Venice attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world at any time of the year, and during the traditional carnival in February there are even more of them than locals. Food prices in the city are quite high, so it is better to plan where to eat tasty and inexpensively in Venice in advance.
To receive your order, you first need to pay for it at the counter and wait for the number to be called out. Bigoli are prepared quickly, so you won’t have time to get bored in the queue.
Calle Crosera, 3829, 30123 Dorsoduro S. Pantalon
Bigoi Venezia menu
Sun-Thu 11: 30-21: 30, Fri-Sat 11: 30-22: 00
The prices in the Cocaeta cafe are affordable, as in Venice: a portion of pancakes costs an average of 6 €. The menu is updated daily, the ingredients for the fillings change. By the way, you can eat pancakes right next to the Grand Canal, enjoying their excellent taste and picturesque views of the city.
549, Fondamenta S. Giobbe
Cocaeta cafe menu
Tue-Wed 13: 00-19: 00, Fri 16: 00-21: 30, Sat-Sun 13: 00-16: 00 and 18: 30-22: 30
In addition, Pizzeria L’Angelo specializes in the preparation of gluten-free pizzas. A separate oven is used for it so that gluten residues from products containing it do not get into the baked goods. The only drawback of the pizzeria is the lack of seating, but this is just an additional reason to stroll through the beautiful streets of Venice.
Calle de la Mandola, 3711, 30124 San Marco
L’Angelo pizzeria menu
Tue-Sun 11: 30-22: 00, Mon 11: 30-16: 00
Pasta is served in branded tight boxes, which is very convenient if you need to take food with you and have a snack on the go. You can also sit comfortably inside by choosing a place at a high wooden table. The Venetians themselves often recommend We love Italy as a place to eat cheaply in Venice.
San Marco, 5529
We love Italy cafe menu
Daily 12: 00-20: 00
Basegó also has a children’s corner with scrapbooks and markers, where young artists can show their talents while their parents relax at the bar. This is a great spot for a light snack while walking around Venice.
San Polo, 2863
Basegó Bar Menu
Daily 11: 00-22: 30
A few more places in Venice for a budget breakfast, lunch or dinner:
– Baci & Pasta – a small diner with a very decent pasta, an average bill for two with drinks – 20 €;
– Osteria Alla Ciurma – a colorful bar near the Rialto Bridge, where you can eat panini (3 €) and crostini (9 €), drink beer, wine and the Venetian Syringe. Drinks – on average 2-3 €;
– Pasticceria Da Bonifacio – a tiny cafe with amazing Italian sweets, cake and tea for 3 €;
– All’Arco – bar with chic chiketti for 2 €;
– Pasticceria Tonolo – a small pastry shop with fabulous coffee and cakes for 4-5 €;
– TUTTINPIEDI – a great option to eat inexpensively: huge portions of delicious pasta for only 5.5-6.5 €;
– Pizza 2000 – a good place for fans of Italian pizza: a piece costs only 2 €, a whole one – 6 €;
– Pasta e Sugo Venezia 02 – a diner with a small selection of pasta and ravioli, there are interesting combo offers for 10-12 €;
– Antico forno – an institution where you can eat delicious pizza on thick dough (average bill – 7-10 €).
Venice is a city of contrasts. Behind the magnificent facades of palaces and squares, city quarters are hidden, where the measured life of local residents flows in the usual manner. Contrast persists in nutrition. Among the gourmet restaurants with incredible prices in Venice, you can easily find cozy inexpensive cafes and restaurants.
The menu includes oysters (€ 3 apiece), octopus with walnuts and seasonal vegetables (€ 12), seafood spaghetti (€ 15) or cuttlefish (€ 12). And if you want to drink good Italian wine, the waiters will certainly help you with your choice.
Sestiere Santa Croce, 24
Menu at Osteria La Lanterna da Gas restaurant
Thu-Tue 12: 00-15: 00 and 18: 00-23: 00
Although the café also serves the famous spaghetti carbonara (10 €) or potato gnocchi (12 €), it primarily attracts guests with less typical Italian food. Rabbit with red cabbage with milk sauce, baked sea bass with potatoes, fried calamari and shrimp with vegetables – any dish from the menu is worth spending a little time looking for this small restaurant.
Impronta Cafe menu
Mon-Fri 07: 00-02: 00, Sat 08: 00-02: 00
In addition to the classic dishes of national cuisine: gourmet prosciutto crudo (15 €), aromatic minestrone soup (8 €), potato dumplings with meat sauce (13 €) and pasta (13-14 €) – there is a large selection of pizzas at prices ranging from 7 to 22 €. And connoisseurs of good alcohol will have a good opportunity to taste the best Italian wines from Tuscany, Piedmont and other regions.
San Marco, 425, Calle Degli Specchieri
Ristorante Centrale Restaurant Menu
Mon-Fri 11: 00-23: 00
It often happens that all tables and seats at the bar are occupied. Then enterprising guests are located at the entrance on the street, with their feet lowered over the canal, and the waiters bring the order even there. And sometimes in the restaurant itself, as an integral part of its charm, there is live music performed by students of the local conservatory.
Paradiso Perduto Restaurant Menu
Thu-Mon 11: 00-01: 00
In fine weather, it is especially pleasant to sit at outdoor tables. A warm Venetian breeze and a view of the calm waters of the canal combined with a fine dining experience will be an unforgettable experience. Order shrimp spaghetti or risotto of the day (for two only) – every dish will be expertly prepared and very Italian.
Sottoportego delle Colonete, 2152
Osteria al Cantinon menu
Thu-Tue 12: 30-15: 00 and 19: 00-22: 30
Finding good cheap cafes or restaurants in Venice is difficult at any time of the year, especially in high season. Therefore, be sure to mark such establishments on the gastronomic map of the city – and let your trip turn out to be delicious!
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