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Ristorante 13 Gobbi

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Via Lando di Duccio 5., 53049 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
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Closed
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Try the cheese pasta! Its amazing. The waiter is at the beginning of the evening quite stressed and a bit rude because its busy but he gets more relaxed and very funny later. Bisteca fiorentina also very good (very raw though) but quite expensive. Great wine list! All in all recommendable!

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Thank Nathalie W
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went back to this restaurant again this year. I am reviewing it again because it deserves to be reviewed again. We decided to go with the same pasta dish as before, Tagliatelle that is put hot into a large wheel of pecorino cheese and stirred around until it is thoroughly coated with the cheese. It is one of the... More 

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Thank Hank S
Antwerp, Belgium
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Please order the home dish tagliatelle al pecorino. The best there is in whole Tuscany. Heaven on earth.

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Thank Lily523
Menlo Park, California
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We ate here twice- one of their featured dishes is homemade pasta that is cooked and then stirred into a large hollow pecorino cheese- a must have. The father who is the main waiter is super friendly and a great salesman- always suggesting just the right dishes. I remember some wild boar dishes which I would also recommend. The atmosphere... More 

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Thank markt2012
Atlanta, Georgia
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252 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Based on all of the favorable Tripadvisor reviews, my husband and I went to this restaurant in Montefollonico and were disappointed. I wanted to love it based on the reviews. It's a quaint family-owned restaurant. The pasta made in the pecorino cheese wheel was good, but the meat course was average to not so great at best. He should add... More 

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Thank NWS2012
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Albo and his son made us feel right at home and were so loving to our children. When he served us tagliatelle from the pecorino cheese block we were in heaven. It was like he was the maestro and we were his students. I love these hole in the wall places in Italy where the owners are the hosts, the... More 

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Thank Spiritaneous
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

13 Gobbi is known for its pasta mixed in a Pecorino cheese wheel...and for good reason. Besides being a unique spectacle as it is made, it will be the best cheese pasta you have ever had. Finished off with white pepper, it is spectacular. Overlooked at this restaurant is the rest of its fine menu. It is traditional Tuscan food.....but... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were encouraged to try 13 Gobbi when the chef at our 1st choice became ill. While a very different style from our 1st choice, we were so pleasantly surprised by the quality of the dishes, the service and the marvelous humor of our host/server. When you're the only tourists in a local restaurant, you know you're in good hands.... More 

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Thank FadedFoodie
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6 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Easy to find just inside the city gate, 13 Gobbi offers delicious food, a wine choices, and attentive and entertaining service.

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Thank Richard A
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Food was great . Went twice . Their signature pasta dish is outstanding and good entertainment with the pecorino bowl show. Alba the owner is a kick in the pants. This place is far better than la botte piena , their neighbor.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Soups, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lando di Duccio 5., 53049 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Torrita di Siena  >  Montefollonico

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