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Osteria San Giovanni

Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940302
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“wild boar” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“tartufo” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We sat outside on one of only 4 tables, there are plenty of tables inside, but we wanted to take in some sunshine and watch the passing people. When my nose gets the whiff of truffle my stomach gets excited! Wonderful Pasta (Tagliatelle with Duck...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The experience I had here was completely unexpected- just stumbled across it in the evening looking for somewhere to eat with my partner. So, with that, not expecting it to blow my socks off- just wanted a nice meal. Anyway, I ordered the creamy ravioli...More

Thank William Z
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend told me he had the best meal in Italy here: the grilled lamb with pea sauce. I also had a delicious dish: a tipical toscan soup called ribbolita. This is a little restaurant in the centre. Be aware that most of the restaurants...More

Thank szoszyvet
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I have eaten here several times now and have never been disappointed. The food is local, fresh and well prepared and presented and the staff are always helpful and efficient. The decor is cool and calming and it is a lovely escape from the busyness...More

Thank Prosecco17
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulous restaurant. My sister recommended it to me and I just love it. You don't need to book but it is very busy. Food is amazing with real attention to detail. Staff are lovely also.

Thank vontrapp66
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Found this restaurant up a side street just next to the main square in the town. It advertised as being with air con and it is, which was very nice at lunchtime, after walking around the town in the heat. Food was excellent and the...More

Thank 22tangotwo
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

On a rainy day in San Gimignano, it was a relief to find this Osteria we had selected among other restaurants from TripAdvisor and find refuge there. Nothing really attractive inside, neither in the decor nor the setting (some effort there could really make a...More

Thank 1001night
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in tonight and decided to eat inside where it was cooler. It's a lovely spot, tastefully decorated and a really pleasant place to eat. The food was fantastic, best ravioli ever. The wild boar papperdelle was also lovely. The service was second to none....More

Thank MDale
Reviewed 15 May 2017

An excellent small restaurant just off Piazza della Cisterna. Tables inside & out. Decent choice on menu including a vegetarian option. We ate here on two of our three nights so between 3 of us we tried 6 main meals, all of which were delicious...More

Thank Aporo
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for my birthday meal. I had decided I wanted to have the fiorentina steak. So picked the restaurant for this. We started with a pasta dish then the steak. The steak was awesome. Service was excellent. Definitely worth a visit for a little...More

Thank Wjgerry
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 24 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940302
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