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Via Valgelata, 18 | Palazzo Brandano, Petroio, Italy
0577 665169
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Il Brandano is not an ordinary restaurant. It's a small, classy Tuscan place of few tables, and it feels like being a guest at someone's private residence. We showed up one evening at the doorstep of Ousmane, the host, with no reservations. Ousmane welcomed us warmly with great hospitality, and we waited at his beautifully-decorated lounge to be seated. The... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

It was a great luck to drink some good wine in this glorious veranda, on our way to Pienza. Ousmane is a master of tourism. Top service, quality all over, a step beyond.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Okay, I LOVE this place. I happened to find it during my search for small restaurants with a view. To my surprise, we were all blown away with how we were taken care of and the manager cooked us an 8 course delicious dinner. Just amazing. Call ahead of time so they can help you find parking. they are VERY... More 

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Thank Kimberly W
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

we did not want a huge meal so we were advised to have a selection of starters which we did. everything was lovely.

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Followed the tripadvisor high rating and weren't disappointed - very, very well presented meals; with high flavor and style. And we got complimentary proseccco on arrival, and two complimentary entrees / appetisers to sample some of the other dishes that we were tossing around as choices. Service was excellent - attentive but not overdone, and informative on the meal and... More 

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Thank Greg K
Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My husband and I, usually with friends or relatives, visit this area regularly. Dinner or brunch at Il Brandano is an absolute "must" for us. Ousmane is the consummate host and his warm welcoming personality will make you feel like you are a long-time and much-appreciated regular. A meal there is always memorable: fresh and delicious and beautifully presented in... More 

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Campobello, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A few weeks ago now I took a visiting houseguest from NYC to Il Brandano for a farewell dinner. Ousmane never disappoints. It is difficult to impress a NewYorker, but impressed she was. As always everything wasexquisite.Thank you for another special evening Ousmane. PS Travel Advisor you just sent me another email asking for a review. I wrote this one... More 

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Thank Nan H
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

While we were staying at Palazzo Brandano, we had the pleasure of celebrating our honeymoon meal at Il Brandano. This was actually more of an experience than just a meal. The atmosphere was lovely, the service was outstanding with many special touches and, above all, the food was the best meal we had among many fabulous meals all over Italy!... More 

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Thank Ciel K
Stanford, Kentucky
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Il Brandano was a fantastic meal in the land of fantastic meals. Ousmane was a wonderful host during out dinner and there were many special touches. We will absolutely go back to Il Brandano the next time we visit Tuscany.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Marwellous restaurant in tiny beautiful village called Petroio in Tuscany. Food was exellent, place was cosy but luxury, host Osman is wonderful person and he really gives you best service that you can ever ask and the hole dinner is experince which you will remember forever! We have 9 years old daughter with us which Osman really pay attention to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Soups, Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Valgelata, 18 | Palazzo Brandano, Petroio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Petroio
  • Phone Number: 0577 665169
  • This restaurant is at Palazzo Brandano

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