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Caffe Poliziano

Via Voltaia Nel Corso 27/29, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 758615
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“cakes” (24 reviews)
“pastry” (12 reviews)
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Via Voltaia Nel Corso 27/29, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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11 - 20 of 468 reviews

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Small, very cozy & excellent place! Enormously friendly service. Great dishes, meat, fish and vegetarian. Great wine selection and artisanale beer from the region!

Thank Johan H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

On a touring day we stopped for a simple lunch in Montepulciano. We shared a plate of meats and cheese and a tomato and mozzarella salad. Both good, with a half bottle of wine. Nice staff, friendly We sat on a great little terrace, amazing...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Let's start with the view. Ate on the terrace looking at lake trasimeno in the middle distance and the wineries in between down the hill. One of the best views from Montepulciano. Caters for gluten free diets and all items listed for allergies in the...More

Thank mozart21
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

After a nice lunch we had a walk about and stopped at the cafe for coffee and sweet treats. Lots of locals, old school service, very charming with a nice outdoor terrace at the back. Buzzing atmosphere, a nice place to hang out and people...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Have been here many times for shoe shopping - and always stop at this café for drinks and cake, it is one of the highlights for me. The cakes are always very fresh, rich and tasty. There is also a free little "buffet" that you...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

On a cold Saturday evening on the first day of our holiday we chose to eat here. We were taken to the covered balcony where fantastic views would normally be enjoyed but it was getting dark. In fact it was a bit too chilly to...More

Thank Tricia0763
Reviewed 10 September 2017

8pm on a wet Sunday evening. 3 couples eating on the terrace under cover.. Music was from an Italian radio station. Just popped in for a quick, simple meal. Thick vegetable soup ok. Roasted cockerel barely warm with a flimsy side salad. Really not good...More

Thank BinksLondon
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

One day we started our day here with a continental breakfast, got lucky and found free seats on the terrazzo which only seats a few people at a time. Amazing views while you sit high up on the wall of Montepulciano. Makes you feel like...More

Thank Perri_12
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

3 of us were looking for a really nice place to eat and relax, thank goodness the first place was closed for holiday still.... we just kept walking and found this most amazing restaurant with an even more amazing terrace to dine on. Our waiter...More

Thank passion to travel
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Even with the extreme summer heat and no air conditioning we enjoyed our breakfast at Poliziano on the balcony. Good coffee, pastries and a lot of history.

Thank BuenosAiresFoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$43
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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