RESTAURANTSRestaurants within twenty minutes drive
Lucignano (7 km - 4.3 miles)
Restaurant – wine bar
Il Goccino’s dining room is handsomely decorated. Nice outdoor dining terrace
(book if you want to guarantee a terrace table). Knowledgeable, attentive staff and an imaginative and generous chef. Great food and great service: the menu features typical Tuscan dishes, but has some more inventive preparations. Excellent wine list.
Via Matteotti, 90
phone: + 39 0575 836707
Tuscan menu, good food quality, especially meat dishes. Reasonable prices.
Very nice garden for outdoor meals.
Località Caselle, 30
phone: +39 0575 836264
Run by the Salvini family, a spacious indoor dining room and outdoor seating in a pleasant summer garden. Roasted meats and fresh pasta, including several first courses prepared with truffles and good seafood (try the spaghetti alle vongole – baby clams). Friendly service.
Via Roma, 15
phone +39 0575 837626
Via Circonvallazione, 7/B
phone: +39 0575 836008 or 337 1534584
Excellent chianina meat, home made pasta, truffles.
Piazza Ser Vanni, 1
phone: +39 0575 836775
The Fiorentina steak is special. Good home-made cakes. Honest house wine.
Via Matteotti, 60
phone: +39 0575 819008
On the road to Sinalunga
Ristorante Pizzeria Scroccazucche (6 km - 3.7 miles)
Some very good dishes for meat lovers and others. Great pizza (also gluten-free). Helpful and friendly staff. Good wine list (and wine from the house at very reasonable price). Visited by many locals.
Via della Stazione, 22 - Rigomagno
phone: +39 0577 663021 or +39 333 7660481
On the road to Monte San Savino
Il Cacciatore (6 km - 3.7 miles)
Not touristy and excellent price vs quality place. Paolo, the owner, is very welcoming. Do not expect fancy dishes: what you will get is simple, authentic, high quality, hearty local food, with an excellent range of choices. Pizza in the evening. Take the house wine, it’s simple, reasonably priced and genuine.
phone: +39 0575 847020
Ristorante Belvedere (7 km - 4.3 miles)
Nice terrace and garden with beautiful view for outdoor lunch or dinner. Extensive, imaginative, and balanced Tuscan menu. True care in the search for local, genuine, fresh, special ingredients.
Località Bano, 26
phone: +39 0575 844262
La Torre di Gargonza (8 km - 4.9 miles)
Warm and welcoming atmosphere. Good regional cuisine. Outside terrace for warmer weather.
phone: +39 0575 847065
La Scuderia (9,5 km - 6 miles)
Typical Tuscan menu. Try the sliced beef (tagliata) with porcini mushrooms.
Sometimes crowded, make reservation. Dinner only. Outdoor tables in a little garden.
Località Palazzuolo, 34
phone: +39 0575 847014
In Monte San Savino (12 km - 7.4 miles)
Very good pizza, special meat and mushrooms dishes. In and outdoor tables. Welcoming place.
Via della Riconoscenza, 13/15
phone: +39 0575 844241
In the Sinalunga area
L’Amorosa (14 km - 8.6 miles)
Elegant and cozy restaurant. The cuisine is inspired by both Tuscan and Mediterranean culinary traditions. Delicious seasonal dishes with Tuscany’s world famous cured meats, Chianina beef, Cinta Senese and Grigio del Casentino pork and the vegetables and aromatic herbs grown in the Amorosa’s kitchen garden.The wine list offers a variety of 130 different labels.
Località l’Amorosa – Sinalunga
phone: +39 0577 677211
closed: always open
La Leopoldina (16 km - 10 miles)
The Tuscan brick cross vaults, the fireplace and the large windows overlooking the garden make it full of light and very pleasant. During the summer, the open air restaurant is the ideal place to end your day with a memorable dinner. The authentic Tuscan cuisine is personally cured by the chef Walter Redaelli and made of local and genuine products (pasta, bread, cakes and ice–creams are homemade). The wine list has over 200 different Tuscan and national labels.
Via XXI Aprile, 10 – Bettolle
phone: +39 0577 623447
closed: Tuesday. Always open in summer.
La Campanella (18 km – 11 miles)
The decor is nothing to write home about, but the fish dishes are very good.
Via Di Vittorio, 58 – Bettolle
phone +39 0577 624516
In the Chianti area, within one short hour drive.
Dario Cecchini's Antica Macelleria in Panzano (65 km - 40 miles)
Dario Cecchini is the most well-known butcher in Italy. A lunch in Panzano at Dario's butcher shop will be a true highlight of your Tuscan experience. Dario opened two separate restaurants: Dario's version of a fast food burger place, a dining hall - and contiguous terrace - in his shop (which turns into his steak tasting restaurant, Officina della Bistecca, in the evenings and on Sunday for lunch).
And Solociccia, offering a six course fixed menu (50 €) that focuses on unusual cuts of beef, directly across from his two-room butcher shop.
Via XX Luglio, 11 - Panzano in Chianti - Firenze
Mac Dario: phone +39 055 852020. Closed: Sunday. No reservations.
Officina della Bistecca: open on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm
and on Sunday at 1:00 pm. Reservation is advised: +39 055 852176
Solociccia: open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, with seatings at 7:00 and 9:00 pm.
On Sunday seatings for lunch at 1:00 pm. Reservation is advised: +39 055 852727