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Piazza C. Minati 5, 56034 Casciana Terme, Casciana Terme Lari, Italy
+39 0587 644040
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a false start for dinner tonight then ended up here. Felt welcome by the host straight away, he had interesting facts on Australia AND then we had great service and the best pizzas we have had in Italy.

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Thank bjg66
Pisa, Italy
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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 

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Thank nlischi
Switzerland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 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.

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Thank 365Rainbow
Eslov, Sweden
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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 

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
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.

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Thank 101leonde
Poole, United Kingdom
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433 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 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.

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Thank adammawright
Stuttgart, Germany
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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 

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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!

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Thank Sloht
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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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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Thank ANNERAMSEY
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16 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Thank Jeff P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $39
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza C. Minati 5, 56034 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?