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La Toppa

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via del giglio, san donato | Localita San Donato in Poggio, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
+39 055 807 2900
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Atherton, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

What a delightful, small, family owned and operated restaurant in the heart of the ancient walled city of San Donato in Poggio, where diners are treated like family. Son Luigi and his father and mother work together to deliver a memorable, Tuscan dining experience. Luigi's mother is the multiple Michelin award winning chef, creating traditional, Tuscan cuisine. And she proudly... More 

Thank SpringPark209
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Authentic home cooking, wonderful host - pasta is to DIE FOR!!!! Save room for the tiramisu - it is absolutely heavenly.

Thank Andrea D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful little restaurant in this unspoiled village. I enjoyed a quiet business dinner out of season in November, but there were still families and couples on a Wednesday evening enjoying a meal. Local specialities including home made pasta and beef stew were delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank Gerrymulvaney
San Jose, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Father and son served a beautiful family-style lunch of Tuscan treats and made us feel like we were part of the family. We had an array of pastas and great wine. Luigi was an attentive host and his father was funny and endearing. There were 8 of us and we ALL loved this place and would come back.

Thank cb_bs_travels
Benicia, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We enjoyed this family run restaurant so much we had dinner there twice. Luigi and his father were great hosts. Small restaurant so suggest going with the specials of the day.

Thank Doug T
Castle Pines, Colorado
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fun obvious family place. Really nice feel to this one. Feels family. Nice menu, with attentive service.

Thank Ron R
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner in this family-run restaurant. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was everything one could've asked for and more. The hosts were very attentive and friendly. The place felt like home. Our kids were very thrilled. Highly recommended! Important: the restaurant is NOT accessible for motor wheelchair users or regular wheelchair users with no assistance.

Thank Lea M
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had an excellent meal here when we were staying in San Donato. The service was very fast and our food came out very quickly. They speak very good English and were able to answer our questions about the menu. Try some of their local favorites.

Thank Nancy C
Frankfurt, Germany
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194 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Situated in the old town, parking a bit away. Service by owner and son, polite and efficient. Simple dishes well prepared at moderate prices. Avoid house wine. Wine list attractive and inexpensive.

Thank Thomas F
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

It might be we visited at the end of the high season, but although there was an extensive menu, you basically got served what they'd decided to cook that day. That said the food was very good, but slightly detracted by the minimal choice.

Thank DrumW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via del giglio, san donato | Localita San Donato in Poggio, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 807 2900

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