Quality Hotel Delfino Venezia Mestre
Corso del Popolo 211
Phone: (39) 041 5321029
Fax: (39) 041 5310601
A stylish bar and restaurant located in the industrial area, Dining Room crowds with people most on the weekends. Many come for dinner or a free buffet aperitif before spending the evening in one of the many clubs and dancehalls on the mainland. The restaurant serves innovative meat and fish dishes with a seasonally changing menu. On Fridays, they offer a specialty of fresh oysters with a selection of sparkling white wine. The restaurant hosts an extensive wine list with more than 200 first-rate references from Italy and abroad. Cool background music ranges from jazz to rock to fit whatever mood you're in.
It is difficult to imagine that a luxurious restaurant could exist in an ordinary area like this. The fame that this restaurant has earned is definitely well-deserved. The ambience is very refined, and the restaurant is furnished in a very elegant, classical style. The service is excellent. The cuisine is fish-based and is of very good quality. The restaurant's suppliers can be counted on for the freshness of their produce. The dishes, which really stand out, are the Oysters and the Venus Clams. The sweets are good. The wine list is also of a good standard.
The osteria takes its name from the vines bower around the two story small house located in the residential area of Mestre, not very far from the railway station. It has two rooms and a separated area is dedicated to the wine tasting, featuring an interesting range of local wines. La Pergola is also known for its original selection of cheeses from different parts of the region and the wide choice of various kinds of cold meats and salami from the best production areas in the country, including the favorites - finocchiona and lardo from Tuscany. The menu changes quite often, and they have a variety of pasta and meat dishes too. - Maria Frullini
Formerly a factory, Centro Sociale Rivolta turned into a very basic club. Colorful murals now cover all the walls. On weekends, Cso Rivolta hosts live gigs or DJs from different countries who play music ranging from house to techno or electronic jazz. It is one of the most popular venues in northeastern Italy: on weekend nights, usually more than 2500 young people gather in the main hall for the concerts. There are also smaller halls where guest musicians and new talents play more experimental music. All concerts are advertised on line in music blogs and with brightly colored stick up posters in the Veneto area. - Maria Frullini
This is one of the best known restaurants in Venice, and is easy to reach by land or by sea. The ambience is refined, but not pretentious; and is furnished in a classic style. The service at this restaurant is impeccable. The cuisine incorporates influences from all over the region, from excellent Fish to Montello Mushrooms and Cheeses. The wine list is excellent, and includes many rare vintages.
Welcome to the future! Zen Café is a minimalistic, Asian-themed bar in Mestre, just a short train ride away from the canals and gondolas of Venice. Zen Café has delicious cocktails (especially the Martinis and Bellinis), Asian tea blends and unique bamboo-inspired decor. So if you happen to be over in Mestre, Zen Café is definitely worth the stop!
Al Volta is Venice's oldest wine bar and arguably one of the city's most popular hangouts for local and domestic wines. This bar supposedly has over 2000 wines in its collection and yes, those are wine labels on the ceiling! Be sure to try some of the local white wines and indulge in some cicchetti (bite-size, finger foods) that the Venetians are known for.
This restaurant is in the Calleselle (alleyways) area, close to the ghetto. The atmosphere is welcoming and the service is efficient. This traditional tavern specialises in local fish dishes. The house wine is very good.
Pasqualigo specializes in Italian snacks and pizzas complemented by house wine. It has unpretentious interiors but the tables and chairs are arranged at some distance from each other, affording a little privacy to the guests. The menu includes dishes like Penne Arrabiata, Spaghetti with Mussels, Spinet Lobster, Spinach and Margherita pizzas and Mushrooms dipped in cream sauce. The food is accompanied by coffee and desserts such as Lemon Cake. Though expensive, its outdoor seating affords views of the bustling streets of Venice.
Taverna del Campiello Remer is a romantic restaurant located at Cannaregio 5701. The beautiful rustic setting of the restaurant sets a perfect mood for a quiet romantic dinner. Exposed-brick walls, wooden tables and chairs, a large piano at the center and a cozy fireplace accents this restaurant. The bar is adorned with spirits of all varieties; choose from wines, whiskeys, rums or enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail. Food menu is lined with delectable Venetian dishes; Seafood spaghetti and Seabass ravioli particularly, come highly recommended. Wind up the meal with a heartwarming Tiramisu and then call it meal.
Less expensive and crowded than the other restaurants around Piazza San Marco, Ai Canottieri is a good place for a glass of wine and a hearty meal. The menu emphasizes seafood, so be sure to try the Gray Shrimps With Polenta, or the Spaghetti Maritime-style. Don't forget the wine, as they have a good selection to accompany your meal. The winter special is the sea bass cooked in a bag made of pasta and bread, stuffed with black olives, bay leaves and spices.
This is not your average Venetian hotspot: Dogado Lounge is a modernly designed restaurant, a pizzeria, and a popular music venue and bar, all under one roof! Dogado opens until late and doesn't offer the typical local menu. Grilled meat, a fine selection of wines, and a huge choice of pizzas are its strong points. In the good season, waiters serve dinner on the spacious terrace on the first floor. Otherwise there is enough space inside to either just dine or have an after-dinner drink listening to music and dancing. DJs play an array of styles and sounds depending on the day, but live music also graces late nights.