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Rosticceria Il Re Gallo

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Via Toscana, 53011 Castellina In Chianti, Italy
39 0577742000
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
JUST GREAT!

It's not a fancy restaurant; paper tablecloth and napkins, plain furniture. But the food is just GREAT. I and my wife ate two spectacular entries: one consisting of variations based on truffle, the other one consisting of kind of vol-au-vent filled by sausage, leeks and cheese. Then I had a soup... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Genoa, Italy
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Genoa, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It's not a fancy restaurant; paper tablecloth and napkins, plain furniture. But the food is just GREAT. I and my wife ate two spectacular entries: one consisting of variations based on truffle, the other one consisting of kind of vol-au-vent filled by sausage, leeks and cheese. Then I had a soup with mushroom and chestnut, my wife pasta stuffed with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

All of the dishes were outstanding. Pastas as well as meats were perfectly prepared. Get a reservation, don't walk - run. You won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The best place where you can enjoy your meal while having fun with the guys who are working in there, specially Andrea :-). Definitely to go back!!!!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had lunch in Chianti and it was suggested that we try Il Re Gallo. Although small, the food is amazing and service was excellent. Amazing papardelle with boar sauce! My husband had the filet and said it was one of the best he has eaten. It is small and not fancy, prices are very good but well worth the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

very friendly service, very good food to a reasonable price. typical tuscany restaurant, small and comfortable with delicious dishes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Really delicious food! We ordered two salates, one ravioli and papardelles, which where delicious. The staff perfect the environment very good. A perfect place to have diner to village like castelina. Thank you for your service!,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were there on a Sunday at lunch time and should really have made a reservation. However, we were squeezed in at the front. Good meal (saffron and zucchini gnocchi, wild boar ragu), good service. Not cheap but not too expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is our favorite restaurant in Castellina. We have dined here at least 8 times and have never ever been disappointed. The food is thoughtfully prepared and extraordinarily tasty. I personally highly recommend the pappadella pasta with wild boar sauce (If you have not had boar in Tuscany you have not yet lived). The desserts here are so good that... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Pappadella pasta with wild boar sauce, chicken breasts with shaved porcini mushrooms for me, veggie "pie" with cheese sauce and herb crusted lamb chops for my partner with a superb local wine - food was truly delicious as our agriturisimo hostess recommended. Perhaps we should have made a reservation (low season and a Sunday night our hostess thought it not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

It is a such shame that we don't live somewhere nearer to Re Gallo. Even with three hours of car journey, it is really worth it. From antipasti to dessert, every course was thoughtfully balanced with flavour and texture. Also they make the most delicious special artisan breads. Service was excellent and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Toscana, 53011 Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: 39 0577742000

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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