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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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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Santa Rosa, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This restaurant is within the old walled town, below street level in a charming warren of rooms. We had the boar pasta which was excellent. A good wine list and service too. We felt as if we were eating in a local Italian restaurant with lovely hospitality.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed a week in Colle in October and had dinner here one night. The bread and the appetizers were outstanding and the main courses were good but not great. Service was good and the atmosphere is unique.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

this was our 2nd visit to this restaurant. we visited it in 2012 on our previous trip to Italy. it was just as good as the 1st time. we actually had the florentine steak again. it was out of this world. the flavor and tenderness was absolutely fabulous. the atmosphere in the restaurant is great. and the service was very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Forget San Geminiano's tourists restaurants and go to an unlisted Micheline restaurant 'Il Frantoio' in historical center of Colle Val D'Elsa. The best bread we ate in Italy, fantastic pasta with white mushrooms and pigeon with balsamic vinegar; excellent good value wine list, excellent service, knowledgeable waiter.

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Colle Val d'Elsa, Toscana, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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5 reviews 5 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
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80 reviews 80 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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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Address: Via del Castello 38, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 923652
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Colle di Val d'Elsa

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