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Antica Osteria al Castello

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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 13, 56035, Casciana Terme Lari, Italy
+39 329 208 8155
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Cambridge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Lari is small but well worth a visit particularly if you are there at the time of the cherry festival in June. In any case, if you go, you should eat at this restaurant. The lady wot does is charming, and the food is delicious and very reasonable. This time my wife and I shared an oven-baked cheese with fig... More 

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Lisbon
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Very good restaurant, the food was very good and local. The only thing I didn't like, the lady serving could be nicer, sometimes was a bit rude, but everything else was OK.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We loved walking here from the villa we stayed in. The wine list is top and the food excellent. Great dishes and also gluten free choice in pasta

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Wemmel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

30m from the factory. We ate 2 different pastas, one of them with truffles (the real deal, not truffel oil). Higher pricerange but worth it. Since we came here especially for the pasta this is an exellent choice

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner and had an outstanding experience in service and quality of food. Ingredients and attention to detail was top notch, price is okay if a little above the average. Will go again.

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Piolenc, France
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We went there a few months ago, we were six and all satisfied with this restaurant. The location is great and not to noisy. We can see a part of the castle and enjoy the Italian life at night,for instance the children used to playing with their neighbors and the Italian families talking together. I ordered one of the local... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

lovely setting in the town square. Excellent service and high quality cooking. The steak was one of the best I have eaten. recommended

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Kokkedal, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

Delicious food, friendly service, good value for money. One our best meals in Tuscany this summer. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2015

Several people recommended this restaurant in Lari, a small medieval town. We had a great dinner with our family of 5. They serve Martelli pasta which is made in Lari. (You can purchase the pasta at the local store in town. We brought some home with us!) The bruschetta was unique and amazing. We also had the pasta with spicy... More 

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

Lari is a lovely little village to visit. It's woth having a look at Martelli, a family business that still makes pasta as it should be made. After our visit we asked, where we could eat their pasta and were directed to this reastaurant. I thoroughly enjoyed my dish, it was a pasta with asparagus and cheese. The tiramisu was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$44 - $75
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 13, 56035, Casciana Terme Lari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Casciana Terme Lari
  • Phone Number: +39 329 208 8155
Description
Perched on a hillop in the heart of the famous Tuscan countryside, the medieval town of Lari and its haunted castle is a destination of only the most knowledgeable tourist. Antica Osteria Al Castello, located in the main town square right next to the castle, offers typical tuscan meals made with fresh seasonal products.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?