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Antico Caffe San Marco


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Italian, Cafe, European, Central European, Northern-Italian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

This was on my pre-googled places to visit. And I wasn't disappointed. It was actually the only place in Trieste I felt good having my coffee. Staff was really friendly unlike in other Trieste cafes I visited. I loved the interior, and also there's a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tiannekin
Reviewed February 3, 2019

kind of slow service, but the food is not bad (had a chocolate pastry and fresh juice). the staff was polite. the bookshop concept is interesting. all books are in Italian, and there seems to be a vast collection. nice place to spend a few...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Chethana D
Reviewed December 1, 2018

I live in Trieste and the Caffe San Marco is a nice place to go. However, I've had a couple of experiences while there that I wasn't very happy with. On a couple of occasions, I wondered if I was being overcharged because they thought...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank terifc
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is a true piece of the history of Trieste, one of the oldest coffee houses in town where academics and intellectuals would meet to ponder the issues of the day. The interior is beautifully preserved and the whole place is truly atmospheric. The caffe...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dakleydog
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

A lot of charm and history. Slow and confused service but the coffee is good and the tiramisu is excellent. Over priced , maximizing its heritage.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

great 100 year old cafe. Have your coffee where Jame Joyce spent a great deal of time! the woodwork is beautiful!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Carl G
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Must confirm all the positive reviews of this Caffe so far. We’ve stopped by for a morning coffee and breakfast. The service was really nice and helpfull. Showed us everything to choose from and gave us enough time to make our decision what we would...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 845mareka
Reviewed June 15, 2018

it's a cafe and a bookshop, all in one, it's one of those grand old cafes but it looks now a bit shabby, had excellent tiramisu here and my friend coffee

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank TanjaD
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

A 'must' for Trieste visitors! The café with the perfect art nouveau interieur - partly used as book shop - is unique! Unequivocally recommend.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank FrankMcLynn
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Coffee shop plus bookshop, what better combination? Coffee was great, pastry above average, and I actually quite fancied the daily menu but was in too much of a hurry. A Trieste institution and no problem to see why. Much less formal than the other classic...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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