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Ristorante Dorando'

Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 941862
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“sea bream” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“sirloin” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

We visited Dorando 2 times last year. The first time it was fabuloso. The guinea hen succulent and perfectly cooked. When we recommended it to a friend and took them the same dish was totally different & Brunhilde (not really her name but she fit...More

1  Thank Ajoy2b
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We walked in on a whim, and are glad we did. We enjoyed our meal and the accompanying wine, but I would have preferred to have outside. A restaurant in such a beautiful place as San Gimignano, should really have al fresco seating! The pasta...More

3  Thank wendyi638
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We went to this restaurant with high expectations, but, were rather disappointed. My fish was good, but, one of our party had pasta with boar meat which was quite salty. The meat dishes were okay, but, not great. The service was also okay but not...More

1  Thank Lily W
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Every went well when I and my family came by this restaurant. Good entries and meals. Everyone was happy, the pork was good and the rissoto fantastic. It deserves more attention.

Thank MauricioPortela
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Dorando', like every dining establishment in San Gimignano, survives on the tourist trade, but this is not run like a hit and run day visitor restaurant. We have dined in many San G locations, and this one is the one to return to over and...More

1  Thank nicebottleofred
Reviewed 6 August 2014

What a perfect end to our first day in Tuscany. The food was outstanding and the local wines from San Gimignano were delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and the service was very attentive but not hovering. Off the main piazza but on a quiet...More

Thank Stech1956
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We arrived without any real expectations without reservations and were happily surprised at the excellent meal and service. we had the duck and antipasta appetizers both were excellent. The roasted vegetables, pasta dishes and steak for the main courses were all superb esp. the vegetables....More

1  Thank snillor
Reviewed 10 June 2014

It has been a while since we have eaten at Durando and we still dream about the meal we had there. Fabulous food, wine and service. We ordered the tasting menu and were not disappointed. Best Risotto we had throughout Italy. Enjoy!

1  Thank LovetoTravel33324
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Ristorante Dorando is a delectable spot located in the nostalgic, ancient walled city of San Gimignano. Dorando has earned a reputation as one of the best places to dine at in this quaint city and is included in the city’s Michelin Guide. The restaurant’s 14th...More

Thank ariko33
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We ate here on our last night in San Gimignano after having tried out seven other restaurants in this town. Of all of them, this came closest to fine dining. The service was very professional and great care was taken serving the wine and water....More

Thank Der_Reisender
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 941862
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Dorando' is a small, intimate Restaurant for whosoever love a good cookery. Is located in the heart of San Gimignano, between two suggestive squares, "Piazza del Duomo" and "Piazza della Cisterna" in a 14 century building. The cuisine, harmonizes with the ambiance presents dishes which are creative and light inspired by old perfumes and tastes of Tuscan Cookery. Dishes prepared with fresh and genuine products. Large choice of Tuscan wines.
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