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Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro

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Loc. Sovestro, 63, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
0577 943153
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very delicious

Delicious and fresh food. Service is excellent. We ate there 3-4 times as we stayed at hotel Sovestro. Once we received a piece of chicken that was kind of ray but it got fixed professionally. We are satisfied.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Baker A
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  • Local cuisine
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St. John's, Canada
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had dinner here and it was my least favourite of all the meals we had in Tuscany. The Ribollita was very heavy and not terribly appealing. The pasta seemed a tad under done and the pork was only so - so. The dessert may have been really good had I gotten the chance to eat it all. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Delicious and fresh food. Service is excellent. We ate there 3-4 times as we stayed at hotel Sovestro. Once we received a piece of chicken that was kind of ray but it got fixed professionally. We are satisfied.

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Mr Baker, thank you very much for your beautiful review, it was a pleasure for us to welcome you and we are happy that you liked the food of our restaurant. We hope to welcome you again in our restaurant, best regards Sergio e Lucia More 

Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a few kilometres outside San Gimignano and quite easy to miss. There was a good crowd there. The only problem was that we found the menu to be a little limiting and could have more choice. However, we all found that what they did they did really well. The pate I had was very good and the entrecôte... More 

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Customers, thank you very much for your very kind review, we are happy that you appreciated our typical tuscan dishes and we appreciate that you wrote your opinion abour our restaurant, this is very important to us. We hope to welcome you again in our restaurant, best regards Failli family More 

PORT ALLEGANY
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277 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We ate here our first night in Tuscany, after driving from Milan to stay in this hotel. We tried the chingale - wild boar, a regional specialty, which seemed to be slow cooked and very tender. Accompanied by bread and wine, both good, it was a feast.

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Customers, thank you very much for your friendly review and we are happy that after a long drive you could relax and taste our tuscan food. We hope you enjoyed it! Many thanks Looking forward to seeing you again, best regards the Failli family More 

Katy, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The food is amazing! Try the ravoli and for dessert the chocolate molten cake with vanilla ice cream.

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Katherine, thank you very much for your kind review about our restaurant. we are happy to know that you appreciated our food and we hope you enjoied the time spent in our restaurant. We hope to welcome you again in San Gimignano, best regards the reception laura More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I ate here 4 nights. The bruschetta was delicious as was the ravioli. I would eat at this restaurant even if I was not staying at the hotel.

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Jill, we are so much thankfull for your beautifl and kind review about our restaurant. We are happy that you like our tuscan dishes!! We hope to welcome you again in San Gimignano, best regards Failli family More 

Woodland Park, Colorado
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Outstanding food, friendly and pleasant service, and reasonable prices. The menu is highly varied, featuring fresh local cheeses, produce and meats ("chingale" is Italian for "wild boar"). Dinner for two, consisting of gourmet creations and a superb bottle of wine, averaged about 80 Euro total. I guarantee you will not find a meal this good in the U.S. for twice... More 

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Customers, thank you very much for your beautiful review and we are happy that you appreciated our tuscan food. We hope you will always have good memories of your trip to San Gimignano and we hope to welcome you again in the future, best regards Failli family More 

Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Service and Food were excellent. The restaurant is family owned and part of the Hotel Sovestro. The owner is a retired race car driver and his many trophy's are displayed in the gym of the hotel. I asked if he would be able to prepare rabbit - which wasn't on the menu and he said that would be no problem,... More 

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Mr John, we are so much thankful to you for the beautiful words you have written for us, We were very happy to welcome you also in our restaurant. We hope you will come back to visit us, best regards Failli family More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant was located next to our hotel, which made it very convenient after some very long days. The food and service were great.

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Customers, thank you kindly for your amazing review, we are so happy and proud to read that you tasted and enjoied out typical tuscan food and that you appreciated our services. We hope to welcome you again in San Gimignano, We wish you a happy and joyful 2015!! yours sincerely Failli family More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Enjoyed our meal here this evening, the service was good and the food unpretentious & delicious. The bread basket featured soft white bread and some very moreish focaccia & we ordered some local Chianti & mineral water to accompany our meal. We started with some gnocchi and a bowl of riboletta, a very satisfying vegetable soup thickened with bread crumbs... More 

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sovestro, Proprietario at Ristorante Da Pode at Hotel Sovestro, responded to this review

Dear Customer, we are so much thankful to you for the beautiful word you have written to describe our restaurant and our food. We hope that you will always have good memories of the time spent in our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you again. Yours sincerely, Family Failli More 

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Address: Loc. Sovestro, 63, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Phone Number: 0577 943153
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
Average Prices: USD 35 - 85
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Loc. Sovestro, 63, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: 0577 943153

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 85
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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