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Caffe Poliziano

Via Voltaia Nel Corso 27/29, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 758615
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (30 reviews)
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (10 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Via Voltaia Nel Corso 27/29, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 423 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Let's start with the view. Ate on the terrace looking at lake trasimeno in the middle distance and the wineries in between down the hill. One of the best views from Montepulciano. Caters for gluten free diets and all items listed for allergies in the...More

Thank mozart21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a nice lunch we had a walk about and stopped at the cafe for coffee and sweet treats. Lots of locals, old school service, very charming with a nice outdoor terrace at the back. Buzzing atmosphere, a nice place to hang out and people...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a cold Saturday evening on the first day of our holiday we chose to eat here. We were taken to the covered balcony where fantastic views would normally be enjoyed but it was getting dark. In fact it was a bit too chilly to...More

Thank Tricia0763
Reviewed 1 week ago

8pm on a wet Sunday evening. 3 couples eating on the terrace under cover.. Music was from an Italian radio station. Just popped in for a quick, simple meal. Thick vegetable soup ok. Roasted cockerel barely warm with a flimsy side salad. Really not good...More

Thank BinksLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One day we started our day here with a continental breakfast, got lucky and found free seats on the terrazzo which only seats a few people at a time. Amazing views while you sit high up on the wall of Montepulciano. Makes you feel like...More

Thank Perri_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us were looking for a really nice place to eat and relax, thank goodness the first place was closed for holiday still.... we just kept walking and found this most amazing restaurant with an even more amazing terrace to dine on. Our waiter...More

Thank passion to travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the restaurants were closed and this place still was serving people, their hospitality was good but the food was ordinary! But we tried to enjoy ourselves!!!

Thank Nana M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time we have visited Montepulciano within the last 16 years, we have eaten at Caffe Polizano and have never been disappointed. The first 2 times we had lunch and ate upstairs and on this last visit we had dinner we ate downstairs. Lovely views...More

Thank Lindabeau
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Caffe Poliziano is an historical building that breathes the athmosphere of Art Nouveau. Pop in for some type of coffee and cake, or even for lunch. Great view from the balcony, and kind service too!

Thank Kurt V
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were up early taking some photos before it got busy and came here for breakfast. The whole place has an elegant Viennese style and we found the beautiful iron balcony was empty so we had our breakfast under the early morning sun looking over...More

Thank Gareth T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 43
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Voltaia Nel Corso 27/29, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 758615
  • E-mail
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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