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Il Grillo e Buoncantore

Piazza XX Settembre, 10, Chiusi, Italy
+39 0578 20112
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“slowfood” (2 reviews)
“piazza” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Piazza XX Settembre, 10, Chiusi, Italy
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Selected Il Grillo for lunch based on its Slowfood membership and its location in a sunny piazza. It's two young chefs are members of Slowfood chefs alliance and the menu highlights Ark of Taste and Presidio ingredients. A clear indication of quality. Service was friendly...More

Thank DavidH_fal
Reviewed 16 September 2017

There is a lovely selection of local wines available; the menu is made up of various types of carpaccio, both of fish and meat, with matching sides. Typical local produce such as organic salmon, lard, Colonnata, Patanegra, a selection of hams including Tuscan, Norcia, Carpegna,...More

Thank lmcsherr
Reviewed 1 October 2016

So glad we found this place on the central piazza in Chiusi. The food and the service were exemplary-- the best we had all week in Italy. Lovely little shaded courtyard out front made for the perfect lunch spot. Diverse menu and excellent wine list....More

Thank LittleWashita
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Food was exceptional. Service was very good and friendly. Location is absolutely charming. We ate outside on the square. A great evening out.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ve been a few times. Gorgeous location in the middle of the old town, outside a few tables...desirable..though inside the decor is ok. Very friendly always ..food tries to deviate from the standard Tuscan norm..though they do the standard stuff pretty well. The tagliata...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 July 2016

On beautiful evening sit out on the covered piazza in the main square of the old town and enjoy this five star service. We were a little early, around 8pm, and easily found atable. Later the outside tables filled fast with a combination of tourists...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I have only been here once so take it with a grain of salt but I didn't find this place as overwhelming as many have written here. Everything they brought was fine, even good, but somehow not spectacular. My pasta with broccoli and sausages was...More

Thank Zappalives60
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We wandered Chiusi looking for a place for dinner and arrived at Grillo Buoncantore. Pleased that we found it. Very friendly service and the choice of pizzas is large, and reasonable, and the house wine is quite good. We were in the small front room...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The food in this restaurant is unlikely to disappoint. The young chef is part of the "slow food" movement and the resulting meat is deliciously tender and perfectly prepared. Plenty of interesting taste combinations. The restaurant itself is very traditional, and the tables outside looked...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This restaurant is very closely tied to the Slowfood movement which means they use local artisanal products, and the owner can talk for ages about where all their ingredients come from and how they are grown or produced. We ate an amazing array of starters,...More

Thank marcopolo1964
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza XX Settembre, 10, Chiusi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Chiusi
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 20112
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