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Restaurant La Stella

Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940444
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“wild boar” (9 reviews)
“penne” (4 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the Main Street with tables outside but my positive review ends here. The service was chaotic, one of us was served, the other one had to wait and we had to ask the waitress a few times. The spinach tortellini tasted like...More

Thank Diana N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Two euros per person for three slices of bread.Sef salad was very poor as you can see.Small amount of food for the prices and the taste was just ok.I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.More

Thank Ευαγγελία Μ
pieroarzilli, Proprietario at Restaurant La Stella, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Buongiorno gentile cliente! Sono molto dispiaciuto per la sua recensione ma ancor di più per il fatto che, come spesso...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were afraid that we had missed our opportunity to have lunch on a rainy Sunday when we arrived in San Gimignano at 2:35. We agreed to eat in the first place we saw that was open and it was our good fortune to find...More

Thank madamsusan
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Good food ...not nonsense and very good value for money.. I will definitely going again!!! Friendly staff and gougerous sweet

Thank Ciccio C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had lunch outside La Stella. Our servers were friendly and for the most part attentive. We both had the pappardella di cinghiale and it was quite tasty. The wild boar was really delicious. I only wish there was more of it, but they never...More

Thank clarebear05
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

First, they charge 2 euros per person for the bread that you can't say no to it. Spaghetti al ragu was ok, but the Gnocchi was far from reasonable. The place itself is. nice so maybe was a bad day, but based on this experience...More

Thank Espq
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were rather disappointed. Staff were a bit unfriendly. Tasteless mozzarella and dry bread. Food wasn't bad but we've had much better at much better prices.

Thank 17Marika_M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We chose to eat at La Stella because we could hear that a lot of "local" Italian customers were having dinner there. The menu offers a wide choice of Tuscan specialties. We chose the fettuccine and the gnocchi, both very tasty. The waitress was very...More

Thank Johndoeuf
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed a typically Tuscan meal here. I had Gnocchi to start followed by the Boar, both of which were enjoyable; the boar is not dissimilar to Flemish stew. My wife had the cream of saffron pichi and the pork chop. The pork...More

Thank Al M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Nice looking place. We sat inside cause the terras was full. Avarage friendly service. Food was dissapointment. I ate the most tasteless bruscetta ever in Italy. Mixed antipasty were so so. Gnocci where pretty dull. Not a recomnendation if you ask me. Skip this place.

Thank Walterrrrr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$83
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940444
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Il Ristorante La Stella è un tipico e grazioso ristorante situato nel centro della splendida San Gimignano, in provincia di Siena. Il paese è immerso nella suggestiva campagna toscana, posizionato su un colle dal quale si può ammirare tutta la Val d’Elsa.Il locale offre ai propri clienti un ambiente rustico e familiare, con ampie sale dove poter gustare con tranquillità le migliori prelibatezze della cucina toscana. Primi piatti con pasta fatta in casa e sughi di carne o di funghi, secondi piatti a base di arrosti e carni alla brace, e una lista dei vini davvero ampia (tra cui spicca l’ottima Vernaccia), sono le specialità che propone a turisti e residenti.Aperto a pranzo e a cena e chiuso il mercoledì, il ristorante offre menu turistici e stagionali.The Restaurant La Stella is a typical and charming restaurant located in the heart of beautiful San Gimignano, near Siena. The village is nestled in the picturesque Tuscan countryside, situated on a hill from which you can admire the Val d'Elsa.The restaurant offers its guests a rustic family atmosphere, with spacious rooms where you can enjoy peace of mind with the best of Tuscan cuisine delicacies. Pasta with homemade pasta and meat sauce or mushrooms, main dishes of roast and grilled meats, and a very large list of wines (most notably the excellent Vernaccia), are the specialty that offers to tourists and residents.Open for lunch and dinner and closed on Wednesdays, the restaurant offers seasonal and holiday menus.
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