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Ristorante L'Archibugio

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Via Vittorio Veneto 48, 50021 Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 055 807 5209
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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We visited this restaurant twice. 16 members of the family from 83 to 14 and to a person said this is the best pizza they have ever had. The first time we ordered 10 pizzas and left wanting more. the second time we ordered 17!!! and ate every bit. the wine is not dear and a good range of local... More 

Thank Grahame E
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed in a villa close by and this was our "go to" place. The setting spectacular, the pizza thin crust with local toppings, no rush wait staff and very reasonable pricing. Highly recommend this gem with breath taking views.

Thank peter l
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Food just excellent! Pizza amazing- and you could get it take away from what observed- and my pasta carbonara the best I have had! But get there before sunset to enjoy the spectacular view over the country side. But the restaurant is just as pretty at night with its gorgeous lights!

Thank nicmac2014
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Good quality food in a lovely setting with excellent views. Have read previous reviews so have to say the owner was smiling and happy throughout!! We all had pizza so can't speak to anything else but suggest you should really try this restaurant out if in the area

Thank Jon F
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here several times. They open at 7pm. If you don't arrive for 7pm then you won't get a table before 9pm. The pizza is the thinest, crispiest and tastiest we have found in Italy. Simple, unpretentious, great value, good food (not just pizza) and drink for the whole family in a stunning location with an amazing view of... More 

Thank Arthur C
The Hague, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our first meal this holiday was taken here during a very well visited feast. Consequently all restaurants were heaving with customers. No problem! They moved a few tables and chairs around and we had our very own table for two. Fantastic food, we ate there twice. First time pizza (best ones I;ve eaten for a long time) and second time... More 

Thank 363tourist
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A big menu with lots of choices including many local dishes and pizza options. However the service was slow as they seemed under staffed. We waited almost 30 minutes before they took our food and drink order. While things move slower in Italy this was a bit much. That said our Pizza was very good especially if you like paper... More 

Thank SteveAndrea0510
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A really good pizza and a great view. All four of us loved the pizzas, view was amazing, service was ok but I would really recommend this place. You should book in advance because the place is really popular especially during June-August.

Thank Tony T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Waiting over an hour and a half for food is unacceptable. . When it arrived it was good but hunger is sweet sauce. Food arrived sporadically. Proprietor seemed uninterested in customers experience. All about filling tables it seems. Disappointing. Avoid if they are busy.

2 Thank Philip H
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109 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here twice during our stay and each time the food was wonderful. The mussels are sublime and the carbonara was just amazing! The fried mushroom side was ok but a bit soggy and salty. Our main waitress on both nights we visited was so lovely and nothing was too much, she even arranged for a massive tiramisu with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 48, 50021 Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Barberino Val d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 807 5209

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?