Restaurants

Top Choice Venetian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Venissa Osteria

A more affordable companion piece to its Michelin-starred sister, this upmarket osteria offers updates on Venetian classics such as marinated fish, duck pasta and bigoli (thick wholemeal pasta with anchovies). For a…
Top Choice Venetian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Locanda Cipriani

Run by the Cipriani family since 1935, the Locanda is Harry’s Bar gone rustic, with a wood-beamed dining room opening onto a pretty country garden. But standards are standards, so staff buzz about in dapper bow ties…
Top Choice Modern Italian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Acquastanca

A modern sensibility imbues both the decor and the menu at this wonderful little restaurant. A knowing array of old-fashioned Murano mirrors adorns a wall, while birds perch on artfully arranged twigs on another. Se…
Venetian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Ristorante da Omar

Cap off a day in designer beachwear with white-linen dining at Lido di Jesolo's best restaurant. Duck and veal play supporting roles but seafood is the star of a menu that includes excellent fish soup and seasonal t…
Italian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Osteria La Perla – Ai Bisatei

Seek out this vintage osteria (casual tavern) where glass-blowers head for plates of frittura mista (mixed fried fish), seafood risotto and spaghetti vongole (with clams). If you're dining alone you're likely to be …
Italian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Osteria al Duomo

Opened in 1903 by the parish priest as a co-op grocery shop, this osteria (casual tavern) is still collectively owned by 50 Muranese families. Don't be surprised, then, by the honest bowls of pasta and hands-down th…
Modern Italian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Venissa Ristorante

The sleepy island of Mazzorbo is an unlikely setting for a Michelin-starred restaurant, and this one is unique in that it recruits a new chef each season with a brief to interpret afresh the produce from Venissa's e…
Venetian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Busa alla Torre

Glassy-eyed shoppers are drawn to this classic eatery for its sunny disposition and set menu (not available Sunday). Arrive early for piazza seating with tempting views of glass showrooms, and settle in for seasonal…
Seafood in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Trattoria al Gatto Nero

Once you’ve tried the homemade tagliolini with spider crab, whole grilled fish and perfect house-baked biscuits, the ferry ride to Burano seems a minor inconvenience – a swim back here from Venice would be worth it …
Venetian in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Alla Maddalena

Just a footbridge away from Burano’s photo-snapping crowds are lazy seafood lunches on the island of Mazzorbo. Relax by the canal or in the garden out the back with fresh fish dishes and, during autumn hunting seaso…