We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Osteria delle Crete

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
via XX settembre 22, San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
0577803076
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Degustazione tartufi delle Crete Senesi

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 105 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast of Truffle treats

We were on a wine tour that included a breakfast stop for truffle tasting here. The town and the osteria are very attractive in this beautiful tuscan setting. The white truffles were in season and I did enjoy them at a number for meals that week. The quantity of truffles we were served here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
MinnetonkaMikie
,
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Add Photo Write a Review

105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Amazing food with truffles and other local produce! Meatballs with curry were stunning. Pasta with truffles were unforgettable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

While staying at a villa near San Giovanni d'Asso for a week, we ate here two times for lunch. Both times the service and food were very very good. The restaurant was open when many were closed. The service was efficient and friendly and the restaurant was very clean. We were a party of six women, all ordering something different.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is a small restaurant in a small town, between Torrenieri and Asciano, in central Tuscany. It is about 20 kilometers from Montalcino. We stay nearby and have eaten here five or six times. It is consistently good, especially the pasta. the service is excellent, the house wine is very good, and the prices are fair, even low. The first... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Level Contributor
84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were on a wine tour that included a breakfast stop for truffle tasting here. The town and the osteria are very attractive in this beautiful tuscan setting. The white truffles were in season and I did enjoy them at a number for meals that week. The quantity of truffles we were served here seemed very small as compared to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mount Kisco, New York
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We recently stayed in the small town of San Giovanni D’ Asso, and ate here based on the great reviews we read. The menu looked good, and since the fresh white truffle we bought a day before was fresh and delicious, we had high expectations of Donatella and her team. Sadly, we were disappointed. The antipasti were humdrum in their... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant at lunchtime by chance on one of our day trips from Montalcino, after visiting the Abbey of Monte Oliveto. We'd eaten a lot of good Tuscan food during the previous 10 days, but this was definitely the best, and so we made two evening trips here from Montalcino, including for our last meal. There is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

So far we've been here twice in 3 days and we're going back again tomorrow night for my birthday dinner. Tartufo desgustazione appetizer is superb, fresh pappardelle with wild boar ragu fantastic, fresh pici with tomato and garlic full of flavor, sliced pork with balsamic and crushed pistachio moist and perfect, peach cake, biscotti and vin santo...all excellent down to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We almost didn't go in because of the exterior but were very glad we did. Lovely restaurant, good service and delicious food - interesting starter of crepe, green beans, goats cheese mousse and soft boiled quails eggs, followed by excellent fillet of beef with roast potatoes and then light and tasty iced chocolate mousse. The little appetiser of caponata was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Sweet spot in a hidden corner of Tuscany. Great meal, imaginative menu in a tiny city that is the truffle capital of Tuscany. We passed on the truffles and didn't miss them at all

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

This place should not be missed if you are anywhere in the area. As others have said-don't make the mistake of not going in because of the exterior which we almost did. The inside is charming and the food is exceptional. Have the wild boar crostini which is the world's best sloppy joe! The Pici is wonderful no matter how... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Osteria delle Crete also viewed

San Giovanni d'Asso, Province of Siena
San Giovanni d'Asso, Province of Siena
 
San Giovanni d'Asso, Province of Siena
San Giovanni d'Asso, Province of Siena
 

Been to Osteria delle Crete? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Osteria delle Crete

Address: via XX settembre 22, San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
Phone Number: 0577803076
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Giovanni d'Asso
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via XX settembre 22, San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Giovanni d'Asso
  • Phone Number: 0577803076

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen

Description

Degustazione tartufi delle Crete Senesi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Osteria delle Crete staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?