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All 76 Montepulciano Restaurants

Caffe Poliziano

Via Voltaia del Corso 27/29, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 758615
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Ranked #42 of 76 Restaurants in Montepulciano
Price range: $29 - $43
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta, Soups, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Stopped off for a late afternoon coffee and was seduced by the cake display. This place has an exceptional view and is itself a beautiful destination. However, we were met with zero enthusiasm and received no service after being told to take a seat. We sat on the balcony with another couple only to find that the main door had... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Besides the valley breathtaking view, wonderful cappucino and a tasty lemon pie. Knees down and thank. Recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The view from the balcony is the best in Montepulciano . They serve complimentary nibbles with wine and is very reasonably priced.

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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We had pre-dinner beers in the main area upstairs one night and lunch on the terrace restaurant a few days later. Lunch was salads and house wine, we had complaints about either and the service was good. It's a slice of history and well worth a visit, the view from the terrace restaurant is excellent, but sit a bit inside... More

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Port Hope, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great caffe, great view and interior from a by-gone era. The barista's have indeed as reviewed before been there way too long and have become a bit complacent. If you can overlook this, the pastries and caffe is excellent. Good stop for a group if the rain comes down.

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Montepulciano, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Visited 3 times - great beer and coffee with good service in ground floor bar. Ist evening had some lovely canapes with drinks, 2nd evening had some of the cheapest, tasteless black olives I have ever come across ( think cheap tinned ones from UK supermarkets). Downstairs restaurant was not good - had a couple of waiters on the night... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We visited Caffe Poliziano last summer and had such a great experience that we were really looking forward to a repeat performance this year. Sadly, we were gravely disappointed. We had booked in advance for dinner and were greeted and seated at a table on the terrace exactly as requested, so at least we did still get the beautiful view... More

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

On our trip through Montepulciano we went here twice. First time for a coffee and a coke (costs around EUR 5,50), we sat on the balcony and enjoyed the awesome view. The waitress barely spoke English so it took a while before we understood we had to pay at the counter on our way out. After having seen the rest... More

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Napa, California, United States
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279 reviews 279 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After the walk up the hill it was a nice break to stop for coffee in this beautiful Caffe & Ristorante. Inside reminded me of the cafes in Venice with very rich decor. We were fortunate to get a table right by the window with a view overlooking the valley. This is a must stop in Montepulciano.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We arrived here after the last lunch order, and they were very accommodating and informed us that we can order any of the pasta dishes and they will make it. We wanted a terrace panoramic view and top floor was full they and immediately escorted us to the lower floor and took really good care. We ha a great experience... More

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Address: Via Voltaia del Corso 27/29, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0578 758615
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
Average Prices: USD 29 - 43
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Soups, Family Fare

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