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Il Merlo

P.zza Minati, 5, 56034 Casciana Terme, Italy
+39 0587 644040
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $49
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
England
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Four of us ate here twice during our week in Casciana Terme. We would have eaten a third evening, but returned from our day's travels very late that night and therefore missed out. The 2 gentlemen running Il Merlo are both friendly and amusing. The restaurant is small and homely and always full, with heads popping around the door hoping... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

For some reason the most cited restaurant was closed in Casciana. We chose Il Merlo as did most that evening. Il Merlo served good pizzeria-trattoria type food. Service was friendly and menu was translated in really many European languages.Il Merlo was good.

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Helens Bay, null, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Little pizzarente which serves crisp tasty pizzas at a very affordable price. Good house wine in carafe.

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We used to love il Merlo and have been there several times in the last years. But this summer our experience at il Merlo has been very disappointing. We have been there twice in a week and had terrible service (dishes arriving at different times for each of us and after a long time), average quality food and very small... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

had dinner as part of Andrea Bocelli Teatro del Silenzio package, owner is a character, enjoys talking wines - 150 bottles on wine list - he knows wines. excellent quality. had dinner a few nights later with regular menu, again - awesome and memorable evening. highly recommend this restaurant

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Great food, had the baked ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach covered in a creamy tomato sauce, my partner had a grilled steak which was so tender it melted in your mouth, the pizza margherita was incredible. House wine was pretty good!! Service was excellent! They offer an English menu. Highly recommended!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here on Monday 8th July. Food was really excellent and everyone cleared their plates, even my fussy 12 year old!

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Touffailles, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

great little restaurant, wonderful garlic and oil with bread for starters then 4 good pizzas. arrived quickly as we were in a rush. could have been cooked a little more - but still delicious

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Ravenglass, Cumbria
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We have eaten here twice and find the food very good and the prices cheap. The service is friendly (the owner puts on English music for us) and the atmosphere cosy and unpretentious. We would go again.

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

Very cosy small restaurant with great tuscany food and wine. The service is good, the prices are reasonable , it is the place you definetely come back

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