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Pasticceria Il Criollo

Via Dei Fossi 3A, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940597
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  • Terrible1%
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“criollo” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“bakery” (2 reviews)
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Via Dei Fossi 3A, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This pasticceria is situated directly outside the city walls along the road to Siena. It offers great pastries, panforte (best ever) coffee, sandwiches and cocktail drinks, and we had them all! Also special ice creams. There are tables to sit and relax, both inside and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Catharina50
Reviewed 19 June 2018

San Gimignano is an ancient medieval walled city and Il Criollo is just such a clean, bright and modern café - it came as quite a welcome surprise! We went there twice - once before visiting the beautiful walled city of San Gimignano and once...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Thrilledtotravel
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place, and just outside the city walls, so it is far less touristy, which I enjoy. The bear was ice cold, ergo perfect and the classic sandwich tasty. Sitting out on the terrace, there is also a good chance of seeing...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank burkophreezel
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is a wonderful little restaurant that is just outside the main walls of San Gimignano. We were heading out of the town when we saw it. Although it has limited parking, the service and food quality are awesome. You can see from pictures posted...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank DTWtravellers
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I was passing by and the eye immediately fell on the window of the bakery, I decided to enter. definitely a good choice !! from the fragrant and fresh breakfast proposals to the exquisite and refined flavors of a single portion of which I had...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Alessandro M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is the place to stop for an Italian breakfast, for second breakfast and cakes to take home for after dinner!!! Some-one uses a lot of butter in their pastry which is just delicious.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank dhughes48
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very enjoyable coffee bar with lovely looking cakes just outside the city walls. Prices are very fair, hospitality is warm, ambience is very pleasant. A great break from the crowds.

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank ADPRM
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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07:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Fossi 3A, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940597
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Our Pastry Bar is located just a stone's throw from the Old Town Walls. You can get there by car and park for free. When you taste our sweets, you will experience the search for quality products with a focus on people who have food intolerance. From us you can find a variety of breakfast cakes (sweet and jumping), our mono creams and on request you can customize, sweet and savory pies for any event.
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