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Piazza C. Minati 5, 56035 Casciana Terme, Casciana Terme Lari, Italy
+39 0587 644040
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Fri - Wed 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Pisa, Italy
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Since my first review, I've come back to this restaurant, because the quality of the food, the level of the service are first rate, and they will do their best to accommodate patrons with special dietary needs. The first time I sort of complained they didn't have fresh made gluten free bread,and later I learned that they had just run... More 

Thank nlischi
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza is wonderful and the tasting menu is a true surprise. I won't say much more or I will ruin the surprise. If you're in this area, stop by and you will be delighted by the quality of the pizza, their suggested wines to go with their special creations of local homemade dishes.

Thank 365Rainbow
Eslov, Sweden
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good tasting food as in the majority of places in the area. However, the bill ended up a bit higher than in most other places we visited for lunch - despite drinking non-alcohol drinks as oppose to the other lunches. Had a very good pasta with tomato and mushroom sauce. Kids loved the pizza - as in all other restaurants... More 

Thank Vikki7511
Deventer, The Netherlands
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Wow, the tats of the pizza was perfect. The best pizza ever!!! A simple pizza with cheese, fresh tomato and mozzarella had a very good tast. Also the pizza with seafood was very good!!! It is a small lovely restaurant. Friendly staff.

Thank 101leonde
Poole, United Kingdom
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410 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Great choice on the menu, large selection of wines, personable service and tasteful décor. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank adammawright
Stuttgart, Germany
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

My sixth visit to Casciana Terme over the last six years and I always come back to Il Merlo. The wide selection of local Italian foods, the friendly service and warm atmosphere make this a great dining experience. There are two different menu books so ensure you look at both and ask for any seasonal specials. The Pizzas and local... More 

Thank gatoreed
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Superb food, fantastic winelist and serviceminded waiter. Ravioli with truffel and ororange, the best ravioli ever!! Red wine Vicere from Gimonda, absolutely delicious!

Thank Sloht
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We always ate at Bene's in casciana terme. On finding it closed down last year we walked down the road and took a chance. I merlo is a wonderful find. The food outstanding, the staff top rate. Yes, you do have to wait sometimes but it's well worth it. The best food we had all holiday. Pricier than a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

There speak German, English, and naturally Italian. They have a delicious series of local Chianti wines and more pizza recipes than you can shake a stick at. Want rabbitt. ..got it Want beef...got it Want fish or shellfish...got it. The best part of being here is the customer service and family friendly environment.

Thank Jeff P
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I know this is Italy and things take time, but the service here was snail like at times. The food and atmosphere are very good but the experience was spoiled by the time between courses and the lack of personal touch. The bill was a little high in comparison to other similar restaurants

Thank weydin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $38
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza C. Minati 5, 56035 Casciana Terme, Casciana Terme Lari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Casciana Terme Lari  >  Casciana Terme
  • Phone Number: +39 0587 644040

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