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“A very pleasant lunch” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Locanda San Domenico

Locanda San Domenico
Via del Castello 20, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Ranked #76 of 109 Restaurants in San Gimignano
Price range: $32 - $59
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In un ambiente caldo ed accogliente il profumo intenso della cucina toscana si unisce alla bellezza di un luogo ha saputo mantenere intatto il suo fascino storico. Grazie alla nostra terrazza panoramica potrete godervi la bellezza della campagna sangimignanese pur essendo nel centro della citta medievale.
Dublin
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191 reviews 191 reviews
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455 helpful votes 455 helpful votes
“A very pleasant lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Good friendly service. Tasty food. It is a little expensive, better value to be had at La Cisterna - and the views there are just as good! However, we did enjoy our lunch, we weren't rushed and the sun was shining........

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brighton
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“I simply don't understand the terrible reviews this place has!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

My partner and I came here for a romantic evening meal, without having looked on trip advisor first, and had a beautiful meal. The service and atmosphere were excellent and the food and wine were exceptionally good quality. We had a local cheese and honey platter starter which was more than large enough to share; hare pappardelle and spinach and ricotta ravioli mains, 2 glasses of wine, a large bottle if mineral water and 2 espressos. All this came to €51 (including the €2 per person cover charge which we found was common in many of the restaurants in Tuscany and is clearly stated in the menu). The food came with complimentary bread, oil and vinegar. The meal we had here was our favourite of the holiday and I really can't understand all the negative comments I have since read here, it doesn't sound like the same place!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“How good is this?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Beautiful weather, fabulous setting and views, great service and great food well priced. Just a great way to have lunch

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“I wish I read the reviews first”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

It was a cold night in San Gimignano and we looked for a place to eat inside. This restaurant is beautiful on the inside but there is probably a good reason why it was fairly empty. The only good thing was the Brunello we ordered. Otherwise: the cheese plate consisted of three white cheeses; all seemed similar and there were no accompaniments to complement them. We shared a pasta dish and when it came time to pay the bill, they only accepted cash, which is unusual in a 100% tourist zone. Unremarkable in every respect.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Don't eat here”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Worse meal in my life. I sent everything back and needed 3 grappa to forget the experience.
Place and service is excellent but food is horrible!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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