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Ristorante Dorando'

Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 941862
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“guinea hen” (12 reviews)
“apple sauce” (4 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean
Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

We ate here on our last night in San Gimignano after having tried out seven other restaurants in this town. Of all of them, this came closest to fine dining. The service was very professional and great care was taken serving the wine and water....More

Thank Der_Reisender
Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

The wine was good. The food service and ambiance were terrible. The first course was duck...we immediately sent it back then they brought it out again, still horrible. The broccoli was over cooked to the point it could have been baby food. The mesculine greens...More

2  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 May 2014

It was the day of our departure and we stopped by for lunch at San Gimignano. After looking for many lunch places we spotted this place with a Michelin star rating! N found a nice table to sit as well. We were a group of...More

2  Thank Goozneha
Reviewed 30 April 2014

After reading the other ratings, we had high hopes. We were first led all the way back into a corner of the restaurant, which felt a bit strange, but perhaps it was the only available unreserved table. *shrug* We selected the Tipica tasting menu, and...More

Thank jes6ica
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Tucked away down one of San Gimignano's side streets is this lovely little restaurant. We were warmly welcomed and shown to a table for two in light fresh room, with arched ceilings. The majority of the other diners were Italian - which I always think...More

Thank surfnirvana
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Dined here for dinner, we made a reservation but the night we were here was not busy. The wine list is very extensive features fine tuscan wines, the menu is also very good and the food tastes amazing!! The sign of an excellent chef is...More

Thank tasannie
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

So memorable I am writing a belated review from having eaten there a few years ago and having told our friends who also made a special trip there. They all agreed that it was memorable, as bring excellent. One person took a photo with the...More

Thank Expresslane
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Wandering around I saw this place and its menu looked very creative, so I went in for a lunch. It was a great decision, as the food exceeded all expectations. The presentations were creative and matched the tasty dishes. The service was very attentive and...More

Thank SAjulio
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

Such a gem, tucked away from the main streets of San Gimignano, so glad we found it!! Food was simply stunning, beautifully presented and a taste sensation. Everything was perfect, the crisp white tablecloths, beautiful crockery and glassware, excellent food and wine menus and outstanding...More

Thank Wendsgeo
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Great food, great wine, great service. A very memorable restaurant. The menu revolves around the regional cuisine and is excellent. The pappardelle with wild boar ragu was phenomenal, complimented by fantastic DOC wine list. Also, possibly the best espresso I have ever and the service...More

1  Thank Bosvark45
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 941862
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Dorando' is a small, intimate Restaurant for whosoever love a good cookery. Is located in the heart of San Gimignano, between two suggestive squares, "Piazza del Duomo" and "Piazza della Cisterna" in a 14 century building. The cuisine, harmonizes with the ambiance presents dishes which are creative and light inspired by old perfumes and tastes of Tuscan Cookery. Dishes prepared with fresh and genuine products. Large choice of Tuscan wines.
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