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Osteria L'Upupa

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Via Augusto Conti 15, 56028 San Miniato, Italy
+39 0571 400429
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

After visiting Leonardo de Vinchy village we went, 17 people of us to the restaurant. It was the time of Truffles and we were recommended to try them. We were not disappointed. The food was well cooked. It took a while before all of us got their portion but worthwhile the waiting.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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145 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very small place. The 6 of us were luck to be there at 1pm (when they open for lunch) and got the one big table they have. All the food was excellent. Unfortunately no white truffles yet so we're going back again since it ought to be time now. Across the street is a truffles specialty shop. For truffles lovers,... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had a fine - rich but not heavy - wild boar stew here, washed down by a very enjoyable house red. It's not a big restaurant and one chef and one waitress were enough for the 20 or so diners but don't expect fast food in San Miniato: Tuscan food at a Tuscan pace with fresh local ingredients properly... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a fab night, as there were 24+ of us, we had the place to ourselves.it is a small unpretentious but wonderful restaurant with only a small number of tables. We had agreed a set menu and boy what a menu, antipasta was fab, pasta with horsemeat and res trigger, a slow cooked stew of boar, all with plenty of... More 

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Thank jayne w
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place is Truly a small treasure!!! Amazing home cooked meal,truffles,great wine great service!!! An absolute Must!!!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I cannot offer a better recommendation! The service was superior. The wine selection was fine but I preferred select beers that were not on the menu. Our server actually left the premises and returned with three delightful offerings that were unique and totally pleasing! The menus selections he suggested were perfect, black truffles on freshly prepared pasta. The wild boar... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A small magic place in the historical center of San Miniato. Go there to experience the Tuscan hospitality and the unbeatable authentic food. This small family business is run by the nicest and friendliest team you can expect. The owner is a car lover which you can see everywhere in the small restaurant. We are a family with 3 boys... More 

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Cheshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Seemingly just a two man (father and son) operation the continuous stream of beautifully prepared and presented food emerging from the tiny kitchen is amazing. We dined here twice during our five day stay in San Miniato and on both occasions the tiny restaurant was full to capacity yet service was prompt and friendly e.g the young waiter greeted us... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great time at l'upupa. Small restaurant with typical toscanian dishes. Great service, only eight tables. Very friendly waitress and cook. Truffles were amazing.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Whether you are staying in San Miniato or just in the area, you must try out Osteria l"Upupa. We chose to have dinner here when we arrived in San Miniato, basically based on the fact that it is one of the few places open on Sunday evening. What an excellent meal! Gnochettini with pear and walnuts, Tagliarini with black truffle,... More 

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Augusto Conti 15, 56028 San Miniato, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  San Miniato
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 400429

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