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Caffe Fiaschetteria Italiana 1888

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Italian, Cafe, Wine Bar
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Piazza del Popolo 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 849043
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Naples, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

right in the center of town.....great wine list....the food and service was exellant...loved talking to the owener...his son has a pizza place in miami,,my wife and i also visited ....its in the heart of winwood art center...its called baccano miami...if u r in miami try it u will like. it

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Thank seaguy2
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess this place can't fail to succeed because of its excellent position at the very heart of the town. Attractive historical building and a great place to watch the world go by. We enjoyed coffees, cocktails and snacks. Staff can be slow and disinterested.

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Thank fatherdoo2016
Minneapolis
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

While visiting Montalcino, our group got separated and agreed to meet here because of its location on the square. As soon as I requested a table I wished we had chosen somewhere else - ANYWHERE else. The staff was purposefully brusque and rude from the minute we arrived until we left. Having traveled about Tuscany for the better part of... More 

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Thank mundusviator
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped I fly for a quick lunch and had the Ham sandwich and the two pieces of pizza. The Pizza sauce was tasty but it had a hard crust and overall it was less than average. Service was nothing special. This place looks like a very interesting place to have wine but we were not there for that. There... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Oldest cafe in Montelcino suitable for day time coffee and evening drink. Superb service from excellant staff.

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Thank halebrennan
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This Cafe is said to be one of Italy's oldest, having been set-up by the creators of Brunello, the Biondi-Santi family. As it is in Piazza Popolo it attracts a lot of tourists, but it is still quite charming. The wine selection is obviously good, even by the glass. With our wines we had a plate of wild boar cold... More 

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Munich, Germany
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187 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was our second time spending a Good Friday night in Montalcino and we chose this cafe again just as in 2013. The man working was all alone and he was so friendly and set us up at a table in the back. When the processional came through town around 10pm all the stores turn their lights and music down... More 

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Thank BeachesandBrunello
California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2016

They has the tastiest chocolate souffle dessert. Very friendly service. I would go back in a blink :)

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Thank lmenon2016
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This cafe is very well located and we have been here many times on visits spanning over 20 years. It has an amazing wine list (see later in review) and serves good coffee, upmarket snacks and all the rest you would expect from a classy Italian cafe. So why a score that may seem low? Well we find the place... More 

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Granada, Spain
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239 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a warm up on a chilly afternoon, attracted by the decor more than anything. The hot chocolate was very good, but the decor is amazing, just like st marks square in Venice, well not quite but much cheaper chocolate! Well worth popping in.

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Thank Mike B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Popolo 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 849043

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