Neropaco Di Cenedese Andrea, Fondamenta dei Vetrai, 58
This glass store without any pretence offers a good selection of glassware at better prices than many other stores. Andrea and Micheala Cenedes are kind and knowledgeable.
Carlo Moretti, Fondamenta Manin, 3
The Glass Masters of Carlo Moretti combine old techniques with a modern vision on art. They are inspired by the colors and movement from the Venetian Lagoon. Each piece that comes out of their furnaces is unique. You can buy them in the shop on Fondamento dei Vetrai, 82.
Simone Cenedese, Fondamenta dei Vetrai, 68
In the atelier of this famous Glass Master you can admire the most beautiful classical and modern Murano glass chandeliers, lamps and vases.
Murano Glass Company, Calle Bressagio, 25
Here you can see how the Glass Master makes glass horses. Impressive how quickly he can make such a detailed form. The Murano Glass Company offers jewelry necklaces, bracelets, rings, sculptures and other handmade objects. Here you will be able to find a reasonably priced glass souvenir, like the small heart shaped pendants
Seguso, Campiello San Maffio, 1
This old and luxurious brand has a shop that is worthwhile to visit. The real attraction is the Seguso Experience, a private tour through the glass factory. How much this costs is not completely clear, some people talk about €250, others seem to have been the Seguso's guests for a lot lower price. You can get more information by contacting the company directly.
Busa alla Torre Da Lele, Campo Santo Stefano 3, T +39 041 739662
Busa alla Torre de Lele is worth a visit if you like to taste the lagoon specialties like moeche (soft shell crab) and granseola (spider crab). A simple, rustic restaurant, with a terrace on the Piazza next to the Campanile and the blue Glass Art of Simone Cedese. Quick and polite service. An institution. Main courses around €15.
Osteria Acquastanca, Fondamenta Manin, 48, T +39 041 319 5125
More fancy and contemporary than the typical Italian tavern. Owner Giovanna Arcangeli is both very experienced in hospitality and an architect. She restyled an old bakery into a warm, modern restaurant. The menu is sophisticated , mainly fish and based on the ideas of 'Slow Food'. Prices are a bit higher than average.