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Via Voltaia Nel Corso 27/29, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 758615
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Hertfordshire
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310 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just popped in for a mid morning coffee. The cafe was established in 1868 and has been restored so has loads of character. We managed to get an outside table on the small terrace and enjoyed the sunshine, as well as our coffees (the amaretto coffee was lovely). It certainly no Starbucks but that's a good thing as far as... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, but not so tradicional in that place. Looks like old big european coffes. Prices is a bit high. Coffee, cakes and service are awerage. Nothing worth repeating.

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Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Poliziano is a classic art nouveau cafe, beautifully designed and furnished, with excellent food and drink. Its balcony has a fine view of the countryside.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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309 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quant old fashioned place with waiters who deliberately ignore you - clearly not liking tourists and preferring to serve locals. Which sucks as the whole town thrives on tourism. When you literally have to say "EXCUSE ME!" loudly in the face of someone whose ignored you (in an almost empty place) three times already - they are being rude. The... More 

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Mechanicsville
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here the two mornings we were in Montepulciano. We had pastries and caffe for breakfast, and totally enjoyed the priceless view. I'll always remember this beautiful view.

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Dubai
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A friend and I stumbled upon this place upon arriving in Montepulciano and wished we had more time to spend on the terrace with those views. An elegant cafe/ restaurant with fantastic sweet treats and coffee! Highly recommend a visit.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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277 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for coffee, drinks and snacks, asked for a table with a view , and were taken downstairs to a wonderful terrace and superb views. We received the best table in the house ( there are 2 tables at the front of the terrace, both with great views. Cakes were excellent, coffee good as usual and service ok. Location... More 

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Weston, Florida
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

After walking around town all day doing all of the touristy things on our list we were ready for a drink. This town staple is not to be missed. Walk thru the restaurant to the teeny tiny hanging ledge in the back for a view that goes on forever!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I have enjoyed a birthday celebrations @ Caffe Poliziano in May 2011 and again in Oct 2016. We love this place, great food, very accommodating and kind waiters. Great view of the valley from the terrace or comfortable in the upper dinning area too. Would not hesitate to go there again..The people of Montepulciano are wonderful, love... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Stop for a cappuccino, but surprised with tasty sweets, good variety, nice serving and beautiful environment

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Voltaia Nel Corso 27/29, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 758615
Description
Caffè Poliziano Historical Place of Italy.This spacious and elegant Caffè in the historical centre of Montepulciano is a fine example of Art Nouveau design. For generations visitors and local residents have been able to enjoi a glorious view of of the Valdichiana from the balcony. Distinguished guests have included Carducci, Pirandello, Prezzolini, Malaparte, Mario del Monaco, Giulietta Masina,Ornella Muti,, Mario monicelli, Marina Doria di Savoia, Enrico Rava, Mauro Bolognini, Giorgio Battistelli, Licia Colò.... In 1992 the Caffè was lovingly restored to its former glory. Federico Fellini, who visited the "Poliziano" soon after, considered the atmosphere and style to be worthy of a great Central European city such as Vienna or Prague.

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