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Il Delfino

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Via roma 83, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 0571 172 0437
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Hong Kong, China
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211 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Arriving at Certaldo on a Saturday evening without a booking we were relieved to find this pizzeria and even more so when we saw the pipping hot pizza coming out from the oven at the front. This is a place for pizza and the locals seem to think so. We also tried sauté mussels and clams and they were good... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Eating inside, so be prepared to be hot! However the food was fantastic, pizzas to die for, pasta gorgeous but huge portions. Staff lovely, chef walking around checking all is well. Very reasonable, lots of locals eating there.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Chef/Owner Tarek runs a fantastic restaurant that caters to the locals. He is a very enthusiastic and engaging proprietor. We ate there twice this year, all pastas, appetizers, desserts, wine were fantastico! We will be back next year.

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Thank Greg P
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Eventhough the owner of the pizzeria is not an italian, but he is so nice and funny and making perfect italian pizza himself, the best pizza i ate in Italy! Its a nice, cozy place, good for couples, families and everybody.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Me and my wife stayed in Certaldo from 29th August for 2 weeks and tried alot of restaurant but I must admit this was the best for food and value The four cheese gnocchi was simple amazing and well the Arrabbiata words can not say how good it was. We will be back

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Memphis, Tn
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We were taken here by the lovely couple who owned our rental house. Everything we ate was outstanding and the prices were so reasonable (7-10 Euros per entree). I had the Gnocchi with 4 cheese sauce and I am still thinking about it a week later. The staff is so nice and accomodating. The prices will lead you to expect... More 

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Malvern, PA
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Have been to Il Delfino da Tarek several times. Never had a bad meal. Pizza cooked to perfection n a wood burning oven. Good seafood and pasta. I really enjoy the spaghetti con vongole (clams) and zuppa di cozze appetizer (mussels in red sauce). House wine is good and reasonably priced. The waitress, Daniella, always greets us with a smile... More 

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London
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We have hired a house just outside certaldo a few times over the last few years so know the town pretty well.Nothing fancy about this place except great pizza and pasta. good to eat in or we also get take away too.

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Balcombe, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2009

Il Delfino is a relaxed and honest ristorante / pizzeria situated beneath the ancient walled town of Certado. The extensive menu, which also doubles as your placemat, covers everything you would expect and more. We opted for a lunch time primo piatto of spaghetti puttanesca and pomodoro (€5 each). Both portions were enormous, easily the largest primo we had over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via roma 83, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Certaldo
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 172 0437

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