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“Amazing Tuscan dinner ”

Osteria Il Papavero
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$23 - US$41
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: This year to OSTERIA IL PAPAVERO you can have exciting cooking class! Call or write us, we wait for you!!!
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of eating at this restaurant during our honeymoon trip to Italy last year July 2016. Reminiscing on a year later on our wedding anniversary about our fabulous Italian honeymoon we kept coming back to our favourite dining experience which was here at this little restaurant in Gaoile, Tuscany. Everything about this restaurant was amazing, the views from the restaurant are beautiful overlooking the Tuscan hills and little town of Gaiole, the service was outstandingly friendly, the restaurant itself was very charming and beautiful, the food was by far the best food we had in all of Italy, and all the food we had on our trip was great and we ate at many restaurants from Michelin star to little hideaway places. This restaurant took it to a whole other level. The fiorentine steak was absolutely amazing. The dessert we had was a lemon chocolate cake which was delicious. The entree of prosciutto and fig was fabulous! We still talk about this place all the time and if we are ever lucky enough to get back to Tuscany again the number one place to go for dinner will be here! If your in Tuscany go see this little gem, it really was our absolute favourite restaurant, not just in Italy but probably our favourite of any of the places and countries we have visited. We tell everyone about it, we are still so happy we got to experience the beauty of Tuscany and our dinner out here truly left special memories we will cherish forever. Thank you for an amazing culinary experience with true Tuscan charm and beauty and food we will never forget!

Thank debk16
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended for lunch or dinner - superb menu, great service, charming and unique setting, extraordinary views, family-friendly, great atmosphere, intriguing artwork and all in a beautiful medieval hamlet. Faultless.

Francesca and Riccardo, the ever-present hard working owners, along with their very friendly and professional staff, are very welcoming. The food is traditional Tuscan cuisine but with a flourish. So good that we ended up here three times!

Book or arrive early if you can - the restaurant and terrace are small and fill up quickly.

Thank foodiesontherun
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you are looking for incredible authentic Tuscan food in a beautiful, cozy, quaint town, look no further than Il Papavero. The restaurant is the one business in the small town of Barbischio (town size: 21), near Gaiole en Chianti. The two servers are well-versed in English, hilarious, and kind. The food is outstanding (try any of the pastas and you can't go wrong). Highly recommend it!

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Thank Allison W
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here now several times over a number of years and the food, services, wine and view are all great. Well worth taking a detour to dine here. They offer a number of seafood specials at weekends in the summer in addition to their usual Tuscan menu.

Thank Convie6
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The food here is simply incredible. This was our welcome meal to Italy. And why a welcome. Their wine list was the perfect complement to the local cuisine. One of the many dishes we ordered was the wild boar ragout. And one of the appetizers was a fig stuffed with ricotta and wrapped in prosciutto.

Thank Jaki2015
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