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“Beautiful in every way!”
Review of Caffe Giardino

Caffe Giardino
Ranked #7 of 129 Restaurants in San Gimignano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$22
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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
West Yorkshire
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18 reviews
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“Beautiful in every way!”
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Following reviews on Trip Advisor, we visited for lunch and then subsequently for dinner as we were so impressed. Don't be deceived by the exterior! This is a tiny little cafe, with just a few tables at the back. However, the view out of the window is spectacular, and the cafe serves food to match. The food is all fresh and really very simple. We had salads and bruschetta, and couldn't fault anything. The service was excellent. The staff were very friendly and advised on the 'specials' being offered that day. The wine was also lovely. This place quickly became our favourite and we will definitely be back!

  • Visited August 2014
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“Best Focaccia Ever”
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Wow. Great coffee, great spot (just outside the city walls), everything homemade and excellent. Sandwiches to die for.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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“Above and Beyond!”
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Not just a wonderful eatery, with fresh ingredients, beautiful music with a fantastic view.
We want to tell you about Francesca...(owner) She went above and beyond to help two stranded women with no cell phone to call a cab or to find our hotel. Francesca made a quick call to a great taxi driver named, Sonia and she came as quickly as she could to help us find our hotel.
While awaiting on Sonia, we had the pleasure of delicious coffee and fresh pastries to enjoy. Then we ordered to go, some great sandwiches made with fresh cheeses and locally grown tomatoes and basil, yum! What a treat.! We will be returning as often as we can while on our stay here.
We absolutely recommend Cafe Giardino to anyone who visits San Gimignano.
0577 940854
And if ever in need of a great taxi driver call Sonia at 393385403709
Very satisfied customers,
Andie and Cristi

  • Visited August 2014
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New York
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“Delicious food, beautiful view, incredible company!”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This beautiful place was a favorite stop on my honeymoon. My husband and I traveled to 16 cities in Italy, but the warmth and hospitality we felt at Caffe Giardino was unparalleled. We found ourselves going back every day we were in town. Francesca greeted us every morning with a smile, and we sat by the window sipping cappuccinos and talking for hours. The food was fresh and flavorful, and there's really something for everyone on the menu. Do yourself a favor and spend some real time at this eatery. Get to know Francesca and her husband. It's the kind of authentic Italian experience many people hope for and I guarantee you'll find yourself returning again and again.

  • Visited July 2014
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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“Lovely restaurant and owners”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I would highly recommend this small eatery for lunch. We stopped on the way into town for lunch. The food was great and the two owners who are the only staff were very friendly and welcoming. We liked it so much we stopped by for coffee after our visit to the town.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank conydd
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