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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 good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Piazza San Marco San Marco 133/134, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We asked to be seated outside. They shrugged their shoulders, sit anywhere you like. When we attempted to get me yes on our way to the table they stopped us "no no. We will bring". Ok. They ignored us. Never brought menus or even came...More

Thank sgresell
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

9 of us went to Venice! We ended up in piazza San Marco thirsty so stopped in here and were subsequently served 9 bottles of 330ml San Marco beers for a staggering €18 per bottle. Obviously we only had one and then left to find...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having gone to Venice we had to sit and enjoy some drinks in San Marco square - I know it's not cheap but do it just once in your life and the memories will live with you. We said we would have one drink to...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a glass of wine, a cocktail and some olives and crisps. On the pricey side. Can’t beat the location for people watching

Thank willcasp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service. Great music as well. Very expensive, though (for example, a Banana Split for 23 euros and a bottle of our favorite moscato wine for 39 euros). Worth checking out, however, especially at night when there's music playing and the ambience...More

Thank contactme99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reached San Marco Piazza an d a romantic feeling came ver us immediately. There Are several.resatuants to choose from but we chose this one and didn't regret it. Let me paint you a picture .. The waiters are in tuxedos and there is a...More

Thank Suzie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been in other cafés in Sn Marcos sq, and the prices are high; why? Location! this is an old Café and kind of landmark by itself; so you pay for the experience of drinking a coffee here. Not by the coffee by itself....More

Thank Rudolph2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were asked to leave because we were taking to long to order and when we did I guess we didn't order enough. Place is a joke and a real hard sell atmosphere. They should be selling time shares. Lol

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The people of this cafe are really terrible, really bad service. It is really a pity because the location is really good. The people there is really racist just because I am coming from Colombia, he mentioned I should come back to South America. It...More

1  Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

On our first trip to Venice, my sister and I were looking for somewhere to enjoy a post-dinner dessert... This place was awful, and beyond unwelcoming! Prices are out of control and we were verbally and physically assaulted by wait-staff! Anyone who has been to...More

Thank honestvacay101
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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
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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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