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Il Trovatore

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Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 942240
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by a local and it was good advice. The place is nice and specious . The pizzas were delicious (and big). Pay attention to the limited opening hours.

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Thank moshe m
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with nice and kindly personel. Without table reservation we got place and good dinner. Florentinian T- bone steak was great, also recived some local tips how to eat...Beautiful San Gimignano togethet with great toscanian food is summarum of our trip

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Thank Domen T
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This was outstanding food. The ribs were the best I've ever had, and I like ribs. The pizza is great and so is the house wine. The owners very nice. David a waiter and lead man was tremendous. We went there last minute one night, didn't have a reservation, but waited. The next night our plans changed so we returned... More 

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Thank Dwight2S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Trip advisor sugested us to eat here in IL TROVATORE! This is the best choice if you are a visitor in San Gimignano. The food was very tasty. The service very kind and helpful. The price very reasonable. The place is not in the crowded roads of the town and it is very quiet. I suggest you to make a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We went here for dinner mainly for pizzas from the wood fired oven. The pizza with Porcini mushrooms (in season at the time) was fantastic. At around EUR 9-10 for a pretty big pizza (thin crust style), it's great value. The owner was very proud of his Bistecca (40 days dried aged he claimed) and it really looked great, but... More 

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Kfar Saba, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We saw it is open only until 7:00pm and the time was 7:45pm, we decided to pass by to see if it still open - and IT WAS !! (it's open way after 7:00pm !!). great food, Excellent service ! R E C O M E N D E D

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Thank Yuval F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Pizza. The best I had since ever! Very nice ambience and nice classic music. Try the Chianti too!

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I happened upon this spot walking back to our car after an afternoon walking around the city of San Gimingnano. We were debating whether to eat in the city or back at the hotel when approached Il Trovatore. It had a very welcoming outdoor seating arrangement so we decided to give it a try. While the restaurant... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The steaks are exceptional - this combined with the best service we experienced during our 7 day holiday make this the outstanding restaurant in the area - if you love steak then don't miss il Trovatore

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Valletta, Malta
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We visited this restaurant by chance and we had pizza and the typical bistecca fiorentina, they were both truly fantastic, the bistecca cooked perfectly char grilled medium rare and the taste is absolute mouthwatering. The pizza with parma ham rucola cherry tomatoes, just could nt wait for the next bite when starting to eat. The helpful and diligent waiters were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $53
Cuisine
Grill, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 942240

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