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“MUST STOP HERE”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Caffe Giardino

Caffe Giardino
Ranked #3 of 127 Restaurants in San Gimignano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$21
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean
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Good for: Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We are a little special family run eaterie. You can eat and drink here from 7am for breakfast untill 7.30Pm. We have sandwiches with our homemade bread (schiacciata), bruschetta and big salads with seasonal products and some wonderful pastas. If you would like to book, we are happy to oblige. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you soon. Francesca and Sandro
Goleta, California
1 review
“MUST STOP HERE”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We had to wait 20 minutes for our table, so we sipped on cold beer while doing so. I would wait an hour next time. Lunch here was as good as it gets. Our sandwiches were house recommendations, not even on the menu. I had finocchiona with artichoke and pecorinp on their homemade bread and washed it down with their house white wine, which was light and ice cold. My wife had bresaola (dried beef) and arugula and parmesan on a sandwich. We didn't try the salads but they looked amazing and al ingredients were being cut and sliced after they were ordered. It is right outside the main city gate. Stop here. You won't regret it.

  • Visited July 2014
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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“Spectacular view for morning coffee”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Great smells, plenty of customers (always a good sign) and an amazing Matisse like 'Open Window' view from this little cafe drew us back out through the arched gateway of San Gimignano for our morning coffee. Situated just outside the walls of this delightful medieval town, it's well worth a visit before you begin your day's sightseeing. With a lovely breeze blowing through the open window, blue skies (30C), spectacular scenery, great cappuccino and an interesting flaked almond and apricot Italian pastry it really was a great experience - sure beats Starbucks!!

  • Visited July 2014
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Liverpool
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26 reviews
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“Quirky and great find”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

After trekking round San Gimignano and feeling hot and exhausted, it was a huge relief to get past the crowds and find this little oasis with the lovely Francesca who is a great character. We had delicious home made pasta and Francesca insisred I try her dessert of warm peach cake and fruit salad which was gorgeous. Definitely the place to go if you visit this Tuscan hill town.

  • Visited July 2014
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Bergen, Norway
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“Unique place”
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

This was a really great place! The atmosphere was beautiful with a stunning view and great jazz music. We ate lunch here, and we had the menu of the day with bruscetta, sandwich and salad. Everything was really tasteful and the lady there was so welcoming and helpful.

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Munich, Germany
1 review
“Great”
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Fresh food, good Music, lovely owner.... Place to be!
It was a pleasure to have lunch there. Thank you Francesca and Sandro for the beautiful moments.

  • Visited June 2014
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