Fodor's Expert Review Antico Caffè

$$ Cagliari Italian

The gilded Antico Caffè once served as an intellectual haunt for famous writers like D. H. Lawrence and Grazia Deledda, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1926. With its street-front terrace and polished-wood-and-brass interior, it has anchored the base of the Bastione di St. Remy since 1855, serving as a social center from breakfast time until well after midnight; the menu features local fish and meat specialties. You can also get pastas, salads, and such desserts as tiramisù and elaborate artisanal gelato coupe concoctions. A granita di caffè con panna is sublimely refreshing on a hot summer afternoon.

Italian Lively Breakfast Lunch Dinner Coffee Quick Bite $$ Cruise

Quick Facts

Piazza Costituzione 10/11
Cagliari, Sardinia  09124, Italy

070-658206

Known For:
  • Traditional ambience
  • Convenient location
  • Swift lunches

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