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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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West Linn, Oregon
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was recommended by our hotel as a place to get a 'T-bone' steak. So we did, 1.5 kilos of steak! It was well prepared, and once you have eaten the main portions, they take the steak back to the grill and re-cook it, chop up the 't-bone' sections and bring it back for you to gnaw on like... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants I've ever eaten in. Food was utterly fabulous, staff were great and prices reasonable. Highly recommend.

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Thank hiba123
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Locals recommended the place to go as a family: just right. Delicious food and welcoming team who take pride in good service for all, kids included. Special dough for focaccia and pizza made from kamut, oat and other flours make these superbly light and tasty. Aged meat is really good too. Much to enjoy!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016

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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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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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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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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
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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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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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Television, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
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?