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Ristorante L'Antica Fonte

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Via Valdracca 25, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 0571 652225
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is incredible, the view is breathtaking and it is nice year round. A bit too much waiting but at least it was worth it.

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Thank Малина К
Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our week stay in Certaldo Alto we had two incredible dinners and highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Certaldo. Our server was outstanding and truly made our experience complete.

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Delphi, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We visited here as a recommendation. It had the added bonus of being so close to our hotel. The food was great. I had the ravioli and my wife had the gnocchi. Both were excellent. The waitress was very busy, but did an incredible job (they had a packed house during the slow season). We ate inside because it was... More 

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Arnprior
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Located in the small but beautiful Tuscan hill town of Certaldo. The service was excellent, the tables set out with style, the house wine exceptional and the food delicious. We sat on the terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside. What a great combination. Certaldo is one of the unspoilt hill towns of the region. Great location, terrific restaurant.

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Thank John F
Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here late in October. The menu was somewhat limited because they were winding down. We both ate some of the sausage pasta and had stomach problems the next day. Staff was friendly and food was good as we ate it. Would give them another chance.

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Thank Richard M
Minneapolis
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Although we hadn't made reservations, the staff kindly and quickly accommodated our large group at a single table, and offered good service throughout the evening. While our large group may have made things a bit confusing for the staff, there was some confusion regarding who ordered what and in what order it was delivered. The food itself was very good,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food was on time and hot not too expressive very tasty and fitted us in despite been full and raining , we were out side and the waiters used umbrellas to get to us ,

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Thank David S
Stevensville, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It was raining as we took the funiculare up to Centrale Alto. We had made a reservation online the day before, asking to be seated on the patio, so we wondered what was in store for us. Their patio is well covered and the temperature was mild, so we were quite comfortable. Despite my doubts, we ordered the potato flan... More 

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Brasschaat, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A must in Certaldo. The best restaurant in our 8 day Tuscany trip! This lovely restaurant has i nice outdoor terras. Service is very friendly and they serv great food! The winecard is ok and the prices are very kindly.

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Thank Henri V
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Certaldo is one of he most beautiful places I've ever visited. This restaurant has a prime position and a wonderful view. What a pity, then, that their food is tasteless. We had a trio of vegetable flans which were watery and forgettable. The main course sounded promising - quail stuffed with local sausage. Not too bad, but the accompanying beams... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Valdracca 25, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Certaldo
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 652225
Description
Restaurant with garden and panoramic views of San Gimignano and the Tuscan hills. The dogs are welcome.

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