In line with many Italian cities, Venice has earned a reputation for pricey food and drinks, and in the vicinity of St. Mark’s Square the cost of food and drink rockets even higher. So the idea of finding cheap restaurants in Venice becomes more appealing when the accepted wisdom suggests that they don’t exist.
Today the Daily Telegraph carries a great piece in which its author, Anne Hanley, describes some great options to eat relatively frugally. Some of the options suggest a canteen offered by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Venice, a veggie-friendly cafe-restaurant, and a great neighbourhood trattoria across the water in Murano. There is even a restaurant offering oriental style cuisine and a good recommendation for a pizza – something that Venice traditionally does badly.
The article can be read in full by visiting the Daily Telegraph website.