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“A satisfying choice.”
Review of La Torretta

La Torretta
Ranked #13 of 48 Restaurants in Vinci
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Perfect for tasting Florentine cuisine which was exquisite! Simple relaxing setting, staff at the time I went there was not much for small talk but we were served well. The town is a must see for art and history lovers. Highly recommended

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Thank Alexandra S
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

We were traveling outside of Florence (where we are staying) and were recommended to see the Leonardo di Vinci Museum and to eat at La Torretta. We have thanked our recommender profusely!
This is one of the best places we have been (and we travel annually to Italy, sometimes twice annually!)
It is clearly a locals place. We were the only non Italians there. The decor is typical Tuscan village. The staff was very friendly, responsive and helpful. Although we speak enough Italian to get by the waiter did speak English.
We shared a pasta Puttanesca and then a Veal Chop. Both were incredible. The veal was cooked over an open fire pit in the kitchen and was juicy and very flavorful. We picked the vino rosso de la cassa and it was quite nice. Tiramisu for dolce topped our meal. We weren't too hungry (still full from the prior nights dinner) and this hit the spot.
Well worth the detour off the Fi-Pi-Li highway. The museum makes this a double hit.

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Thank JonLev
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Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

Great restaurant full of locals near the museum. The food is wonderful and plentiful. Take your time here and go for the full Italian meal with antipasto, primi piatto, and do not skip on the steak!

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Thank Zendikite
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

After visiting the Leonardo Museum we wandered downtown to find lunch. We saw nowhere that appealed.
We asked a local and he sent us back up the hill, past the Museum to La Torretta.
The waiter we had was very grouchy but that did not matter as the food he brought was excellent.
As mentioned in other reviews, there is a roaring fire in the kitchen. Be sure that they bring you some of the flatbread that they cook on it.
While we ate we noticed that most of the locals had ordered Steak Fiorentina which is a huge slab of T bone steak served on a sizzling skillet or mini barbeque. It looked amazing - should be worth trying.
A good value meal. There is probably a view from the restaurant but it is obscured by net curtains.

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Thank splitbulb
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Reviewed 8 November 2011

We went on a rainy Friday for lunch. We found it by asking locals in the town. The first thing you see as you enter is a larke antipasto bar with a wide selection then you notice the open fire in the kitchen through a door at the end. This is huge and they rake coals down from the back to cook the meats which they serve on iron frame things which I've never seen before.
This place was a real find and if we were back in Vinci we'd certainly go again. We may even make a special trip. I don't think I'd go past the meat cooked on that amazing fire.

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Thank Stephen L
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