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Bar la Cisterna

Piazza della Cisterna n. 11-12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 388 887 6207
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“cacciatore” (2 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza della Cisterna n. 11-12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I chose this bar for lunch on Friday 21st July for its good location, outlook and appealing looking menu. It failed to deliver on too many fronts. On arrival, the waiter (who we discovered later apparently was one of the two owners) was abrupt to...More

Thank kswailes8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there to have some rest and refreshments after a long drive to San Gimignano and walk in the historic center. The location is perfect and after seeing the menu and the quality of service we agreed to have dinner also in the same...More

Thank Mustafa O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We felt this was a great choice for our lunch and drinks. Absolutely beautiful location in the heart of San Gimignano. Great range on the menu at good prices considering the location. We enjoyed their range of bruschetta particularly. Salads looked good too. Nice complimentary...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for breakfast. Proscuito and Melone, 2 croissants, 2 cappucinos, 2 bottles of water was E23. Service was fast and friendly and the food was good.

Thank Rpal20001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Cisterna is right across the street from the Cisterna where everyone takes San Gimignano pictures. We even saw bridal parties take pictures there. It is in the middle of the action, has lovely umbrella shade, misters, and pretty good pizza. The Paninis are fair,...More

Thank india1939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for another visit, and similar experience to last time. Really good food and very cheap - a family of four ate for 30 euros, which is very good considering it's central location. However I would say that the caprese was slightly over priced...More

Thank gf_reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really poor service, the waitress was doing her best but the whole place was very understaffed. The pizzas was obviously frozen and had not been cooked for long enough so were watery on top and the base was like cardboard.

Thank Mary-Christmas72
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to stop for a drink and people watch. We had some delicious wine and shared a prosciutto and melon plate.

Thank Lionel P
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It's several years since we last visited San Gimignano and it'll probably be several years before we return again. Sit at any of the cafe's around the centre and it will cost you an arm and a leg. I suppose that's the price you pay...More

Thank LoveItaly700
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were here for dinner, we enjoyed our sandwiches with pecorino and prosciutto toscano with pane toscano, very tasty. We had main courses, too. We liked everything. A little bit pricey but the location has its cost. In winter it isn't nice as in may...More

Thank ReviewsItaly
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Cisterna n. 11-12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 388 887 6207
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