Just a couple of years ago one of the coziest and cute streets in Odessa became the home for the first Italian bakery Cannoli. Incredible deserts, the romantic atmosphere and the world of a fairytale have already conquered the hearts of both locals and guests of the city. This small café has already received the award in the national competition of restaurants called ‘Sol’ two times. Furthermore, famous restaurant critic Olha Freimut and Revizor TV show gave the restaurant the highest evaluation.
Incredible adventure to the world of sweets
Cannoli is not just a café, but a place where all your sweet dreams and fantasies will come true. Italian deserts cooked by the most passionate handywomen will surprise even the most spoiled ladies from all over the world. The vast choice of colorful and unique sweets will drive you crazy. They look so attractive that you won’t be able to make a choice, constantly hesitating, and trying to choose one of them. It seems that all those sweets were made for an exhibition of art.
You will be amazed by the vast collection of colors and different sweets. They look so attractive that you won’t be able to make a choice, trying to find the best one. A smiling lady will help you to make the right choice. She’s like a fairy, flying around and telling about the tastiest cakes and cookies. It turns out that the majority of them are made in accordance with ancient Italian traditions, while the rest is made using the passion and the love for cooking of the local bakers.
The café has the same name as the traditional Sicilian dessert called Cannoli. The original recipe of Cannoli is secret, and only Italian people know how to cook it. Cannoli is a crispy waffle with the filling made from Ricotta and Philadelphia cheese. In the majority of cases, they are added with chocolate, caramel, vanilla and sweet syrups. The dessert reminds éclair, but incredibly light filling makes it adorably tasty. Cannoli may vary in size. Sometimes they are smaller than the finger, while sometimes they are bigger than the éclair.
Dough for Cannoli is made in accordance with the original recipe of Italian bakers. No doubt, the original recipe is kept secret, but local skilled workers confessed that the incredible aroma of Cannoli comes from cinnamon, coffee and a drop of special wine.
There are many other different sweets offered in the café. Once can try creamy panna cota with the topping from syrup and fresh fruits, as well as traditional zabaglione with fresh berries. Don’t forget about charming tiramisu. Have you ever heard that Tiramisu means ‘take me to the sky?’
Cannoli is not just a café, but a place where all your sweetest dreams and fantasies will come true. Italian deserts cooked by the most passionate handywomen will surprise even the most spoiled ladies from all over the world. The vast choice of colorful and unique sweets will drive you crazy. They look so attractive that you won’t be able to make a choice, constantly hesitating, and trying to choose one of them.
In case if you want to try more than one dessert, you can choose so-called mini-delicacies. Those are tiny cakes with different fillings. You can try one with dark chocolate and cherry, caramel and hazelnut, strawberry and lime crème, pomegranate and jasmine, as well as many other incredible combinations.
Cannoli also offers the vast choice of refreshing drinks and coffee, which are as surprising as local deserts. Recently, the management of the café added special dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No doubt, all of them are Italian!
Coziness and romantic atmosphere of Cannoli
Cannoli Bakery is located in just a couple of blocks from Deribasovskaya Street, right next to the Opera House. The café is located on two levels of the building that was used by the legendary Karuta bakery more than 100 years ago.
It seems that Cannoli is one of the most romantic places in Odessa. The interior was made in the Provence style and the combination of light pastel shades. All tables offer small bunches of fresh flowers, while the walls are decorated with paintings showcasing different Italian cities and locations. The unique scent of fresh pastry, sweets and flowers make this place even more attractive.
Both halls are not really big, yet incredibly cozy. Tables for two people are located in the distance, allowing the guests to enjoy the sweets in the privacy. This café offers an incredibly warm atmosphere that creates a romantic mood and brings limitless happiness and joy. During the summer tables are moved outside of the café, allowing guests to spend some memorable time in the shady area under the trees, and enjoy the incredible views of the city.
Cannoli is the perfect place for bridal showers and romantic dates. Tasty and tender Italian desserts will make every meeting unique and memorable.
Address: Odessa, Chaikovsky Lane, 19
Working hours: from Monday till Sunday, 9:00-22:00