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Il Trovatore

Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 942240
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (58 reviews)
“pizza” (164 reviews)
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Grill, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Maybe it was just late. Maybe we were tired. Maybe the lack of parking made a long walk to it a pain. Maybe the mixup in orders made things less than expected. Our pizza was fine, but not the world beating experience others had reported....More

Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

You won’t find many available places to park when going to this restaurant, then, be aware of this. We have had the full course. Perfect entrees with couverts and salads. 1st plate was pizza and lasagna 2nd plate was a whole steak. Difficult to eat...More

Thank WilbenBohac
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of our B&B and it was a good choice. We were not sure about the place when we arrived as we were the only ones there. Within 5 minutes the place was almost full. We had pizza and it was...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Best pizza of our lives and a very nice service! We came here for two nights during our stay. We had a pizza Traviata and Pizza Tonno e Cipolla. Amazing!

Thank I7858SEvictoriaf
Reviewed November 10, 2017

David was our server, super personable ... We ordered the caprese salad to start and it was reminiscent of our salads from our summer garden; excellent quality cheese, basil, juicy tomatoes ~ best since we arrived in Italy to be honest! We then shared a...More

Thank Will-Meriah
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Outside the gates of La bella città mediterranea di San Gimignano is Il Trovatoresa... its on the right hand side of the street and has a small parking area, but is a must eat at if you're traveling through San Gimignano. If you're unfamiliar with...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Had Bistecca Fiorentina - Chianina I.G.P. with some very good local wine, kids had pasta and pizza. Service was slow, quality of food excellent.

Thank shensen
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We tried this wood fired oven restaurant upon a suggestion of our host. It’s outside the town walls so I would have not stumbled upon it on my own. We had a fantastic meal here of pizza (eggplant on one, sausage on the other, both...More

Thank Ssydney
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We ate here twice in the week we were in town. The food was fantastic, and the prices reasonable. Just note that you generally have to go to the second floor to eat and there is no elevator. It does get a bit hot up...More

Thank TonyBur
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Our taxi driver recommended this place, outside the city walls. We turned up without a reservation but that found us a place upstairs. We shared some pasta to start and then had wonderful steaks. The entrecote and the fillet. Both fabulous. Good local wine too....More

Thank Elizabeth C
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from JSC882 | Reviewed this property |
If you ask the Trovatore they will surely respond you either by e-mail or by message...I cannot recall if gluten free meal was in their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $60
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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