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Borgo Giacomo Matteotti | Località Vellano, Pescia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Very friendly village bar and pizzeria at weekends. They also own the shop and bakery on the other side of the road. Fabulous views from the verandah where we had coffee most mornings during our two week stay in Vellano. The Pizzas are very generous and tasty (see picture). The pricing is very reasonable. Do try it.

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Thank Tony G
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Pizzas are only on a Saturday and Sunday. We were disappointed, but soon won round by a friendly welcome and some good food. We had pasta to start, then some grilled meat with chips. Puddings just out of the freezer, not really worth it. Waitress really friendly and chatty, making it an enjoyable evening out.

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Thank Travellingbear44
Washington State
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had arrived in Vellano in the evening and our hosts showed us Bristrot down below - we could see it's welcoming lights from our windows. We strolled down and we were welcomed into the cozy restaurant. Our meal was very, very good and service was warm & friendly.

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Thank Diane H
Marbella, Spain
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you really want to enjoy genuine Tuscan cuisine in a very freindly setting with breathtaking views all around, you must come to Vellano, you must come to Serena's Bistrot! Utterly friendly service, very reasonable prices and simple yet excellent dishes, including great pizza, home made pasta and signature antipasti. And if you've had too much wine and don't want... More 

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Thank Christophe M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a lovely family meal at the Bistrot, beautiful views, wholesome local food, and friendly and accommodating staff.

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Thank MacConchoille
Lismore, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We booked our Vellano stay from a Brisbane referral, off the beaten tourist trail...what a beautiful little hillside village! We have had the best coffee since arriving in Italy. Serena makes them caldo e veloce. We had an excellent dinner here with lovely Casa vino and home cooked meals.The drive is not for the feint hearted but the views are... More 

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Thank AVMoulay
Stafford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is one of the best kept secrets in northern Tuscany - the Bistrot in Vellano. With the breathtaking views aross the 'deici castella' or hilltop villages and wonderful food (their ravioli with fresh vegetables was the best food we'd had all holiday!). This restaurant is very reasonably priced and you get the best of what is fresh and local... More 

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Thank basilbrush18_1973
Devon, England
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Whilst on holiday in Tuscany we visited this friendly restaurant in Vellano on several evenings. Their tourist menu is such good value at 10 Euros which included Pasta, a main course and wine and coffee. Our son opted for the pizza and loved it. The owners were really friendly and even on night when we popped in for a drink... More 

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Thank Norma-Devon
Pismo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We ate here with family the last night we spent in Vellano. Wonderful variety, excellent pizza and great service and value! A must try, if you are in Vellano!

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Thank Sandra S
Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Great food and service, highly recommended, no menu, you just get what is fresh on the day - perfect.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Giacomo Matteotti | Località Vellano, Pescia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pistoia  >  Pescia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?