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Via Fiorentina e s.s. 429 di Pestello, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 742911
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Tweed Heads, Australia
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285 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had dinner three times in this restaurant, following the same pattern of dining on each occasion. We started with a superb selection of antipasti dishes. This was followed by three different pasta dishes. Main courses were typical Tuscan cuisine. Desserts were amazing too, followed by Limoncello or Grappa. Great food, great atmosphere and friendly, efficient service. Highly recommended.

Thank Richard A
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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649 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were a bit disappointed by the service charge or cover charge added to our bill which were not expecting which spoilt our experience on the day. the food was fine but not exceptional

Thank Mike M
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our first night and it became impossible to go anywhere else because the staff and the food were excellent! I had a vegetarian pizza - best I've ever had. I warmly recommend this place if you want to eat well and leave with a smile on your face. Great value for money, this is where you'll... More 

Thank Incinur Y
Charlotte, North Carolina
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We had a fun delicious mid-day meal. Enjoyed great house wines, good service, yummy pizza. Good service.

Thank love2travel49022
Wroclaw, Poland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This was our last dinner before leaving Italy and best place we visited during holidays. Food was excellent, service was very good. Some witers can not communicate in English, but anyhow do their best to help you. Owner is host every guest and visit tables to check if everything is ok. The only issue is a parking, as there is... More 

Thank ZZKrystian
Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We ate here most nights of our holiday as it was the best restaurant in Castellina. Tried a few others but this one never disappointed! Not only was there a huge choice of pizzas which were the best we'd tasted but all the other dishes we tried were superb too. Lobster linguine, prawn and leek risotto, the ravioli was divine.... More 

Thank aglassbrook
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We enjoyed a great Pizza, desert and wine. The staff were very attentive, the wine list was extensive but at the reasonable end of the scale.

Thank GM3000
Fort Worth, Texas
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My and my sisters family were touring the Chianti region from our base in Pietrafitta. Save for one rest day that we decided to stay-in our Relais, each day was a different adventure, driving to the nearby towns of Castellina, Radda, Greve, Sienna and Firenze. We owe a lot to TripAdvisor doing our own research and reading on the different... More 

Thank ZepolL
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2016

There are two Il Fondaccio restaurants owned by the same person, and this one is located on the outskirts of town (the other is in the center). We had a lovely experience there. Great service, delicious food, wonderful setting. The owner was there ensuring that the guests were well looked after. The pizza is large and can be shared.

Thank Kathy O
Nashville, Tennessee
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

First of all, I think this restaurant offers some of the friendliest service I've had at any eatery in Italy. We ate there several times during our stay in the area, and the service was consistently helpful and fun. There is a wonderful antipasti bar that allows that you to select what you want from a wide variety of dishes.... More 

Thank StephanieGee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fiorentina e s.s. 429 di Pestello, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 742911

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