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Ristorante la Castellana

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Via di Montefioralle 1 | Montefioralle, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
+39 055 853134
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best restaurants we visited while traveling around Toscana. I highly recommend this genuine Italian restaurant with its delicious meals and wine. This restaurant is a must! Make sure to make reservation if you want to be assured an amazing dinner.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal was wonderful - we had country artichokes, truffle pasta and beef with truffles. The chef's daughter Asia was a wonderful host who was friendly and patient. She even brought the fresh black truffles out to show us and they were so fragrant! I never knew beef and truffles could pair so well. The decor of the restaurant was... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stumbled onto this restaurant when out exploring Greve in Chianti. We ate outside in what appeared to us to be a gazebo-like enclosure that formerly was parallel parking for about 4 cars--overlooking the Tuscan vineyard valley below. Food was great; service was super; experience overall was amazing.

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Chicago
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were staying in a villa just behind this great restaurant. We visited twice, and our hosts probably 5 times! This is a family-run place and the service and food are just like you are family. Very traditional Tuscan fare, very hearty, very tasty. Such a great treat to be in this place! Thanks so much for your warm hospitality.

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Canberra, Australia
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90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My experience here was far more than just food and service. The place looks out over a beautiful valley and soaking in the view, the peace, the mood of a village proud of its roots, was magnificent.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

All the tartufo mashrooms dishes are very good, very recommended. Order a place before because its a very small place

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Call ahead, and make a reservation. Would recommend asking to dine outside in their covered "terrace." Delicious food, especially the flourless chocolate torte and the burrata with sliced truffles. It was one of our favorite meals in Italy. Warning - if you're driving and your GPS/directions take you a hill to a dead end (and it looks like someone's home)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were lucky to be there during a warm autumn afternoon, so we sat in the outside terrace facing a stunning view of the sunny Tuscan hills. The interior part of the restaurant itself is quite small, and the terrace is across the street from it: for us it was not an issue, as there was hardly any traffic on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had dinner here one rainy night in Tuscany. It was so quaint and had wonderful authentic food and great wine! We'll definitely return when we are in Tuscany again.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We sat on a terrace overlooking a beautiful valley and enjoyed home cooked food. The service was not fast but the waiter was so cheerful it didn't matter. It should be pointed out that the terrace is next to a road that divides it from the main restaurant. Fortunately there weren't many cars passing the night we were there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 53
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Montefioralle 1 | Montefioralle, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Greve in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 055 853134
Description
Typical restaurant settled in Chianti area, up on the hill of Montefioralle, near the medieval town; you can taste the typical Chianti cuisine in una unique place with a family atmoshere. Our dishes are made with fresh, seasonal hight quality ingredients, following old traditional receipes, with a personal modern touch. Our speciality are: plates with fresh truffle, appetizer with fresh and local meat-cuts (tuscan ham, salami, sausage) and cheeses, hand-made pasta, wildboard, the real Florentine-style steak, hand-made cakes. From our cellery: local Chianti wines from the best farms, red-wines like Brunello, Montepulciano, Chianti Classico, selected wines from all Italy. During the summer you can dine on our terrace over-looking the wonderful hills.

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