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Caffe Lavena

Piazza San Marco San Marco 133/134, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 4070
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible16%
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“pretzels” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Piazza San Marco San Marco 133/134, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 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 29 August 2017

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 26 August 2017

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 26 August 2017 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 23 August 2017 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
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I had to treat my customers to a coffee so that they could stretch their legs off a chair. That was the only way to get a seat at this cafe. The charming servers endeavor to upsell, offering pastries and or ice creams. However at...More

Thank Oliveiro R
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

On San Marco's Piazza, we were aware of rates. But we were in Venice and we appreciated The evening. We sat on the caffe lavena terrasse and ordered to the old and tired barman 4 spritz. Waiting, we went into the caffe for going to...More

Thank K6paradise
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Caffe levena , Proberbly situated in one of the most iconic places in Italy St Marks square, so this does reflect on the prices.. We didn't eat there, It's too expensive But why not try a gelato(ice cream) to us mortals, Ok it's not the...More

Thank Wanderlust W
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

DON'T EAT OR DRINK HERE. My husband & I stopped in for a beer and dessert, the menu said one price, but when we received the bill it was 3x the price. Terrible service, food was below average, poor selection of beer. Don't waste your...More

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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, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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