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Ristorante Il Rossellino

Piazza di Spagna, 4, Pienza, Italy
0578 749064
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Ranked #27 of 43 Restaurants in Pienza
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
West Coast, Ooh, Ess, Ahh
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a very small ristorante on the lovely Piazza di Spagna. There are only about 5 tables inside and everything in the place is done by a husband and wife team. She is front of house and he cooks every order in back. This is like going into someone's Tuscan home for dinner, it is wonderful food, Try the... More 

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new york
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was a Wednesday evening when many restaurants in the area were closed for their weekly Giorno del riposo and we were going to Sette di Vino which we loved but since it was closed we Decided to go to ll Rossellino which we had read about and was in the same piazza. We walked in without a reservation for... More 

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Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Center of the wonderful Pienza, we want to try something else than the marvelous Mensa Del Conte, and we find an empty table between the 6 outside this little restaurant). The piazza is cool, so we decide to give it a try. From the beginning it seems we are bothering the lady with our requests (they are apparently complicated, as... More 

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Espergarde
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Found it by a coincidence on a rainy day. One of those places I actually do not like to share – a dining experience ‘that goes to the book’.

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place was recommended to us by several people so we had high expectations. We should have left the moment we were immediately treated poorly. The older lady (think soup nazi from Seinfeld), came to take our order, and when we were not ready yet, huffed and stormed away. She came back 15 minutes later and dismissively asked if we... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We wandered into this restaurant when we were recently visiting Pienza. The restaurant across was fully booked so we asked the owners of Il Rossellino if they could accommodate our family. Lucky for us we got the last 4 seats available. From the moment we walked in we felt comfortable and welcome, a bit like visiting the grandparents of a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We dined at Il Rossellino last night and felt we should make a comment. It is a very small restaurant, perhaps no more than 15 covers. The menu is small too, as you would expect. It is run by Enzo and and his wife and their food philosophy is simple: local and quality. They will not serve something just because... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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95 reviews 95 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a tiny restaurant, seating at most a dozen people. The couple who run won't win a congeniality contest but more than make up for it with their choreographed service and cuisine. The kitchen can't be much bigger than a sleeper compartment on a train, yet everything we ate was freshly prepared. The menu is limited but thoughtful and... More 

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Ubatuba, SP
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Delicious, atypical food, beautifully presented in modest portions. We have lived here for 15years , Montisi & Trequanda , and this is our favorite. Cosy in winter, terrazzo in mild weather.

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Morris, Connecticut
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

You must be ready for a slow pace here--the older couple do the order taking, cooking, and serving, so if you are in a hurry, don't go. Better for adults than for small kids who might get itchy waiting. Everything made to order. The menu is not as "typical" as other osterias, i.e., no assorted board of salumi & pecorino.... More 

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Additional Information about Ristorante Il Rossellino

Address: Piazza di Spagna, 4, Pienza, Italy
Phone Number: 0578 749064
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
Cuisine: Italian

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