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La Taverna del Granducato

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Piazza Martiri di Montemaggio 5, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
0577 230480
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 38
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  • 18
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food-service a bit slow

Well located outside the main walls of San Gimignano (near parking) with outside seating framed by hedges. Our food was really good but the service was slow for us tourists but we observed that locals received their meals much quicker. This is a short sighted approach as we are staying in the area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Armidale, Australia
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We had a very good meal Made of pizza, the best I had in Italy. The restaurant was full of Italians that Made us understood we were in a good place. At the end a wonderful tiramisu', a real homemade tiramisu'.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Lovely restaurant, friendly waiter and delicious pizza. We didn't have the pasta but it looked and smelt delicious as it came out of the kitchen. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

This place came highly recommend by friends and we highly agree. We were in San Gimignano for four nights and we had dinner there for three out of the four as it was that good. Food we would recommend would be the penne pasta with chili oil and garlic, traditional spaghetti bolognese and if you are really hungry and you... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Well located outside the main walls of San Gimignano (near parking) with outside seating framed by hedges. Our food was really good but the service was slow for us tourists but we observed that locals received their meals much quicker. This is a short sighted approach as we are staying in the area for one week with the possibility of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Just on the outskirts of the San Gimignano walls, this is an ideal restaurant for a pizza. I have visited the place twice and both times happy with my food. Pretty basic, decor inside, outside a little more appealing, however the pizzas are pretty good and good value for money.

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Grimbergen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

arriving in San Gimignano a bit after noon, very hard to find a paring space, weary of being abused in any of the intra-murros eating places, decided to go for lunch in this Taverna literally no more than 50 meters away frm one the entrance gates to the lovely city of San Gimignano. apart from a timing misunderstanding (seemed they... More 

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

7 folks for lunch ... we always eat here in SanG. ... good food, excellent pizza ... friendly staff ...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

the food was good overall, and is good for a sit-down after a day of walking, but it's not amazing, per se. wouldn't go out of my way to go there, but the service was good!

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We have now had lunch here on two separate occasions ... Gennaro has a fantastic restaurant and pizzeria! Today our group (8) had pizzas and risotto cinghiale! This is where we will eat in San G.! Thank you, Gennaro & Giovanni!

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Thank Howard P
Louny, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We visited this restaurant three times during the August 2014 and we recomend it for sure..The meal was excellent - pizza, steak Fiorentina, sea food, etc..The service was very good, too... We enjoyd it very wel...Thanks for that.!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Martiri di Montemaggio 5, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: 0577 230480

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?