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Rosticceria Il Re Gallo

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Via Toscana 1, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577742000
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food! 2 salads, 2 pasta dishes, 2 desserts and 2 coffes with wine and water was 45€. Everything really tasty but the service was so slow. Nearly 2 hours to lunch... PS: The dance music didn't match with the place...

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Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

All-round excellent experience, traditional style decor with great atmosphere and ambience. Strong wine list (we loved the 2012 brancaia) and menu, nicely laid out in Italian, English and French with plenty to choose from for each course. After 2 weeks in Tuscany we were a bit salumi and prosciutto'd out so went for pasta starters and meaty mains, which ended... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

really, if you near by stop here and have a bolognaise pasta, really good. It is well located and the terrace is very good.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great place in a great town! My wife and sister in law stopped in for a tasting...ended up buying a case if wine!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It was delicious! We shared our dishes, and we liked everything we got. We especially liked the Truffle Platter. It was great. I would strongly suggest ordering it. It was a nice restaurant, with good service. They were closing their kitchen in 5 minutes, but they still let us eat there and were perfectly attentive.

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Navarre, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We ate here at the recommendation of our hotel. Reservations are needed as this place fills up quickly every night. The wait staff were very friendly and provided excellent service. The menu is in Italian and English. The wine list is extensive. All the food was amazing - pappardelle al chinghale (wild boar sauce); braised beef al chianti, guinea hen;... More 

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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived just after 7 pm without reservations and we're seated right away. But by 8 pm people were waiting to be seated. Between the four of us we had wild boar, braised beef, filet of beef and lamb chops. No one was disappointed with their meal. I can see why this is highly recommended. At the same point we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Food was fantastic, atmosphere was cosy, wait staff were friendly, attentive and English speaking, prices were decent for the quality. A perfect dining experience. Recommend: duck ragout pasta, Fillet steak, cheese board, Panna cotta.

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Bad Durkheim, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Such a cozy litlle restaurant with good and typical tuscan food. Beef tenderloin was incredibly delicate, the antipasti platter huge and delicious and the pici very good, too. Truffle antipasti and caprese highly recommended, too. Prices are incredibly low regarding quality, we were positively surprised after each invoice. Be sure to make a reservation as it is always full there.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Luckily we were recommended to go to this restaurant from a local. Make sure you make a reservation, as it does fill up. We ordered the risotto, eggplant parmesan, gnocchi, and the eggplant truffle ravioli. Every dish was delicious, and made we fresh ingredients!! The eggplant parmesan and eggplant truffle ravioli were definitely one of the best things I've tasted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Toscana 1, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577742000

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