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Osteria Del Carcere

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Via del Castello, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 941905
Today
19:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 19:30 - 22:00
Fri - Tue 12:30 - 15:00
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Italy
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We chose for lunch this restaurant during our visit in the city. It was quite busy but hopefully we found a table upstairs for two. The selection of cheeses was very good but for me the best part was the soups we ate after. Very carefully served and most importantly well done cooked and tasteful. I think it's a very... More 

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Thank tasosgreektraveller
Lisbon, Portugal
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191 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We only got a table at the second try but we really loved it!!! An all different set of Italian food from the one we are used to see around the world. Tasty!!!

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Thank Sergio_Nogueira
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

ham is was good, but the service is was terrible. we was waiting for 10 minutes just only order starter and 10 minutes for drink. stuff are noisy

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Thank Tidarat B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Just popped in for a glass of red. This place is the real deal but do taste the wine before taking a glass - you need to find the one you like. Once chosen, sit back and enjoy the operatic music - the ambience is for real. Graze Mille!

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Thank Joanne D
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We thought we had been to the best restaurant in town yesterday but now we are not sure :) This one had the music on top. And very good advice for the wine.

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Thank paulandc0
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food was delisious in Osteria Del Carcere, we had a great bottle of local red wine, the bruscetthe pomodoro were the best we had so far, the soup with mushrooms and the meat was excellent! We finished with a very delicate dessert and aromatic wine. The service is polite and discreet and the place is rustic but minimal.

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Thank George G
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great lunch in this unassuming restaurant. Great local Tuscan food. We had Ribollita, bean soup, chick pea soup, onion soup and crostini. Absolutely delicious. Don't go there if you want pasta or pizza.

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Thank Paula B
Jena, Germany
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Amazing Tuscan soups and crostini with local cheeses and meats. Friendly staff and lovely atmosphere

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Thank Silvia C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Small but beautiful and perfect. Deserves an higher classification comparing with the restaurants we know in san gimignano in hower classification. Our advise: don't walk along the restaurant but go insite.

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Thank moyendelacourt
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We ate at several places during a week in San Gimignano but this was the stand out experience. We had some fairly average food in a couple of places but here it was absolutely excellent. Combined with a wonderful atmosphere, friendly service (knowledgeable about the food and wine) and incredible wine menu and service. Highlights were the pear, pecorino and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51
Cuisine
Italian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Castello, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 941905

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?