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Ristorante Il Fornacino

Via Gramsci, 25/27, 53048 Guazzino, Sinalunga, Italy
39 0577 623088
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Ranked #1 of 1 restaurants in Guazzino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We have eaten here several times over the last year. This small restaurant off the beaten path not far from Sinelunga is run by Luigi and his wife the chef, Daniela. They are both delightful, extremely welcoming and friendly and make you feel as if you are a part of the family. One slow night, Daniela invited us into the... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We ate two dinners at Il Fornacino based on the recommendation of our villa owner. We were so happy we did.The food was fantastic and Luigi and Daniela made the entire meal a delight. Both times we had a large group and everyone raved about the food and service. Luigi speaks very good English, so it is easy to make... More

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North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A MUST!!! The food was incredible and the Pici is a must. Recommended by Siena House (Malvin), and if we could, we would have eaten there again and again. THE BEST!!!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Friends and our lodging recommended this famil-run restaurant in Tuscany. Luigi and Daniela are great hosts and the food was superb and most reasonable. We thoroughly enjoyed the cinghale and pasta. It is not far from Montepulciano and worth a detour/visit.

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Garmisch, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I wrote a review about the Ristorante Il Fornacino last year after our awesome meal there last year. I am happy to report that it is still as awesome this year as it was last year! We couldn't wait to eat there again on this trip and enjoyed it so much that we went for dinner there on two separate... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We came here twice it was so good.. probably one of the best meals in all of italy we had. hands-down the friendliest :) don't think about it -- just go. recommend: panna cotta (chocolate and caramel are so good), pasta tartufo, ravioli prices extremely reasonable.

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Port Adelaide, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I went to Il Fornacino in early Oct. We had just arrived at the nearby Siena House from a day and a half of flights and airports. As we entered Luigi welcomed us with open arms and made some weary travellers feel at home. We started of with a lovely aperitif of tomato, basil and olive oil.... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We enjoyed a delicious meal prepared perfectly with fresh ingredients by the chef Daniella, wife of the gregarious and gracious owner and host, Luigi. A charming spot!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We visited the restaurant twice during our stay in Bettolle. It is by far the best food, service and atmosphere restaurant we have been to. Luigi and his wife Daniella (the chef) not only welcomed us - but made us feel at home. Both have outstanding lovely personalities and have so much to offer. Their duck ragu was the best... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Il Fornacino is something truly special. Not only is it the best restaurant I've been to in Tuscany, or Italy, but ever. It is located in the most unlikely location, and quite off the beaten track, but this is a just visit restaurant for anyone in the immediate surroundings or from miles around. August 2013 wold have been my fourth... More

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