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La locanda di Merlino

Via di Fuori 16, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
+39 0578 266746
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
26 Mar 2017
“Nice basic lunch place with great cacia e pepe”
10 Jan 2017
“Not fine dining, but good Pizza”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via di Fuori 16, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Found this while in town. Decent food, average house wine. Not bad. The pici cacia e pepe was pretty good though, so no complaints at all.

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Family owned good restaurant. Reasonably priced. Good for kids. Ordered pizza and house wine which was really good.

Thank NWS2012
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Don't order the pizza, tasted like frozen bases and smothered in terrible cheese on top. Go elsewhere for pizza. Adults had pasta, Pici was overcooked and not al dente. Sauces were OK but nothing special. Not great overall.

Thank jakethepeg1
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

The pasta here is made by hand on the premises and is delicious. I had pici cacio e pepe (like no mac 'n cheese you ever tasted!) and would require a serious intervention to keep me from returning every other night if I lived year...More

Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This place is terrible, in over 20 years I never tasted such a poor pizza, it seemed to be straight out of a packet. The orders were taken badly and misakes made and just laughed off. It was very unwelcoming and I'm amazed they date...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Situated just outside the square past Sarteano's only set of traffic lights is this basic and little outdated restaurant. There is a tiny 'outdoor' area with plastic tables/chairs. Inside is more traditional, but again basic as in so many Italian restaurants round here. The food...More

Thank sennockred
Reviewed 7 August 2013

The food is okay but we had far better pizzas other places. The room is somewhat old and not to charming.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

Nice restaurant! Been there twice in one week. Once for lunch with my wife and the other time with my family. 4 adults and 2 kids. Both times the food was just excellent. Well prepared and good quality. Ambience is nice as is the service....More

Thank janm1973
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Fuori 16, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Sarteano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 266746
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