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Il Cantuccio del Buongustaio

Via Aretina 16, 50065, Pontassieve, Italy
+39 055 836 8133
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
7 Jul 2017
“Great seafood restaurant ”
11 Aug 2016
“Great meal in small town”
Closed Now
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
Via Aretina 16, 50065, Pontassieve, Italy
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by to us so we tried it and werent disappointed. The waiter spoke english amd was very accommodating. The baked Calamari was one of the best I have ever eaten.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 472michaeli
Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you want to eat as the locals do in Tuscany, try this fish restaurant in Pontassieve. We stumbled upon this gem mostly because there was parking nearby! We were a party of 5, with one non-fish eater. The menu was only in Italian. However,...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank egypt4
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were visiting Tuscany beginning of June 2016 and in the small town of Pontassieve we had a delicious fish meal (we went back to the restaurant a couple of times). Right price, generous dishes quality service and superb quality. A nice choice of wine...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank MartinDeinze
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Fish doesn't get any fresher than this! In this small working class town, this is a hidden gem we were lucky to find. The fresh whole fish appeared on a large tray. You make your selection and it is whisked away to be prepared perfectly....More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank HoneyFW
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Absolutely wonderful seafood Sunday lunch. We happened upon this lovely little restaurant and went outside our box and had the prearranged menu for two. Wow! The food wouldn't stop coming and it was served with friendly efficient skill. No that choice was not inexpensive... ok,...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank LovinLifesJourneys
Reviewed 30 June 2013

The place is Intimate and managed by a very nice family It's 20 min from Firenze but really worth the driving. We had the seafood antipasti which had a huge range of fish, clams, mussels oysters and many more. The sea food soup was delicious...More

Date of visit: June 2013
1  Thank asi2007
Reviewed 14 September 2012

It was magnificent. The owners are a family and very friendly. Since our Italian is really bad, they really tried their best to explain the dishes in French and English. We took the menu, which turned out to be a huge meal! The owner advised...More

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank Liesielisa
Reviewed 15 June 2012

We pitched up with out 8 and 11 year old and were treated to the best meal we had on our whole holiday. All the food was beautifully prepared and presented and our host took us through the menu as our Italian was not good....More

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank Steve f
Reviewed 29 November 2011

We really enjoyed choosing the fresh fish before they prepared them for our meal. Great local wines and service with a smile were a real treat. If you're close to Pontassieve, try it out! (Note that this restaurant is close to the train station.)

Date of visit: September 2011
1  Thank karlegria
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Response from simonepala79 |
Depends on the choices they choose. Making an average of about € 40 with wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aretina 16, 50065, Pontassieve, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Pontassieve
  • Phone Number: +39 055 836 8133
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