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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 good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (25 reviews)
“pastry” (12 reviews)
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
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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 472 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very nice characteristic place ! all the sweeties are fabulous and the whole staff is customer-oriented and friendly! go in for morning-coffee - 5 o’clock tea - aperitif or last night drink ! GREAT !

Thank Trippi65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This coffee - bar is going to celebrate it's 150 anniversary in 2018! Beautiful place serving Illy coffee and showcasing great private collection of Illy cups and plates - we just had a good coffee but there are plenty of sweets and chocolates to choose...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a coffee and treat one day. The place is so old world and magnificently maintained. It has views accross southern Tuscany that leave you breathless and the staff, coffee and treats just great. On our next visit we will make an...More

Thank verdes1957
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wandered the streets of Montepulciano in the afternoon after a tour of the wineries of Montepulciano, and as we walked, we noticed, as with many italian towns, everything was closed. It began to rain and the wind began howl. It was cold, it was...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We stopped in here for an afternoon coffee and dessert and I am so glad we did! My sister and I got a panna cotta each, and they were incredible. Panna cotta is one of my favorite desserts, and the pistachio panna cotta with chocolate...More

Thank Noah J
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Good food, and very good wine. We had coffee in their cafe, on one occassion, and dinner in the downstairs restaurant. Both the cafe and restaurant were reasonably priced. Service was outstanding.

Thank Jh1nsa
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Since I previously reviewed this place, there appears to be a change of plan. The staff have all changed and not for the better and they now charge €5 if you want to sit at a table with a view. The waiter was plain rude...More

Thank AlWhite123
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place is beautifully furnished in art deco style and offers a taste of that opulent period. There's a tiny balcony with stunning view of the city and surrounding countryside. Cretainly worth a visit

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived to the town at around 17:00 and most restaurants were closed, and this one was open so we decided to try it. The service was excellent, and the food was not bad at all. The Saffron pasta was delicious! The only thing bothered...More

Thank ndado
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Ok view and interior of building is lovely. However food could be better and views alone will not pass the test. Service was slow.

Thank Padraig B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$43
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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