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Il Frantoio

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Via della Madonna 9, 56040 Montescudaio, Italy
+39 0586 650381
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07:00 - 21:30
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Isla Plana, Spain
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A family owned restaurant, we're all the family helps out, gives you that extra caring and enjoyable service that one rarely find nowadays. It is a delightful small restaurant with a stylish Italian interior The ambition is high in the kitchen. Wonderful season thinking when preparing the food. We started with a plate of anti pasta from the region, shared... More 

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Quarrata, Italy
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

After a sunny day on the beach we decide to have dinner in Montescudaio to see the sunset from the spectacular terrace with an outstanding sightsee. We stopped in this small restaurant with few tables inside. The restaurant is an old olive mill house managed from a family, Mother, Father and Son. We had very good food and very good... More 

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Thank firmino
Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Frist to say is that I love Italian Food and I always expect good food, but here, you really get something special. The food is cooked with love and you can taste it with every bite. Its small but thats what makes it special. Want to taste the real tuscan food from this zone, eat here!

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Thank RetoTina
Basel, Switzerland
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This restaurant is set in the beautiful village of Montescudaio in the Tuscan hills. It is a small, family run place. The restaurant with its rustic decor has maybe 10-12 tables. The menu varies frequently and uses only seasonal, regional products. I heartily recommend the salumi plate as an appetizer. Excellent quality. Portion is large and could easily be shared... More 

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Thank Tom B
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because it is recommended in several restaurant guides. We all agreed that we disagree with the guides! The dishes were ok but definitely do not deserve any kind of overwhelming words. In general the food is lacking refinement/subtleties. For example, the porcini came raw with a few slices of Parmesan cheese and some olive oil.... More 

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Thank A M
Aberdeen
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We had dinner there last night . The perfect dinner to finish our week of holidays in Tuscany. We have a three year old so by 7pm we try to find an open place, not always easy in Italy! But the owner welcomed us, even though they were not properly open I think. Him and his son were so friendly... More 

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Thank Estelle G
Leusden, The Netherlands
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

A very long time ago we hd dinner here during our vacation in Montescudaio. We had to make a reservation, because they always were fully booked. Anyway, the food is very good, service is nice and very friendly. Normally I ordered mayonaise to go with fries/baked potatoe, but when I asked for mayonaise the waitress almost got "very angry" and... More 

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lancashire
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143 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant and can say that we were very pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is hidden away but obviously people know about it as it was very busy. The menu was not very large but had a range of foods. I opted for the tagliolini with prawns and my husband had the agnolotti which were both delicious and... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant on a Friday evening towards the end of a week in Tuscany. What a beautiful, magical place. We were treated to the most delicious experience of Italian cuisine and hospitality. It made our holiday. The restaurant was full by 8:00 pm and we felt lucky to have secured an early table without booking. The staff... More 

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Thank JulieMP
Limerick, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Lovely setting, wonderful food, real warm & family welcome. Cannot wait to go back next year! This is a family run business and you are made feel part of the family without it being intrustive. I would highly recommend this.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 44 - USD 59
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Madonna 9, 56040 Montescudaio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Montescudaio
  • Phone Number: +39 0586 650381

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?