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La Vecchia Nicchia - Renascimentho

Via San Martino 12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940803
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
Via San Martino 12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed January 30, 2018

After seeing all the sights we were hungry as bears and it was getting cold. By chance we noticed this very small place offering ribolita, The Tuscan Soup. The wait staff was welcoming and easy to visit with in tourist Italian. The soup, which I...More

Thank jlbaker116
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here because it just looked great. We were expecting a snack and some wine. However we were amazed at the selection of cheeses, meat and getting the best bruchetta we have had anywhere. The wines and the ability to select them with the...More

Thank robert b
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Authentic, visited by locals, great wines, cheeses and meat. Visited for lunch and although it's small I recommend it for a simple yet good eat/drink

Thank Erwin B
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to have lunch as the restaurant looked inviting. Alessio made us feel very welcome and produced an excellent salad. Spoke to other customers on a very friendly basis. One family we meet had just moved from Massachusetts to Santa Barbara. We even stopped...More

Thank Mickyt-Taylor
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

We were in San Gimignano on a late evening in March when all other restaurants were closed. Most of the food trucks were leaving the piazza in the town center at 8pm. This little gem was open, warm and only one other couple was dining....More

Thank pwparkphd1
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place a few times while discovering the city center and luckily it was one of the few that remained opened late in a city where most of the shops and restaurants close between 9 and 10 latest. We came in for...More

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Great place, let the people there decide for your wine of the region. Typical tuscany food in a great way and good quantity. Price is right and they serve you as you were at home. A little bit hidden but nothing you can not find.

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This was a nice wine bar we found on our first evening in San Gimignano, and we went back several times. The owner /manager was very knowledgable about the local wines, and introduced us to a couple of wine types new to us. Over the...More

Thank Hawthorn37
Reviewed January 27, 2016

We stopped in for a wine tasting, which was very reasonably priced considering the amount of food we were served along with it. The owner asked us questions about the styles of wine we enjoyed, and put together an amazing tasting. His knowledge of wine...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Tasty interesting food, really well prepared and presented. It does classic dishes with individual flair and attention to detail. Friendly and knowledgable waiter.

Thank Patti M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $23
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Martino 12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940803
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