di Castello
This sleepy church on the far-flung island of San Pietro served as Venice's cathedral from 1451 to 1807. An almost-but-not-quite...
Order a herbal tisane or the signature pear bellini and sit back amid the hothouse flowers in Napoleon’s fabulous greenhouse....
Trattoria alla Rampa
Hidden behind a little working-class bar is a low-slung dining room serving up some of Venice’s heartiest lunch specials. A largely...
Castello 754 · interesting places nearby
Hostaria Da Franz information
Known in Venice as home to one of the best tiramisus in the world, Da Franz is also a phenomenal seafood stop (trying to get a table here during the Biennale is impossible). Two dishes spring to mind: the melt-in-mouth seppie (cuttlefish) prepared in black ink, and the anguila (eel), prepared according to grandma's secret recipes as a grilled fillet - surprising and delicious.