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Restaurant La Stella

Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940444
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“penne” (4 reviews)
“wild boar” (8 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had lunch outside La Stella. Our servers were friendly and for the most part attentive. We both had the pappardella di cinghiale and it was quite tasty. The wild boar was really delicious. I only wish there was more of it, but they never...More

Thank clarebear05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, they charge 2 euros per person for the bread that you can't say no to it. Spaghetti al ragu was ok, but the Gnocchi was far from reasonable. The place itself is. nice so maybe was a bad day, but based on this experience...More

Thank Espq
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We were rather disappointed. Staff were a bit unfriendly. Tasteless mozzarella and dry bread. Food wasn't bad but we've had much better at much better prices.

Thank 17Marika_M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We chose to eat at La Stella because we could hear that a lot of "local" Italian customers were having dinner there. The menu offers a wide choice of Tuscan specialties. We chose the fettuccine and the gnocchi, both very tasty. The waitress was very...More

Thank Johndoeuf
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed a typically Tuscan meal here. I had Gnocchi to start followed by the Boar, both of which were enjoyable; the boar is not dissimilar to Flemish stew. My wife had the cream of saffron pichi and the pork chop. The pork...More

Thank Al M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Nice looking place. We sat inside cause the terras was full. Avarage friendly service. Food was dissapointment. I ate the most tasteless bruscetta ever in Italy. Mixed antipasty were so so. Gnocci where pretty dull. Not a recomnendation if you ask me. Skip this place.

Thank Walterrrrr
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Had to sit inside which was very warm as all the tables outside were all booked. The melon and parma ham was good which was followed by a rather bland steak cooked longer than requested. My partner had ravioli which was nice but not special....More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We decided to have dinner here and enjoyed an excellent three course meal. The two waitresses were friendly and attentive and service was unobtrusive. Food was well cooked and tasty and prices were moderate for S. Gimignano. Overall an excellent evening, one of the best...More

Thank LoveItaly700
Reviewed 6 June 2017

If you like Italian ragus like I do....well, this is the place to go. I cannot recommend this place more highly.

Thank Aulani M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends on the first night of our stay in San Gimignano and we were certainly not disappointed. All our food was of excellent standard and the red wine was delicious - highly recommend it.

Thank Joyce M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$84
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Matteo 77, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940444
  • E-mail
Description
Il Ristorante La Stella è un tipico e grazioso ristorante situato nel centro della splendida San Gimignano, in provincia di Siena. Il paese è immerso nella suggestiva campagna toscana, posizionato su un colle dal quale si può ammirare tutta la Val d’Elsa.Il locale offre ai propri clienti un ambiente rustico e familiare, con ampie sale dove poter gustare con tranquillità le migliori prelibatezze della cucina toscana. Primi piatti con pasta fatta in casa e sughi di carne o di funghi, secondi piatti a base di arrosti e carni alla brace, e una lista dei vini davvero ampia (tra cui spicca l’ottima Vernaccia), sono le specialità che propone a turisti e residenti.Aperto a pranzo e a cena e chiuso il mercoledì, il ristorante offre menu turistici e stagionali.The Restaurant La Stella is a typical and charming restaurant located in the heart of beautiful San Gimignano, near Siena. The village is nestled in the picturesque Tuscan countryside, situated on a hill from which you can admire the Val d'Elsa.The restaurant offers its guests a rustic family atmosphere, with spacious rooms where you can enjoy peace of mind with the best of Tuscan cuisine delicacies. Pasta with homemade pasta and meat sauce or mushrooms, main dishes of roast and grilled meats, and a very large list of wines (most notably the excellent Vernaccia), are the specialty that offers to tourists and residents.Open for lunch and dinner and closed on Wednesdays, the restaurant offers seasonal and holiday menus.
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