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Il Caminetto del Chianti

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Via della Montagnola 52 | Strada in Chianti Localita Petigliolo Comune Di Greve in Chianti Firenze, 50027 Strada in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Italy
+39 055 858 8909
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Thu - Mon 11:30 - 14:30
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Paris, France
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

A simple restaurant full of locals who usually go there for the amazing pizzas. Also all other kinds of Tuscan typical dishes, delicious and good price. Good selection of wines.

Thank mihaic
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We entered the restaurant by chance as we were hungry and it was right at the side of the main road we were on. It was not a busy time, only a few guests. The restaurant itself was a bit overdecorated to my liking with pictures of the owner etc. Service was attentive but seemed a bit disorganized, as both... More 

Thank HugoPoz
Burlington, Canada
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had prosecco when we arrived on the house. Also on the house was a soup of the day that they had. We had home made "pici" pasta with duck sauce which was amazing. For the main course we had the chicken breast which had an almond sauce which tasted heavenly. Never had anything taste that good before!!! Also had... More 

Thank perrysoula
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

What can I say? This place was amazing on all fronts; the staff, service, ambiance, atmosphere, food, wine! This restaurant was off the typical tourist beaten path which was so nice and refreshing. The outdoor patio architecture and atmosphere of this restaurant was quintessential Tuscany. The staff was EXCELLENT as well. They were very accommodating to our children in ordering... More 

2 Thank rikgates
Budapest, Hungary
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Staying at La Presura it was very close to our villa and came well recommended. When arriving we were assisted in the door (Paul is in a wheelchair) and given the opportunity to chose where we would like to sit. We were made feel extremely welcome and given prosecco immediately! They always makes a girl happy! The menu was interesting... More 

Thank Royallyk
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

The ristorante is beautiful. Very clean. You begin with a glass of Preseco and a special dish. The food is not only delicious but the presentation is beautiful. We will be going back before our time here is over. They made us feel like part of the family.

Thank Shelley B
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689 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We stopped here to have our dinner because we didn't like at all the restaurant we had booked. Service was friendly and food was good. Location is not bad, with a pleasant fireplace in the main room. I was with my boyfriend and we had two starters and two main dishes. He ordered goose carpaccio as starter and boar with... More 

Thank BUGI_70
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We had one of the best meals of our trip here, twice! The starter of pecorino cheese, pear, and chestnut honey hit the mark to start off the meal. The ravioli with pigeon was amazing. Served a butter and sage sauce, the homemade ravioli was refined and well balanced. The lamb was also grilled to perfection. With a slight char,... More 

1 Thank Stephen L
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We were staying just down the road for 2 nights, and were so happy to find this restaurant. On our first night we had just arrived on bikes and were rather tired so very glad not to go further afield and decided we had to try this restaurant. The terrace gave beautiful views over the surrounding hills (though the nearby... More 

Thank Katrin H
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We had an evening meal here and the staff couldn't have been more welcoming, they found us a table brought toys for my daughter, explained the menu, really looked after us. The food and wine were local and delicious.

Thank Robert B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$37
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Montagnola 52 | Strada in Chianti Localita Petigliolo Comune Di Greve in Chianti Firenze, 50027 Strada in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Greve in Chianti  >  Strada in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 055 858 8909
We are just outside of Florence. We’ve left the city behind us and have taken the famous Secondary Road n. 222, better known as the Chiantigiana, towards Siena. Beforeentering Strada in Chianti we have on our left the Ristorante Il Caminetto del Chianti known for years for its traditional Tuscan quality cuisine yet not forsaking a few items of national character. The term “Country Restaurant” that can be read on the sign located on its rustic facade is not a misnomer: it is a chameleon-like locale that knows how to be elegant and romantic while at the same time simple and traditional due to its 16 years of passionate family management. The seasonal menu choices are the result of careful research of regional culinary tradition: therefore, next to the “Great Tuscan Classics” there are extraordinary dishes that are now almost forgotten or at least obsolete like Peposo, Carabaccia and Matuffi that come back to life on the Caminetto del Chianti table. The secret to this restaurant’s quality cuisine is found mainly in its use of locally produced prime quality products. Great care is also taken in selecting wines. The excellent house wine cellar, in fact, hosts more than 450 labels, originating mainly from the local area. When the weather is hot, you can also eat on the panoramic terrace under the shade of the linden trees, while in winter your meals will be heated by the slow and welcoming fire of the large fireplace that gives the restaurant its name.

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