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Caffe San Marco

Via Cesare Battisti 18, 34125, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 064 1724
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“sacher torte” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Cafe, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Cesare Battisti 18, 34125, Trieste, Italy
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Late evening, one Frenchman the other Spaniard decided to take a coffee in the most authentic caffé in Trieste after dinner... We took a table at the "bar" and ordered a coffee... One minute later the waiter brought to the next table two plates! And...More

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a famous location for many Italian writers, one of the most traditional places in town. Expensive for good reasons, but you must stop here once

Thank kangelini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can enjoy your coffee in different age on your time line, such an authentic place. If you're in to the history, juat give it a visit.

Thank WasefAbdulhadi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Trieste is a coffee capital of the world and this shop does not disappoint. We had an espresso lungo and a Nero creamy berry tea and they were great. The real joy is the decor, however, which is elegant and takes you to a time...More

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

...it is very simple, just get in this Caffe. The 'fin de siecle' style, the wooden decorations, the frescoes on walls and ceiling, the furniture are in their places, as in the 'belle epoque'. The service is excellent; the coffee, or the plates, or anything...More

Thank victor545
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A must to go if you want to see something authentic in Trieste, plus the aperitivo drinks are very tasty.

Thank vale641
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A really beautiful cafe in perfect viennese tradition. Nice mix of locals and tourists. Splendid coffee and cakes. Even a bookstore in the cafe (although a somewhat limited stock of non-Italian books). A great place to spend a couple of hours with a book or...More

Thank Babar1234
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love the Caffe San Marco. It is an historic cafe with beautiful decor, a wonderful atmosphere and great staff. It is also a bibliophile's idea of heaven and has a long literary tradition associated with the likes of James Joyce, Italo Svevo and...More

Thank Stormez
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

It is not a cheap place to stop by for a tea, but it is affordable and it's deffinitely worth to psy a bit extra to be able to have a piece of cakein its beautiful salon. Coffee + tea + cake = 10€

Thank Amonasor
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Every time we visit Trieste, we visit this very artistic cafe! Brioche are deliciously crispy and coffee is good. The atmosphere and bookshop make it stunning!

Thank Anthony_Galea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 34
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cesare Battisti 18, 34125, Trieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Trieste
  • Phone Number: +39 040 064 1724
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