Caffe Florian

Currently Closed
  • Address: Piazza San Marco, 57, 30124 Venezia, Italy, Venice
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 11:59 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-415205641
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe, Restaurant, Leisure, Family And Kids

For cafe lovers, this place should be a Mecca. It’s the oldest coffee house still in operation in the world; it was opened in 1720. Goethe, Byron, Casanova, Proust, and Dickens have all sipped a cup here. It also has quite the role in Venetian history. For example, the notion of the La Bienalle was formed here. Today, it’s also become a minor art gallery. In its six rooms - Sala del Senato (Senate Hall), Sala Cinese (Chinese Hall), Sala Orientale (Oriental Hall), Sala degli Uomini Illustri (Hall of the Illustrious Men), Sala delle Stagioni (Hall of the Seasons) and the Sala Liberty – hang a number of quite illustrious paintings. The decor inside is neo-Baroque. Coming here is less about the coffee (which is quite good) and more about the rich, historical atmosphere.

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  • Don’t forget to try the special coffee.
  • Parking facility available.
  • VISA and Master card accepted.
  • For more fun, visit the place after dark.

  • Ferries 2 and 10 stop S. Marco (Giardinetti) DX

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  • Caffe Florian Address: Piazza San Marco, 57, 30124 Venezia, Italy, Venice
  • Caffe Florian Contact Number: +39-415205641
  • Caffe Florian Timing: 09:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Caffe Florian Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Caffe Florian(preferred time): 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Caffe Florian: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 5.39% of people who visit Venice include Caffe Florian in their plan

  • 93.33% of people start their Caffe Florian visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Caffe Florian

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

87.5% of people prefer walking in order to reach Caffe Florian

People normally club together St Mark's Campanile and Castello Area while planning their visit to Caffe Florian.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Amazing deserts. Great music. Just don’t leave your food unattended ...the hot chocolate is to die for. And the scenery vivid. PS there is a surcharge for the musicians. Not a complaint just giving heads up. They deserve every euro. Just amazing .

  • A recommended visit if you can appreciate its historical value. The Cafe menu is in the pricier range, so I would suggest ordering one of the drinks unique/exclusive to their menu, and treat your visit like a museum experience. The decor is beautifully preserved, the live music adds a nice touch, and the staff is very friendly.

  • Nice location and delicious sweets. I would recommend sitting outside to take in the view and enjoy the music. Just keep in mind that you are paying a 6€ surcharge (per person) for the privilige of live music. Grab yourself a drink and lean back, but watch the birds because they will come for your food!

  • Pricey, but worth it for the simple experience of sitting and having a coffee in a spot where others have been doing the same for hundreds of years. The ornate interior will transport you to the past, the staff are very accommodating of tourists, and the menus are all in English. Much like a gondola ride, Caffè Florian is an unabashedly tourist experience which will live on as a cherished memory.

  • I try to visit places known for hot chocolate in every city I visit, and honestly this was one of the most disappointing I've ever visited. First up to know is that you pay €6 per person as part of your order for the live music (even if that live music stops the minute you walk inside). We got a hot chocolate with cream and an ice cream with hot chocolate on top, total bill came to just over €40. I have no problem paying that much money for an exceptional experience, but this wasn't that. The hot chocolate with cream was a glass filled 50% with whipped cream, so after you mixed it in it was warm at best. The ice cream was mediocre when compared to the fresh ice cream you can get in a gelateria nearby. Overall it feels like you're paying through the nose purely for the experience of visiting this cafe, and in no way for the quality of that experience.

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