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Il Trovatore

€€ - €€€, Italian, Pizza
Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 942240
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (58 reviews)
“pizza” (158 reviews)
“t bone” (9 reviews)
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Grill, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 363 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We tried this wood fired oven restaurant upon a suggestion of our host. It’s outside the town walls so I would have not stumbled upon it on my own. We had a fantastic meal here of pizza (eggplant on one, sausage on the other, both...More

Thank Ssydney
Reviewed yesterday

We ate here twice in the week we were in town. The food was fantastic, and the prices reasonable. Just note that you generally have to go to the second floor to eat and there is no elevator. It does get a bit hot up...More

Thank TonyBur
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our taxi driver recommended this place, outside the city walls. We turned up without a reservation but that found us a place upstairs. We shared some pasta to start and then had wonderful steaks. The entrecote and the fillet. Both fabulous. Good local wine too....More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reserved a table one day ahead due to recommendations. This is an informal, busy restuarant outside the town walls. Do not plan a romantic candle light dinner here. We really enjoyed the place; the food, the wine and the service. So what else can you...More

Thank Kitn22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here last night, very friendly service great menu. Plenty of pizza options. Many other selections as well. We opted for pizza, both prepared fresh and tasted delicious. Nice wine list good prices. You can sit inside or out, very busy always a good...More

Thank Getabout01
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We got to San Gimignano late evening and in the main everything starts to close down about 10pm most nights. We got to the restaurant which we have been to a number of times over the years. Still run by the same guy and everyone...More

Thank 254dcg
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My italian host recommended this restaurant. It was almost full (they only have tables on the terrace) but they could offer a table in a minute. The staff is very friendly, speaks acceptable English and the food is very good! I had pasta and a...More

Thank szoszyvet
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant after seeing it on trip advisor. Great pizza and salad. Best tiramisu I've ever eaten. Staff was great and super friendly. Going back this week for the bistecka (steak). Our Italian friends recommend this restaurant for it. Would highly recommend this...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We heard the place is famous for it's pizzas but we ordered 2 types of pasta which were tasty. For desert we had panakota with chocolate which was also good. Be aware that you need to pay 2.5 euros per person for the covet and...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We picked this restaurant out by chance as there are many many options but we are delighted we did. The owner spoke perfect English and Italian and Spanish and German and French (6 languages in all - he told us) The location is good -...More

Thank francislouis
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22 February 2017|
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Response from JSC882 | Reviewed this property |
If you ask the Trovatore they will surely respond you either by e-mail or by message...I cannot recall if gluten free meal was in their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$58
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Dei Fossi, 17, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 942240
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