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Piazza delle Erbe, 53037 Castel San Gimignano, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940478
09:00 - 20:00
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Great location, just off the main square but with fabulous views of the towers. Great people watching location if that appeals. Good menu. My husband had a Gorgonzola and fig panini which he loved and I had mixed bruschetta which were really great and Coffee was good. Only one loo so be prepared to queue if the restaurant is busy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Quiet location to stop for a drink and light lunch. We only had wine and pizza, but it was just what was needed. Reasonable prices, reasonable quality and courteous service. There was no pressure to buy anything else and we sat and finished the wine at our leisure. Lunchtime recommendation.

Thank trainback
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited San Gimignano for a day trip and decided on Caffe delle Erbe for lunch. We were a group of 10 and the managed to put two tables together for us. The food was very nice, not spectacular but not bad tourist fare either. Altho we may have been spoiled after 5 days in Tuscany ;) The food arrived... More 

Thank AlexanderNor
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

San Gimignano is not known for low, or even fair prices in all types of establishment. However, for a centrally placed restaurant this Caffe delle Erbe is a pleasant surprise. The menu is sensible, not cheap but daily priced. We both had pasta - ravioli and lasagne - both were well prepared, well presented and served with a smile. Recommended.

Thank 129Richard
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for an early lunch on a beautiful sunny day and enjoyed the fabulous location adjacent to the duomo. The wait staff were very friendly and prompt and drinks in front of this delightful vista was certainly enjoyed. Unfortunately however the food we ordered failed to live up to the rest of the experience. Lasagne al ragu was tasty... More 

Thank AndyandTam
roberta p, Direttore at Caffe delle Erbe, responded to this review
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Grazie comunque per la vostra visita ,ci tengo però a sottolineare che siamo un bar e non possiamo cucinare ,facciamo... More 

Kerkdriel, The Netherlands
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275 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

a very nice terrace in busy San Giminiano. Nicely located just outside the most busy places, still with a nice view on the city. very profesional and good service.

Thank Leopold M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

In a relatively quiet piazza alongside the main church and slightly away from the bustle of the main square, this charming and friendly bar / restaurant is ideal for lunch or supper (as well as drinks all day).

Thank Bearclyff
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We spent a couple of evenings enjoying a drink and light meal at the Caffe delle Erbe. If you're looking for a gentle pace, relaxed environment you can't go wrong. Ok so we noticed a couple of tightly wound tourists annoyed at the pace of service, yet if you relax into Tuscan time you'll find them friendly and attentive. The... More 

Thank Creztrios
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London, United Kingdom
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768 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 508 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I didn't try the rest of the restaurants around this square so I can't compare it with any other around but the setting is great and the food is decent but at high tourist prices. I am sure you can find better in this idillic village, but this place is good enough for coffee and snack

Thank Ricardo B
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Omaha, Nebraska
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

On a warm June mid-day, four of us paused at the end of market shopping for a simple lunch. Two split a pizza; two split a meat and cheese plate with olives. The quantity of food was fine for two of us. Our waiter was helpful and prompt. Our food was fresh and prepared/arranged with care. The bread was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$17 - US$22
Bar, Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza delle Erbe, 53037 Castel San Gimignano, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano  >  Castel San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940478
Snack bar

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