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Restaurant La Stella

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Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940444
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12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 19:00 - 21:30
Thu - Tue 12:00 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
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Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here twice. The florentine steak was fabulous ! The ambiance is romantic. To get a quiet table make reservations and ask to be by the windows .

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went here as we could not get into any of the higher rated trip advisor restaurants. We just stumbled upon it. The food was very basic but good. Nothing too fancy just great food. We also had very good service. Thanks for the surprising good meal! Goes to show you don't need to be in the top 10 to... More 

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Athens, Greece
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We thought it would be a bit touristy but we had a fine dinner. The fiorentina we had was better than in some other "proposed" restaurants.

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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The 4 course meal was excellent. All the food is delicious. All 4 courses were paired with Signano wines. The best! The food is all freshly cooked. It does take time to get your food. Do prepare with patience when eating at this restaurant. The first course did take a little. The staff is nice and friendly.

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Thank AlexandreaB28
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived into San Gimignano old town in desperate need of lunch and stumbled across this place not far from the entrance. We ordered the wild boar pappardelle and the penne stella (mushroom in creamy tomato sauce) and both pastas were excellent. Our little one tried both and couldn't get enough which is amazing as he is a very fussy... More 

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Thank AndyandTam
Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here lunch with our 3 small children. The food was quite good (loved the pici with zaafron sauce) but it took 50 minutes to get the food. The children waited and waited until finally they recieved their ragou. The restaurant was packed but with only 2 (very good) waitresses. That's clearly not enough

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, excellent choice and efficient staff. Myself and my partner opted for 3 courses and were incredibly impressed with the portion sizes and flavours of the dishes. We would highly recommend the bruschetta with mushrooms and the fettuccine with truffles. However, my partner was very unimpressed with the sirloin steak. Would visit again.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

La Stella, a lovely restaurant located withing the medieval walls of San Gimignano, minutes away from the "plaza del Duomo" is a nice place to simply have a drink and watch the tourists and locals walk by and also to have lunch and dinner. I had a tomato bruschetta and a caprese salad (tomata, mozzarella and caprese) which were both... More 

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Coralville, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Luckily we were able to stop here for antipasti and wine when everywhere else was closed in the afternoon. The food was delicious and the device was efficient and pleasant!

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Midrand, South Africa
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This restaurant was very close to our hotel so, feeling lazy, we decided to give it a try. Sadly, indifferent service and food was what we experienced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 74
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940444
Description
Il Ristorante La Stella è un tipico e grazioso ristorante situato nel centro della splendida San Gimignano, in provincia di Siena. Il paese è immerso nella suggestiva campagna toscana, posizionato su un colle dal quale si può ammirare tutta la Val d’Elsa.Il locale offre ai propri clienti un ambiente rustico e familiare, con ampie sale dove poter gustare con tranquillità le migliori prelibatezze della cucina toscana. Primi piatti con pasta fatta in casa e sughi di carne o di funghi, secondi piatti a base di arrosti e carni alla brace, e una lista dei vini davvero ampia (tra cui spicca l’ottima Vernaccia), sono le specialità che propone a turisti e residenti.Aperto a pranzo e a cena e chiuso il mercoledì, il ristorante offre menu turistici e stagionali.The Restaurant La Stella is a typical and charming restaurant located in the heart of beautiful San Gimignano, near Siena. The village is nestled in the picturesque Tuscan countryside, situated on a hill from which you can admire the Val d'Elsa.The restaurant offers its guests a rustic family atmosphere, with spacious rooms where you can enjoy peace of mind with the best of Tuscan cuisine delicacies. Pasta with homemade pasta and meat sauce or mushrooms, main dishes of roast and grilled meats, and a very large list of wines (most notably the excellent Vernaccia), are the specialty that offers to tourists and residents.Open for lunch and dinner and closed on Wednesdays, the restaurant offers seasonal and holiday menus.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?