Cicchetti are a type of snack famous in Venice, Italy. They are normally small bites or bread topped with ingredients like anchovies and pesto, whipped salt cod, octopus, burrata, or mortadella. Why should you try cicchetti while visiting Venice? They are a local specialty. A quick and easy snack that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Plus, they are great with a glass of wine or cocktail. Whether you are looking for a light lunch, midday snack, or accompaniment to a few martinis, cicchetti are the perfect option.
Where should you go to find the best cicchetti in Venice? Here are three of our top picks: