We ended up following the recommendations from a NY times article on Tuscany, and Il Leccio was one of the places on the list. The article made this place seem like a real dream, so we drove 45 minutes each way to come here for dinner. And, it was definitely a nice dinner, but I'd say nowhere near as great as other meals (our dinner at Osteria La Porta in Monticchiello and our lunch at Ristorante Numero Unico in Siena were definitely better). I'd say Il Leccio is a bit more old fashioned, and while the food was very good, it wasn't as creative or interesting as the two places I listed above.
I do have a soft spot for Il Leccio, though, because it was our first time ever trying Brunelo - and we fell in love (ended up buying a couple bottles from them to take home with us). They have an amazing wine list, but when we asked for a recommendation the waitress was a bit dumbfounded (which I found quite odd in a place that's supposed to be a winemaker's dream). What we ended up picking ourselves was amazing - but some guidance would have been nice.
It was only half-full the night we were there (a Friday), which was a bit surprising to me considering the reputation this place has.
If I was nearby I would definitely go back, but I wouldn't say this restaurant met my expectation of being destination-worthy.
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