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La Taverna del Granducato

Piazza Martiri di Montemaggio 5, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
0577 230480
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Ranked #38 of 107 restaurants in San Gimignano
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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77% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Average meal at best, overworked staff with only 2 on floor to serve too many tables- This restaurant was not a highlight of S.G.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had dinner here and can only describe the service as very ordinary. Try getting served y ou think you are invisible. Another couple sitting next to us just could not get served, I asked for help for them twice. Try and get the account and waited and waited. Went to the reception, paid and gave no tip. Cannot recommend... More

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Frome, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

During an extended winter stay in the area we ate in here once and had a few take-away pizzas. Always great staff willing to tolerate our poor Italian, good value and excellent quality food, would definitely recommend it.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We ate here for lunch when visiting San Gimignano. The restaurant is located at the piazza just outside of the walls of San Gimignano. Service was quick and very friendly. Lots of locals. I had eggplant with juicy tomatoes, basil and balsamic as an appetizer followed by a pizza. The appetizer was delicious with very fresh ingredients. The pizza was... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We ate at this restaurant with friends during our recent stay in San Gimignano. We did need to book. It was recommended to us by the owner of the Podera we were staying at. We were not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and explained clearly the various dishes and how they were cooked. We sat outside and really had... More

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West Sussex, UK
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We ate here one evening during our visit to San Gimignano. Busy restaurant just outside the city walls, full of Italians but great welcome from all the staff. The pizza's are cooked in a wood fired oven which instills a great flavour to the food. We chose plates of crostini followed by pizza, but the starter portion, and the pizza's,... More

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144 reviews 144 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Visited this taverna in San Gimignano recently with 2 friends. The service was very good, and the restaurant was extremely busy and full of Italians - always a good sign. The food was plentiful and very tasty too. We chose the house red to drink and it was more than good enough. Although a little on the pricey side it... More

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Tessenderlo, Limburg, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

When you're in San Gimignano, you must dine at Taverna del Granducato. Great food and friendly and service minded staff. And all this for a fair price! During our holiday in San Gimignano we visited a different restaurant every night. Until we discovered Taverna del Granducato. For us, this place is a breath of fresh air. In every restaurant, we... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We visit San Gimignano every year and this Is one of our favourite restaurants . The pasta and pizzas are great ,good size portions too and the staff are very friendly .We highly recommend it .

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

here I got the real Fiorentina steak. 1.5 kg shared in 3 with an excellent nobile di montepulciano. very good the quality/prices of the wine. highly recommended!!!

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