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La Cantinetta di Rignana

Via di Rignana, 13 | Greve in Chianti, 50022 Greve in Chianti, Italy
055852601
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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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Brooklyn, NY
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This wonderful country trattoria is tucked away miles from the nearest paved road, but well worth the trip! The food is terrific, the service leisurely, and the views of the surrounding vineyards and countryside incomparable. We loved it so much we visited twice during our 2 day stay in Greve. Try the moon shaped pasta with creamy truffle sauce!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Great food great scenery what more can you ask for. The road you take to get there is a little scary but when you arrive it's worth it.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were staying at Fattoria Rignana so booked a table at the Cantinetta 50m along the drive (operated separately from the accommodation). We had a really lovely meal with great service. I thought it was excellent value for 3 courses each including a bottle of the local Chianti Classico at €134.

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

All food and wine, the view, the service, perfection. I went 4 times in 3 days. Get the pasta with truffles.

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draveil
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I love food and la cantinetta is one of the best restaurant we found in italy! My husband and I went 3 times there. pasta are great we had slices of meat with gorgonzola sauce cook directly in the fireplace.it was wonderful. the vew is just amazing from the terrace.

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Zurich
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Definitely a restaurant for truffles lovers! We ordered fileto with truffles and it came with truffles fully covering the meat! I've never seen such a generous serving of truffles before. Absolutely delicious and the Tuscan scenery is great! Also the chicken liver pâté on bread is fantastic!

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Warsaw, Poland
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24 helpful votes 24 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
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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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18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
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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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