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Il Grillo Moro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Sponsored by: Il Grillo Moro

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Best t bone
1. Best t bone
"Lovely patio, excellent food, including bistecca fiorentina."
huntejk
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2. superb local wines
2. superb local wines
"Oh, and the wine list provided lots of options for local wines"
aidenandessa
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3. Benedetto opera singer skills
3. Benedetto opera singer skills
"ers even gave us a taste of his singing skills of classical opera! Th"
Daniel M
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About
The restaurant the Tuscan and 'a land of balance, "happy medium", where strong traditions, climate and culture tell a gastronomic history ancient, simple and tasty but deliberately simple. On this principle was born the restaurant "the cricket moro", from recipes to melia grandmother, and aunt of nena brown , written on small exercise books faded and sometimes oil-stained days of threshing. Today our passion for cooking and 'became profession. Pici with dumplings and noodles made by hand, with show-cooking dishes such as "joke of Chianina filippo ", but most of the cricket moro "The ciccio bono". Our attention in the selection of meat, matured for 33 days in vertical on and off and in cooking,
PRICE RANGE
US$ 28 - US$ 91
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is a bit out of the usual itineraries for tourists, located in the countryside between Siena and the small town of Sovicille, close to the disused airport of Ampugnano. Luckly, we had a member of our party who already tried it, so in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pacifr
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

My family visited this excellent restaurant on a recent holiday in the local area. This was our fifth visit to the villa that we rented but had never tried Il Grillo Moro before - what a mistake! We were had to feel most welcome; had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We visited twice during our 2 week stay . It was consistently the best food we had during our stay in Tuscany. staff were knowledgeable, friendly and efficient . We were even treated to A song by one of the waiters who is training to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We went twice to this restaurant and will go again when in the neighbourhood. Typical Toscane dishes, well explained by friendly and professional staf. Excellent advise in wine.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Leon W
Scenic759775, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Grillo Moro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

It has been really a pleasure to have you here. I am happy since you have appreciated our food but also the atmophere we try to create. So I hope you ll be soon in the neighbourhood Best regards Benedetto Filippo ed i ragazzi

Reviewed 28 September 2018

We had a business diner there and the restaurant was a recommendation by one of our local colleagues. And he was right! The location is fantastic. Outside the city but in only 10 mins car distance from Siena. A very nice building complex in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dameissner
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Starting off with the positive...the location is beautiful and a great garden space for dining in the cool September evening of Tuscany. The service was prompt, knowledgeable and friendly. We had two appetizers, one with eggplant and the other carpaccio, both were amazingly delicious! For...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marci S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We ate here on our last night of a 2 week vacation in Tuscany. We have traveled extensively through the region and ate at many fine restaurants but this one was the best of all that we tried. Wonderful outdoor dining, extremely attentive and friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank aidenandessa
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Visited recently with my cousin and her husband and took advantage of the Florentine steak 1.5 kg between 3 of us and what a meal ! Service was excellent as was the food and fully supported our decision to revisit after first visiting a couple...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Very typical Italian dishes. The best bistecca fiorentina in the region. Nice to sit in the garden. You must make a reservation as a lot of local families go there for family diners and special family get togethers. A treasure and a place we always...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank EvaN2384
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We were surprised, what a welcome, and the food is exactly where you come for, authentic italian grill / meat at a correct privé. Bravo Philippo and team. I was sorry the battuda was only available as starter ;-)

Date of visit: August 2018
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