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Tuscany West, Alberese: Osteria Dell Orco
Old Review: Robert Rainey from CA, 2005, #1514, "Unbelievable food at a incredible price. I had to ask the owner are you sure that's enough money?"
Tuscany West, Bolgheri: Osteria L’Antico Borgo Di Innocenti Michele
Old Review: Tom from CA, 2001, #252, "We have put this restaurant near the top of our list. Wonderful pasta – paparadelle al ragu chingaile, white beans and rabbit. "
Tuscany West, Casole D'Elsa: Il Merlo
Old Review: travelers from FL, 2008, #2906, "Great restaurant full of locals"
Tuscany West, Castagneto Carducci: Il Cappellaccio
Via Vitt. Emanuele 7, Phone: 565-766005
Closing day: Tuesday except in July and August
Old Review: Jane from CA, 2006, #2058, "Outstanding pizza in the midst of a charming medieval village full of atmosphere-- making strolling before or after eating a fun evening. (Other foods served.)"
Tuscany West, Certaldo: La Bottega di Chichibio
Old Review: Fiona from Scotland, 2007, #2759, "A deli-cum-cafe specialising in local dishes, great for a lunch-time snack"
Tuscany West, Certaldo: Latini
via dei Platini 1
Old Review: psychobabe from USA, 2005, #1551, "From the same family of Il Latini in Florence"
Tuscany West, Certaldo Alto: Osteria del Vicario
via Rivellino, 3, Phone: 0571.668228
Closing day: Wednesday
Old Review: Suzanne Ferrio from USA, 2005, #1542, "An enjoyable dinner during our one night stay in Certaldo Alto."
Tuscany West, Civitella Marittima: La Locanda nel Cassero - di A. Prosperi
Old Review: Gloria - Casina di Rosa from Italy, 2004, #816, "Excellent restaurant serving very particular food which reinterprets the tradition of the area in a very elegant way. Highly recommended."
Tuscany West, Civitella Marittima: Locanda Nel Cassero
Via del Cassero, 29/31, Phone: 0564.900680
Old Review: cindylearuth from AK, 2007, #2749, "Wonderful restaurant in a small quaint village."
Tuscany West, Civitella Marittima: Locando nel Casero
Via del Cassero, 29/31, Phone: 0564.900680
Old Review: summer801 from MN, 2008, #3109, "This restaurant is absolutely superb! Eat there as often as you can."
Tuscany West, Colle di Val D’Elsa: Cantina Della Fortuna
Old Review: Tom from CA, 2001, #229, "Great food and very nice owner. The place is small so I’d recommend reservations. "
Tuscany West, Colle di Val d'Elsa: Arnolfo
Via XX Settembre 52 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Phone: 0577-920549
Closing day: Tuesday and Wednesday
Old Review: AndrewG from CA, 2010, #3678, "Our favorite meal of our 2005 trip and the expectations were high for the 2010 return."
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2001, #228, "This was, by far, my first choice since the trip before and it exceeded my expectations. "
Tuscany West, Follonica: Piccolo Mondo
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #253, "(Follonica lungomare Carducci) I thought it was greasy and salty and the most touristy-feeling place we went to."
Tuscany West, Livorno: Sassa Scrito
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #254, "On the coast set in the rocks with beautiful views, but a more local feeling place with a smell of the sea both inside and out."
Tuscany West, Magliano in Toscana: La Poventa
Old Review: Robert Rainey from CA, 2005, #1517, "Nice casual place. Center of this small, very nice hillside town."
Tuscany West, Manciano: Da Paulino
Old Review: sw from USA, 2009, #3277, "Incredible, a foodie place!!"
Tuscany West, Montaione: Carpe Diem
Old Review: Carla in NoVA from VA, 2006, #2184, "Nice, pricey restaurant with good food and nice wait staff."
Tuscany West, Montaione: La Tavernetta
Old Review: Carla in NoVA from VA, 2006, #2185, "Casual family friendly restaurant"
Tuscany West, Monte Antico: Fattoria Nuova Pievanella
Old Review: Gloria - Casina di Rosa from Italy, 2004, #817, "The restaurant is very, very classy. It is part of an atonishingly beautiful agriturismo in a great location. The cook, Riccardo, prepares both fish and meat."
