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Antica Trattoria La Toppa

Via Del Giglio, 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
+39 055 807 2900
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (54 reviews)
“onion soup” (8 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Del Giglio, 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for lunch at La Toppa after a recommendation by our tour guide a few days earlier, who mentioned it as we wandered through the town and were glad we did. We had bruschetta and the "Family" pasta which was a choice of three...More

Thank jobnd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Best marinara in the area. Ravioli in a butter sauce was excellent. Great option for lunch or dinner.

Thank aandpscott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here later in the evening but that was not a problem. Very friendly waiters and good food. Could be a little more time between the courses. But when you arrive late is is ok.

Thank marjonfranken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited la toppa for lunch with our young son and both the food and service were wonderful. Delicious homemade pastas and soups and an excellent house red wine. The tiramisu was excellent for dessert. The location in the picturesque San donato in poggio is...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is one of the best family run restaurants we have visited, it is our first and last stop on every visit and this is our fifth. Excellent food, atmosphere, staff and good value for the quality they offer!

Thank bassindalep
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The people were great as was the food. Owner, son and mama (the cook) make it a family experience and make you feel very welcomed. Food and service was excellent!

Thank jeanbpi
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very good location in the old town of San Donato. Opening hours from 6pm to 10 pm. Before these you don't see the restaurant 😊. Courses are easy and simple but very tasty. Home made pasta as starter is great. Main courses are delicious. Tiramisu...More

Thank Noncsii M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

A great trattoria! The location in the old city is very atmospheric and wonderful. The food is simple but very very tasty. The service was very good and friendly. A wonderful experience, highly recommended.

Thank alonsc
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Four of us first found this trattoria at lunchtime on Saturday and enjoyed a superb lunch in the old wine cellar. Food, wine and service were all superb. Our whole family party, 8 of us, returned the next evening where we experienced the same excellence...More

Thank Ewart C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

You cannot say the food was good when the service is non existent. It makes everything bad. The owner needs to learn how to serve the tourists, not just his friends. Don't waste your money here.

Thank Mary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Del Giglio, 43, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 807 2900
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Antica Trattoria La Toppa is a lovely Typical Restaurant in the heart of Chianti, in the centre of the Ancient Village of San Donato in Poggio, close to Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and Barberino Val d’Elsa. At only 20 minutes from Florence and 30 from Siena, along the Superstrada Autopalio, this family- owned Trattoria is known among locals and foreigners for the cozy environment and the delicious food made according to the requirements of the Traditional Tuscan Cuisine. The Menu features the Restaurant’s Must Haves that made it famous with its customers, including Fresh Handmade Pasta, a Uniquely Italian Treat that will make all pastas taste differently afterwards…. All Recipes come from the best countryside tradition of the surrounding area, that goes between Florence and Siena, 30 kilomenters of Unique Taste with Great Food and Unforgettable Wines. Everything at Antica Trattoria La Toppa is prepared with Locally Sourced Ingredients from the Restaurant’s neighborhoods, just Simple, Fresh and, Whenever Possible, Seasonal Ingredients. The diverse selection of dishes is cooked on-demand, for a Total Culinary Experience in a Comfortable and Friendly Environment. The Typical Restaurant Antica Trattoria La Toppa is located in the Medieval Town of San Donato in Poggio, and the halls that host the Restaurant were originally an ancient Wine Storage Warehouse belonging to the Malaspina Palace, that today has been converted into the local Museum, with various Events and Exhibitions going on all year round. So as to ensure good traditions are kept, Antica Trattoria La Toppa offers to its guests today a wide selection of Chianti Wine, Red, White Wine and Vinsantoto accompany The Finest Food and Wine Combinations in the World for the Best Gastronomic Adventure Through Tuscany and Italy! Antica Trattoria La Toppa is suitable for couples and small groups, you can try the Entire Dining Experience in the Cute Little 30-Seater room adjoining the large hall for your Wedding Lunch or Dinner, Anniversaries, Family Reunions of every kind. And in Spring and Summertime, additional tables will be located in the unique scenario of the medieval street of San Donato, for a one-of-a-kind Dining Experience! The Restaurant and Trattoria La Toppa is open lunch and dinner Tuesdays to Sundays, and is closed for annual leave January 15th to February 15th.
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