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All 52 Massa Marittima Restaurants

Il Balestruzzo - CLOSED

Vicolo Cappellini 3, 58024 Massa Marittima, Italy
0039 0566 904105
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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Gyor, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We'd eaten swordfish name Pesce spada a la siciliana which had very special taste with tomato, sardelle and kapern. (We try swordfish when we can do it - in Greece or Italy too.)It was one of the bests.

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Popiglio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I fancied fish for lunch on this day and as Rist. Il Gattopardo in town was, I was told by locals, shut [in fact I did not even find it, signs in town for the place suddenly disappeared], so I headed instead to Il Balestruzzo, seemingly the only other place in MM where one could eat fish. I was the... More 

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Lyon, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This restaurant is not directly located in the main "piazza" of Massa Maritima. Its location is on the way to a magnificent view over Massa Maritima, Isola dElbe. The food was excellent, the fish of the day delicious and of a good size for the price. Even though the people might not speak English, one can always get around with... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

At a first glance may seem nice, but it's a trap. This is not a good italian restaurant. Bad food , bad welcome, nobady speek english, slow service, no fresh fish, small portion. Keep away

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Munich, Germany
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89 reviews 89 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We have chosen the restaurant because we liked the interior that we had seen from outside. The two rooms inside are decorated traditionally, with a lot of crossbow equipment and flags. This should refer to the annual crossbow competition that takes place at Massa Marittima. When entering the restaurant there was no really warm welcome. Our first impression was that... More 

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Additional Information about Il Balestruzzo

Address: Vicolo Cappellini 3, 58024 Massa Marittima, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 0566 904105
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Massa Marittima

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