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Il Circo

Vicolo San Biagio, 28, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
+39 058470436
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Ranked #2 of 89 restaurants in Pietrasanta
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Florence, Italy
Top Contributor
245 reviews 245 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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 Central, 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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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4 reviews 4 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
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
12 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

We learned about this restaurant from concierge at our hotel in Lido di Camaiore, whose friends own it. The atmosphere is romantic, the food is superb, the service is great. We chose to sit outside where there's about 3 or 4 tables surrounded by beautiful greenery (trees, bushes). I chose mostly seafood dishes which were tasty and unusual, my husband... More

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