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Hosteria La Vecchia Rota

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Via XX Settembre 4, 52047 Marciano della Chiana, Italy
0575 845362
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Italy
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food every time we eat there. Very nice atmosphere and surely the best experience you can have eating Italian food! The owner is very friendly too. We return here again and again. The price of the portions is also good.

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Thank Satu K
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We had a lovely dinner here in the weekend. Was packed with locals everyone enjoying both the food and the atmosphere. Fireplace in the center of the room and our host with a fiery temperament warmed the feeling even before the pasta arrived. Homemade pasta in big portions, maialino in forno, coniglio with truffless, all was delicious. My only question... More 

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Thank Martti R
Perugia, Italy
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136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

If you are looking for a perfectly aged (20-30 days) Bistecca Fiorentina this is the place to go. I haven’t had a steak this good in a very long time. The roasted onions and potatoes are great too. This is an old school Tuscan surprise with no frills or touristy crap. Celebrate eating great meat here!

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Thank italianwinestyle
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Returned with Italian friends and as always received a warm and friendly welcome from host Massimo. The dishes were clearly explained and were delicious, in particular the chick pea and chestnut soup and the slow roast pork with wild fennel. Service was good, as was the atmosphere and the osteria is clearly very popular with locals. A must to experience... More 

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Thank Paul A
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We dined here recently on the recommendation of friends. The food was excellent. We had roast pork with garlic and fennel. Others were commenting how much they enjoyed different dishes. There was a comprehensive wine list. Prices were very reasonable. What was priceless was the owner, Massimo. He would be a very hard act to follow. A wonderful free-spirited person... More 

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Rome, Italy
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by this popular Osteria on our way from Rome up to Modena, for a very quick lunch with the kids. The place is nice (dark) and small, the chef very "characteristic" and welcoming. The starter was a normal "Tuscan style" starter and the only relevant thing was the pancetta, very good. We followed his advice for the main... More 

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Thank LaDaina
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Returned to introduce friends to this jewel. Great atmosphere, excellent food with a real local twist - selection of pasta dishes particularly worth sampling. Do not be put off by the front door - go in and you will get a very friendly and warm welcome!

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Thank Paul A
Baar, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A bit chaotic but food was amazing, and a beautiful setting. Beef with rosemary was one of my top 10 beef dishes of all time. Just don't ask for Pizza, as the table next to us did :-)

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Helsingoer, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Especially for those who have already been in "God's Country" (at least one of them), superlatives are hard to come by. But in our humble option, "La Vecchia Rota" together with the host is one of them. The osteria is located in the small and beautiful borgo Marciano della Chiana, right in the center, spotting an unobtrusive entrance which then... More 

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Arezzo, Italy
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438 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Always good to go back to Marciano at la Vecchia Rota, Massimo the owner is always very welcoming and very happy to tell you what's on the menu! The piglet with garlic and wild fennel was totally delicious as well as the onion cooked under the ashes !to start we had Pezze della. Nonna homemade pasta with pecorino cheese and... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XX Settembre 4, 52047 Marciano della Chiana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Marciano della Chiana
  • Phone Number: 0575 845362

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