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Il Grillo Moro

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Strada Dell'Aeroporto 3 | loc. Ampugnano, 53018, Sovicille, Italy
+39 0577 393533
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19:00 - 22:45
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Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sun 19:00 - 22:45
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State of Sao Paulo
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We will give 3 stars because the place is very beautiful and also because the restaurant staff team is minimun a particular show of entertainment. One guy speaks very load and he decides if you will have a seat or not and what time, he walks like crazy in the restaurant and the other guy stay all the time talking... More 

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Thank Priscilla A
Siena, Italy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Il Grillo more in one of our local restaurant , it specializes in meat and his steak is superb. Very jolly atmosphere. Good value for the price.

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Thank Montestigliano
Longmont, Colorado
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here thanks to a recommendation from our friends at Il Ceppo B&B. Amazing antipasto as a starter with a beautiful salami that was made locally. The wine and olive oil all from local producers. The main dish was Cinghiale (wild boar stew) amazing! I would highly recommend.

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Thank Vrains
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The service, food and atmosphere are why you come to Italy. The gnocchi is the best I have ever had. It is a light tasty potato based gnocchi in an outstanding cream sauce. The steak is cooked to perfection and melts in your mouth. The waiters were very entertaining and provided excellent service. Will go again when I return!

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Thank Roccod5
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

What a great Tuscan restaurant, recommended by a local to us. Although close to Siena it was full of Italian families when we visited for Sunday lunch. The Fiorentina steak, easily enough for 2 or more go share is an absolute must. Plus of course the magnificent singing waiter:)

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Hadera, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

we got recommendations from our apartment owner (we stayed just outside Siena, but the restaurant is totally worth arriving especially from Siena). we were 3 persons at dinner, everything we ate, from starters to desert was superb! most recommended are the Lasagna and meet. for desert the waiter recommended the special "grandma cake", and gladly we took his advise, it... More 

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hollywood,florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

excelent food and service. The waitors are all characters . The steak and Osso Bucco was out of this world

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Thank padragain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening here, both the food and the theatre of the two waiters. They gave good advice on both the food and the wine both of which were superb. Not an ideal venue for vegetarians - meat eaters paradise. Worth booking, although quiet on arrival at 7:30 by 9pm it was packed.

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Thank SBS_York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We tried our first time dinner on the recommendation of our host, but decided to go back to there two more nights. Good food with very reasonable price. They offered our 2 year old son pasta (just penne with tomato sauce for free). There is no additional service charge. We had Fiorentina beefsteak once, which is very good. Service is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We booked this restaurant based on TA rating. I have to say the food was excellent, the service was initially fast and friendly. After our main course things started to go wrong. The restaurant had by this time become full with the 4 waiting staff unable to cope. The net result was we were completely ignored for 45 minutes, with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$49
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:45
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:45
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:45
Thursday
19:00 - 22:45
Friday
19:00 - 22:45
Saturday
19:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Dell'Aeroporto 3 | loc. Ampugnano, 53018, Sovicille, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Sovicille
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 393533
Description
The restaurant

the Tuscan and 'a land of balance, "happy medium", where strong traditions, climate and culture tell a

gastronomic history ancient, simple and tasty but deliberately simple.

On this principle was born the restaurant "the cricket moro", from recipes to melia grandmother, and aunt of nena brown

, written on small exercise books faded and sometimes oil-stained days of threshing.

Today our passion for cooking and 'became profession.

Pici with dumplings and noodles made by hand, with show-cooking dishes such as "joke of Chianina

filippo ", but most of the cricket moro

"The ciccio bono".

Our attention in the selection of meat, matured for 33 days in vertical on and off and in

cooking, makes us one of the best places to eat in Florence in Tuscany.

The rite of its cut, Ext "filleting" with love and precision, the hot plate at 140 degrees, the salt of

Volterra, oil "dievole" and black pepper make the magic of this moment.

Our smile, friendly and welcoming atmosphere in a nostrale of modern times with old values, you

expect in our house.

Soon filippo and his staff

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