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Il Focolare

Via San Vivaldo 7 | Adiacente al Convento di San Vivaldo, 50050, Montaione, Italy
+39 0571 698435
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“monastery” (5 reviews)
“vegan” (2 reviews)
“monks” (3 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Via San Vivaldo 7 | Adiacente al Convento di San Vivaldo, 50050, Montaione, Italy
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic vegetarian and vegan options. My son (4yrs) wanted the Tuscan pancakes, but they only make them on Sundays. He was very upset (as only a 4 yr old can be) and the chef and waitress tried their best to console him, even offering to...More

Thank Vlariane
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great tuscany food. Super friendly restaurant! Highly recommended to families who want to get out of the main tourist areas.

Thank bionix
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This place is quite in a unique location being part of an old monastery in the middle of a forest. It is in the heart of Tuscany and around 20 minutes drive from San Gimignano and Volterra. You have to call or email a few...More

Thank Simone G
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a vegetarian or vegan food this is the place in Tuscany! We had an excellent dinner with all the best organic food collected by the farms of the surroundings. We have eaten a delicious appetizer with crostini with mushrooms collected...More

Thank lawtennis
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal here in very atmospheric surroundings. Bread was not great but had three courses of delicious food. The steak was very large! Three courses with wine and coffee came to 80 euro

Thank Christy D
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place for lunch whilst driving to San Gimignano from Pisa airport. Great find, delicious simple food and a friendly atmosphere. Well worth stopping by.

Thank danbalham
Reviewed 14 October 2013

This restaurant is in a picturesque setting which is not especially reflected in the interior. The food was good, rustic and ample but the service was slow and not very professional. Several dishes on the menu were not available, which was only revealed when ordering.

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 20 August 2013

This was a huge highlight and had it not been for our local pal Franco, we would never have found it. This is where the Monks from the nearby Abbey eat and the food is absolutely fantastic. Roberta(the owner) runs a fantastic kitchen and their...More

1  Thank Nauhar
Reviewed 13 August 2013

If you want to have an authentic taste of Tuscany - this is the perfect place! Fresh ingredients and a charming family atmosphere (baby included) make this a favorite memory! Location (an old monastery) is unique and interesting too.

1  Thank Sofia J
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Typical tuscan dining in a old scenery! Very nice staff! Kind, friendly! Cosy atmosphere inside, very nice terrace outside. The food was excellent!

Thank KolodyN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Vivaldo 7 | Adiacente al Convento di San Vivaldo, 50050, Montaione, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Montaione
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 698435
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