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L'Incontro

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Via Giacomo Matteotti 18, Volterra, Italy
0588 80 500
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Happening Place!!

This is such a fun place for pastries, gelato, a drink, etc. The staff was very nice and upbeat. Prices were very reasonable and our pastries and gelato were delicious. We actually went back a second night because the small fruit tarts were so good :-)

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Chino Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is such a fun place for pastries, gelato, a drink, etc. The staff was very nice and upbeat. Prices were very reasonable and our pastries and gelato were delicious. We actually went back a second night because the small fruit tarts were so good :-)

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Being a bit early in Volterra we decided to have an Italian breakfast at l'Incontro. The cappuccino is delicious with creamy milk like it has to be. The sweet cakes are delicious as well as the piccolino bread with salami, cheese or Italian ham. Nice atmosphere, clean toilet. Also for icecream and takeaway.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

When in Volterra, a visit to L'Incontro is a must. The venue is very cozy and intimate, and the ice cream and cakes are the simply the best. You can sit down and have a coffee or a drink as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place offered a nice respite from the heat and served top class coffee. However the attitude of the staff made it not such a pleasant experience. The staff seemed annoyed we ordered coffee, didn't clean away the previous patrons' leftovers and cups and basically looked grumpy. Shame because the decor is interesting, gelato pretty good and the cappuccino great.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went there as a family and found the staff to have a lot of attitude. We ordered some coffees and they were plonked down in front of us in quite a rude way and the table we sat down wasn't cleared for us, we had to clear the glasses ourselves. Further there was no soap in the bathroom and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

What I like about this cafe is the range of sweet and savoury dishes on offer. You can choose a from mini pizzettes or tiny sandwiches, to larger dishes, and similarly with sweet dishes, from miniature fruit tarts to full size cakes and pastries. The staff are really friendly, and the walls have all sorts of interesting and quirky things... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Found this great little cafe which was nice and cool compared to the heat outside. Excellent gelato and friendly service. Well worth a visit.

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Bristol,UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

An excellent meeting place, as its name suggests. Intimate and interesting surroundings, lovely coffee and pastries, excellent ice cream. Right in the centre of Volterra.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We called in for afternoon coffee. It's a lovely building and everything looks lovely. The ice cream and pastries all looked good although we just had coffee and a very green, Apple juice. All very nice. They also have decent free WiFi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Quick stop to have an ice - cream. The decoration was very pleasant and unique. It was good to see the creativity they had to make this place welcoming.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 18, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: 0588 80 500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

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