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La Merenda

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Piazza Bionda Maria 1, 57022 Bolgheri, Castagneto Carducci, Italy
+39 (0) 565762154
Today
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
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  • 24
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  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Some years ago I was been in this place a loto of times, yesterday I come back for working lunch In this place I have always lingered for quick meals or snacks. This local / wine / selling local products, has high quality products: cheese, wine and meat. The strong point is not to be found in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Toscana
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Toscana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Some years ago I was been in this place a loto of times, yesterday I come back for working lunch In this place I have always lingered for quick meals or snacks. This local / wine / selling local products, has high quality products: cheese, wine and meat. The strong point is not to be found in the elaborate dishes.... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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57 reviews 57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Arriving in Bolgheri around lunch time being a crowd of twelve we choose the first restaurant which could accommodate us all. This was a good decision. The Caprese, truffle pasta and wines sold by the glass were excellent. You should not be in a hurry at this restaurant even though the ladies serving us did their best. Service and atmosphere... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

My experience at La Merenda started out a little shaky. I am a vegetarian, so when I ordered the truffle pasta, which a dish I've eaten several times and really enjoyed, I couldn't imagine it would come with pork fat globs on top! When my dish arrived, I realized this wasn't something I could eat. I took it back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We chose this restaurant simply because of the very warm welcome received even though we arrived towards the end of the normal lunch period. (Staff in two nearby restaurants certainly showed no interest in accommodating us at that time.) As it happened the food was very good overall and I would have no reservation about recommending the Tuscan stew. It... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Great food (we had a selection of local cheese and fiorentina steak), excellent service, lovely night out in Bolgheri. We'll go again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Had a terrific meal , not only was the food delicious was it was also presented beautifully. The whole place had a serene, peaceful atmosphere in a beautiful setting.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We had lunch here today. A couple of the restaurants that were recommended by our guide were not open for lunch. La Merenda is a charming local spot in the tiny town center of Bolgheri. The atmosphere was of a rustic, family owned, village restaurant that caters to tourists and visitors. Insalate mista and caprese salad were very good. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

A lucky find in Bolgheri - we were drawn to the sounds of everybody enjoyng themselves ! Excellent local food & knowledgeable staff... Bolgheri is worth a day trip and La Merenda topped that visit...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Bionda Maria 1, 57022 Bolgheri, Castagneto Carducci, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Castagneto Carducci  >  Bolgheri
  • Phone Number: +39 (0) 565762154
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?