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Piazza Dante Alighieri 10-11-12, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748718
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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These people were so gracious. We were beat from our walking tour of Pienza. We just wanted to sit and have an espresso. We were treated like patrons who ordered a full meal. What a gracious place to chill!

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

My wife and I go to Pienza every time we go to Italy. Il Caffe is one of our favorite places to have a drink and a snack. We generally go before dinner and sometimes after dinner to unwind. We also like to stop here in the morning for a caffe and dolce. It is across from the park and... More 

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Pudsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This is a decent place to grab a quick coffee and a jam croissant, or pastry. We stopped here one morning to get some breakfast, fast service, reasonable price, good location just outside the old city walls.

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

We had twice a small panini lunch at this place. They make some good panini, but prices are high compared with other places in Italy (due to their convenient location). Drinks are not overpriced. Anyway one of the best options for a small lunch in town.

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Maarssen, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Small bar in Pienza with good coffee and nice panini. Service is good. Fine for a small lunch bite during your visit in this little town.

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Plymouth
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

We found this bar cafe during our stay in Pienza, enjoying a quiet caffe and Vecchia Romagna before bed, sometimes choosing to come here in lieu of a local restaurant digestif! One night after a big lunch out we chose to have simple evening meal which they can offer, and we had no complaints. Don't expect too much and you... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

We stopped here every mornging that we were in nearby San Quirico. They have the very best freshly made sweet roles (Danish/Dolce) and good cappuccino. The donut filled with pastry cream was to to die for. The croissants filled with jam or pastry cream were also exquisite. The cafe opens at 6am, and was perfect for our a stop during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Nice service, great coffee and panini. Reasonably priced and well maintained. We had great aperole spritz with complimentary snacks. Covered terrace near the old city. If you try speak Italian, the hostess will treat you as a friend.

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Whilst recently visiting Pienza, the hidden gem of Tuscany we stopped at this excellent little restaurant/cafe on a number of occasions, initially for drinks, but these soon developed into some wonderful light lunches. Centrally located, minutes from a small park and the entrance to the old town, this sheltered, but well ventilated restaurant is a delight to stop in and... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

Five of us stopped here for a light lunch having savoured the visual delights of Pienza. We sat outside with a lovely view across the square, and enjoyed pizzas and pasta with coffees. The menu was not extensive, but there was something that appealed to all of us, so that was not an issue. The prices were very reasonable, perhaps... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Dante Alighieri 10-11-12, 53026, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 748718

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?