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La Mangiatoia

La Mangiatoia Via Castellana 7 | Piazza Manzoni, 56030 Orciatico, Lajatico, Italy
+39 0587 641082
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
“penne al” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
La Mangiatoia Via Castellana 7 | Piazza Manzoni, 56030 Orciatico, Lajatico, Italy
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Out of 14 nights spent based in Orciatico, we ate at la Mangiatoia 10 times! So Rita, Felice and their kids have become like our second family. The food is excellent, unpretentious, wholesome and cooked to order. Roast chicken to die for and so many...More

Thank Auntpercy
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant as we were staying in the village. It is a family run restaurant and the welcome was without a doubt warm. The food was OK, they had a tourist menu with antipasto, first course of pasta, second course of meat,...More

Thank Amalanchier
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We went yesterday because we're staying in Orciatico and wanted to try the local restaurant. And we'll be back for sure! The family greeting us were kind and we were given a wonderful table at the balcony. We shared some antipasti that tasted great and...More

Thank Ulla Degn J
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This is the only restaurant in this ancient Tuscany village. We had a late arrival on our first day in Tuscany, so we decided to give it a try. That was a good guess. Basic menu, very well prepared food and a very friendly family...More

Thank jasper k
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I went there at least 10 times the last 6 months and felt always immediate at home. The restaurant is runned by an amazing family who will do everything for his clients. Our little son was threated as a king! The mother cooks nice, honest...More

1  Thank MagaliVR
Reviewed 14 May 2015

We (5) went there after a recommendation from a local rep handing over our accommodation in the area and without wi fi we didn't look at the reviews on Tripadvisor beforehand, just took a chance for a Sunday lunch. Thus I do not recognise as...More

Thank Alan O
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We were looking forward to eating here as many reviews suggested we would get local cuisine, not a lot of choice but based on what was in that day. The antipasta was good - reasonable portion and tasty. The pasta was also reasonable but fairly...More

Thank EveshamMoo
Reviewed 28 August 2014

The restaurant is situated up a slight hill, giving you a nice view over the village. We ate here twice while in Tuscany, the service was attentive & swift (even when the restaurant was short staffed). The menu is limited, as you get served what...More

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 28 August 2014

The small dining room has a real Food Trough for cattle dating back probably 200 years at least which is where the resturant get's it's provocative name "la Mangiatoia" but that is the only special feature a visitor finds here. The service is basic to...More

1  Thank Colm K
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We dined here twice and both times were impressed by chef and staff which were welcoming and professional at all times to us. Food is limited as they do one menu but at least the quality does not suffer for this and was the same...More

Thank lisbo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Mangiatoia Via Castellana 7 | Piazza Manzoni, 56030 Orciatico, Lajatico, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Lajatico  >  Orciatico
  • Phone Number: +39 0587 641082
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