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Localita San Donato 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 941616
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

The beauty of Tuscany is unparalleled as is the hospitality and food of the Fattoria San Donato. Located in the beautiful countryside, yet very convenient for day trips throughout Tuscany. We were with a group and enjoyed an evening meal and tour of the wine making facilities. The amazing variety of freshly grown items was too much to comprehend. All... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Wow! Wow! Wow! We booked for dinner here on two occasions and were very pleasantly surprised. The cuisine on offer is very authentic and the vast variety astonished us. Seating is communal and this allows you to interact and mingle with various tourists and visitors from around the world. A truly amazing experience! Hospitality at it's very best!

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Umberto and Federica did a marvelous job of putting out an inexhaustible spread of meats and cheeses, olives, tomatoes, an eggplant dish, pastas, bruschetta and more, plus white and red wines. We were hosted in one of the main buildings, on the second floor. During our long lunch, Umberto encouraged the 4 kids in our group to go tour the... More 

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East Wenatchee, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Travelers to Italy are accustomed to the unparalleled beauty of Tuscany. We were lucky to visit this working winery/restaurant/B & B outside San Gimignano for lunch. All of the folks on our tour bought wine to be shipped home and the owner spent a lot of time with us just chatting about all things wine and food. The buffet lunch... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

I can't rave enough about Frattoria San Donato. I came twice this May with a group of friends and then husbands. Both visits were outstanding. We chose the gourmet 40€ tasting and were overwhelmed with what that bought. Firstly, however, our hosts were delightful, engaging, informative and obviously passionate about their vineyards and produce. The tables were laid with real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

San Giminiano, the city of dozen towers, on the hills of Siena. This cozy and fabulous village, patiently restored by the owner and his family, will warmly welcome you for a stay in the charming rooms, wine tasting and Tuscan food. Very much advised, for a couple of nights or a longer stay to explore the region!!!

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015

We visited this tiny tiny winery two years ago and bought a case to ship home. The family was so accommodating and sweet we decided to return for a night & breakfast on route to Siena. Accommodations are rustic, clean and real. Good hot water and heat during November kept us comfortable. It was a fun excursion from our apartment... More 

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2015

This tour is pretty basic nuts and bolts of wine making- you really appreciate how hard the work can be. The owner provided the tour and was happy to talk about wine making, history, and sharing experiences with our group of 8. They prepared a very tasty Tuscan buffet style lunch that included various meats, vegetables and salads. This also... More 

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Benalmadena, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Very welcoming, they were in the middle of giving a large group their meal but had no problem in spending time with us in the little shop below. Some fantastic wines, you can taste them all...and he'll wrap up the bottles in boxes etc. ready for the trip home!

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Greensboro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

This place is spectacular. Think working farm meets castle village town. This is everything I expected to find in Tuscany. The owners are wonderful hosts and speak fantastic english. We felt like we were at home. The grounds and lodging are beautiful. The wine was very good as well. We ordered take out from the restaurant down the road so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita San Donato 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 941616

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