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Savino's

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3 Emmanuel St, Cambridge CB1 1NE, England
441223566186
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Takeout

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If you want an excellent cappuccino follow the Italians

We were trawling around for a really good cappuccino and heard some Italian youngsters chatting at a pavement table. We followed our gut instinct and took the next table which became available. Two cappuccinos each later we were glad we had. What is it about Italian run coffee shops? Is it the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Karon M
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Kloof, South Africa
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Kloof, South Africa
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were trawling around for a really good cappuccino and heard some Italian youngsters chatting at a pavement table. We followed our gut instinct and took the next table which became available. Two cappuccinos each later we were glad we had. What is it about Italian run coffee shops? Is it the charming staff? Is it the coffee? The Barista?... More 

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Thank Karon M
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pastries and paninis are amazing too. Staff are all sound as a pound and mostly Italian which says a lot about the quality of the coffee. Cappuccinos are always a winner.

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Thank tripreviewer1982
Cambridge
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146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In cold, damp January, you won't find a better winter warmer than Savino's homemade soup. Today it was roasted root vegetables. The coffee's always good and the service swift and friendly. There's always a selection of newspapers for customers to read: Guardian, Times, Telegraph, Mirror, Sun and Cambridge News. Customers are a mix, mostly locals with a high proportion of... More 

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Thank CambridgeElizabeth
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Central location, nice atmosphere. Best coffee in Cambridge, great pastries and fochaccia.. Central location and

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Thank Tony P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this place, feels like true Italy. Coffee has always been perfect here. Urban and a bit hectic, but that's the point!

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Thank 527henrike
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We ended up here after our awful experience at breakfast.Very unassuming place full of italians, capuccino was exceptional and the little homemade biscuits divine

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Thank amr24232
Heacham
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We always come here for lunch now when we go to Cambridge, the coffee, sandwiches and pastries are excellent. It is a tiny place and very popular, so the service can be variable - they do have to keep people moving! I can see why some would not enjoy the somewhat frenetic pace! But we generally we find it friendly... More 

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Thank happyseasidegirl
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Nice little Italian café. Great coffee, nice baristas and good food aswell. A real Italian feeling in the centre of Cambridge.

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Thank Yasmin D
Oxford
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Doesnt look like much but the coffee is good and authentic. We had a coffee and a smoothie, the smoothie was ok but not great.

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Thank Andrew P
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The coffee is not italian and the owner is Racist. He also treats customers without care, and the only good food was the croissant

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Thank marco a
Peter S, Owner at Savino's, responded to this review

I have to reply to this person because he has called me 'a racist' which is absolutely unacceptable. I do remember his visit to my cafè a few days ago. I pointed out to him in his language, which I speak fluently, that it was rude to expect to be served ahead of the lady in front of him. When... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Emmanuel St, Cambridge CB1 1NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 441223566186

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?