Slowly but surely, however, some great brunch and breakfast options are starting to pop up all over Venice, Italy. Here we seek out the best places to enjoy brunch in Venice.
This exclusive restaurant serves a 100 Euro brunch every Sunday form 12:30pm until 3pm. It really is a special occasion that will stand out from other brunches that Venice has to offer, as the price reflects. At Terrazza Danieli
visitors will be able to enjoy a wide selection of elegantly prepared and displayed food, ranging from the best hams and cheeses to couscous, shrimp cocktails and tiramisu. The champagne and wine that is served to accompany the delicious food is also of top quality, and complements the food perfectly.
Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub, $$$
Music lovers will adore this unique locale, situated in the Tre Archi part of Venice. The Sunday brunch here is always accompanied by the best music and live concerts, which is usually inspired by jazz, blues or rock. The décor at Al Parlamento
is relaxing and rustic, with wooden seating and a wooden bar area, and the ceiling – which is covered with ropes – almost gives diners the impression of being in a boat. The food they serve here is of great quality.
Cafe, Restaurant, European, Italian, Cocktails, Snacks
Claiming to be the oldest cafe in Italy, and one of the oldest in the entire continent, Caffé Florian
oozes class and charm from a by-gone era. It has a lush decoration and an elegance that is hard to find anywhere else today. Situated in one of the best spots in Venice
, the views, the sophistication and the service are all to be taken into consideration when looking at the prices. Although they do not have an actual brunch menu, they do have an entire menu dedicated to breakfast and Venetian delicacies, so visitors will be able to custom-make their own delicious brunch here.
Pastry Shop, Pastries, $$$
Sunday mornings are Italian’s designated time to go and buy cakes from the wonderful local pasticceria (pastry shops), which they often bring as gifts for Sunday luncheons with the family, or any other special occasion. Tourists who wander off to Pasticceria Tonolo
should therefore not be surprised by the queues and the number of customers passing through this locale’s doors, but should rather take it as a sign that the food here is amazing and, most importantly, authentically Venetian.
Pasticceria Rosa Salva
Dessert Shop, Dessert, $$$
Like the previous locale on this list, Pasticceria Rosa Salva
might be more for the sweet-toothed than for those who like to have eggs and bacon for brunch, but there are nevertheless a few options that will satisfy all. Apart from the typical sweets, such as cakes, cookies, pastries, meringue and millefeuille, this establishment also serves some pretty incredible tramezzini, which is a Venetian specialty consisting of soft-bread sandwiches. Visitors will therefore be able to have a deliciously filling brunch here, mingling with the locals.
Dal Nono Colussi
Pastry Shop, Pastries
Come to this place during the Carnevale to try one of Venice’s most unique treats, frittelle. These sweet snacks are most popular during the period of the year when Venice gets dressed up for its world-famous carnival. However, visitors will usually be able to find them somewhere in the city regardless of the timing. Dal Nono Colussi’s
classic or plain frittelle have been voted by Venetians as the best in the city, so it is the place to go to for some excellent Venetian pastries. Although the savory options at this locale are not as renowned, travelers are bound to find something for all tastes.
This five-star hotel serves some of the best and most varied breakfasts in the city. The good news is that those who wish to have a taste of their scrumptious dishes do not need to be guests here. Even better, there is no set time for having breakfast, so after a leisurely Sunday morning stroll and maybe even some sightseeing, visitors can head to this sophisticated cafe to enjoy what it has to offer. The fare includes typically American breakfasts (bacon, eggs, American coffee…) which will be hard to find elsewhere in the city.
Restaurant, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, $$$
Those who are searching for a place where they can have a relaxing Sunday meal, free from any hassle, need look no longer. For that type of visitor, La Palanca will prove an exceedingly desirable option for a yummy Sunday morning feast. This bar is located right next to a canal, and travelers will be hard-pressed to find any other tourists inside. The place is a well-kept secret, frequented mostly by locals. Their brioche and macchiato are both excellent. Visitors should be aware that when sitting outside the prices will be higher.