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“Best restaurant in Tuscany!”
Review of Papposileno

Papposileno
Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Cavriglia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$38
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Gastronomia, cultura, storia e tradizioni si fondono in una proposta semplice ed originale. Troverete cibo e vino di qualita. Formaggi a latte crudo, salumi di antica memoria, prodotti degli orti contadini, ricette della tradizione toscana... E il pescato dell'Argentario, che andiamo noi direttamente a prendere. Cucina adatta anche a vegetariani, oltre a possibilita di menu per celiaci ed altri tipi di allergie e intolleranze. L'enoteca vanta una selezione di vini con circa 400 etichette che privilegiano piccole produzioni, oltre a decine di birre artigianali, anche alla spina. Il Papposileno e aperto da martedi a sabato a cena, e domenica a pranzo e a cena. Ampio parcheggio di fronte al locale.
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Best restaurant in Tuscany!”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

What an incredible night, fantastic service and mouth watering traditional Italian cuisine. The food was absolutely delicious with generous portions, the menu quite unique and creative, and the service impeccable. The restaurant itself is a must-see, set in a stunning carved stone room and simple yet refined and elegant decor. Definitely the best culinary experience we had during our Tuscan holiday!

  • Visited October 2013
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Washington,DC
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“Great food in a unique setting”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We were staying at the inn at Badia a Coltibuono nearby and the staff recommended Papposileno. It's in a former church so lots of atmosphere tucked into a corner of the tiny town of Cavriglia. Our meal started with two huge "crostone" which are an oversize version of bruschetta. Each one took up a whole dinner plate. The first was pumpkin and melted pecorino cheese. The second was indescribably delicious--black cabbage and some local white beans seasoned with olive oil. These two dishes sound simple and they are made with honest, straightforward ingredients but they were unforgettable. For seconds one of us had the maltagliati (odd shaped fresh pasta) with a fresh tomato sauce and the other two shared a veal T-bone steak with shredded lettuce and tomatoes. The portions are large so don't over order. For example the two crostone were more than enough for three. Our waiter spoke good English and gave us recommendations for wineries to visit in the area. No prices on the menu but about par for the area.

  • Visited October 2013
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Aylmer, Quebec, Canada
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4 reviews
“The best meal of my trip”
Reviewed 23 October 2013

So much I could say...but all I will say is you MUST have dinner at Papposileno
The greatest authentic cuisine we had. Thank you!
I wish we could have dinner there monthly

  • Visited October 2013
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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
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“Unexpected surprise”
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Heading our way back home after a day of sightseeing Pisa, we were looking for a restaurant.
We entered Cavriglia and found Papposileno, which initially seemed to be closed. However we were welcomed by a very friendly, well-English speaking waiter and got a table.
Then the surprise started with the quite unique menu and the excellent service and advise given.
The food was excellent and the portions very generous.
The restaurant has a very excentric ambiance, warm and a nice combination of "old & new".
Defenitively one to remember!

  • Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
“Beautiful ambience - great service, food and wine”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This restaurant was recommended to us and we dined there on our last night in Cavriglia. The ambience is just amazing so was the waiter with his local knowledge of wine and food. We immensely enjoyed both.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Rolhei
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