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La Grotta della Rana

Loc. San Sano | Closed Wednesdays, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 746020
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“torte” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Loc. San Sano | Closed Wednesdays, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously one of the best places to have a family dinner in the world. The atmosphere in this place is magnificient as well as food especially a portion of pici pomodoro and a panna cotta. In addition, they have wonderfull a collection of wine.

Thank Martinwaterpolo
Reviewed 15 June 2017

In a nice quiet village, with an attentive staff and good food. We had a lovely quiet dinner in a small village. It was perfect.

Thank kvtravels17
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Staying 3km up the road through Lecchi, we called in and were very pleased with everything about Grotta della Rana. The staff were very helpful in explaining the menu and suggested a local vino rosso. The tiramisu was not the best we've had, but the...More

Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is one charming restaurant with an amazing wine selection and incredible meat cuts. It could just benefit of a bit better dish-ware and glasses to make the experience even more pleasant.

Thank LudoAmsterdam
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is one of our favourite restaurants in Tuscany, we found it on our last visit here and had to return, we really enjoyed it again. San Sano is a bit off the main road but it is a beautiful little village, the restaurant is...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews below, all good so little to add except to say we also enjoyed our meal there. They have just about enough English to make choosing dishes easy and with somebody who needed a gluten free meal it was painless. We're even considering...More

Thank SomersetUKJohn
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

In this very small village you can smell the stove of the kitchen of La grotta. Very friendly Owner guides you through his shop of wine and antipasti to the cosy restaurant. The service is friendly and open for suggestions from the menu. The menu...More

Thank bouvienb
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Recommended by our innkeeper ar Borgo Argenina, this restaurant was a very nice surprise. A small place with excellent local food and super wine list. David and his father made us feel at home.

Thank Bill_Tiso_2017
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Definitely worth a visit, Family run restaurant with friendly staff, great selection of wines at non inflated prices, traditional rustic food and generally nice atmosphere and decor . even managed to accommodate me being a vegetarian. Had two very enjoyable evenings there. Thanks David.

Thank Gan300
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The grotto Della Rana took great care of our friends rehearsal dinner! The food and wine flowed plentifully and was absolutely delicious ! Davida and his wife, Rosa, who did the cooking were fabulous and welcoming as the host to our group of twenty. We...More

Thank Ron S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. San Sano | Closed Wednesdays, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Gaiole in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 746020
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