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Borgo Giacomo Matteotti | Località Vellano, Pescia, Italy
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great First Night Meal

We had arrived in Vellano in the evening and our hosts showed us Bristrot down below - we could see it's welcoming lights from our windows. We strolled down and we were welcomed into the cozy restaurant. Our meal was very, very good and service was warm & friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
Diane H
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Washington State
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Washington State
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had arrived in Vellano in the evening and our hosts showed us Bristrot down below - we could see it's welcoming lights from our windows. We strolled down and we were welcomed into the cozy restaurant. Our meal was very, very good and service was warm & friendly.

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Marbella, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you really want to enjoy genuine Tuscan cuisine in a very freindly setting with breathtaking views all around, you must come to Vellano, you must come to Serena's Bistrot! Utterly friendly service, very reasonable prices and simple yet excellent dishes, including great pizza, home made pasta and signature antipasti. And if you've had too much wine and don't want... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a lovely family meal at the Bistrot, beautiful views, wholesome local food, and friendly and accommodating staff.

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Lismore, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We booked our Vellano stay from a Brisbane referral, off the beaten tourist trail...what a beautiful little hillside village! We have had the best coffee since arriving in Italy. Serena makes them caldo e veloce. We had an excellent dinner here with lovely Casa vino and home cooked meals.The drive is not for the feint hearted but the views are... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is one of the best kept secrets in northern Tuscany - the Bistrot in Vellano. With the breathtaking views aross the 'deici castella' or hilltop villages and wonderful food (their ravioli with fresh vegetables was the best food we'd had all holiday!). This restaurant is very reasonably priced and you get the best of what is fresh and local... More 

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Devon, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Whilst on holiday in Tuscany we visited this friendly restaurant in Vellano on several evenings. Their tourist menu is such good value at 10 Euros which included Pasta, a main course and wine and coffee. Our son opted for the pizza and loved it. The owners were really friendly and even on night when we popped in for a drink... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We ate here with family the last night we spent in Vellano. Wonderful variety, excellent pizza and great service and value! A must try, if you are in Vellano!

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Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Great food and service, highly recommended, no menu, you just get what is fresh on the day - perfect.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Cheap and cheerful basic food and wonderful scenery, worth a visit if you want something quick and no frills

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Very friendly family atmosphere, clean, good service and the food (although limited choices) was very nice. 2 main meals and a bottle of red wine was only 20 Euros. Within easy walking distance of casa verde. Dan & Joan Lehain

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Borgo Giacomo Matteotti | Località Vellano, Pescia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pistoia  >  Pescia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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