We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Sottobosco

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Via Barbata 21, 56020 Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Italy
+39 0571 467459
Website
Add hours for Il Sottobosco and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Bar ristorante pizzeria

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 303 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 217
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Soul of Toscany :) and Leo the owner unforgettable :) Do not miss true Toscana

This place is amazing bringing both locals and tourists day by day. Really recomend it. Don't miss it go there. Place is closed on Monday evenings, otherwise open each day for lunch and dinner from7:30 pm. If you are bigger crowd, try to call and make reservation, but I had never seen Leo (the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Jacek M
,
Warsaw, Poland
Add Photo Write a Review

303 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Visited here on basis of trip advisor reviews. Unfortunately it did not live up to the reviews. Sat inside as no air con outside and lots of mosquito's etc. TV was on which wasnt a great setting for a nice evening meal . No English on menu so relied on waitress to recommend. Very little pasta on menu so kids... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place is amazing bringing both locals and tourists day by day. Really recomend it. Don't miss it go there. Place is closed on Monday evenings, otherwise open each day for lunch and dinner from7:30 pm. If you are bigger crowd, try to call and make reservation, but I had never seen Leo (the owner) to turn down a guest... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for three weeks in Montopoli in June of 2015. We found Il Sottobosco via tripadvisor. Our first meal there was amazing. The owner and staff were wonderful and made the meal all the more enjoyable. We must have eaten here five or six times before we left for home. I miss it already.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

When I was in santa croce for business trip. I come to this restaurant every lunch time. Everyday the menu is different, boss will choice the best food for that day and cooking very well! Also the waitress is so nice!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kitee, Finland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Trust the address, drive trough the road and you`ll find nice Restaurant with spacious outdoor dining area. Good service and Tasty food, lots of local people eat here.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ontario
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Our experience at this restaurant was wonderful. We were 2 couples looking for some authentic Tuscan food and were not disappointed. The food was great the atmosphere was wonderful as were the gardens surrounding the restaurant. Charming jewel in a small Tuscan town. Fantastic pizza!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were returning to san ruffin resort after visiting Florence and stumbled upon this little gem of a restaurant. The staff spoke great English ( as us brits are so lazy speaking other languages .house red was fabulous and the mushroom risoto was absolutely glorious. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reykjavik, Iceland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Spent a week in Tuscany and ate at many restaurants. Il Sottobosco was by far the best we visited. Excellent food, outstanding service and very reasonable prices. Friendly staff, especially Zara, made you feel at home.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Izmir, Turkey
Level Contributor
30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you have car or with take a taxi you have to come here .. This is the typical Tuscany restaurant .. i am sure u will find what u want here .. meat fish pizza all you need and perfect quality ...

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vejle, Vejle, Denmark
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fantastic food, fantastic staff, fantastic chef, fantastic atmosphere, fantastic outdoor-seatings.....don´t miss to go there and be aware, that you want to go back for more !

Was this review helpful? Yes 4

Travelers who viewed Il Sottobosco also viewed

Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Province of Pisa
Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Province of Pisa
 
Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Province of Pisa
Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Province of Pisa
 

Been to Il Sottobosco? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Il Sottobosco

Address: Via Barbata 21, 56020 Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0571 467459
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Montopoli in Val d'Arno
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Barbata 21, 56020 Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Montopoli in Val d'Arno
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 467459

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Description

Bar ristorante pizzeria

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Il Sottobosco staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?