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Il Trovatore

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Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 942240
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

Thank Phil-Angie2014
Valletta, Malta
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank JSC882
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very nice restaurant. We ordered pasta which were delicious! Staff was friendly and attentive. We will visit again

Thank skiouro
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant whilst in San Gimignano based on reviews and weren't disappointed. So much so that we returned for our second nights dinner. The biggest positive was the service. We were accompanied by our one year old son and all the staff were fantastic with helping us to enjoy our meal, which can be a challenge at times.... More 

Thank AndyandTam
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the service was efficient, staff were polite and very helpful in choosing a red wine for us, the waiter came out with 4 different bottles and explained them all to us, it was great! we both had pizzas and they were fantastic, definitely go to this restaurant when visiting san gimignano, it's just outside the town walls.

Thank Mary M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked , but apart from one large party which had to wait a bit, the staff made very effort to fit people in as they arrived. This restaurant is just outside the city walls but easy to find. It's a pizzeria which does a range of starters and main courses, but we stuck to pizza and were not dissapointed... More 

Thank AnneKi2014
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, the food was amazing.. And the prices pretty reasonable. A place to visit if you are in town. The view of the valley is perfect.

Thank Regina V
Oakham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a busy, well located restaurant on the outskirts of San Gimignano, the service was efficient and friendly and the open fire in the reception area, that cooks the steaks, is impressive. I ordered the steak with herbs (pine nuts, walnuts and rosemary) and even though the meat was lovely and well cooked the topping was disappointing. Could have... More 

Thank Michael H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

They squeezed us in without a booking - we did not realise at the time how necessary it is to book in advance in San Gimignano. We were seated inside upstairs, then asked to move so that they could squeeze another group in. This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel but the food was not memorable.

Thank Trippsie
Preston, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Had a staggered evening with restaurant quality...let me explain, my uncle had made a reservation for my family and we accidentally walked into the restaurant up the road Trattiore restaurante filli..MISTAKE!!! When l introduced myself the fat miserable owner shrugged and mumbled at me so l rang my uncle and he told me we were 100 metres from our reservation!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $55
Grill, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Barbecue
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, Reservations, Television, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?