Jesolo is renowned not only for its beaches and the wealth of tourist facilities, but also for its culinary culture. With the sea on one side and generous inland countryside and rivers on the other, Jesolo is fortunate in having a rich variety of plant and animal life just a stone’s throw away, ready to be turned into delicious gourmet specialities.
Jesolo is renowned not only for its beaches and the wealth of tourist facilities, but also for its culinary culture. Lido di Jesolo makes the most of the wealth of resources available locally, turning them into inviting gourmet specialities. The lengthy culinary tradition handed down through the generations has yielded plenty of delicious local dishes, continually enhanced by the skill and imagination of the many expert chefs at work in the seaside resorts. Finally, the splendid menus of Jesolo are invariably accompanied by a rich variety of outstanding wines from the region’s generous vineyards. In Jesolo, visitors are always guaranteed a tasty holiday.
Speciality fish dishes
Thanks to the very nature of the area, the lengthy fishing tradition of the Lido and the vocation for tourism the local folk are renowned for, Jesolo is able to boast an impressive array of restaurants vying to serve the finest menus. The choice is challenging indeed, starting from the huge variety of sea fish dishes that appear daily on the menus of every hotel and eatery in the town. The heart of Jesolo’s gourmet culture, fresh sea fish is the ingredient no holiday would be complete without, as a result of its variety and abundance. Among the most popular seafood specialities are crustaceans and shellfish such as crabs, clams, mussels and the like, as well as the delicious pescadee (the tiny fish that get caught in the fishing nets) and fish such as bream and bass. Also found on Jesolo menus is some excellent freshwater fish, straight from the rivers around the town, such as eels, trout, tench and carp.
Surrounded by lush, generous expanses of countryside, the Lido is able to offer not only top-quality fish, but also an extraordinary variety of genuine fresh vegetables – grown in the inland areas – and excellent meat from local farms. The large, fertile countryside inland from Jesolo is home to numerous crop fields, livestock farms and agritourist facilities.These products bring to the tables of hotels and restaurants in Jesolo all the genuine flavour and aroma of the local area, a gift from the lush, fertile landscape.
What makes Jesolo cuisine so special and so popular with millions of tourists each year is not just the prime-quality local ingredients, but also the experience and professional skills of a host of experts in the catering service, able to offer first-class, cutting-edge gourmet services. Each year, one of the attractions that brings numerous visitors from all over the world to Jesolo is the excellent choice of quality restaurants and top-class eateries to be found in the resort. With so many restaurants, trattorias, inns, wine bars, wineries, pizzerias and agritourist facilities, Jesolo offers food and wine to win over any palate…starting from the sophisticated cuisine served at our hotel.