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La Chiocciola

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Via M. Mencattelli, 2, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748683
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Bologna, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Random discovery while strolling around at night time around Tuscany. If you are looking for a great place to eat in Pienza this is the one, the owners are from this town and they truly love it! If you're looking for the authentic real thing, look no further! (and get PICI)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great food with home made pasta. Excellent choice from menu - along with great atmosphere. The log fire ( used for barbecuing) was well used.

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Thank Alan R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We had one of our best meals in Italy. The owners are super kind and treated us very well, offering us a great food in an excelent spot. I definitively reccomend and wish to return soon!

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Thank Alessandra L
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I have eaten in La Chiocciola often over the past five years. We have always been quite pleased with their food. There pastas are awesome and you must try their pici!

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Thank vinpeter40
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It was a great experience, the food was delicious all made with fresh ingredients. The place is very pleasant you can stay inside of the restaurant or outside enjoying the fresh air and surrounded by beautiful flowers and spices grown in the garden. The staff were very professional and very friendly.

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Thank Unnamed_Sil
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Most unfriendly service and owner ever met in italy. Didn't have change on a 20 eur note (i guess that's what they tell Chinese tourists), didn't want 2 warm up milk for a baby, as bad ad it can be!!

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teo158, Proprietario at La Chiocciola, responded to this review
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non abbiamo ben capito cosa lei vuole dire , propietario non incontrato mai in italia ( menomale ) non ho... More 

Porec, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Very good food, tasty, meat in some red wine sous is very good, ravioli also is beautifull. White home wine is ok, nothing special, but you can drink 2 glasses. Place is nice, and garden is also nice.

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texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner in the garden settings outside. Staff was nice and helpful and the food was excellent. Best restaurant experience I had in Pienza.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Service was poor. You don't get a wine glass if you drink house wine only the tumbler on the table! We ordered caprese but the tomatoes were very over ripe and we were told they were out of season- why serve it if it's out of season but we had lovely tomatoes in other restaurants. Second course of chicken salad... More 

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1 Thank 111Helen
teo158, Proprietario at La Chiocciola, responded to this review
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Terribile cliente il menu non riporta vino al bicchiere ( ma solo quello sfuso ) in alternativa ci sono bottiglie... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner at La Chipcciola while visiting Pienza for a couple hours. As soon as you walk in, you know you have found something special. The place is very uniquely decorated and the service was top notch. Of course the Italian food was incredible, but coming from Texas, we are particular about our beef and steaks, and... 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
USD 19 - USD 27
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via M. Mencattelli, 2, 53026, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 748683

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?