Tuscany West, Monteriggioni: Il Pozzo
Piazza Roma, 2 - 53035 Monteriggioni, Phone: 05220.127.116.11; Fax: 0577.30.47.01
Closing day: Sunday afternoon and Monday
Old Review: Wendy and Rob from CA, 2003, #759, "An absolutely charming and romantic restaurant, in the middle of the medieval walled city of Monteriggioni."
Old Review: Edna from NY, 2002, #230, "This was such a wonderful restaurant. They serve hearty Tuscan cooking."
Tuscany West, Monticiano: Enoteca Benedetto Vino
Old Review: Alice Twain from Italy, 2004, #782, "Not exactly a restaurant, but a very pleasant wine bar for a light lunch and a glass of good wine near the San Galgano abbey."
Tuscany West, Monticiano: Salendo - Wine Bar
Old Review: Gloria - Casina di Rosa from Italy, 2004, #815, "Salendo is a new wine bar, and is an excellent place to experience the local specialties: the products served are from local farms."
Tuscany West, Mura: Il Caminetto
Old Review: Carla in NoVA from VA, 2006, #2183, "Comfortable restaurant with friendly staff and great food"
Tuscany West, Noccioleta: Osteria di Pian dei Mucini
Old Review: Alice Twain from Italy, 2004, #764, "A simple osteria with decent but not outstanding food, with a literary plus."
Tuscany West, Orbetello: Gallery
Old Review: caplanco from CO, 2006, #2203, "Very contemporary setting and food."
Tuscany West, Orbetello: Pizzeria Il Fornetto
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2000, #246, "Pizza by the slice. They heat it up in a brick oven instead of a little machine. Good enough pizza, rude service. "
Tuscany West, Orbetello: Vecchia Cantina Enoteca-Cantina
Old Review: Robert Rainey from CA, 2005, #1512, "Fabulous food, wine and a bargain."
Tuscany West, Origa: Bar Catene
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #231, "Good restaurant in a small town."
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 1996, #232, "On Suzanne Cohen's restaurant list. "
Tuscany West, Pieve Fosciana: Il Pozzo
2/a, v. Europa, Phone: 0583.666380
Closing day: Wednesday
Old Review: jan55612 from MN, 2006, #3553, "Fabulous Gargagnana restaurant! I still dream of the meals we ate here in 2006."
Tuscany West, Pisa: Antica Trattoria il Campano
Old Review: willit from UK, 2006, #1944, "Unimpressive from the outside, the interior is very pleasant. The menu menu is excellent, the wine list huge. All of us enjoyed our meals, highly recommended."
Old Review: Janet Zinn from NY, 2004, #1078, "Great spot for lunch, away from the tourist hordes near the piazza."
Tuscany West, Pisa: Antista
Old Review: azwaniecki from MD, 2003, #819, "Fantastic selection of pizzas"
Tuscany West, Pisa: Osteria dei Cavalieri
Old Review: AlliK from DC, 2005, #1290, "Hearty lunch deals - arrive early to get a table."
Tuscany West, Pisa: Osteria dei Mille
Old Review: Gloria - Casina di Rosa from Italy, 2005, #1225, "Nice small restaurant, offering a nice selection of gourmet dishes with good wine. Busy at lunch time, because it is in the University area."
Tuscany West, Pisa: Osteria del Porton Rosso
Old Review: Gloria - Casina di Rosa from Italy, 2006, #1900, "In one of the most beautiful locations in Pisa. We had a fantastic meal for 25 euros per person!"
Tuscany West, Pisa: Pizzeria Il Vecchio Dado
Old Review: Gloria - Casina di Rosa from Italy, 2005, #1278, "Good restaurant on the Lungarno, in one of the most ancient buildings of the city. A bit expensive, but smiling personnel and good food. Recommended."
Tuscany West, Pisa: Ristorante La Pergoletta
Via delle Belle Torri, 40, Phone: 40.050.542458
Closing day: Mondays and Saturdays
Old Review: WVCyndy from WV, 2006, #1983, "Excellent food and friendly, helpful service!"
