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The Vecio Fritolin

History and Tradition in a Venice Restaurant


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Welcome to the historic Vecio Fritolin restaurant in the centre of Venice, where cooking means feeling, passion and love for fresh raw ingredients. The name Vecio Fritolin originates from the traditional Venetian ‘fritolin’, historical food stands, dating back to the 1700s, selling paper cones of freshly fried fish.

Today, the Vecio Fritolin maintains the warm and welcoming atmosphere, yet with a touch of the new and original.

The Vecio Fritolin is a modern restaurant which recognises the importance of culinary traditions, serving the best local cuisine revisited with imaginative creativity. It sets itself apart for its celebration of high quality fresh raw ingredients. Fresh produce that is selected each morning at the nearby Mercato di Rialto.

Freshly-caught fish and seasonal produce make every dish on the menu a delicious homage to every ingredient, a celebration of taste that can win over even the most refined palate. The Vecio’s famous ‘fritto misto’ has been described by the journalist Nicholas Lander in the Financial Times as “a ritual on every visit” to Venice.


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Everything is home-made at the Vecio Fritolin: bread, bread sticks, fresh pasta and all the puddings are made daily in our kitchen.

Located in one of the most picturesque areas of the city, Calle della Regina, the locale’s original 1500s architecture and furnishings also help to make every dish a fascinating dialogue between traditional and modern cuisine, with a deep understanding of the food’s history and evolution.

The strength of the Vecio Fritolin lies in this union between the traditional and the innovative: the result is unique and extraordinary.

Do you want to reserve a table at the Vecio Fritolin?

Telephone +39 041 5222881, Fill in the reservation form:

Reservation Form


Or send a mail to: info@veciofritolin.it