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Piazza delle Erbe, 53037 Castel San Gimignano, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940478
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09:00 - 20:00
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank trainback
Oslo
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank AlexanderNor
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank 129Richard
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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 

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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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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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).

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Creztrios
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Ricardo B
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Omaha, Nebraska
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Bar, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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
Description
Snack bar

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