Old Review: Gloria - Casina di Rosa from Italy, 2005, #1753, "Excellent food and a very cozy room with a "pergoletta". It can be very romantic (candlelight & fancy plates). It is a bit pricy but well worth the money."
Tuscany West, Porto Ercole: Ristorante Il Gambero Rosso
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2000, #247, "A lovely restaurant along the docks in Porto Ercole. Recommended in the Cadogan guide."
Tuscany West, Porto Santo Stefano: .GELATO: Bar Chiodo
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2000, #251, "Gelateria Artigianale. Good for an evening Gelato after dinner, while walking along the docks."
Tuscany West, Porto Santo Stefano: Il Bottegone
Old Review: Zak from Italy, 2005, #1328, "Excellent casual seafood restaurant with large covered terrace overlooking the Mediterranean towards the island of Giglio, wonderful food with panoramic views."
Tuscany West, Porto Santo Stefano: Il Moletto
Porto Santo Stefano, right on the waterfront, Phone: 0564.813636
Old Review: cindylearuth from AK, 2007, #2753, "Beautiful location right on the waterfront in Porto Santo Stefano. Nice location for a glass of wine and fresh seafood."
Tuscany West, Porto Santo Stefano: Pizzeria da Tony
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2000, #250, "On our 2000 trip we decided this pizza was better than Pizzeria Da Zirio and the restaurant is less crowded on the weekend."
Tuscany West, Porto Santo Stefano: Trattoria da Orlando
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 1999, #248, "Beautiful restaurant and location, but on our last visit the meal was very disappointing."
Tuscany West, Porto Santo Stefano: Trattoria-Pizzeria Da Zirio
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2000, #249, "Great pizza place with a nice outdoor seating area along the docks. The waiters run across the road from the restaurant to the outdoor area."
Tuscany West, Radicondoli: La Pergola
Old Review: Nathalie from Switzerland, 2000, #234, "Yes, yes, this restaurant exists :-). And the food is more than worth it. "
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 1996, #233, "The mystery restaurant. We went there once and the food was incredible. We returned several times - but it was always closed."
Tuscany West, Radicondoli: Nazionale
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 1997, #235, "The restaurant is through the bar and downstairs. Small and family run. A good alternative when you get to Radicondoli and find La Pergola closed. "
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: .GELATO: Gelateria di Piazza
Old Review: azwaniecki from MD, 2003, #698, "Considered as probably the best gelateria in Italy, Gelateria di Piazza lives up to its reputation"
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Bar Le Torri
Old Review: Paul from OR, 2001, #240, "CAFFE: Great view of the Duomo and the people wandering about, sitting, looking lost, etc. "
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Caffetteria dell’Olmo
Old Review: Leslie from Australia, 2006, #2301, "The best cappuccino in San Gimignano."
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Dulcis in Fundo
Vicolo degli Innocenti 21, Phone: 0518.104.22.168
Old Review: FB-Bear from VA, 2008, #3078, "Fresh from the garden, delicious food, very friendly and accomodating"
Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2123, "A very nice trattoria/enoteca just a little off the beaten track in San Gimignano. A nice view from the outside tables."
Old Review: sharonzuk from NJ, 2005, #1576, "An unexpected delight- I was hungry, it was 7 pm and this was the only place that was open and looked interesting."
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: La Grotta Ghiotta
Old Review: azwaniecki from MD, 2003, #697, "We had the worst meal of our entire trip to Tuscany and Umbria in this hole-in-the-wall delicatessen."
Old Review: Paul from OR, 2001, #238, "This was one of our favorite places to eat lunch. "
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: La Mandragola
Old Review: David from NY (moderator), 2001, #237, "Large seating capacity. Medium priced. Good food – soups, pastas, delicious roast pork with truffles. Good wine list. "
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #236, "The only place open on Monday, but quite nice. "
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: La Stella Ristorante
Old Review: Paul from OR, 2001, #242, "A very busy restaurant on a side street in San Gimignano. Food was basic Tuscan dishes, all done well with efficient service."
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Osteria del Carcere
Old Review: Paul from OR, 2001, #239, "Locals seemed to like this place, not very much English was heard when we were there. Good for lunch. "
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Osteria delle Cantene
Old Review: Paul from OR, 2001, #241, "The restaurant appeared to have a good combination of professionalism, local customers and a solid focus on Tuscan dishes. "
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Peruca
Old Review: Evets from US, 2006, #2016, "Excellent meal in a small restaurant in a town not known for excellent meals."
