Open 7 days a week from 9 am to midnight, Hostaria in Certosa is the perfect place to spend a lazy summer day, offering everything from Italian-style breakfasts, to mid-morning tramezzini and spritzes, to lunch, dinner and after-dinner cocktails.
The restaurant, which can seat about a hundred people outdoors and about thirt y indoors, is located at the end of the vaporetto dock. The interiors are modern with many nautical details, including the staff uniforms made with technical materials used by yacht crews. Italian lighting designer Davide Groppi’s lamps were selected for the tables to create a sense of intimacy and warmth, particularly in the evening.
The menu includes dishes made with local ingredients such asbaby Venetian octopusserved with olive oil, garlic lemon, parsley andboiled potatoes; amberjack tartarwith salad and tartar sauce; spaghetti with clams, extra virgin olive oil, chilipepper, celery and tomatoes; or Venetian deep-friedcalamari, onion rings and squash blossoms.
There is no shortage of meat dishes such as veal in a tuna sauce with green beans and balsamic capers; the Helmsman’s Sandwich, a cheeseburgerwith French fries;and spit-roasted fowl like chicken inmustard and red spices or guinea henwith sage and rosemary, both served with roasted potatoes.
The Hostaria also offers take-away service managed through a digital platform on the Alajmo website, allowing visitors who arrive by private boat can easily dock in the mari na and pick-up their order.