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La locanda di Merlino

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Via di Fuori 16, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
0578266746
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Atlanta, Georgia
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249 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Family owned good restaurant. Reasonably priced. Good for kids. Ordered pizza and house wine which was really good.

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Don't order the pizza, tasted like frozen bases and smothered in terrible cheese on top. Go elsewhere for pizza. Adults had pasta, Pici was overcooked and not al dente. Sauces were OK but nothing special. Not great overall.

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Thank jakethepeg1
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

The pasta here is made by hand on the premises and is delicious. I had pici cacio e pepe (like no mac 'n cheese you ever tasted!) and would require a serious intervention to keep me from returning every other night if I lived year round nearby! BTW, di Merlino is open on TUESDAY nights in the off-season, when most... More 

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Thank Sheila L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

This place is terrible, in over 20 years I never tasted such a poor pizza, it seemed to be straight out of a packet. The orders were taken badly and misakes made and just laughed off. It was very unwelcoming and I'm amazed they date to serve pizza like this in Italy.

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Thank Andrew S
Kent, England
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177 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

Situated just outside the square past Sarteano's only set of traffic lights is this basic and little outdated restaurant. There is a tiny 'outdoor' area with plastic tables/chairs. Inside is more traditional, but again basic as in so many Italian restaurants round here. The food was served quickly but everything was far too salty for our tastes. Its the only... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

The food is okay but we had far better pizzas other places. The room is somewhat old and not to charming.

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Thank Peter B
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

Nice restaurant! Been there twice in one week. Once for lunch with my wife and the other time with my family. 4 adults and 2 kids. Both times the food was just excellent. Well prepared and good quality. Ambience is nice as is the service. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Fuori 16, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Sarteano
  • Phone Number: 0578266746

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