We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Osteria delle Crete

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Via Venti Settembre 22, 53020 San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

151 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 37: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
247 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here twice and both meals were freshly cooked, tasty and served by friendly warm staff. Wine very inexpensive - our meals came to €25 a head. we will be back

1 Thank stephenf8
Level Contributor
49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Tuscan restaurant in the centre of the village. Freshly prepared food with excellent service. Look forward to returning in the future.

Thank Andy G
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can try different Tuscany dishes and highly recommend to combine with wine. I tried ravioli with pecorino and local red wine. Wine helped to taste pecorino a lot. Try various interesting food and enjoy Tuscany dishes and wine.

Thank Jungeun L
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This no frills restaurant was a great find! Excellent food, excellent wine. We went three times while staying nearby. Chicken cacciatore, veal, and pastas were a firm favorite

Thank eleni1103
Level Contributor
84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I found this purely by chance whilst driving through Tuscany. The town seemed sleepy and quiet, and the restaurant looked unremarkable from the outside, but (amazingly) many other TA reviewers have also found it! Famous for its truffles, this is an eaterie plus small deli, and the menu was really interesting. Excellent salads, wine at 3 euros per glass, and... More 

Thank Ttravellingfan
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We were staying in the small town where this restaurant is located. We were really surprised at the quality of the food and some of the unusual dishes offered by this restaurant. The restaurant has a few curry dishes and some in our group said they were excellent. We had excellent homemade pasta, soup and mains. We enjoyed our meal.... More 

Thank Atlantan1972
Level Contributor
78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We went for lunch during the truffles festival in November. When I called for reservations, there were none, but when we went by on the early side for lunch, we were able to get the last table. Everything that we ordered was absolutely delicious with a carafe of their house red, dessert and coffee. Would highly recommend.

Thank relco
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Ohhh.....my.....Goodness! You haven't had truffle pasta until you've come here! Our own private room for a group of 7 traveling women by our Host/Tour guide, I wiped my plate clean wanting more!!!

Thank marinazee
Moorestown, New Jersey
Level Contributor
37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Having been traveling through Italy for 2 weeks we have come to expect that no matter how small or remote a village or hamlet may be, at least 2 or more restaurants there will be nothing less than fabulous. This place in a tiny hilltop town with not a whole lot going on, was yet another gem in an increasing... More 

Thank blainep930
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The owner is a sweet delight and her food is different and wonderful. The lamb chops are so flavorful and the chicken and turkey loaf meal is tender and scrumptious.

Thank Mac M

Travelers who viewed Osteria delle Crete also viewed

San Giovanni d'Asso, Province of Siena
San Giovanni d'Asso, Province of Siena
San Giovanni d'Asso, Province of Siena

Been to Osteria delle Crete? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venti Settembre 22, 53020 San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Giovanni d'Asso
  • Phone Number: 390577803076

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Osteria delle Crete and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Osteria delle Crete staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?