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La Cantinetta di Rignana

Via di Rignana, 13 | Greve in Chianti, 50022 Greve in Chianti, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $61
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Rustic elegant derived from the old mill of the farm Rignana, which was the home of Bishop Scipio Ricci Outside Of the large terrace that overlooks one of the most beautiful Chianti The wine cellar is managed by the family of Rignana Abbarchini since 1983 and today, as then the dishes are made with fresh seasonal ingredients according to the ancient culinary traditions of Chianti and Tuscany
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85% Recommend
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Warsaw, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Excellent. We ended eating three times in 1 week. Yes view is nice, but the reason you go is for the food and in particular the truffles which are served in hefty portions. last day we were there, this is what i ordered: - Buratina with truffles - truffle ravioli - tagliatta with truffles Simple, delicious.

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Florence, Italy
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Apart from the location, the restaurant is definitely below its potential. The dishes are scanty, mediocre and too expensive. We had to wait 1 1/2 hour for 2 eggs with truffle without any flavour! No apetizers,the meat comes without any garnish. The wine was too warm, the dessert to forget.The background music is amiss. The prices are far too high.... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We enjoyed typical Tuscan fare here. Communication was a bit tough in my English and very limited Italian, but the service was friendly and efficient. We had one vegetarian option (the vegetarian option is a couple pasta dishes and some side dishes for the secondi) and one wild boar pasta followed by steak with truffles. The prices were fair and... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It was simply the most beautiful setting for lunch! Food was great! Looks like driving in to the forest for lunch but it was magical. Highly recommend. We sat outside. It looked like a scene from a movie.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Tucked away down a small dirt road (but well worth the drive) this is a lovely restaurant in a stunning location. The antipasto platter was amazing - a wonderful selection of local produce. The osso buco was the best I have ever tasted! Good value as well.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Pictures don't do it justice! Very picturesque and more rustic elegant yet very welcoming atmosphere. You overlook the vineyards, the stars at night are amazing. Food was very good, reasonably priced, and the local wine is a must!

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Athens, Greece
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A trully unique restaurant in.... the middle of nowhere!!!! it is hard to find, the road is not good but all these things worth for everyone to try them because the final result is excellent! the view of a piece of Tuscany forest-valley is breathless, the food is tasty, the wines (especially the local 'rosato') are in a top level,... More

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Florence, Italy
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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

it takes some narrow curves and a bumpy road (but you get to see Montefioralle or Badia a Passignano on the way). and then it's just breathtaking. the view is fantastic, the waiters super nice and the food is exactly how it should be. the house wine, from their own vineyards, is great. we were offered prossecco in the beginning... More

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The food was delicious and wow they give you a lot of it! We went at night, I would recommend going maybe in the afternoon or when the sun is setting because I'm sure the view is amazing, it was just so dark when we went it was hard to see the view. This place feels like its in the... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We ate here on two occasions and everything we tried was perfection. The steak, the pastas, the charcuterie and wine were the best.The restaurant, the grounds, views and service will not dissapoint.

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