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Caffetteria Gelateria dell'Olmo

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Piazza della Cisterna 34, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940337
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous, delicious gelato. We also drink espresso. Inside piazza, I think due to tables outside is perfect location to make rest.

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Thank Spyros B
Green Bay, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to this Piazza after our evening meal. We were happy to see it was open. And we were happy that the line wasn't long. 3 people ahead of us, but while we were deciding, 6 people came. We got to try some samples since there are so many flavors. I got the choc. hazelnut and pistachio, my daughter... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This little bar/restaurant is a great place for people watching on the main square in San Gimignano. Cocktails are a little bit expensive but delicious and you pay for the location! Didn't try the food but it looked good, so did the ice creams.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nice terrace to sit. Good wine, and good cocktails. We had a very good salad. The pizza was not very good.

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Located on the right as you enter the Piazza from the main walkway, this restaurant has excellent service, good food, and the most amazing desserts you can imagine, if the photos on the dessert menu are to be believed. There are plenty of items on the general menu and servings are reasonably large. There is a good wine list and... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you want a coffee and a place to sit and relax, this place fits the bill. We had a great espresso and cafe con panna, and enjoyed the people watching as we recharged.

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Thank krutec
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We ended up at this place for lunch because the city was so crowded, it was about the only place we saw that had an open table. We both got a pizza and they were just ok. The place is clean and the service was good. It was definitely not the best food I have ever eaten, but depending on... More 

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Thank hippiefrog
Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

So I went here bought the gelato then realized the prize winning gelatin was right behind me. I ate some of the gelatin then side by side at some of the other.... turn around and go to the other gelatin shop. Compared to most other shops this place deserves a 5 rating but considering the company.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We used dell Olmo for snacks and ice creams on several occasions and it is an ideal location for relaxing and people watching. Carafe wines were good and reasonably priced and came with nibbles. Service was always friendly and chatty. I can see how it would look like a tourist trap, but don't let that put you off. We never... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This café is on the side of the main square in San Gimiginano and is a good place to relax and have a drink while admiring the sights and passers-by. We stopped by in the middle of a short but vigorous shower for tea and coffee and it was therefore a welcome shelter. Il Pozzo is a typical tourist bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Cisterna 34, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?