Antica Trattoria alla Maddalena is on the island of Burano, just off the Mazzorbo vaporetto stop, in Venice. It is a large building that has numerous dining rooms, garden, patio and take out counter. Inside we were seated in a contemporary dining room decorated with modern paintings and large wood accents. It has been serving typical Venetian cuisine for 60 years. Service was friendly and efficient and they were happy to show us around to some of the other rooms when we finished our meal. It is worth it to take the trip over here. Continue reading
Burano is about a 40 minute water bus ride from Venice – a nice trip which you can make with your bus pass. The restaurant has an on- form to fill in for reservations but never got back to us so we had the hotel desk clerk call and he secured a spot for us when they first open. He said they are crazy busy and judging by the crowd we saw arrive after us, he is right. Burano is a fun place to walk around before or after your visit, so plan some extra time to visit shops and enjoy the colorful buildings.