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La Casalinga

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Via Roma 44, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 0571 668198
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W.Ma
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Five of us were looking for a place to eat after discovering the funicular to Certaldo Alto was shut down for the evening. La Trattoria Casalinga was the first place we came to. They happily took us in without a reservation. Excellent Tuscan food, very good local red wine, friendly staff and very reasonable prices. We will definitely go back... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A nice cozy little family restaurant with good food at reasonable rates. Staff are very friendly and eager to please. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Ray T
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It is bigger then it seems at first sight. The welcome was very nice and it was no problem to find a table even with a wheelchair. We had Pici Mercantia, which was really really amazing and Spaghetti all'arrabbiata which was also very good. After that we were still a little hungry, so we had Lasagne each (it was not... More 

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Thank Lea-Bibiana F
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We ate roasted beef, spaghetti with olive oil and vegetable soup. The beef was sliced 4 and it was good. When I saw the spaghetti, I was surprised. I was surprised because there was just white spaghetti noodles. We had to add olive oil and cheese by our self. But I really loved the spaghetti. And the vegetable soup was... More 

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Thank Woongdal S
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Family run Extremely good restaurant ... As a solo traveler I was immediately made to feel welcome by the couple running this restaurant.Because I've been in Certaldo for 8 days I've eaten here several times and everything from their Oven baked chicken to the grilled specialties as well as the pasta dishes were excellent .. As a matter fact I'm... More 

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Thank Joseph M
LA California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Nothing to write home about. The best thing was the pasta. Family restaurant. Famous for the tomatoes soup. House wine and next door ice cream.

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Thank JADORON
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Our first day in Certalgo and we were able to find such a great restaurant. The food was great - home made - and the owners were friendly and helpful. The wine was top of the line and our dinner could not have been better.

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Poprad, Slovakia
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

Small, but nice "Cucina Toscana Tipica" Food was fantastic, like home made. It was realy home made foods. Old lady prepared all foods in kitchen "live" we could see how she worked and how much very positive energy bring to the all foods. Thanks for good dinner. I can highly recommend to see and try this restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

My girlfriend and I had an excellent meal here. It was recommended to us by two different sources. I had a beef chop sliced with rocket and cheese. Simple Tuscan "caveman" dining with no more than 3 ingredients but it tasted very good. My girlfriend had spinach and ricotta ravioli with sage butter sauce which was very tasty. Dessert was... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

The restaurant was totally booked out and we were a walk in... so 20 mins later we were seated. Very traditional food but that is what I wanted, it is home style family cooking. I ordered the ribolita (soup) which was thicker than I expected and very hearty, I could have stopped at this dish and been full... however, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 44, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Certaldo
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 668198

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