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Piazza Della Cisterna 23 | Hotel la Cisterna, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940328
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Don't bother. Small portions for the price and still hungry there after. Great for watching loads of tourists trying to have an authentic experience TOGETHER.

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Thank DesireEmpire
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

All kinds of mains for a group lunch, very good size portions. Good pizzas, pasta and lovely salads. Great location to sit out in the square and enjoy the setting.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stopped here during a visit to San Gimingnano for coffee and a rest. The waitress initially seemed a little bad tempered but was very friendly by the end of our visit. The restaurant is located in the main piazza in the village so you can sit and watch the hundreds of other tourists queuing up for gelato and taking photos... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The restaurant is in La Cisterna Hotel and the entrance is in the Piazza della Cisterna. The restaurant was virtually empty inside (although it may be that everyone was at the outside tables in the Piazza della Cisterna) - consequently there was no atmosphere. However for those that do eat inside there is the most wonderful view of the Tuscan... More 

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Abita Springs, LA
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We ate at the outdoor tables of Le Terrazze in the Piazza della Cisterna on a lovely May day for lunch. We had the mixed toscano cold platter, beautifully served on a wood plank serving board, that had so much food on it, it was enough to fill three people easily. My husband had lasagna. The food definitely exceeded expectations... More 

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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We had booked here for our wedding reception at 7pm for 16 of us. However, a fair few of my party drank too much wine and never made it! ha ha! The staff were really friendly about this though and still treat us as a big party. We had rented the panoramic room upstairs out and it was set up... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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182 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We went here for dinner one night with no reservations. Not a problem since there were only two other groups there. Lots of unusual meats on the menu as is typical in this part of Tuscany, deer, boar, pigeon, etc. The service was average. Seemed lackadaisical. And while most food came at the same time, one entree did not. It... More 

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Thank NCTravelfan58
Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Le Terrazze, responded to this review

Dear Andrea27265, thank you for your review, we are happy to know you enjoyed the Restaurant and the view. We are sorry but we don't serve deer or pigeon, only boar and sorry if you didn't enjoy our service, please accept our excuses. We hope to welcome you again. All our best regards, the family and the staff of Hotel... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

We have eaten here several times. It is the breakfast area in the morning and dinner at night. The food is consistently good and the service staff always delightful.

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Thank gable14
Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Le Terrazze, responded to this review

Dear gable14, thank you very much for the lovely comment. We are really happy of your loyalty to our Restaurant. Thank you very much for the wonderful words about our Staff and the food. We hope to welcome you again soon and we send you all our best regards, the family and the staff of Hotel la Cisterna More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Our group of six adored this restaurant. The view is wonderful and the dining room is inviting , beautiful ceilings too. The staff are excellent , no other comment to make they were simply superb. And the food , we all thought this was the best food we had in SG , the stater of figs , gorgonzola and honey... More 

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Thank Travelbunny65
Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Le Terrazze, responded to this review

Dear Travelbunny65, we remember very well you're nice group! Thank you very much for the lovely words about our Restaurant, our Food and our Staff: We are all very happy that you keep a good memory of that dinner. Thank you also for the great score, your satisfaction is really important for us. We really hope to welcome you back... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

From the moment we sat down to the moment we left we were immersed in Tuscan flavors and cultures. The wine was superb, the rustic Antipasta was mouth watering and the pastas delicious. Irresistible.

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Thank Lynne F
Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Le Terrazze, responded to this review

Dear Dear Lynne F, thank you very much for the great score and the wonderful review you written about our food, the wine and the atmosphere. We really hope to welcome you back again. Warm regards from all of us the family and the staff of Ristorante le Terrazze More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Della Cisterna 23 | Hotel la Cisterna, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940328
Description
Le Terrazze Restaurant is located on the first floor of La Cisterna Hotel, both runned by the same family since 1918, are a symbol of hospitality in San Gimignano and welcomes tourist from all over the world. The Restaurant offers two large Terracotta paved Terraces covered and surrounded by glass windows overlooking the remarkable Tuscan landscape. All area is served by Wi-Fi connection and air conditioning. From April to October we serve also in the outdoor tables in the Cisterna square. Typical Tuscan kitchen with home made pasta, grilled meat and truffle. Gluten free, vegetarian and kids menu.

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