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Messer Boccaccio

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Via Boccaccio 35, 50052 Certaldo, Italy
+39 0571 665122
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 216
    Excellent
  • 153
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best bisteccha Fiorentina

Discovered this beautiful restaurant by chance, and it was a very pleasant surprise! Very inviting decor, efficient staff, and best of all, when we ordered a bisteccha Fiorentina for two, a very humble chef show cased a mouth-watering cut of T-bone, which was simply char-grilled to a perfect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
Julian G
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Discovered this beautiful restaurant by chance, and it was a very pleasant surprise! Very inviting decor, efficient staff, and best of all, when we ordered a bisteccha Fiorentina for two, a very humble chef show cased a mouth-watering cut of T-bone, which was simply char-grilled to a perfect medium-rare, just as we ordered it. Simply heavenly. We returned another time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Great pizza, but a bit basic. The Ganocchi was too greasy, but the waiters were very nice and helpful. Vegetarian friendly

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Napa, California
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Friendly servers, delicious food, excellent wine, lovely atmosphere, reasonable price. What more can one ask for?

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Thank rachele482
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110 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant, brilliant food, 5 stars! Very friendly staff, one of the friendliest I have encountered in Italy! Food was amazing, both had pasta, desert and wine. All staff spoke good English, were attentive and made all guests feel very welcome. Very nice atmosphere and good menu with pasta, pizzas and other typical Italian meals. Very reasonably priced; pizzas between... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We were lucky to get a table without booking, this is a busy restaurant. Loved the antipasti and pizza, good atmospeare and efficient staff. We got a glass of Prosseco each when they realised it it was a birthday meal, which was a nice touch. Lovely location in a beautiful hill top town.

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here (sat inside the restaurant as the outside area was fully booked) but the vaulted ceiling and swords and shields on the wall kept the kids entertained. The pizzas were voted the best we had during our holiday and the other main courses (steak, wild boar casserole and a chicken dish) were all delicious. Only... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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204 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had to wait a while to get a table for six as the outside terrace opposite the actual restaurant was full. It was a hot evening and we were not keen to sit inside. The staff was very friendly and efficient and we all ordered a pizza and wine. The pizzas were very good and we were all very... More 

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London
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We ate here twice and both times were happy with the food and service. The first day was lunchtime and with the temperature at around 37degrees c, this cavernous place was a welcome find to escape the heat. We enjoyed their chicken with orange sauce dish accompanied by a beer and friendly service. The second time was for dinner, pizzas... More 

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Thank TripperLondon
Limburg Province, Belgium
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Good, thin crust pizza. Has an nice shaded outside area and a cellar with medieval stuff against the wall (good to entertain the kids). Lots of locals too, which is usually a good sign. As it's quite popular, it's best to make a reservation.

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Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A wide range of pizzas, both traditional and medieval, and house specialties. The pizzas were absolutely fantastic. With an incredibly thin and crispy crust, a wonderufl tomato sauce, the pizzas were made to perfection. Do try!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Boccaccio 35, 50052 Certaldo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Certaldo
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 665122

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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