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Antica Trattoria La Toppa

Via del Giglio 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
+39 055 807 2900
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (64 reviews)
“beef stew” (11 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via del Giglio 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I ate at La Toppa twice for dinner. The owner, Luigi was very accommodating and the staff provided excellent service. The food was fantastic. On both evenings we ate what was recommended. Meals included a hearty barley soup for a starter, truffle...More

Thank Canadiantraveller027
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa for two weeks, and this restaurant in San Donato ( 5 miles away) was the top local meal during our stay (excluding the extremely expensive and excellent dinner my wife and I had our last night at the La...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was attentive and the range of food options good. Some selections such as Chianti beef stew had an unusual presentation for a North American palate but was tasty. The minestrone soup was perfectly seasoned and full of vegetables. Perfect for a drizzly day. The...More

Thank CalgaryTraveller58
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We had two wonderful meals here during our stay in San Donato. Our server Luigi was great and made some wonderful suggestions of things for us to try.

Thank JBSpruill
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a delightful meal and evening sitting outside in this wonderful narrow street. The owner conversed with us in English and made recommendations. Our entire meal was delicious, fresh, and perfectly seasoned. We will definitely return for another.

Thank Regina H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The service is great and the food is fantastic. They have a variety of choices that cater to all tastes. Try the beef stew, the ravioli and the simple pasta, you won't be disappointed. We loved this place so much that we went there three...More

Thank Amer A
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here twice during our stay as we love this restaurant. The food, especially the homemade pasta, is delicious and reasonably priced considering other restaurants in the area. The owner is great and a true character, we didn't really understand him as we don't...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were really disappointed with the food quality and value for money. The service was great and staff are lovely but the food isn't of decent quality and isn't value for money. As an example I ordered the pork al forno, for 12 euros this...More

Thank adelebear
Luigi F, Proprietario at Antica Trattoria La Toppa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

I am sorry If you did'nt like ,but we have the menu in English French and German and explane very well what you will eat The price are normal in this area and you can check in other restaurant Regards Luigi Francini

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Waitresses were great and friendly and the food was nice, but average. The price at the end was similar to a very expensive meal we had the other night, but in no way the same. The owner (I am presuming), comes over and tallies up...More

2  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I rarely ( if ever) write a negative review, but tonight is that night. We have been in Tuscany and Umbria for a month now and this was certainly a meal where we felt we didn’t receive value for money. Firstly, let me be clear...More

Thank Kelly C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Giglio 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 807 2900
  • E-mail
Antica Trattoria La Toppa is a lovely Typical Restaurant in the heart of Chianti, in the centre of the Ancient Village of San Donato in Poggio, close to Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and Barberino Val d’Elsa. At only 20 minutes from Florence and 30 from Siena, along the Superstrada Autopalio, this family- owned Trattoria is known among locals and foreigners for the cozy environment and the delicious food made according to the requirements of the Traditional Tuscan Cuisine. The Menu features the Restaurant’s Must Haves that made it famous with its customers, including Fresh Handmade Pasta, a Uniquely Italian Treat that will make all pastas taste differently afterwards…. All Recipes come from the best countryside tradition of the surrounding area, that goes between Florence and Siena, 30 kilomenters of Unique Taste with Great Food and Unforgettable Wines. Everything at Antica Trattoria La Toppa is prepared with Locally Sourced Ingredients from the Restaurant’s neighborhoods, just Simple, Fresh and, Whenever Possible, Seasonal Ingredients. The diverse selection of dishes is cooked on-demand, for a Total Culinary Experience in a Comfortable and Friendly Environment. The Typical Restaurant Antica Trattoria La Toppa is located in the Medieval Town of San Donato in Poggio, and the halls that host the Restaurant were originally an ancient Wine Storage Warehouse belonging to the Malaspina Palace, that today has been converted into the local Museum, with various Events and Exhibitions going on all year round. So as to ensure good traditions are kept, Antica Trattoria La Toppa offers to its guests today a wide selection of Chianti Wine, Red, White Wine and Vinsantoto accompany The Finest Food and Wine Combinations in the World for the Best Gastronomic Adventure Through Tuscany and Italy! Antica Trattoria La Toppa is suitable for couples and small groups, you can try the Entire Dining Experience in the Cute Little 30-Seater room adjoining the large hall for your Wedding Lunch or Dinner, Anniversaries, Family Reunions of every kind. And in Spring and Summertime, additional tables will be located in the unique scenario of the medieval street of San Donato, for a one-of-a-kind Dining Experience! The Restaurant and Trattoria La Toppa is open lunch and dinner Tuesdays to Sundays, and is closed for annual leave January 15th to February 15th.
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