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La Vecchia Nicchia

Via San Martino 12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940803
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
“local wine” (2 reviews)
“meat” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Via San Martino 12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in for some local wine one evening and it's a great place with amazing wines and good service

Thank DamezGamez
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Visted on a whim but left very happy. The food was fresh and tastey...service with a smile...try the fresh bruschetta and truffles....a must visit

Thank Dynek
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Typical and very good Italian bruschetta for reasonable price. One per head is enough at midday. Glass of wines were also excellent. Wine shop with large choice .

Thank frc314
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The best food in Tuscany region. All ingredients were fresh and local. The staff does excellent recommendations. Very specialised place for wine also. Highly recommended

Thank XavierN240
Reviewed 30 January 2018

After seeing all the sights we were hungry as bears and it was getting cold. By chance we noticed this very small place offering ribolita, The Tuscan Soup. The wait staff was welcoming and easy to visit with in tourist Italian. The soup, which I...More

Thank jlbaker116
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here because it just looked great. We were expecting a snack and some wine. However we were amazed at the selection of cheeses, meat and getting the best bruchetta we have had anywhere. The wines and the ability to select them with the...More

Thank robert b
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Authentic, visited by locals, great wines, cheeses and meat. Visited for lunch and although it's small I recommend it for a simple yet good eat/drink

Thank Erwin B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to have lunch as the restaurant looked inviting. Alessio made us feel very welcome and produced an excellent salad. Spoke to other customers on a very friendly basis. One family we meet had just moved from Massachusetts to Santa Barbara. We even stopped...More

Thank Mickyt-Taylor
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were in San Gimignano on a late evening in March when all other restaurants were closed. Most of the food trucks were leaving the piazza in the town center at 8pm. This little gem was open, warm and only one other couple was dining....More

Thank K3218DVpeterp
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place a few times while discovering the city center and luckily it was one of the few that remained opened late in a city where most of the shops and restaurants close between 9 and 10 latest. We came in for...More

Thank Joanna S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Martino 12, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940803
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