Venice Travel Guide

Tony's mission is to avoid Venice's tourist traps and to discover the city as it's experienced by locals. Venice is a city filled with ancient monuments, sprawling palazzos, quaint cafes and ...


Restaurants & Bars
Da Romano
Tony visits Da Romano Trattoria on the island of Burano (of lace-making fame). The restaurant has been open for over 100 years and is tied to tradition. Tony tries Goh risotto, the restaurant's obsession.
  • Via Galuppi, 221
  • Venice, 30142 Italy

Da Romano

Tony visits Da Romano Trattoria on the island of Burano (of lace-making fame). The restaurant has been open for over 100 years and is tied to tradition. Tony tries Goh risotto, the restaurant's obsession.
Via Galuppi, 221 Venice, Italy
Locanda Montin
Venetian artist Geoffrey Humphries and Tony dine at Montin. They have dinner the way penniless Venetian artists have for centuries -- trading a painting for a hot meal and a glass of vino.
  • Fondamenta delle Eremite
  • Venice, Veneto 30123 Italy

Locanda Montin

Venetian artist Geoffrey Humphries and Tony dine at Montin. They have dinner the way penniless Venetian artists have for centuries -- trading a painting for a hot meal and a glass of vino.
Fondamenta delle Eremite Venice, Veneto, Italy
Al Covo
Tony visits Al Covo to sample some of the freshest seafood in all of Venice including some of the house specialties and local favorites: fritto (a large array of small fried fish) and the deep-fried soft-shell crabs caught earlier that day.
  • Corte Nuova Castello
  • Venice, Veneto 30135 Italy

Al Covo

Tony visits Al Covo to sample some of the freshest seafood in all of Venice including some of the house specialties and local favorites: fritto (a large array of small fried fish) and the deep-fried soft-shell crabs caught earlier that day.
Corte Nuova Castello Venice, Veneto, Italy
Al Diavolo e L'Acqua Santa
Tony meets up with a local to explore Venice's back alleys full of small eateries where they sample ombretta (a little glass of wine) and bite-size Venetian appetizers.
  • Calle della Madonna
  • Venice, Veneto Italy

Al Diavolo e L'Acqua Santa

Tony meets up with a local to explore Venice's back alleys full of small eateries where they sample ombretta (a little glass of wine) and bite-size Venetian appetizers.
Calle della Madonna Venice, Veneto, Italy
Cantina Do Mori
Tony and Gigi start their Bacari (tapas bar) crawl at Cantina Do Mori. They sample some local staples and chat about the Venetian pace of life.
  • Sestiere San Polo, 429
  • Venice, Veneto 30125 Italy

Cantina Do Mori

Tony and Gigi start their Bacari (tapas bar) crawl at Cantina Do Mori. They sample some local staples and chat about the Venetian pace of life.
Sestiere San Polo, 429 Venice, Veneto, Italy
Pronto Pesce
Tony and Gigi visit the second bacari (tapas bar), which is renowned for putting new, modern, innovative twists on old favorites.
  • 319 San Polo
  • Venice, Veneto 30125 Italy

Pronto Pesce

Tony and Gigi visit the second bacari (tapas bar), which is renowned for putting new, modern, innovative twists on old favorites.
319 San Polo Venice, Veneto, Italy
Mascaron Resataurant
Tony ends his first day in Venice at Gigi's restaurant where the chef has cooked up all the beautiful fish picked out earlier that day during Tony and Gigi's tour of the Rialto fish market.
  • Castello, 5225
  • Venice, Veneto 30122 Italy

Mascaron Resataurant

Tony ends his first day in Venice at Gigi's restaurant where the chef has cooked up all the beautiful fish picked out earlier that day during Tony and Gigi's tour of the Rialto fish market.
Castello, 5225 Venice, Veneto, Italy
Trattoria Borghi
After pulling up and docking a mammoth ship, Tony and Stefano meet up with some of Stefano's colleagues at a local trattoria to discuss what makes Venice so unique: the people.
  • 1516 S. Basillo
  • Venice, Veneto 30100 Italy

Trattoria Borghi

After pulling up and docking a mammoth ship, Tony and Stefano meet up with some of Stefano's colleagues at a local trattoria to discuss what makes Venice so unique: the people.
1516 S. Basillo Venice, Veneto, Italy