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Il Frantoio

Via del Castello 38, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 0577 923652
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Colle Val d'Elsa, Toscana, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The food was spectacular the service was prompt and friendly, our server Pina has a wonderful sense of humor match with much wit! I will be revisiting this restaurant before my stay in Colle is over that is for sure! Thanks for the fantastic meal and service keep it up... Recommendation get the Antipastone for 2 it is out of... More

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The food and service was excellent. The group all had different plates and no compliant from the table.

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Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This ristorante is in the old part of town whcih is on the top of a hill. The ristorante is downstairs in an old cellar whcih has been magnificently restored. That is really the end of all the good information on this very average establishment. When we arrived there was only 1 other couple in the rest. It took 45... More

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Samara, Russia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The food was good, especially the meat, but the waitress forgot about us and we had 40 minutes of sitting and waiting to have been accepted the order. Maybe it's a local tradition? But we did not like it. Although once remember us, the further service was good and attentive. If to forget about the clients - is a rare... More

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Siena, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Interesting take on baked salmon. Covered in cornflakes before baking in basil and olive oil.....worked quite well. Sliced beef on a bed of rocket was very good.ravioli first course nice and light. Attentive waitresses ..a little pricey but good quality and unique setting.

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Toronto, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We liked the cellar type surroundings but found the food to be good but unremarkable. You shouldn't go wrong here. But nothing special either.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

This restaurant, situated in the wine cellars/dungeons next to the the Duomo in Val d'Elsa was the best meal in our 12 day tour of Tuscany. We had a special Tuscan starter which was unbeleivable, containing pork in pastry and artichoke hearts - maginficent!!. It was then topped with Lobster linguine - heaven!! Thia was washed down with a white... More

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Temmels
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

This restaurant is in the ancient part of town and is located in the basement of an old cellar. You really have to make sure you do not pass it. Once, you are downstairs, you are amazed about the decoration and how beautiful it has all been restored. The waitresses are the most friendly we encountered in Italy. They make... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012 via mobile

The setting is memorable and the staff are pleasant and efficient. The food was a disappointment. The ravioli were dry and didn't feel as fresh as they should have been. The duck was plainly presented, rather too plainly. The cheese and wine were very good and a local beer was a welcome change from what is normally available in Italy.... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

in an original basement area of a historical building provides an amazing setting. The food is excellent and the service very professional.

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