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“What a great find”
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Ranked #30 of 126 Restaurants in San Gimignano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$27 - US$54
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The restaurant Dulcisinfundo is in front of the most suggestive breathtaking view of San Gimignano. Thanks to the medieval milieu and two deep granaries in the old floor, here time seems to have stopped. We propose the typical Tuscan cuisine and the raw materials used in preparing our dishes are of the highest quality and only served in season. Our chefs prepare all our recommended dishes individually and carefully. From the “antipasti” right through to the desserts and ice creams, everything is prepared using only selected products. We are also farm managers and offer you our property’s products. to ensure freshness, authenticity and just- picked flavour. Vegetables, aromatic herbs, pure saffron of S.Gimignano and extra virgin olive oil come from our own farm “ Fortezza de' Cortesi” only 5 km far from the restaurant. Several wines are available and some of them are very prestigious, however it's our pleasure suggesting to our guests high quality level products, also by the glass.We are open from Easter up to first days of November and during the Christmas and end of the year period. The day off is on Wednesday. Il ristorante "Dulcisinfundo" si trova di fronte al punto panoramico più suggestivo di San Gimignano. Qui l'ambiente medievale e due profondi granai inseriti nell'antico pavimento danno l'impressione che il tempo si sia fermato. La nostra è una cucina tipica rivisitata e Il menù varia a secondo della stagione . Le materie prime utilizzate per la preparazione dei piatti sono di primissima qualità e dagli antipasti ai dolci, ed anche i gelati, tutto viene preparato personalmente dai nostri chefs Mettiamo in pratica il sistema della filiera corta e per garantirvi la freschezza, la genuinità e il sapore del prodotto appena colto forniamo direttamente al ristorante le erbe aromatiche, l’olio extravergine di oliva, le verdure dell’orto e lo zafferano purissimo DOP che vengono coltivati nella nostra azienda agricola “ Fortezza de' Cortesi” a soli 5 km dal Dulcisinfundo. Le etichette dei vini sono sia prestigiose che meno note, ma è nostra cura garantire sempre l'ottimo livello dei prodotti che offriamo, anche al bicchiere.Siamo aperti da marzo a novembre e durante il periodo natalizio. Il giorno di chiusura settimanale è il mercoledì.Questo nostro lavoro è frutto di una scelta fatta con amore e passione che vogliamo condividere con voi.
London, United Kingdom
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“What a great find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We loved this restaurant - the location is great - outside tables have a view over the hills and inside the ambience is ideal. All the fresh food is grown by the owner, the wine and olive oil also made by him. We thought the food was delicious and original and it looked beautiful and elegant on the plate. The service was excellent - friendly, the right pace and good advice about side dishes. Thursday nights are jazz nights as the owner plays the saxophone. We would definitely return.

  • Visited May 2014
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“Great food and friendly service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Been to San Gimignano recently for a family weekend and went twice to this restaurant!! Food is very good, nice atmosphere and friendly stuff. I recommend the chicken cooked in Vernaccia sauce - very tasty and tender meet! The second time I had Pici all'Aglione which were very good and a delicious saffron ice cream!! It was 8 of us and everybody was very happy with their choices. I recommend a visit if you are in San Gimignano- it is also located in a little side street with a fantastic view on the hills.

  • Visited May 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

This place looked exciting and the menu looked interesting but we were disappointed with the quality of the meal. There was an excellent wine selection which you would expect in this region and the quality of service average with us needing to go to the counter to pa your bill at the of the night as we could not get anyone's attention.

Visited May 2014
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“Friendly service in a pleasant setting but unexciting food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

The pasta dishes were adequate; but why not serve fresh Parmesan rather than the powdered stuff you get in cheap Italian restaurants in the UK? The main course of chicken in Vernaccia sauce was rather dry and unexciting. I have eaten better in our staff canteen. Service was friendly, if a little erratic. Ambiance most pleasant. But they need a better cook to make the most of this place. Not worth a return visit.

  • Visited April 2014
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“Return visit!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

We had the pleasure of eating at this restaurant three years ago when we visited the area. We went back and were once again not disappointed. It is lovely inside and yes there are only two people waiting tables (the owners), but that is Italy...you are not rushed. It was as good as we remembered it. I had teh chicken which was sooo tender and delicious. Hubby had teh wild boar ragu which was also as good as he remembered. Wine was excellent. WOuld definitely recommend eating here!

  • Visited April 2014
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