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“Great Bistecca alla Fiorentino” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Il Focolare

Il Focolare
Loc. Montagnana V.P. Montespertoli | via Volterrana Nord 175, 50020, Montespertoli, Italy
0571 671132
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Great Bistecca alla Fiorentino”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

You have to try the steak! It's a little tricky getting there, so get good directions before setting off in the dark.

Visited September 2012
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Dubai
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best steak in Tuscany!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

The owners came out to welcome and serve us - short of staff since it's August and there were no fans. However they shrugged off our team coming back later with some extra fans from our own house!

They even allowed us to have a peek at their kitchens and see how they cook the Steak (on coals, of course!) Do try their lovely fried courgette flowers and aubergines dipped in light flour.

Superb La Historia di Italia wine from the local Castello Poppiano - a must try.

Visited August 2012
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Fort Myers, Florida
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“OMG - Perfect Steak”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Small, local owned and patroned - spectacular food, especially the steak. They are closed in August -

Visited August 2012
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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Tuscan Steaks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Stay at Montegufoni, just a few kilometres away, and be sure to dine at Il Focolare. Order the steak - it's what they are famous for and deservedly so.

Visited June 2012
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Annapolis, Maryland
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13 reviews
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“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Il Focolare was delightful and delicious! We went for the famous Florentine beefsteak and it did not disappoint! Grilled perfectly and individually hand carved tableside. Entire meal was excellent! Highly recommend IL Focolare!

  • Visited June 2012
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