Our list of favourite coffee places in Venice
IL CAFFE DEL DOGE
venezia, rialto, calle dei cinque, san polo 609
Founded in 1952 in Venice, a stone's throw from the Rialto Bridge, the small artisan roasting machine Il caffè del doge is a reference point for lovers of fresh roasted coffee, to be enjoyed at home.
Half a century of history and jealously guarded secrets: even today, despite following a cutting-edge roasting system, it maintains the characteristics of the traditional method of processing: the "Venetian Classical Method".
So many coffees can be savored: from 100% Arabica, to the Rialto espresso coffee, from the goumert, to the coffee of the seasons.
venezia, Fondamenta dei Ormesini, Cannaregio 2804
Founded in 1930, the Torrefazione Cannaregio for almost 90 years continues every day with the same passion to devote himself to coffee, attentive to roasting methods and raw materials that come from the best coffee areas in the world.
Leading product is the Café Remer, a combination of eight different qualities of arabica: which guarantees a low concentration of caffeine.
But at Torrefazione Cannaregio there is not only coffee: also "pasta cafè", a durum wheat semolina pasta at the Café Remèr; "Cocoa paste", a durum wheat semolina with cocoa selection Brazil; "Gondola bases", fine pastry with a touch of Café Remer to enhance its delicate taste; "Dragee", roasted coffee beans covered with dark chocolate.
venezia, CAMPO SANTA MARGHERITA, DORSODURO 2963
Local Venetian historian, its birth dates back to the late nineteenth century, the Red Coffee is an important point of passage for Venetians, artists, students and tourists: currently the historic coffee machine in copper and brass is the oldest employee of Caffè Rosso .
In 2002, Caffè Rosso started selling merchandising and donating profits for charity operations.
venezia, calle nuova sant’agnese, dorsoduro 855
For those who want to stay away from mass tourism and rediscover the truest Venice, the "Caffè Poggi since 1919" is what you need: here you can enjoy an excellent espresso in a typical Venetian restaurant, where you can also find biscuits and other local treats as souvenirs. If you are passing through the Accademia area, before or after visiting the Gallerie dell'Accademia, the Guggenheim Collection or the Cini Collection, do not miss it.
GRAN CAFFE QUADRI
venezia, piazza san marco, san marco 121
A class stop in one of the best known and loved venetian historical premises, the "Gran Caffè Quadri", open since 1638, where you can taste the famous coffee by Gianni Frasi, sitting in Piazza San Marco, one of the most evocative scenes in the world .
The espresso is prepared with the varieties selected for Grancaffè by Gianni Frasi, from the Torrefazione Giamaica of Verona, and roasted directly on open flame with a machine that still works manually; the baristas, who use manual Faema machines, have been personally instructed by the Frasi himself, in order to obtain a perfect espresso.