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Il Rifugio

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Loc. Lama 47, 52033 Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
0575 793752
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere down-home, so friendly yet elegant! The outdoor gazebo is incredibly beautiful on a summer evening!

Thank Lorena L
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A large family group visit on two occasions. Food and service excellent. Wide range of options. Highly recommended.

Thank Justin54321
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Make sure you visit on an empty stomach! Traditional local menu. English spoken but limited. Dinner for 4, both hot and cold antipasto dishes followed buy secondo's. Glad we didn't try the pasta too as we struggled with the volume. Mushrooms 'on the house' tipped us over the edge. Food was enjoyed by all. Good value; 3 courses each, 4... More 

Thank Graham S
Callington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with very good Tuscan food. Went for lunch, quite busy but good service and very friendly. The kids wanted pizza but we were told that is in the evening only. They very kindly made a special pasta dish up for my daughter with lots of mozzarella cheese which was very good. The portions are very big, we... More 

Thank Rob H
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Genuine Italian food with white cloths even at lunchtime and local workers sitting next to you and also enjoying a 100 minute lunch. Everything is tasty but settle for 1,5 course instead of the normal 3-4, if you want to be able to have dinner. The complimentary bottle of limoncello finishes of the meal.

Thank Tommy A
Winchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

average service, noisy banging door and hurried service. Right on a road, which is fine, but the passing (frequent) motorbikes are quite intrusive. Constantly barking dog in house opposite. OK, but wouldn’t return.

Thank Jemma P
Midland, Michigan
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wonderful family restaurant! The food was very good and plentiful. The scallopini was very good! Great limoncello!

Thank 4travelfan11
Midland, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Authentic Italian food served with a smile. A delightful, small and cozy restaurant in Lama.....a truly quaint little town.

Thank Jennruns
The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Tasteful dishes, good service, nice wine and reasonable prices. A lovely Tuscan restaurant we would like to recommend

Thank Desiree E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

This is the second time we've been in two years and the quality and quantity are still as good. Place.is full of locals. The food is amazing and the portions are generous, even as first plates. And the prices are also great. We had a Fesa (beef cuts medium rare), Capelle Michelangelo (melted cheese withe truffle and porcini shavings), spaghetti... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Soups, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. Lama 47, 52033 Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Caprese Michelangelo
  • Phone Number: 0575 793752

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