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Ristorante Beppone
Old Review: Mark from UK, 2006, #2005, "Nice place, shame about the service!"
Old Review: luce from Germany, 2003, #910, "Very nice restaurant, excellent food, perfect chief, nice staff – our absolutely favorite place to eat"
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Ristorante Dorando
Vicolo dell'Oro 2, Phone: 0577.941.862
Closing day: Monday
Old Review: sharonzuk from NJ, 2005, #1573, "Many guidebooks call this the best restaurant in San Gimignano- and I have to agree. I'd go back to San G. just to have another meal here!"
Old Review: SusanCV from PA, 2004, #1049, "Classy and absolutely divine!"
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Ristorante Il Pino
Old Review: doug from FL, 2005, #1255, "Nice high end restaurant with great service and great food"
Old Review: KenC from MA, 2004, #918, "The food is amazing! We would definitely come back here again. Highly recommended!"
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Ristorante La Griglia
Via San Matteo, 34/36, Phone: 577/ 940005
Closing day: Thursday
Old Review: LeslieS from Australia, 2005, #1835, "Open for lunch and dinner, inexpensive and has earlier opening hours than most. For an early dinner, this is the place. Very friendly and pleasing service."
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Taverna Paradiso
Old Review: Leslie from Australia, 2006, #2273, "A handy place for a quick lunch just below the Piazza della Cisterna."
Tuscany West, San Gimignano: Trattoria Chiribiri
Old Review: Marybeth J from UT, 2009, #3408, "Best meal we ate in Italy in 12 days of traveling!"
Old Review: doug from FL, 2005, #1249, "We stayed 10 days in San Gimignano and ate here 4 times. Great food and inexpensive but they only take cash. Reservations recommended as they only seat 26."
Old Review: A.Galvan from USA, 2004, #1071, "Trattoria Chiribiri was a highlight. Depending on the time of year they out do themselves when the mushrooms are fresh or the boar and rabbit are in season. "
Old Review: azwaniecki from MD, 2003, #684, "Excellent creative food based on tradition in one of the best trattorias in Tuscany"
Tuscany West, Sovicille: La Compagnia
Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 1999, #243, "A small, crowded local place - the restaurant is attached to the caffe. They have pizza as well as regular dinners. "
Tuscany West, Viareggio: Osteria Piazza Grande
Old Review: Alice Twain from Italy, 2005, #1384, "Pretentiousness can never be accompanied by mediocre food, bad wine and slack service. You can find all four here."
Tuscany West, Viareggio: Romano
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #255, "The best seafood I had in Italy. Recommended in the Carla Capalbo guide."
Old Review: David from NY (moderator), 2001, #256, "Again, 3 sources recommended this restaurant and it didn’t disappoint, although this was probably the most expensive meal we had during our trip."
Tuscany West, Volterra: Il Pozzo degli Etruschi
Via delle Prigoni 28-30, Phone: 0588.80608
ktp from California, USA, 2011, #3723, "Cheap, great, enthusiastic service, fab food!"
Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2100, "A little touristy - hardly surprising in this location - but still a very nice meal for a decent price."
Old Review: Suzanne Ferrio from USA, 2005, #1559, "Small, quaint restaurant on a side street in Volterra"
Tuscany West, Volterra: La Mangiatoia Pizzeria
Old Review: Janet Zinn from NY, 2004, #1079, "Best pizza of our trip, on the main shopping street of Volterra"
Tuscany West, Volterra: Restorante Ombra della Sera
Old Review: Jay from NJ, 2001, #244, "We had a lovely lunch here. Good fresh fish and pasta. While we did not try them, the rest of the Tuscan dishes looked interesting."
Tuscany West, Volterra: Ristorante Etruria
Old Review: Amy from MA (moderator), 2001, #245, "Shaded patio where you can people watch and admire the buildings. The food was quite good, although getting the check took 5 requests. "
Tuscany West, Volterra: Trattoria Il Poggio
Old Review: colleenk from MA, 2003, #1647, "Good pizza in the historic center"
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