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Osteria L'Upupa

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Via Conti 15, 56028 San Miniato, Italy
0039 0571 400429
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Simple Tuscan food

Referred here from San Miniato hotel. Small restaurant with lovely simple Tuscan food especially meat dishes. May need to book ahead if busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2014
CiaranHughes
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Wicklow, Ireland
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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246 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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malta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had a meal on the last day, and which was the best we had. It is a local Tuscan 'trattoria' run by Roberto with such passion! After the excellent meal, he offered us the traditional Vino Santo, and the local 'crustini' after the meal. Also a liqueur to round off the meal. I would recommend a meal there, anytime.

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Nürburg, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

non tourist local place with real truffle. like eating at home Roberto is welcoming you, takes orders, prepares the food and probably also does the dishes. terrific

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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Really good tuscany food! Came here for the truffle season and were very satisfied! Had truffle fettuccine end truffle carpaccio!! Small but cozy food!

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was by far the best food we have had in Italy during an 18 day trip to Cinque Terre and Tuscany. We are staying in an agriturismo farmhouse nearby and walked into San Miniato (do not miss this town - awesome, birthplace of Napolean, on the via Francigena hiking trail). The father (chef) and son running this lovely little... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

On a round trip in Toscana, we happened to stop in the small beautiful village of San Miniato. For lunch we dropped in to find one single free table in the tiny Osteria Lupua. And what a plesant surprise!! We had a wonderful meal. Two of us had wild boar, really recomendable! the rest of us had different pasta- dishes,... More 

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lincs
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Just had a lovely lunch at this little restaurant. Simple menu, good prices (especially having just been in the heart of Chianti region), tasty food. Excellent bottle of wine and friendly welcoming service. We shall return!

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Wicklow, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Referred here from San Miniato hotel. Small restaurant with lovely simple Tuscan food especially meat dishes. May need to book ahead if busy.

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Brookline MA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The annual truffle festival is on in San Miniato, so things are busy! We called when we arrived, around 11, and got at 12:30 reservation. It has been a rainy, windy, chilly day, so the warm atmosphere was welcome. It's a tiny restaurant, simple and rather rustic, very pleasant. We ordered three dishes to share - an antipasto of carpaccio... More 

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New York City, New York
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398 reviews 398 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We happened in here during truffle festival. Just wanted a simple pasta for lunch. We ordered pasta with white truffles which was amazing, and Pappardelle ala chingale. Both were really perfectly cooked and wonderful. Great house wine!! When we were ready for dessert, a table of six walked in and sat down next to us for lunch. It was non... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Came here while walking the Via Francigena, so needed to just chill out and enjoy a nice meal, and I enjoyed this. Warm and welcoming, the food was good!

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  • Address: Via Conti 15, 56028 San Miniato, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  San Miniato
  • Phone Number: 0039 0571 400429

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