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Cantinone già Schiavi

  • Dorsoduro 992 Map It
  • Dorsoduro
  • Wine Bar
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/07/2016

Fodor's Review

A mainstay for anyone living or working in the area, this beautiful, famly-run, 19th-century bacaro across from the squero (gondola repair shop) of San Trovaso has original furnishings and one of the best wine cellars in town—the walls are covered floor to ceiling by bottles for purchase. The cicheti here are some of the most inventive—and freshest—in Venice (feel free to compliment the Signora, who makes them up to twice a day). Try the crostini-style layers of bread, smoked swordfish, and slivers of raw zucchini, or pungent slices of parmigiano, fig, pistachio, and toast. They also have a creamy version of baccalà mantecato spiced with herbs, and there are nearly a dozen open bottles of wine for experimenting at the bar. You'll have no trouble spotting the Cantinone as you approach; it's the one with throngs of chatty patrons enjoying themselves.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Fondamenta Nani, Dorsoduro 992, Venice, Veneto, 30123, Italy

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Phone:

041-5230034

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun., and 2 wks in Aug.

Published 06/07/2016

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