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Antica Trattoria La Toppa

Via Del Giglio, 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
+39 055 807 2900
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (57 reviews)
“onion soup” (8 reviews)
“truffles” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Del Giglio, 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Four of us first found this trattoria at lunchtime on Saturday and enjoyed a superb lunch in the old wine cellar. Food, wine and service were all superb. Our whole family party, 8 of us, returned the next evening where we experienced the same excellence...More

Thank Ewart C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You cannot say the food was good when the service is non existent. It makes everything bad. The owner needs to learn how to serve the tourists, not just his friends. Don't waste your money here.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant several times and on each occasion, we were really impressed with the quality of the food, the excellent and pleasant service and the great location. Although the menu range is not wide, it more than met our needs. There was a...More

Thank Ccjrc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really hate to write this review as we did eat in the restaurant a few times on our holiday and I really can't fault the food, setting and the majority of the staff however, the owner of this restaurant needs to learn how to...More

3  Thank Ladyllewellyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When our friends arrive for a visit, we always take them to La Toppa for dinner. The atmosphere is magical and they get to soak in the essence of an important tuscan hill town. The food and service are also traditionally Tuscan. It is always...More

Thank Christie9876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service, the essence of Tuscan cooking. Would thoroughly recommend this place.!! Great value for money! We will be back!

Thank Adrian A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Owner is rude and doesn't deserve your custom. Also charges service and a cover so it ends up being an expensive meal. Much better off at any other restaurant in the village which are all lovely.

1  Thank BinnieC38
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The restaurant is situated in a beautiful street which makes for a unique dining experience. The menu is varied and the dishes are beautifully prepared and presented with first class service from the friendly owners and staff. It is a popular place so it's best...More

Thank DoctorChist
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for what we hoped would be a lovely evening while we were staying in the town. We had been learning Italian prior to our trip and as we tried to order our wine in not-so-perfect Italian the older-owner completely...More

1  Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had stopped in this village earlier on in the day, and after driving around to other parts of Tuscany we decided to come back here for dinner. We had met the father wandering the streets in the morning, very entertaining man! He had invited...More

Thank lxmcwn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
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12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Del Giglio, 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 807 2900
  • E-mail
Antica Trattoria La Toppa is a lovely Typical Restaurant in the heart of Chianti, in the centre of the Ancient Village of San Donato in Poggio, close to Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and Barberino Val d’Elsa. At only 20 minutes from Florence and 30 from Siena, along the Superstrada Autopalio, this family- owned Trattoria is known among locals and foreigners for the cozy environment and the delicious food made according to the requirements of the Traditional Tuscan Cuisine. The Menu features the Restaurant’s Must Haves that made it famous with its customers, including Fresh Handmade Pasta, a Uniquely Italian Treat that will make all pastas taste differently afterwards…. All Recipes come from the best countryside tradition of the surrounding area, that goes between Florence and Siena, 30 kilomenters of Unique Taste with Great Food and Unforgettable Wines. Everything at Antica Trattoria La Toppa is prepared with Locally Sourced Ingredients from the Restaurant’s neighborhoods, just Simple, Fresh and, Whenever Possible, Seasonal Ingredients. The diverse selection of dishes is cooked on-demand, for a Total Culinary Experience in a Comfortable and Friendly Environment. The Typical Restaurant Antica Trattoria La Toppa is located in the Medieval Town of San Donato in Poggio, and the halls that host the Restaurant were originally an ancient Wine Storage Warehouse belonging to the Malaspina Palace, that today has been converted into the local Museum, with various Events and Exhibitions going on all year round. So as to ensure good traditions are kept, Antica Trattoria La Toppa offers to its guests today a wide selection of Chianti Wine, Red, White Wine and Vinsantoto accompany The Finest Food and Wine Combinations in the World for the Best Gastronomic Adventure Through Tuscany and Italy! Antica Trattoria La Toppa is suitable for couples and small groups, you can try the Entire Dining Experience in the Cute Little 30-Seater room adjoining the large hall for your Wedding Lunch or Dinner, Anniversaries, Family Reunions of every kind. And in Spring and Summertime, additional tables will be located in the unique scenario of the medieval street of San Donato, for a one-of-a-kind Dining Experience! The Restaurant and Trattoria La Toppa is open lunch and dinner Tuesdays to Sundays, and is closed for annual leave January 15th to February 15th.
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