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La Bottega del 30

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Via S.Caterina, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 0577 359226
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the restaurant we were greeted by the owner who was standing outside waiting for us. She immediately showed us to our table and explained the menu in detail. We selected the tasting menu as we enjoy seeing what the restaurant can do. We have dined at many Michelin Star restaurants and the food is always good,... More 

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Athens
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182 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Th4 food was suberb. The atmospere nice. We ate inside. I think in the summer if they dont have a terrace it will not be nice. Food and service was th3 bes twe had in our trip. The wines were devine. Follow their recomendation. Definately take the ravioli. This is a life time memory.

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Thank glyka
Antwerpen
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have visited quite some michelin starred restaurants and I did not know what to expect in La Bottega del 30. Let me tell you, both the food and location are amazing. There is a fantastic welcome and explanation of the menu by the chef, a lovely lady with a great passion for food. The wine is carefully selected by... More 

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Austin, Texas
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Beautiful setting for great food. Excellent wine cellar. Try the wine risotto and the wild boar. Very friendly staff and nice pace of service. Be sure to make a reservation if you are traveling there in the busy season. One of best of many great restaurants in the Chianti region for dinner.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

La Bettega del 30 was recommended to us by some friends that visited Tuscany a few months prior to our trip. I'm so glad we took their recommendation as this place was truly one of my favorite restaurants in all of Italy. Each course was carefully prepared and tasted very homemade. We also had a delicious bottle of wine that... More 

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Boston
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

La Bottega del 30 gives a whole new meaning to "hidden gem." There are 4 restaurants in the small walled town of Villa A Sesta. La Bottega is at the "back" of the village, yet actually quite easy to find. We had the tasting menu which was like nothing we have ever had before! Each dish was better than the... More 

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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302 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I feel like I should downgrade all the other great restaurants I gave good reviews to... this is THE place not to miss..its a 5 course meal, and you have several choices although I suggest you just do as we did and go with what the chef, Helene recommends. Its small intimate and terrific.. yo'll need reservations and go a... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was a second visit after a gap of 2 years. The food was as amazing as the first time. The chef/owner talked us through what we could eat so we didn't see a menu. That didn't matter as everything was delicious. The service was great with a very helpful sommelier. Don't miss this place. Very rustic environment

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Palm Springs, California
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This was our 3rd visit to a very special restaurant; a definite splurge but worth it at least once when visiting Tuscany. In a small hamlet with 4 excellent restaurants, this one shines above the rest. We had the tasting menu with 5 marvelous courses. The gnocchi with porcini mushrooms and truffle shavings was light as air - best gnocchi... More 

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has everything one could hope for. A beautiful view overlooking the sunset (the best table is by the window), a friendly staff, and most importantly, fantastic food. After staying 2 weeks in the region and having ok but not outstanding food, we found La Bottega and had the pleasure of meeting Helène, the chef and owner, who cooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 72 - USD 144
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via S.Caterina, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castelnuovo Berardenga
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 359226

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?