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Hosteria La Vecchia Rota

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Via Venti Settembre 4, 52047 Marciano della Chiana, Italy
+39 0575 845362
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Italy
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

To have a delicious dinner sitting next to the fireplace,having some wine with the person you love..we had a romantic dinner at this hosteria and the food is always excellent. They don't only prepare the portions with passion for food but they also tell you about the dishes,ingredients ecc. The staff is very friendly. We return here time after time.... More 

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Thank Satu K
Washington, DC
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Introduced to us by friends who live in the area. Host/chef is quite a character and the food is unique and tasty. Across three visits his suggestions have never let us down. Suggest exploring more unusual dishes as most restaurants are similar in the area. Seasonal chestnut pasta is superb.

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Thank Brookner1
Deutschland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The owner really understands the food and the underlying stories of it. Wow , so cool , so impressed , so tasty. Five stars !

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Malahide, Ireland
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226 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived for lunch on a Monday, the chef/patron is a big ebullient character who seems to take the orders, cook and serve all himself! A few things were either gone or little stock so no chicken or potatoes left ! Local wine from the cask was great but overall slightly underwhelming but an interesting experience

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Thank mattlanna
Province of Barcelona, Spain
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

You have to try the chicken dish and the onions baked in ash ... amazing food although the service is a little erratic .. in the summer the tables are outside in the square so beautiful atmosphere but the square slopes drastically and so do the tables so hang on to your plates !! but the food is well worth... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Massimo was a fantastic host, passionately explaining the local delicacies on the menu. Beautiful setting with the tables outside on the piazza. Highly recommended!

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Thank Mark K
Amelia Island, Florida
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable evening. Our waiter Massimo (sp?) explained the menu in detail including the Tuscan origins of the dishes. We had pasta and a segundo. I had the local lasagne. My wife and daughter had simple pasta with tomato sauce. All very fine. We then shared a large bistecca fiorentine, which was excellent. The local wine was very good as was... More 

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Thank Salvatore G
Italy
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food every time we eat there. Very nice atmosphere and surely the best experience you can have eating Italian food! The owner is very friendly too. We return here again and again. The price of the portions is also good.

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Thank Satu K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We had a lovely dinner here in the weekend. Was packed with locals everyone enjoying both the food and the atmosphere. Fireplace in the center of the room and our host with a fiery temperament warmed the feeling even before the pasta arrived. Homemade pasta in big portions, maialino in forno, coniglio with truffless, all was delicious. My only question... More 

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Thank Martti R
Perugia, Italy
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155 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

If you are looking for a perfectly aged (20-30 days) Bistecca Fiorentina this is the place to go. I haven’t had a steak this good in a very long time. The roasted onions and potatoes are great too. This is an old school Tuscan surprise with no frills or touristy crap. Celebrate eating great meat here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venti Settembre 4, 52047 Marciano della Chiana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Marciano della Chiana
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 845362

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?