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Osteria San Giovanni

Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940302
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (7 reviews)
“wild boar” (3 reviews)
“truffle” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved the authentic Italian atmosphere at this small and clean restaurant. When we walked in for lunch we were shown the fresh mushrooms and immediately decided to order this treat: for a starter we shared a portion of fried Boletus (funghi porcini) and as...More

Thank GermanPointerSamba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

very unfriendly staff ( 3 times we asked why password for WiFi did not work, staff was very upset and did not understand simple questions in English); music is not classical as per review’ statement below, but modern disco; food is ok, (but not anything...More

Thank Irina G
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

After touring this amazing city, we were delighted to find a small quiet restaurant with a box of fresh porcini mushrooms at the entrance (in June!). Of course, we ordered these for our appetizer (grilled) as well as an unusual and delicious zucchini flan, followed...More

Thank Marion T
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

quality food, tasty plates, friendly staff, normal prices, we enjoyed our visit there if we go back we definitely

1  Thank Nikolaos T
Reviewed 15 May 2018

While walking in San Gimignano past all the shops, bars and gelato stands we spotted this Osteria at a spot where most tourists were not noticing and took a look. The menu was interesting with a creative slant so we plunged in. A good piece...More

1  Thank getgs
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The family shared their meal, their wine, their hospitality. A delightful time. A visit to the winery where we were served accompanied by their delicious wine from their vineyard.

Thank ohltb
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

In the historic centre of San Gimignano just outside the southern gate to the main square. Superbly cooked and presented local Italian/Tuscan food. Friendly service, excellent quality Tuscan wines.

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 31 October 2017

It seems to be a small restaurant tucked away in a corner but inside is a beautifully presented modern restaurant on two floors . The food is superb and the young lady that served us certainly knew her wines, describing them, comparing them and serving...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We sat outside on one of only 4 tables, there are plenty of tables inside, but we wanted to take in some sunshine and watch the passing people. When my nose gets the whiff of truffle my stomach gets excited! Wonderful Pasta (Tagliatelle with Duck...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The experience I had here was completely unexpected- just stumbled across it in the evening looking for somewhere to eat with my partner. So, with that, not expecting it to blow my socks off- just wanted a nice meal. Anyway, I ordered the creamy ravioli...More

Thank William Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940302
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