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Ristorante dei Merli

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Via Rodolfo Siviero 3 | Sovana, 58010, Sorano, Italy
390564614329
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Breda, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Go here. If you don't like dining in a somewhat elderly atmosphere, go here anyway. Order the steak, the fillet or the Chianina. The meat is so fresh and tender, it will make your day.

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Thank Reisuil
Dongguan, China
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636 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

A friend of mine celebrate her wedding there and gave me all the best information about when we've been there, I felt a very normal low level restaurant, people there not concerned at all to customers and this kind of things, now I heard that owners took over back the place, so i think that experience should not be considered.... More 

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Thank Ivan S
Gambrills, Maryland
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241 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

we had normal tuscan fare. we shared starters and entrees so we could try a lot.....the location and the village and the history make it very special.

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Thank 66travelor
Parker, Colorado
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The food was delicious and the waitress and hostess lovely women. The menu was only in Italian so we needed help in interpretation. With her limited English, she did a fine job explaining the menu items. When we complimented her on her language skills, she was tickled. I admire their efforts to communicate with us Americans who know so little... More 

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Thank pfeifavs7
Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

we enjoyed so much the food that we came again the next evening. all the dishes we shared were "gastronomic" , beautiful and delicious. i wish i be there again.

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Thank Rachel M
Tuscany
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

If you are hungry and can't find any other place to spend your euros, you'll be fed by courteous staff, you'll then have spent your euros and will soon forget what you ate. Nothing to write home about - so if you are looking a foodie experience, this isn't it.

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Thank Sunnytuscany
San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

--best food in Sovana --friendly staff --beautiful inside and outside patio seating --reasonable prices --decent wine

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Welcoming staff with nice service. We had a late lunch on the outside terrace. The papardelle with wild boar ragu was good -- I agree with the other reviewers that the place was not outstanding in any way; however, I thought the cuisine was well-prepared.

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Cannes, France
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230 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

The staff was very nice when we arrived and the service was fine given the large crowd at lunch. However, the food is nothing special. It's Maremma style and not interesting at all. The meat was overcooked and the Wild Boar was OK but nothing to ever try again. This is "fuel" not cuisine.

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Thank getgs
Edinburgh, Scotland
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216 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

This is the restaurant that belongs to the Hotel Scilla, across the road. There are two parts: a glassed-in verandah and a lower outside terrace. On hot days the windows on the verandah are opened so the only decision is where to sit. We decided to enjoy the view over the local countryside from a table upstairs. Menu was typical... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Rodolfo Siviero 3 | Sovana, 58010, Sorano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Sorano
  • Phone Number: 390564614329

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?