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Al 43

Loc. Canonica-Lucignano 43, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 955025
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Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Loc. Canonica-Lucignano 43, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my word, the food in this place is amazing. Fabulous service, wonderful views. We will be returning in June 2019 for sure!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a special meal, with friendly and well paced service. The newly Michigan starred Chef outdid himself with an innovative menu. I particularly appreciated that he made a few special courses for me (I don’t eat most meat), which were equally as good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lfergerson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Locanda for three nights and were invited to join their renowned restaurant Al 43 for Christmas lunch. There was a 7 course lunch prepared for the special occasion. We have to say we enjoyed everything, from the dishes to the wines to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a tasting menu of creative dishes - presentation was innovative and beautiful, service was immaculate, setting was gorgeous! A highlight of our trip!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank torybsf
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this brilliant restaurant whilst on a family holiday in Tuscany. The service was outstanding from the moment we arrived, the views of San Gimignano spectacular and we could not fault the food. The finishing touches and attention to detail were second to none,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rebeccadZ340QU
LocandadellArtista, Owner at Al 43, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Gentile Signora Rebecca, Thank you for this beautiful and heartfelt review in TripAdvisor. We remember your group well and so appreciate your kind words and the time you took to share. We hope to welcome you again here at al43 when your travel allow, but...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This place is off the beaten track, but definitely worth the drive. I had a 3 course tasting menu with wine pairing and everything was amazing. They started with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and some amuse bouche which were both wonderful. The foie...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ladyvyper
LocandadellArtista, Owner at Al 43, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Dear Ladyvyper, Thank you for this succinct and wonderful review of you meal i our restaurant and thank you for taking the time in TripAdvisor to share about it! It was our pleasure serving you and we hope, that when your travels allow, we will...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We love fine food and try to find them on all our trips. We found al 43 coincidently as we were not too keen about all the other recommendations from Michelin around San Gimignano. When you arrive you are welcomed very warmly by the host...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SantoshRadhakrishnan
LocandadellArtista, Owner at Al 43, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear SantoshRadhakrishnan, Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for this thoughtful and articulate review of your evening in our restaurant al43. It give each one of us great satisfaction when our guests experience such happiness while with us. We appreciate that your lives...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Some patrons may like the style, but it was not to our taste. Very small servings (I know this is meant to to fashionable) and basically did not do the food justice. When you get served something which is secial in taste you need to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank heyabort
LocandadellArtista, Owner at Al 43, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Dear Andrew & Julie, Thank you for your honest review of your experience in our restaurant. As guests of our Inn as well, we always ask our guests how their dining experience was, and over breakfast the following morning, you openly shared your thoughts with...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The best tasting menu we’ve had. All of the courses(and surprise/additional tasters) and service were outstanding. My favorite was the carrot which sounds silly... but try it. My Husbands favorite was the pork. We got a bottle recommended by the server instead of the pairing...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ChelsLois
LocandadellArtista, Owner at Al 43, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Indeed the carrot rumours ARE true! This title made us all smile. Thank you for so creatively and generously describing your evening in al 43! We deeply appreciate your time here in TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again when your travels allow.

Reviewed 15 September 2018

We recently ate twice at AL 43. We were staying at Locanda Dell' Artista which is the fabulous hotel that is its partner. This is some of the most wonderful and very smart Tuscan cuisine that we have had the pleasure in tasting. It has...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Martin K
LocandadellArtista, Owner at Al 43, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Martin & Karen, Thank you for spending two evenings in al 43 and thank you for taking the time to write a review in TripAdvisor. We deeply appreciate your continued visits to our Locanda as you both bring a welcome joy and warmth. We look...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$63 - US$109
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. Canonica-Lucignano 43, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 955025
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Description
Our intimate gourmet AgriRistorante honoured with one Michelin star and under the direction of chef Maurizio Bardotti, offers an unforgettable fine dining experience. Maurizio received his first Michelin star in 2015. His cuisine, both modern but in harmony with the age-old Tuscan traditions, incorporates the finest of seasonal ingredients, local farm fresh meats, poultry and fish and herbs from our kitchen garden. Upon arrival as you enter our rose garden, your breath will be taken away by the beauty and spectacular views of the rolling Tuscan countryside. Whether seated in our warm and inviting dining room or on the terrace, a maximum of 20 guests will enjoy the exquisite food and warm hospitality for which we are known. With an extensive wine cellar, our sommelier will insure that you enjoy some of Italy’s finest wines with your meal.
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