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All 6 San Giovanni d'Asso Restaurants

Osteria delle Crete

via XX settembre 22, San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
0577803076
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Description: Degustazione tartufi delle Crete Senesi

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Mount Kisco, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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

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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

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

From the outside this restaurant looks like a local and not very impressive Bar, but, once inside it's a whole different story. 3 very attractive rooms decorated in a light country style and a warm welcome await. Real Tuscan cooking, professional, friendly service and very reasonable prices. Really creative cooking using only what is fresh at the moment. In truffle... More

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Excellent Tuscan food with meats provided by the butcher next door, and vegetables by local farms. An excellent place to sample the truffles that have made this area famous. Like all restaurants in Tuscany, outstanding wines.

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Montreal
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

There are many good restaurants in the area, and one of our go-to places was shut when we dropped by for lunch. That's how we discovered this little jewelI. The exterior is very unremarkable and we would have driven by, had the three small outside tables not been set for lunch with colourful plates and blankets. So we stopped and... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

A great place to stop and refuel in this truffle haven. Even the cheese has truffles mixed in. I'm ready to return.

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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: Delicatessen

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