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Ristorante Il Merlo

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner


US$23 - US$45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to the area and one of the reasons we came back was because of this restaurant. We booked in for the 4 nights we were staying and were warmly welcomed back by the owners. Every dish that comes out of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AliMacnair
Stefania A, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Merlo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018
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Grazie, grazie per la vostra recensione. Siamo contenti di avervi fatto assaggiare i nostri piatti tipici e di bere i...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

I have been visiting Ristorante Il Merlo since 2002 and the quality of the food and coziness of this establishment has not changes, both are still excellent. Visiting friends in the area, we stopped in for a late lunch. Quickly seated and orders taken we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gatoreed
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We turned up without a reservation just as the restaurant was opening for lunch and were welcomed and seated immediately without any issue. The restaurant quickly filled up with locals - always a good sign. We were four adults and four small children and all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Stefania A, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Merlo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018
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Grazie anche per la bella descrizione del nostro ristorante e del nostro ambiente. Grazie ancora

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We dropped in for dinner this week and was not disappointed. Lovely fresh homemade pasta. Fresh seafood and wine. Very fair and reasonable prices. Served up in the friendly way that Italians know best. Nice setting in a typical Tuscany style outside courtyard. We have...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Clive D
Stefania A, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Merlo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks for the review and above all for the way we welcome and serve our guests. We are waiting for you to taste our typical Tuscan dishes

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Plainly refused to serve us because we had children. Not for families. It was the way we were turned down that shocked us most.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jani V
Stefania A, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Merlo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018
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Buongiorno, mi dispiace che Lei la pensi così perchè i bambini sono da noi ben accolti. Sicuramente gli avrò detto...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We've been here for dinner. We had pasta and a pizza. Both was good. The prices were normal. The restaurant is administrated by two old and very nice people.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tobias S
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We've visited Casciana Terme twice and struggled to find a restaurant so we were glad to find the lights on here. Once seated, we were provided with garlic bread where you rub in your own garlic cloves - yum! We ordered pizza and salad with...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 969AJW1969
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by our hotel to eat here and what a superb recommendation. This family run restaurant is a real gem in the beautiful town of Casciana Terme. The best menu to go from is their Italian menu and ask if you can’t translate...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank AliMacnair
StefaniaFabiola, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Merlo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed our atmosphere and our restaurant!

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

From the most surprising places come the simplest, finest experiences. This modest little restaurant served the most spectacular pasta dishes, and regional wines. The gentleman at front of House...what a character! Lovely, witty, charming, knowledgeable. The hard working ladies in the kitchen, culinary genius’s. Thank...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank ianhK5218FD
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The owner real good guy. We got served quickly. The wine was good the pizzas were the best. I WOULD ORDER GORGONZOLA on any day. Did the 4 different pizzas but this one is GREAT. No expensive. All the best. GO THERE....

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Peter J
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