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The exotic dining spots in Venice

Have you already tasted all the typical Italian and Venetian dishes? Are you looking for something different?

Don’t worry, the city of Venice is a meeting place that offers different type of cookeries. The historic and cultural influences introduced several “exotic” restaurants.
The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel Sant’Elena suggests you some little restaurants where you can experience fine culinary delights.

Gam Gam Kosher Restaurant

In the entrance of the world’s oldest ghetto – the Jewish Ghetto of Venice – you can find the Gam Gam Kosher Restaurant. This well-known restaurant has become a special gathering place of Venetians and travelers alike, catering to a myriad of tastes with its inviting atmosphere and diverse cuisine while supporting its original goal of bringing life back to the Ghetto.

In this suggestive place you can taste the typical Jewish dishes choosing from the selection of the menu. Gam Gam offers also a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan main courses and delicacies.

Orient Experience

Whether you looking for a quick lunch we have the solution for you! The Orient Experience is a little restaurant with few seating where you can eat Middle Eastern courses, in particular from Afghanistan. There you can find a variety of ready for eat dishes at a very cheap cost.

All the savors of spices along with vegetables and different kinds of meat. For about 10€ you can take a mix of foods and have a large meal! The Orient Experience is located along Strada Nuova, in Cannaregio Distrinct, in Rio Tera San Leonardo.


While in front of the Frari Curch there is a restaurant that pays tribute to the Greek cuisine: the Frary’s. The relaxing atmosphere welcomes clients and the varied menu proposes both the well-known dishes and some unusual too.

Among the specialties there are the fish cous cous with orange and saffron sauce and the babaganush (rice, eggplants, yogurt and garlic). Then the chicken with pomegranate or mint and several proposals for vegetarian people. To end you dinner you can try the spicy ice-cream or the coffee with cardamom. A selection of Greek wines is served also by glass.
Enjoy your exotic meal!

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