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Caffe Lavena

Piazza San Marco San Marco 133/134, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 4070
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Piazza San Marco San Marco 133/134, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Keep in mind, this cafe is at the Piazza San Marco, it is expensive but really lovely. Not the best service but there is live music while you enjoy your coffee or drink. You can save by having your coffee or drink while standing at...More

Thank Navigera
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this cafe by chance lucky me . People need to understand Venice/ Italy There is a difference between standing at the bar sitting and sitting in the square . Standing at the bar is the bargain of the century €7.80 for a spritz...More

1  Thank cardiffwales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn’t find anything special about this place except the location. I understand that it is an expensive square, but not worth it!

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely place for a coffee or drink with a 4 person orchestra playing, pidgens trying to get your food, and great people watching. My husband said best Irish Coffee in Europe. Expensive but worth doing at least once in St Marks Square.

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 9 November 2017

So after we got off from a water taxi, we started walking around and seeing the city... we ended up in St. Mark's Square. There you see a Church and lots of stores. We were so tired and wanted to sit but the only places...More

1  Thank deny0214
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I expected it to be expensive, I'd read about it in Rick Steves' Italy book. It's a great spot to watch the world go by and enjoy the band - music was wonderful. Food was very expensive, I live in Bermuda and still thought so!...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Luckily for us the sun was shining so we sat outside on a table to the edge of the outside seating. A band was playing adding to the atmosphere and this is really the perfect way to experience St.Marks Square. We had two coffees and...More

1  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I wouldn't go back here if I were starving and it was the last place on earth with food. We stopped after doing a long tour of the Basilica and Ducale. We sat, no signs posted or in the menu that the seating outside was...More

Thank 1968TR250
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Celebrated my birthday here this weeks with my kids & wife , they love here . we sat in the sunshine for 3 hours ( in November in t-shirts) , listening to amazing music and great drinks and food . A big birthday treat so...More

1  Thank paul j
Reviewed 4 November 2017

As I could not pass a crowd watching a ceremony, I was forced to walk between entirely empty tables. An old waiter grunted that I could not pass. I politely asked why and added that his instruction was ridiculous as no-one was there, at which...More

Thank j0hntraveller
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Marco San Marco 133/134, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 4070
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