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Osteria L'Upupa

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Via Augusto Conti 15, 56028, San Miniato, Italy
+39 0571 400429
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Fri - Wed 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sformatino di polenta with a taleggio sauce topped with shaved truffles - very good! A sformatino di spinaci with a taleggio sauce topped with shaved truffles - very good! Excellent gnocchetti con funghi porcini and very good tagliatelle with a cream of leek sauce. Friendly service and excellent house wine.

Thank AtticusPenfold
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place offers excellent local food (even the wine is produced a stone throw away and is good). I liked my antipasto, a bit less the tagliata which I found too fatty. My colleague had the stuffed ravioli which were excellent. Wine is local light red, good for the meaty dishes. Prices are very reasonable. The place is quite small... More 

Thank Marco G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the L'Upupa a year ago and I was always dreaming about going back. So it was obvious when I stayed in San Miniato again I visited the restaurant. In fact I booked a table in advance just be sure that we have a table. (It is a small family restaurant with 4 or 5 tables, so easily gets... More 

Thank ConAn2001
Bavaria, Germany
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there with 10 People. Everybody was satisfied with the quality of food and eine. Good standard.

Thank chsinger
Island of Malta, Malta
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect ambient typical Tuscan food and most of all very friendly staff. The owners and chef are very friendly. Food is amazingly good. Place is in the centre of San Miniato and parking is not a problem at all ...a few mins away. Perfect for a Tuscan experience.

Thank Frank Elaine B
Hod Hasharon
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with my family after a demanding day of plains and trains. Although we were all tired we enjoyed the food very much, grown-ups and children alike. We recommend the tortellini with cream of leek and the mushroom soup but everything was to our liking. The staff was pleasant but could was some help once the place filled up.

Thank Adam_sg_9999
Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in town while driving to Siena looking for a good lunch, and this place exceeded expectations. Everything from the ambience (old race car memorabilia and jackalope's on the wall) to the house wine (superb) to the cheese plate and two plates we ordered were great. Stop here if you get a chance.

Thank C_Tobin6
Moscow, Russia
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Small but very cozy family run restaurant with generous portions and cordial atmosphere. Keep coming back for 2 years already and determined to continue. They are always fully booked! It's really worth it to book in advance. Truffle dishes are fantastic but that's not all. Try ravioli, peposo, gnocchi- never a disappointing dish. Owners are very friendly people.

Thank NadiaShum
Tel Aviv, Israel
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After visiting Leonardo de Vinchy village we went, 17 people of us to the restaurant. It was the time of Truffles and we were recommended to try them. We were not disappointed. The food was well cooked. It took a while before all of us got their portion but worthwhile the waiting.

Thank judyTelAviv
West Vancouver, Canada
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160 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very small place. The 6 of us were luck to be there at 1pm (when they open for lunch) and got the one big table they have. All the food was excellent. Unfortunately no white truffles yet so we're going back again since it ought to be time now. Across the street is a truffles specialty shop. For truffles lovers,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Augusto Conti 15, 56028, San Miniato, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  San Miniato
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 400429

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