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La Grotta della Rana

Loc. San Sano | Closed Wednesdays, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 746020
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“pici” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Loc. San Sano | Closed Wednesdays, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Tucked in a small town off the main roads, San Sano boasts of a great family restaurant.Pic pasta with zucchini and mushrooms was our favorite. Great service.

Thank mof1
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! The homemade pasta is not to be missed! Davide and Ramo were fantastic! The restaurant is a must if you are planning a trip to the Chianti region!

Thank Rosanna H
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at this lovely little restaurant. Turned out to be one of those finds that one remembers for a long time. Fabulous Tuscan home cooking, we had Pici Caccio, Pici Casa as 1st courses. Fresh pasta cooked to perfection with sauces that tickled...More

Thank Saeed111111
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We made the journey to San sano twice in one week for this place. The food is amazing, with a menu only in Italian - really authentic! The family spans the generations and are so friendly - great opportunity to practice your Italian! The primi...More

Thank JoLeBert-Francis
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Relaxed eating, in a charming Tuscan hill village. And if you're looking for proper, traditional Tuscan cooking, you get it in spades here. And as for choice of wine, I've not seen a better collection of Chianti wines. There is the option of eating inside...More

Thank Grozzer71
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Obviously one of the best places to have a family dinner in the world. The atmosphere in this place is magnificient as well as food especially a portion of pici pomodoro and a panna cotta. In addition, they have wonderfull a collection of wine.

Thank Martinwaterpolo
Reviewed 15 June 2017

In a nice quiet village, with an attentive staff and good food. We had a lovely quiet dinner in a small village. It was perfect.

Thank kvtravels17
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Staying 3km up the road through Lecchi, we called in and were very pleased with everything about Grotta della Rana. The staff were very helpful in explaining the menu and suggested a local vino rosso. The tiramisu was not the best we've had, but the...More

Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is one charming restaurant with an amazing wine selection and incredible meat cuts. It could just benefit of a bit better dish-ware and glasses to make the experience even more pleasant.

Thank LudoAmsterdam
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is one of our favourite restaurants in Tuscany, we found it on our last visit here and had to return, we really enjoyed it again. San Sano is a bit off the main road but it is a beautiful little village, the restaurant is...More

Thank Bob M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. San Sano | Closed Wednesdays, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Gaiole in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 746020
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