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Ristorante Dorando'

Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 941862
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“guinea hen” (12 reviews)
“apple sauce” (4 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean
Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviews (198)
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

So glad the place we thought we would eat at turned out to be closed for lunch. This accidental find really hit the spot. We had veggie rolls with saffron sauce, duck antipasto, cinghiale with juniper berries, bleu cheese ravioli with pear sauce and guinea...More

Thank Travelyn103
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This restaurant is tucked out of the way but is a Michelin Guide gem. It is worth looking for it. We came upon it quite by accident when we found San Gimignano so crowded we were looking for a restaurant which was not inundated with...More

Thank Ollie076
Reviewed 21 September 2016

From the state of the place clearly this restaurant has seen better days. The decor looked aged, some of the electrical fittings were coming off the wall and the cutlery and crockery could do with replacing. Still the menu looked interesting and, although by no...More

Thank AdamLenP
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I came upon this restaurant accidentally(is totally tucked out of the way!)The fact that it is on the Michelin Guide prompted me to have a look at the menu! -it seemed varied and reasonably priced so we(my elderly mum and myself) gave it a go!...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nearly cancelled our reservation when we saw the utterly scathing review left earlier this month. Glad we didn't. Maybe the restaurant was having a bad day or maybe the reviewer was or a bit of both? I can only comment on our experience. I find...More

Thank constantglobetrotter
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a typical tourist rip off restaurant ,looks classy by decor ,but food really 2star ,service arrogant ,wine warm and ambience nil.In terms of value this a non starter ,better value to be had in a pizzeria.Most courses returned ,but no apologies and service...More

Thank michaelhilton
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Don't be put off by the excellence of this restaurant, it is a fantastic place to have a meal, mid priced, but high end. We enjoyed one of the finest meals we had in Tusancy here, local dishes and the same price as the local...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The "slow food" movement in Italy is famous. Member restaurant commit to using authentic recipes, and using locally sourced food appropriate to the season. Dorando is just off the main square, yet few visitors spend less than one minute to walk off the beaten path....More

Thank GloriaAnchio
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We arrived here purely by chance walking around San Gimignano one evening. The menu looked tempting, lots of Tuscan food that we had seen on various menus but never tried, so we gave it a go. Friendly and attentive waitresses saw us to a table...More

Thank Robin J
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Found Ristorante Dorando via a recommendation on an app, and was so happy. Was the nicest fine dining restaurant we went to during our week in Tuscany. The lady was delightful and very nice. Our lunch - delicious!!

Thank AussieJak2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 941862
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Dorando' is a small, intimate Restaurant for whosoever love a good cookery. Is located in the heart of San Gimignano, between two suggestive squares, "Piazza del Duomo" and "Piazza della Cisterna" in a 14 century building. The cuisine, harmonizes with the ambiance presents dishes which are creative and light inspired by old perfumes and tastes of Tuscan Cookery. Dishes prepared with fresh and genuine products. Large choice of Tuscan wines.
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