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Ristorante Latini

Viale dei Platani 1 | Loc. Badia a Elmi, SAN GIMIGNANO, 53037, Certaldo, Italy
+39 0577 945019
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
28 Sep 2016
“Very good restaurant!”
7 Sep 2016
“Lovely to return after all these years”
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Viale dei Platani 1 | Loc. Badia a Elmi, SAN GIMIGNANO, 53037, Certaldo, Italy
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11 - 20 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2015

Group of 6 had dinner here two nights of our seven night stay in Tuscany. The food was excellent and service was above standard. We were very well looked after by the staff. Thank you for some wonderful tastes of Tuscany.

Thank LJC2611
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A short walk from the hotel but worth it! The welcome & atmosphere was lovely & the food is superb. The owner makes a point of talking to everyone & the locals frequent it most evenings. Don't be put off from the exterior or the...More

Thank julieandkevin2015
Reviewed 31 May 2015

After flying in from North America the owner of our villa, Fabio, Podere Le Grotte, directed us to this little spot for a much needed dinner. This a quaint little restaurant frequented by the locals. The service was excellent and each of our four meals...More

Thank lsteven_99
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Not a gourmet kitchen but good local dishes. Very friendly and good english speaking service. We ate there while staying at Il Rosolaccio.

Thank Urszula C
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Eating at Latini is an experience not to be missed. It is hugely popular with the locals and also caters for the more sophisticated pallet. Chiara is a lovely lady and is keen to please, and a difficult diet is not a problem. The menu...More

Thank JuneFinniganWriter
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

I travel for business, staying away from home 3 or 4 nights each week this means I get to eat in many restaurants during the year. Latini is one of the best restaurants I have visited during the last year. The owner is very friendly...More

1  Thank Haydnbuckland
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Owner/manager/chef/hostess Chiara (nee Latini) carries on the tradition of her father Giovanni (who can be found in Firenze at L'Osteria di Giovanni) and serves the finest Tuscan specialties. Every year, after landing in Rome on the red-eye, and after the four-hour drive to Certaldo, it...More

Thank TuscanWino
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Actually it's more elegant inside. The ricotta ravioli's with white truffles were to die for!!! Chiara is a great hostess and this is a fun, if plain, place to stay upstairs - comfortable beds with a view!!! You can drive two clicks into town and...More

Thank JoannaH3
Reviewed 13 October 2014

While staying in San gimignano, the desk at Antico poggio, our hotel , suggested this as a fun, local spot in the neighboring town of Certaldo,. We would otherwise never have been to either, and it all was a delightful experience. Since the town itself...More

Thank judy012
Reviewed 3 October 2014

As has already been stated in previous reviews, the external appearance of this restaurant, which is part of a hotel is slightly off putting, however we put that to one side and gave it a try! The hostess was helpful and very friendly giving recommendations...More

Thank clairebeary00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$55
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale dei Platani 1 | Loc. Badia a Elmi, SAN GIMIGNANO, 53037, Certaldo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Certaldo
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 945019
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