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Officina Della Cucina Popolare

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Via Gracco del Secco 86, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 0577 921796
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19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 19:00 - 23:00
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Brandon, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Colle di val d'Elsa for a week, and ate at this restaurant, twice. The menu was a selection of seasonal items, and everything we tried was delicious. The local wine was a good value. Our server was really nice, and she explained the different dishes to us, and she was glad to see us when we returned... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed in Colle di Val d'Elsa. Officiana Della Cucina was just down the street from Palazzo San Lorenzo, the hotel we stayed at. This was the second time we enjoyed eating there. And you know what they say if you are willing to go back, it must be really good! The service is always good and the menu... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this authentic small restaurant We ate there the first and last night of our stay. The servers we great and also helpful and provided recommendations for places to eat in San Gimignano

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is pretty much the only restaurant on the hill where San Lazaro hotel is. So Officcina's hostess and staff choose to behave extremely arrogantly and condescendingly. Who do they think they are? Gastronomic delight this place is not. Just OK.

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Thank d0g00der
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a really nice meal here. This restaurant was bustling, so we were able to make a reservation for dinner. We split their pork platter and a salad - everything was fresh and tasty. Their home made bread is delicious and house wine was as well. Friendly service, higher prices - but you pay for the location.

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Thank Megan M
Mount Airy, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had a delicious meal sitting in the outdoor area. We didn't have a reservation, but we put in our name, wandered around the town a bit, came back 20 minutes later and were seated right away.My husband and I shared anchovy crustini and papa al pomodoro (tomato bread soup--outstanding!), pici in garlic sauce and pici with cheese and pepper... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We arrived into this charming town in the late afternoon at the end of "siesta time" when the streets were empty and everything was quiet. We walked along the streets and came across Officina Della Cucina Popolare. The restaurant was prepping for service and from the street, I peeked into the kitchen window and could see the chefs working away... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Food was only average. I found the service and attitude of the staff far below what others have experienced. Would not go back nor recommend the restraint. Too many other great res truants in the area.

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Thank Robert M
Villach, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nice atmosphere. only local food, delicious dishes... There's an outside space but unfortunately it was raining so i count' test it. don't think there's more to add. Superb.

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Thank Marco B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Italian food at its best - very fresh and very friendly service The menu offers 5 different dishes which provide for absolute freshness. My choice was Tagliata and a mixed salad The taste of the olive oil was excellent -tastes of fresh cut grass + spicy and bitter as it should Would go there any time again...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$41
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gracco del Secco 86, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Colle di Val d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 921796

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