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Piazza Dante Alighieri 10-11-12, 53026 Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748718
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 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 stars Reviewed June 19, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

Bruschetas are really good. Try the one with truffle, is the best one. If you try to speak italian, they will treat you nice. So try it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

During our visit to Pienza we stopped for our daily cappuccino and sandwhich It was right at the exit of the old city 2 young women running the place were very nice and helpful Coffee was OK, sandwhich wasn't the greatest Simple, quick and clean bathroom

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 17

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