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Pizzeria Ristorante Il Merlo Di Marranci Vincenzo

Frazione Il Merlo N 27, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
+39 0577 948638
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
23 Aug 2016
“Ok meal”
29 Jul 2016
“Great fresh food served in a nice neighborhood restaurant”
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Frazione Il Merlo N 27, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The service was very good and they made the kids pasta and sausages with tomato sauce. My fish ravioli was just ok and my husband's Quattro stagioni pizza was just ok. The olive oil was ok - and not very nice.

Thank SKD73
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is the only restaurant in El Merlo. It is a short drive from the center of Casole d'Elsa and a walk or a shorter drive from the Hotel Aquaviva where we stay. The restaurant has now been handed down to the 'children' and is...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We asked for a dish with salami, ham and other tuscany specialities including crostini and fegatini. The food was not good and we both had stomac acheMore

Thank mysuite21
marco r, Proprietario at Pizzeria Ristorante Il Merlo Di Marranci Vincenzo, responded to this review
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

Great Restaurant! We passed by on a Saturday afternoon while on the drive f=down to La Maremma . I just love the local restaurants and this one did not disappoint. They were preparing for a big party but took us anyway. The service was excellent....More

1  Thank Lyorac
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I great pizza restaurant with lots to choose from. The price was very reasonable and the portions were generous, we read on a previous review about being served scissors with our pizza and it was so cool. I would recommend this place for a cheap...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Not good, helpings way too large, mushrooms on my pizza out of a tin, couldn't taste the difference in the cheeses on my Quatro Formagio (4 cheese) very sloppy, my mothers dish would have fed an army.

Thank samanthah904
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We were shocked to be told that Vincenzo has retired (well deserved!), but Il Merlo's standards are being maintained by the new owner. The food is still fresh, well-cooked and presented following a very welcome complimentary glass of Prosecco. We look forward to our next...More

1  Thank BamfordOwl
Reviewed 9 October 2014

2 years since we last came , we drove past Il Merlo on our way in from the airport and booked for our first night. Vincenzo greeted us as warmly as ever - we ended up eating there 3 times over our holiday all meals...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We stayed in a villa in Casole d'Elsa for a week and came here 3 times - all were good both in terms of the value a food quality. The staff are also great and they speak good English. The wild boar pappardelle is the...More

1  Thank BalancedCritic2014
Reviewed 30 May 2014

From our villa near Volterra we stumbled across this very well attended local & traditional looking Italian restaurant which to our pleasing turned out to be quite superb! Greeted upon our entrance by Vincenzo we found him to be very welcoming & throughout the whole...More

Thank George W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
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07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frazione Il Merlo N 27, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Casole d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 948638
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