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Il Colombaio di Mariva Benucci

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Loc. Colombaio, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
390577949002
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Book a table and ordre MENU’ GRAN DEGUSTAZIONE + wine menu..... and you will be surprised. The restaurant is located long from where you normal are looking for the best gourmet food. Try it......they got 3 restaurants On same location....ask for the gourmet restaurant.

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Thank Torben A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and welcoming staff who gave excellent service. The food was tremendous from the amuse bouche to my main of sea bass in mussel sauce and ending with a blue cheese semifreddo. We will be back!

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Thank barbara s
Sydney
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328 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Il Colombaio is part of a renovated farm complex located just below the hill town of Casole D'Elsa. The complex includes rooms/apartments for rent and another, less formal restaurant, La Sosta. On the day we dined here for lunch the temperature was in the mid 30's so we decided to eat inside rather than on the terrace. There were 2... More 

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Michigan
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This restaurant is located just outside Casole d’Elsa. The food was just terrific. From the first bite of the amuse bouche we knew it was going to be outstanding. The amuse bouche had 3 items: one was a small pasta bird’s nest with a quail egg set on top of the most delicious vegetable soup. There was fois gras wrapped... More 

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Zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Beautifully located in an enchanting Tuscan landscape this is a really great place to taste Tuscan specialties the gourmet style. The menu Colombaio offers unbeatable value for money, starting with a delicious "Uovo del Casentino, tartufo, asparagi, Parmigiana" that we still remember weeks later,

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Mariva B, chef at Il Colombaio di Mariva Benucci, responded to this review

Hi dear guest, i thank you very much for your beautiful words. We are so lucky work here in this amazing place , at the same time we are so happy to see our guest so happy like you. I thank you for everything and I hope see you again. Maurizio Bardotti chef More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My husband and I ate here one evening mid-week and were so impressed with the chef's willingness to adapt his tasting menu to my many annoying dietary requirements and too, the level of attention to detail, cuisine and warmth of the staff. The chef brought us truffles and spoke with great passion about his masterpiece menu which added the exceptional... More 

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Thank Chloe B
Mariva B, chef at Il Colombaio di Mariva Benucci, responded to this review

Hi dear guest, i remember very well your dinner. For us is a pleasure serve our guest in the best way possible, We seek the happiness of our customers and when we find it we are happy too. Thanks a lot for everything. Maurizio Bardotti chef More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

This is the finest restaurant I have ever had the pleasure to totally enjoy. Every detail was covered even to a low footstool to hold my purse. Several delectable complementary savory extras were added to our meal. Chef Maurizio came out of the kitchen to our appreciative applause at the end of the meal to answer any ingredient and prep... More 

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Mariva B, chef at Il Colombaio di Mariva Benucci, responded to this review

Thank you very much, really really, we are happy for your appreciation, that's our goal.... I hope to see you again and again thanks a lot.... Maurizio Bardotti chef More 

Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We found this restaurant by chance and decided to try the "Tasting Menu". A very good choice. The composition of the ingredients went very well together and all the courses harmonised in a perfect way. The waitress was very polite and friendly.

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Mariva B, chef at Il Colombaio di Mariva Benucci, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your very nice message, we are so happy reading your beautiful words. Me and my staff hope see you again for another special night in our restaurant. Maurizio Bardotti chef More 

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Exellent one star Michelin restaurant with extra tastings besides the tasting menu that we chose. Very competent staff who really knew their metier. An extremely competent and humble chef asking by the end of our dinner if we had enjoyed it and if everything was ok.

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Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were treated to a beautiful meal here by close family friends and what a treat it was...the menu had a great variety of different types of dishes from vegetarian to meats & game to fish as well. Each plate was a work of art in itself and we all could not resist taking photos before starting to eat. The... More 

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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
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. Colombaio, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Casole d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: 390577949002

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?