Venice is going to witness an influx of tourists from worldwide during the months of February and March. The Carnival of Venice held in these months would be a major attraction at one of Europe’s top tourist attractions. Those who love winter, Venice is undoubtedly the perfect destination to visit during Feb-March. Apart from soaking up the joys of the carnival, the city is going to captivate you endlessly with its culture, beautiful canals, magnificent architecture, iconic attractions and laidback, old-fashioned atmosphere. The city is a great place for foodies too. Take a look at some of the best budget restaurants in Venice where you can satiate your hunger pangs during your vacation.
Ogio is situated at Campo dei Gesuiti in Cannaregio. It was established in November 2014 and is known to offer best-quality meals at highly affordable rates. It is mostly frequented by the visitors for lunch. The restaurant is located just next to the monumental Gesuiti church renowned for its Tintoretto and Titian paintings. The lunch menu here comprises of various types of pasta dishes made with fresh, local produce. You will relish a hearty meal of a big plate of spaghetti alla carbonara, a white asparagus risotto or tortelli stuffed with ricotta cheese, accompanied with an espresso and bottled water. The restaurant is open all days of the week.
Cafeteria at Palazzo Franchetti
The popular self-service Cafeteria is situated inside the iconic Palazzo Franchetti, whose mesmerizing Venetial gothic pastel yellow facade lies right next to Accademia bridge. The cafeteria is flush with visitors particularly during the biennale when the Palazzo is transformed into a key exhibition venue. It is open for lunch only. This is the best place in the city to enjoy 20 different kinds of freshly-prepared pasta dishes, rice salad, roast beef and chicken, rucola and radicchio, grilled aubergines and courgettes, and a traditional octopus and celery salad. You can relish all these and much more as they are spread out on a long buffet table. The menu here is affordably priced. The cafeteria can be visited on all days, except Saturday and Sunday when it is closed.
Trattoria Dalla Marisa
The old-fashioned Trattoria Dalla Marisa has been delighting the visitors with its affordably priced, delicious traditional dishes ever since it was established in 1965. It is hugely packed with locals and tourists during lunchtime. The risotto con le secoe, which is prepared using beef bone marrow, is great favorites with all those visiting here. The menu here is mostly dominated by meat dishes. The speciality during the night is seafood. Among other popular dishes served here include tasty roast rabbit, rich ragu sauces and tripe stew. You need to reserve a table in advance for Thursday and Saturday evening.