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La Cantinetta di Rignana

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Localita Rignana 13 | Greve in Chianti, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
055852601
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Leuven, Belgium
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We met with friends for lunch in this restaurant on a Saturday. The place was full with a good mix of Italians and tourists. The location is fabulous, the price you have to pay is a couple of kilometers on "strade bianche". Very nice view from the terrace, friendly and helpful staff and delicious food! Housewines are excellent.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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134 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location and view very pleasant, although the dusty road is punishing. Respectable wine list at quite high prices. Food simple and good. Service was attentive, and finally Italian opera songs. Expect Toscana food such as bistecca alla Fiorentina.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I originally discovered this place while completely lost in the Tuscan hills above Greve in Chianti 30 years ago and made a pledge to myself to return for my 60th birthday. True to my pledge, I did just that with my sons, daughters and family and we had a wonderful meal and also discovered an equally wonderful place to stay... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful setting and service. Food was incredible and it was an adventure to get to it! It was recommended to be by an excellent restauranteur from my own town. Such a treat to get there...and the drive up was a bit "hairy" but its just because its an unpaved road and a bit narrow. Loved it and the service!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

View and food was amazing. We had the caprese salad, brushetta, pici with wild boar and tiramisu. We would go back and bring friends. Service was a bit stuck up. The road to the place is a dirt road.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Delicious food, excellent service, beautiful setting. It was a bit of a drive through rugged, twisting roadways - a wild boar ran across our path as we were driving there - but well worth it!!!

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were recommended this restaurant and we weren't disappointed. It's along an unpaved road and you do begin to wonder if you're ever going to arrive but persevere,- it's worth it. The setting is amazing,- looking over unspoilt countryside of hills, vineyards and a couple of houses. We had booked and arrived early but we were warmly welcomed and could... More 

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San Miguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us after we visited their sister restaurant, La Castellana in Grevi, Chianti and fell in love with it, so much so we visited it 3 times in 6 days. We really thought the menu might be the same and ambiance but were amazingly surprised. The view and ambiance at La Cantinetta is what movies are... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We arrived a little early and were treated so well. The staff at this restaurant excel at putting guests at their ease. The food was outstanding and the Beef Carpaccio with truffle was a dish to be savoured and enjoyed. The grilled pork ribs had just enough fat to make them tasty and they were grilled to perfection. The Merlot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant with a breathtaking view and nice ambience. The restaurant offers excellent steak. You can choose your size of the meat and they charged per 100 gramm. The staff is very welcoming and friendly. We had great dinner there and enjoyed it very much. We highly recommend La Cantinetta di Rignana.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$34 - $61
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Rignana 13 | Greve in Chianti, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Greve in Chianti
  • Phone Number: 055852601
Description
Rustic elegant derived from the old mill of the farm Rignana, which was the home of Bishop Scipio Ricci Outside Of the large terrace that overlooks one of the most beautiful Chianti The wine cellar is managed by the family of Rignana Abbarchini since 1983 and today, as then the dishes are made with fresh seasonal ingredients according to the ancient culinary traditions of Chianti and Tuscany

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