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Bar la Cisterna

Piazza della Cisterna n. 11-12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 388 887 6207
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (14 reviews)
“cacciatore” (2 reviews)
“pollo al” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza della Cisterna n. 11-12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in lovely San Gimignano and this bar happened to be beside the hotel I stayed in. Since it wasn't peak season there weren't too many restaurants open and being our first night thought I would try this. I came at about 4:00 in...More

Thank 64elf
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

It's a good place to stop by, located on the "Piazza della Cisterna" square, in the centre od San Gimignano. Tipical touristic place, great view, near Gelateria Dondoli, which is known as the best ice cream in Italy. We were very lucky to find a...More

Thank Dolores B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Is a touristic cafe, poor service, expensive and not an unforgettable coffee. Four cappuccinos, two orange juice, and two brioches €29,00 Is Europe, is Italy, is a nice place but they have a cosmic price!!

Thank MartinHuppert
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Agreed, you don't always know what you are going to get when you just stop somewhere...Food was good. Service was good. We have no complaints. It was nice to stop after a long day of travel and walking through SG. We have no complaints.

Thank Mombeto
Reviewed 8 October 2017

One amongst many here in this delightfull old city,the service was fast the food good and generous portions.

Thank robin p
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for food for our children and for me, gluten free meal. They have a rich menu so everyone can find what to eat. I ate gluten free spaghetti, it was delicious!

Thank Anat B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Busy shop in Piazza Cisterna serving many dishes. We came in so my wife could have her gelato fix. Gelato was good, service not so much as the service concentrated more on the outdoor diners. Sorry, just another impatient New Yorker.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stayed at the Cisterna Restaurant and enjoyed a couple of quick stops at the bar. Friendly and efficient staff and a good physical plant all helped make our visits there to be first class. We would certainly go back.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Wanted a light evening meal and a drink and both were delivered as expected The pizzas were very nice with firm crispy bases although it would have been nice to have fresh mushrooms rather than tinned. To be fair it seems to be the norm...More

Thank AndyAquila
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great spot outside on the pavement overlooking the square. Food was good and fresh, service was efficient. Considering how busy it was a very pleasant experience and we'll priced.

Thank Carinne T
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Cisterna n. 11-12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 388 887 6207
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