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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
good and cosy place with nice dishes

small restaurant run by owner and family, about 10 tables, hence reservation is a necissity, excellent florentine steaks, nice house wine, menue in Italian, English and German, value for money, one of best "fiorentina" ever had.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Stuttgart, Germany
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  • Late Night
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Stuttgart, Germany
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

small restaurant run by owner and family, about 10 tables, hence reservation is a necissity, excellent florentine steaks, nice house wine, menue in Italian, English and German, value for money, one of best "fiorentina" ever had.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This place is terrific . Amazing food . Brilliant owner . Fantastic decor . Knowledgable staff with a passion for really really good good and wine . Clean restaurant with wonderful charming staff . The food is the best you will taste in the world . If you like good company amazing food and fast cars visit here . Top... More 

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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
5 helpful votes 5 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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27 reviews 27 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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  • 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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