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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
Hearty Tuscan Family Food

You won't leave L'Upupa hungry. It delivers good honest Tuscan fare, well cooked with excellent local ingredients, in full accordance with its image. The house wines are very acceptable and excellent value. Having dined there on a Sunday night it was clear that this is where the locals go to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

You won't leave L'Upupa hungry. It delivers good honest Tuscan fare, well cooked with excellent local ingredients, in full accordance with its image. The house wines are very acceptable and excellent value. Having dined there on a Sunday night it was clear that this is where the locals go to eat, and they're not disappointed. This is not the place... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We (my family including two children age 3 and 4) had lunch and dinner in this beautiful small restaurant 4 (!) times this week. We could eat here all year long. The service is so kind and the dinner is so great. We cannot pick one thing, because everything was delicious. So this is really a MUST GO in San... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Tuscan food tasty, table outdoor in an Ancient Street. Service quick without rushing (even if our seats were booked). Two adults and two children, which means one (big) starter, one first dish, three seconds, wine, beer and water=77€.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had a very nice meal with nice pastas with creamy and non creamy sauce. Truffles were fresh and savoury. Meat dishes did not disappoint either and the service was perfect. They even offered us some extra wine. Would definitely return.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I'd eaten here last time in San Miniato so looked forward to returning but sort of regret having done so and wished we'd tried a different restaurant. The food just wasn't that great and I'm not a fan of tartuffo and this place is all about the truffles--the smell hung in the air cloyingly. We got talked into the chef's... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a tiny little osteria, with excellent food, very earthy and local. They specialise in cooking with local truffles; you need to go in the autumn to have white truffles; we went in May, when only black is available, but still it was still great. The main menu is very red meat orientated, liver pate, wild boar etc, though... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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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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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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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