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Osteria Il Papero

Piazza I Maggio 1 | Balconevisi, 56028, San Miniato, Italy
+39 338 430 2267
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Piazza I Maggio 1 | Balconevisi, 56028, San Miniato, Italy
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic hidden gem, definitely worth the trip to this hamlet. Very creative dishes cooked at very high standards. The owners is an ever so friendly host. We need toncome back here soon!

Thank Casper V
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Osteria il papero was a hidden pearl in the heart of tuscany. Forget all the other tuscany food that you are spoiled with when in tuscany and prepare for a sensation of flavors taken to a whole new level of the tuscany kitchen. If there...More

Thank 91pabe77
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We went there this afternoon and were really satisfied with the quality and beautiful presentation. Definitely recommended.

Thank dancilia
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We love Tuscan cuisine in general but you really get little bored with every local restaurant having more or less same menu. Il papero was a nice surprise having a mix of traditional and excellent things with something different like cool veg dishes and really...More

Thank NadiaShum
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Most of the food was in itself enjoyable, especially the semi-oriental cod. Not traditional, but we'd had plenty of that. The service was bizarre. Dishes arrived in random order and in a number of cases were forgotten. Some arrived after repeated reminders. One did not....More

Thank Robin D
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A great place if you prefer genuin food and a chef with integrity and pride in his cooking. The chef has a very good vision about what he wants and doesn't compromise with that in order to earn extra money. For example no beer are...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Our family enjoyed eating at Il Papero so much we returned the following weekend to try the handmade pasta. Leandro is the chef and serves at the table as well, thus explaining what he's made and where the produce is from. He and his parents...More

1  Thank Emily S
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem in Tuscany. Everything was perfect. The Tuscany antipasti is wonderful. Go there. Valentine day was really nice!!!

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This place was definetly the worst during our holiday. Started with an explanation what the didn't have, took too much time to prepare, quality of the food was not as it should be, and presentation was awfull. Last but not least the invoice was not...More

1  Thank Marco S
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Me and my girlfriend had an amazing time at Osteria il Papero. The staff is amazing and very kind. We've been in several restaurants in Tuscany, but this was by far the best food we've tasted during our vacation. We went 2 times during our...More

1  Thank Joran89
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31 December 2017|
Response from Casper V | Reviewed this property |
I think you should ask the owners, I merely wrote a review...:-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
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20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza I Maggio 1 | Balconevisi, 56028, San Miniato, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  San Miniato
  • Phone Number: +39 338 430 2267
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