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Taverna Gargantua

Piazzetta Dell'Ortaggio 11/12, 51100 Pistoia, Italy
+39 0573 23330
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
20 Aug 2017
“Great location and nice food”
23 May 2017
“Student visit”
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Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, International
$$ - $$$
Piazzetta Dell'Ortaggio 11/12, 51100 Pistoia, Italy
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Good location to meet people and have some nice local food, the coccole are a must try. They have a daily changing menu so you can always count on something new to try. It's good for aperitivo or post dinner drinks as well.

Thank Lucky_Luche
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I had 12 adult students with different eating intolerances. We also had a vegan. Staff were courteous. Kind. Knowledge. Spent all the effort in trying to accommodate. The bistecca Fiorentina. Was amazing. Be hungry. But be patient. Busy.. but worth the wait. Owner endowed us...More

Thank d f
Reviewed 7 October 2016

One of the three restaurants we liked in (wonderful) Pistoia based on the recommendations from Hotel Patria: Gargantua served us two fine Pasta dishes, a decent glass of wine, good service and the possibility to observe the locals who seemed to enjoy the meal like...More

Thank Rudi S
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This taverna is hidden away off one of the main squares but you will not be disappointed if you seek it out, we were only there for a mid-day lunch and sat on the terrace, next time we visit the town we will definitely book...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and good service in a very good location. Only negative was limited vegetarian options, otherwise recommended.

Thank Lufc1969
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived at about 8pm to this very busy taverna, most people here for the aperitif helping themselves to four servings with one drink ! We had a meal, I had the am pasta and my husband the mixed grill with a side order of vegetables....More

Thank Toni L
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very cosy and has a great atmosphere. The food is very good. I definitely recommend the pasta with seafood.

Thank Belinda F
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Visited yesterday Sunday afternoon and had the most wonderful Spaghetti with Clams , one of the best I have tasted!!! My husband had the pasta with meat sauce again it was excellent and great price and brilliant and friendly staff, definitely recommend!

Thank antitan
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Just happened to find this little taverna, thoroughly recommend here for food and service. The bruschettas are so tasty and good price at 4.50euros. Lovely tasty light lunch!

Thank susiejoyp
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Taverna Gargantua is in a little square in the centre of Pistoia that is also the venue of the fruit and vegetable market. Outside seating under parasols set the scene. The restaurant is popular with locals and visitors alike. Our visit on a seething hot...More

Thank MichaelWinnerRIP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta Dell'Ortaggio 11/12, 51100 Pistoia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pistoia  >  Pistoia
  • Phone Number: +39 0573 23330
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