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Osteria San Giovanni

Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940302
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“grilled lamb” (2 reviews)
“tartufo” (3 reviews)
“wild boar” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via San Giovanni No. 6, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Nice location, very good service, excellent food, great value for money, truffle pasta highly recommended

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tobiasenders94
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This osteria was on a list of recommended local restaurants provided by our hotel in San Gimignano, and what a delightful surprise it was! They specialize in traditional Tuscan cooking. Our server recommended a local Vernaccia wine, which was excellent. For an appetizer we chose...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Roger M
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous lunch at Osteria San Giovanni! Our server was generous with his time and helped select a lovely Chianti and white from the area. Our salad starters were crispy and delicious. The pasta = boar bolognese, fettuccini with truffles, was absolutely delicious!...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 4journey
Reviewed 7 September 2018

A small but very pleasant restaurant with lovely Tuscan food and excellent service. We would thoroughly recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris1902
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This place gets really busy and once you have tried the food you know why. Our truffled pasta and carpaccio were amazing! Service had to warm up to us, but we were patient and friendly, so we left becoming friends. Their kitchen is very small,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Blacky0576
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Very clean looking restaurant with good quality food for reasonable prices. Right in the heart of San Gimignano.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FerryTripper
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go there at 3:30PM (in Italy after the lunch time) as we saw they are open. We wanted to have a coffee and dessert. Restaurant was almost empty (just a few guests and 90 percent empty) and the waiter told us that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Vla_K81
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We loved the authentic Italian atmosphere at this small and clean restaurant. When we walked in for lunch we were shown the fresh mushrooms and immediately decided to order this treat: for a starter we shared a portion of fried Boletus (funghi porcini) and as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank GermanPointerSamba
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

very unfriendly staff ( 3 times we asked why password for WiFi did not work, staff was very upset and did not understand simple questions in English); music is not classical as per review’ statement below, but modern disco; food is ok, (but not anything...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Irina G
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

After touring this amazing city, we were delighted to find a small quiet restaurant with a box of fresh porcini mushrooms at the entrance (in June!). Of course, we ordered these for our appetizer (grilled) as well as an unusual and delicious zucchini flan, followed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Marion T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$28
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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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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