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Pizzeria La Compagnia restaurant Torrenieri Tuscany

Pizzeria La Compagnia restaurant Torrenieri Tuscany Pizzeria La Compagnia in Torrenieri has the best thin-crust Roman style pizza in Tuscany! I really mean this, we crave their pizza when away from Tuscany. The pizza menu has over 30 choices, but I urge you to try my favorite, the gorgonzola and onion pizza, it’s amazing. We usually have a starter and one pizza per person, but you can share a pizza if you also have a meat course. Besides delicious pizza,… Read More

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Ristorante Conte Matto

       Ristorante Conte Matto in Trequanda is one of our all-time favorites, they serve excellent meals at good value.  Choose from a seasonal menu in addition to the regular one. We often have an antipasto that’s in season based on asparagus, zucchini and other vegetables. They also have snails, anchovy and tartar as starters this summer. My favorite 1st courses are the delicious handmade pastas, including spaghetti and tagliatelle with truffles and other sauces, and the smooth… Read More

Ristorante I Lecci

A scenic drive 8km up from Castiglion d’Orcia brings you to Ristorante I Lecci , still our best value (quality/price) restaurant in the Orcia Valley and Amiata areas of southern Tuscany. You reach sublime heights of culinary nirvana with Chef Rita’s fresh melt-in-your-mouth pasta with delicious sauce of truffle-walnut cream or porcini mushrooms, to-die-for! Tortelli can be had with the best ragu. My choice is the little gnocchetti verdi al gorgonzola. In warm weather we had leisurely lunches under shade… Read More

La Via di Mezzo

A very pleasant place for lunch and dinner in the center of Buonconvento, very good local seasonal fare including home-made pasta, daily specials, big salads. Inside lot’s of room for even big groups, outside a few tables. Closed on Tuesdays. Last visit in July 2014. Friendly service and English spoken. Via Soccini 53, 53022 Buonconvento. On the main street, center of old town. Tel: 0577-806-320. ($$)… Read More

Locanda di Casal Mustia Castelmuzio

Locanda di Casal Mustia  is a good family-run trattoria, bar and small hotel on the small central piazza in the village of Castelmuzio.  The young waiters are fun and helpful and the restaurant offers standard Tuscan menu at reasonable prices. We especially like the big antipasto platter that you can share. They have 10 tables on the piazza, but when the weather is cooler, their main dining room is upstairs, you walk past the bar to get there. The… Read More

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Ristorante l’Angolo

Ristorante l’Angolo serves classic Tuscan cuisine in a pleasant restaurant with good service. Go for lunch while touring the Vino Nobile vineyards. They now have 2 sides to this place, the established restaurant and at the adjacent refurbished room is a modern fusion style new restaurant. Have a look at the different menus, share an antipasto plate, and taste the home made long pasta called “pici”. The bottle of high quality/low price red wine from a local canteen was served… Read More