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Osteria l'Antica Quercia

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Via di Sant'Appiano, 33, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
0558075281
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tuscan dinner

Great meal, nice and friendly service at a very attractive price level - what more would you ask for? Pizzas are great and simple like "real" Italian pizzas and their steaks are really good. Simple dishes, the Italian way - "what you see, is what you get"

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2014
Henrik F
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Silkeborg, Denmark
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English first
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We stayed in Sant'Appiano for 7 days a few weeks ago. We went to the Osteria twice that week and we had such a fantastic time. Rebecca and her colleagues took excellent care of us! They created an atmosphere that gave us such a relaxed evening and in all we needed they were so very attentive and friendly. All the... More 

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Fermoy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Loved the terrace dining and the beautiful views. Food was great, reasonably priced and the children loved the adjacent play area.

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Nassau
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

An Italian menu the way an non-Italian dreams of eating during their vacation, with plenty pizza and pasta. The food was fine, for the most part, but don't tell the staff that your meat is undercooked (ordered medium, but I could swear that cow was still mooing), or you'll have a very drunk chef come out to your table and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This restaurant represented all the qualities and history of typical Tuscan cuisine. Whils there was a good range of more typical dishes (pasta, pizza), I was particularly taken by the quality of pate, and offal foods. I thoroughly recommend the grilled tongue which was an eye catcher for mine.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We enjoyed every minute of our meals here & we will most definitely be back for more on our next visit. My husband & I travel to Italy as least once a year & make a special drive out to this restaurant each time (as we stay in Firenze) As you will see from some of the pictures, there meat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Lovely local osteria, beautiful terrace, great food, local specialities ( we ordered a plate of mixed local appetisers to share and it was a really varied selection. About 60 E for 4 people including 2 massive shared plates of appetisers, 4 mains, 2 desserts. Do book in advance as very busy with locals (always a good sign).

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great meal, nice and friendly service at a very attractive price level - what more would you ask for? Pizzas are great and simple like "real" Italian pizzas and their steaks are really good. Simple dishes, the Italian way - "what you see, is what you get"

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We ate three times at l'Antica Quercia during our stay in Chianti. It was amazing: sitting under the awning and watching the sunset over the valley whilst eating the most delectable food from local sources was an experience to savour. The proprietor, Cristina, and her staff were charming and Marco, the invisible chef, produced the most wonderful dishes to our... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We regularly travel to san appiano for an evening meal and on visiting today we have discovered new owners and new staff here, unfortunately for us it was downhill from the start. We normally are greeted with a smile, a welcome and greeted as soon as we walk in. However it seemed no one knew who we where even though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The owner of the resort we stayed at recommend this hotel and made reservations for us. We had a little trouble finding this place but it was well worth it. We arrived at 7:30 pm to the restaurant..a little early for Italians! One of the main chef's, a lady, came out and spoke with us, had a menu already planned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via di Sant'Appiano, 33, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Barberino Val d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: 0558075281

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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