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“One of the best meals I've ever had!”
Review of La Chiocciola

La Chiocciola
Ranked #13 of 58 Restaurants in Pienza
Price range: $22 - $30
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 25, 2014

This was definitely our best find on our whole trip to Italy.

We were one of the few people in the restaurant so the owners were very generous with showing us how the made their dishes. The steak was simply amazing cooked in the red wine. Chicken breasts with lemon were delicious as well.

After we were done eating the owner's wife gave us gifts that she makes as a hobby. Very warm and welcoming people, hopefully we'll be able to come back again someday. Highly recommend!

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Thank Jake B
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

We found this trattoria just by chance. The service was quick, courtious and with a smile. The food was very good homemade fare. A place I would definately recommend to friends and family if they happen to be in that part of the world.

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Thank sarah p
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

(mistakenly applied to another restaurant in Pienza)
We were referred to this place by a winemaker in Mendocino where we were staying.(very trustworthy owner-w've visited there twice bafore. Just a 100 meters or so from the center of town.We saw a large back up of patrons waiitng for tables-they did take our names and asked if we could eat later, which worked out fine.I had my favorite Chiangle(wild boar ragu) on homemade pappardelle pasta and my wife has a delicious rabbit with pasta dish. We selected
an excellent Nobile di Montepulciane wine. Their wine selections were quite comprehensive-and we were a little saturated with Brunellos, having scoured many wineries earlier that week around nearby Montalcino. Prices here seemed very reasonable and we had no problem using our Visa card. Our waiter spoke little English and most of the crowded diners appeared to be native italians-did'n see any English speaking ones; however a a couple sitting
nearby that spoke excellent English, translated for us. the service was very good in spite of our language difficulty. We travel back to Tuscany in about another month-for the third visit and we certainly want to visit La Chiocciola again! And we have tried to learn a little more Italian to make things easier!

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Thank Pickbent
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

We weren't expecting much as we walked in. Perhaps because we only went here as another restaurant was full for the night. But I'm glad we did, what a great surprise! Food was great and service was nice. Very traditional restaurant. Recommended.

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1  Thank GabiL13
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Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

We walked by one day at 4pm and wanted to have pizza as afternoon snack. They open the restaurant just to make 2 pizza for us. It's too bad that we didn't have a chance to go back for a proper meal. The pizza was simple but memorable.

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1  Thank Miu_and_Meow
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