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Il Grillo Moro

Strada Dell'Aeroporto 3 | loc. Ampugnano, 53018, Sovicille, Italy
+39 0577 393533
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
Strada Dell'Aeroporto 3 | loc. Ampugnano, 53018, Sovicille, Italy
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Best t bone
"Lovely patio, excellent food, including bistecca fiorentina."
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2. superb local wines
"Oh, and the wine list provided lots of options for local wines"
aidenandessa
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3. Benedetto opera singer skills
"ers even gave us a taste of his singing skills of classical opera! Th"
Daniel M
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed October 26, 2018

We visited twice during our 2 week stay . It was consistently the best food we had during our stay in Tuscany. staff were knowledgeable, friendly and efficient . We were even treated to A song by one of the waiters who is training to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Linda C
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

My family visited this excellent restaurant on a recent holiday in the local area. This was our fifth visit to the villa that we rented but had never tried Il Grillo Moro before - what a mistake! We were had to feel most welcome; had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We went twice to this restaurant and will go again when in the neighbourhood. Typical Toscane dishes, well explained by friendly and professional staf. Excellent advise in wine.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Leon W
Scenic759775, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Grillo Moro, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

It has been really a pleasure to have you here. I am happy since you have appreciated our food but also the atmophere we try to create. So I hope you ll be soon in the neighbourhood Best regards Benedetto Filippo ed i ragazzi

Reviewed September 28, 2018

We had a business diner there and the restaurant was a recommendation by one of our local colleagues. And he was right! The location is fantastic. Outside the city but in only 10 mins car distance from Siena. A very nice building complex in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dameissner
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Starting off with the positive...the location is beautiful and a great garden space for dining in the cool September evening of Tuscany. The service was prompt, knowledgeable and friendly. We had two appetizers, one with eggplant and the other carpaccio, both were amazingly delicious! For...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marci S
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We ate here on our last night of a 2 week vacation in Tuscany. We have traveled extensively through the region and ate at many fine restaurants but this one was the best of all that we tried. Wonderful outdoor dining, extremely attentive and friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank aidenandessa
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Visited recently with my cousin and her husband and took advantage of the Florentine steak 1.5 kg between 3 of us and what a meal ! Service was excellent as was the food and fully supported our decision to revisit after first visiting a couple...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Very typical Italian dishes. The best bistecca fiorentina in the region. Nice to sit in the garden. You must make a reservation as a lot of local families go there for family diners and special family get togethers. A treasure and a place we always...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank EvaN2384
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We were surprised, what a welcome, and the food is exactly where you come for, authentic italian grill / meat at a correct privé. Bravo Philippo and team. I was sorry the battuda was only available as starter ;-)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank michelv466
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a good dinner here. We had booked which was as well as on a Wednesday evening the large outside terrace filled to capacity. Food and service was very good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christopher M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$28 - $91
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:15 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:15 PM - 10:15 PM
Wednesday
7:15 PM - 10:15 PM
Thursday
7:15 PM - 10:15 PM
Friday
7:15 PM - 10:15 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Dell'Aeroporto 3 | loc. Ampugnano, 53018, Sovicille, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Sovicille
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 393533
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Description
The restaurant the Tuscan and 'a land of balance, "happy medium", where strong traditions, climate and culture tell a gastronomic history ancient, simple and tasty but deliberately simple. On this principle was born the restaurant "the cricket moro", from recipes to melia grandmother, and aunt of nena brown , written on small exercise books faded and sometimes oil-stained days of threshing. Today our passion for cooking and 'became profession. Pici with dumplings and noodles made by hand, with show-cooking dishes such as "joke of Chianina filippo ", but most of the cricket moro "The ciccio bono". Our attention in the selection of meat, matured for 33 days in vertical on and off and in cooking, makes us one of the best places to eat in Florence in Tuscany. The rite of its cut, Ext "filleting" with love and precision, the hot plate at 140 degrees, the salt of Volterra, oil "dievole" and black pepper make the magic of this moment. See you Soon filippo and his staff
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