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Il Circo

Vicolo San Biagio, 28, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
+39 058470436
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Ranked #3 of 91 restaurants in Pietrasanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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NORTH WEST LONDON
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

The first time we ate here this restaurant wowed us with excellent food & super value for money. Our expectations were therefore high & although we had a pleasant evening the food was rather disappointing. Almost all the dishes on the tasting menu contained tomato, and although we do like tomato the balance was not good. The pasta was disappointing... More

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Florence, Italy
Top Contributor
281 reviews 281 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Upon entering the restaurant you will be impressed by its appearance and its furnishing, elegant and discreet. The dining room is small, then fit for the restaurant, because the staff isn't large: in particular, I believe that there is only one chef on duty. This involves a certain slowness in the service. The food is prepared with care and is... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is an exquisite restaurant. The food and ambience are excellent. The wild pork dish melted in the mouth. My wife rated the 3 chocolate desert the best she has ever tasted. Highly recommended

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firenze
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We really loved our dinner here. The restaurant itself is small with just few tables so on weekends be sure to have a reservation. On summer you may seat on the outside. The food was great, tasted good and was not boring at all. This is moder tuscan cuisine at his best. The wine list was not very extended but... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

The location is off the beaten path. The decor is white table cloth and warm, the service is courteous and excellent. Having said this, the food is equal to that of all of Tuscany and perhaps Italy! We enjoyed the beef tartar, as well as the gnocchi and roasted pork and the deserts, which were very light and airy. The... More

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Cowbridge
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Good sign, restaurant full of Italians. Range of food, specials, presentation top class. Scallops on pea puree to die for. Open ravioli with porcini in Taleggio sauce, followed by Veal on potatoe puree outstanding

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Pietrasanta, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

It seems that Pietrasanta's restaurants cannot escape the temptation of maximizing their revenues at the expense of the customer. Here is another case where what would be good and inventive food results in a ruined evening because of the inability of the kitchen to deliver to the number of patrons they accept. After we complained that waiting 2 (two) hours... More

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100maria, Proprietario at Il Circo, responded to this review

Dear "housocards pietrasanta" dont' worry I don't forget you and your family. Sorry for my english but it's not my first language. Just to explain you and other customers that you don't wait 2 hours to have your main course. Your order was taken at 20:58, you had 3 first courses one different from the other and 3 second courses... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I had booked this restaurant in advance for my partner's birthday and Thank Heavens. Many many nights we seemed to go to restaurants in this tourist area where staff showed no regard for the fact that their customers were trying to enjoy a nice romantic break and service was far from good. This restaurant was different from the moment we... More

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Florence, Italy
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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

slow service, too high priced. quality/price non in line.

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holland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011 via mobile

Great foie gras, gamba, fresh fish and other fine dishes for very good prices in this interesting village where contemporary is mixed with medieval art

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