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Localita Sant'Antonio Al Ponte 36, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 740671
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bistecca” (6 reviews)
“veal” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Localita Sant'Antonio Al Ponte 36, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to eat authentic meals. Our bistecca was 4 fingers and cooked to perfection. Our waiter was awesome. Made great recommendations and could not have made us feel more welcome.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Brandel E
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We come to the Pestello for almost 20 years and were never disappointed. This time we had dinner inside (for lunch and warm temperatures we like the terrace as well), food and wine quality as well as service were excellent. We had the typical tuscan...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lutz F
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We just finished our visit to Castellina in Chianti staying at a villa in Fioraie. We enjoyed the short walk to Pestello - dining there three times during our stay. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful with the menu. The wine recommendations were all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kuppa_jeaux
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were staying at Villa 10 mins from here and so our first visit was due to it's convenience. We would have crawled up a mountain to come back. Our host/waiter (Pietro, I think) was charming, funny and very helpful. The menu selection seems very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PhotoTheatre
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had many good meals in Italy, but this one stands out as one of our favorites! The meat was so tender and the fresh herbs, veggies, etc, were so flavorful! Decent prices.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Martin K
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We stopped here at lunchtime on the way from San Gimignano to Castellina. I had passed this restaurant several times but never bothered to stop. My loss. Welcomed by the delightful Francesco who gave us excellent service throughout...we lunched on Tuscan Tagliere, the usual wonderful...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Suggested by our nearby hotel we had a wonderful dinner sitting outdoors. My wife had a juicy, excellently prepared piece of veal that she could hardly finish.The vegetables alongside of it were delicately prepared and full of flavor. I had the rabbit which was perfectly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cbr0wn4
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We found this by surprise and loved our meal. We were 12 in our group and all had a wonderful mouthwatering experience.

Date of visit: November 2017
2  Thank g8marshall
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The food and the staff were great. The ravioli, TBone steak, mushroom toast, olive oil, gnocchi, chicken with raisins were to die for!

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank xnelson082
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had dinner as a family at the restaurant.The food was amazing and the service was great.After eating the Italian food at this restaurant I don’t think I will be able to eat Italian food again in NY,Just amazing !!!

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank zybert60
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$45 - US$113
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Sant'Antonio Al Ponte 36, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 740671
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Rustic structure, tipically tuscan, located in the country area of Castellina in Chianti. Is by a family conduction: Federico and Maria Pia are brothers and they are concerned it since 1994. Dishes are simple, homemade and household. The menù consists of: Appetizers: salami, cheese, grilled bread with sauce , fettunte (oil bread), grilled vegetables , omelettes, dishes based of fresh truffle. The first dishes are all caracterised of homemade and fresh pasta: meat ragù such as wildboar, duck and rubbit or vegetarian ragù such as truffle, mushrooms and cheese. Bistecca alla fiorentina (t-bon steak) is the most traditional dish of our region. Meat is cooked on the grill of a beautiful fireplace with wood. You can also taste a lot of meat dishes such as filetto (fillet of veal), tagliata (sliced beef)all with truffle, mushrooms, herbs or grilled chicken and lamb. At the end you can try the homemade desserts such as tiramisù, pannacotta, vinsanto e cantuccini (a typical sweet wine with buiscuits), jam cake, apple cake and chocolate cake. Desserts change daily. We have simple, holesome and tasty dishes not so processed. The internal enviromment is with three rooms, one is the bigger and one is with a magnificent fireplace. The upstairs is used for groups and Christmas or Easter dinner. We have a terrasse outside for the summer. we are waiting you!
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