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Ristorante L'antica Porta di Levante

Piazza Vittorio Veneto n. 5 | sulla pianta interattiva e indicato a Firenze anziche a Vicchio, 50039 Vicchio, Italy
055844050
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Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Vicchio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $34
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Leiden, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

On a wet evening in July we had a meal with Italian friends here and the experience was mixed. After the resolution of a booking error we were given a lovely round table in the front room. A glass of white wine was given to us immediately as a welcome drink. Some of the dishes were successful, others had sounded... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We arrived at 8:30 and im still waiting for my food at 10:09 Say no more. Extremely rude staff, when i asked where our food was the waiter didn't even apologised. Absolute shock! Do NOT come here!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A great meal in a lovely setting. We managed to get a table outside on the terrace and had their seasonal tasting menu which was really good. The truffle featured very heavily on the menu and was a little over done but the overall quality was really good. The staff are really helpful and the owner selected a fantastic bottle... More

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stumbled across this restaurant by accident. Didn't expect such a fantastic restaurant in such an out of the way location. The food was superb and I was extremely delighted at the choice of wine available to compliment the food. Great ambiance with different groups in the room I was in. There was another group of British tourists as well as... More

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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Doesn't look much from the outside,and isn't in a scenic location, but food and service both very good. Price very acceptable. Menu is in Italian but waiter (owner ?) was very accomodating and translated with reasonably good grace. I know - what should we expect !! Well worth a visit.

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Rye
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

There's not a lot of classy places to eat in Vicchio but this is one. Hidden behind the pleasant but modest façade is an extraordinarily series of spacious and modern rooms. Very welcoming, relaxed. Excellent food. Try steak tartare and bistecca Fiorentina. Even the veggie option looked good. The proprietor looks like Heston Blumenthal.

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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The strong, simple flavours that dominate Tuscan cuisine go large in the Mugello. The rolling, forested hills hereabouts ensure that boar and venison are a big part of the local offerings--accompanied by uber-hearty treats such as potato tortelli with ragu. It's exactly what you need on a cold winter's night after a long walk. And so, on a foggy evening... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

There's alot of seating in this place, but you'd never expect that looking in from the outside. This place changes it's menu every month...which makes sense because of the change of seasons. Their wine menu is vast and very interesting...There is art work everywhere and the service is on point! Simone is a great host! And Christian the Chef aims... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Awesome service, Awesome food and Awesome people!!! They speak english too!!! The menu was so interesting that we had to eat there more than once. Simone, was incredible, he knew exactly what we wanted....Then we found out that Dario @ Villa Campestri was his friend! We had a wonderful dinner

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Marrakech
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Once you have admired the statue of Giotto,the famous artist of the 13th century,you have only a few steps to take to enjoy great Italian food for a decent price.You can sit on the terrace ,overlooking the distant hills or inside,where it is cool and calm.I enjoyed the advise of the owner,Simone,who knows the wine of the region and does... More

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