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“Awesome Meat and Brilliant pizza in one place !!!”
Review of Il Trovatore

Il Trovatore
Ranked #17 of 130 Restaurants in San Gimignano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$58
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Awesome Meat and Brilliant pizza in one place !!!”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We went there for a quick pizza one night and it was simply delicious. Thin based and cooked to perfection !!! When we were on our way out, we saw a few "Bistecce alla Fiorentina" (T bone steaks) being served next to us and we instantly knew we were going to come back... Best decision we took this whole holiday as the quality of the meat was simply stunning. Melting in your mouth like butter !!! It is situated just outside the historic centre but it seemed always full and definitely not like a tourist trap as it was full of Italians :) Service was quick and friendly too. If I want to be picky, I would say the fries and the choice of wine was a bit underpar but for the highest standard of meat (and Pizzas) I would forgive them :)

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Antwerp, Belgium
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“Excellent and authentic local food”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Warm welcome by the owner. Nice table on the terrace. We had grilled vegetables and pasta.
On of these places you want to cherish and definitely want to come back to.

  • Visited August 2014
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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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“Food was good”
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Make sure you take your check to the cash register and pay yourself. Our experience, a waiter took our cash and not the bill and never returned with change. So we went and got things sorted out at the cash register and then all was good.

Visited August 2014
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“Impressive”
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Located just outside city walls the little restaurant is a pearl. The best steak i ate in my life ( bistecca fiorentina chiannina) maturated for a least 35 days. The service fast and reliable with explanation regarding the quality of the meat and the grilling method. Definitely a big Yes so tonight we gonna try the pizzas.

Visited August 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Best Pizza!”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Had a few pizzas whilst in Italy, this was by far the best! Must go here if staying in or near San Gimignano!! Really good value too for huuuge pizzas.

Visited August 2014
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