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Ristorante Dorando'

Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 941862
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“guinea hen” (12 reviews)
“apple sauce” (4 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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11 - 20 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2016

This sweet restaurant was tucked away in a quiet corner of what can otherwise be a hectic little town. The staff was very pleasant, the wine was good and the food was very good. It was a bit slow, but overall worth the wait.

Thank reneesd2015
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I found this Michelin guide gem quite by accident as we turned down an alley off the Piazza Cisterna on a Saturday night recently. The pesto mint pasta was unique and tasteful. Duck appetizer and pork main course along with a fine...More

Thank packimocity
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We visited in search of a nice meal in San Gim and in spite of some poor reviews. It also advertises itself as a "slow food" restaurant. Arriving at about 7.20 pm it was not busy and we received polite and attentive service from start...More

Thank EssunCee
Reviewed 8 October 2016

So glad the place we thought we would eat at turned out to be closed for lunch. This accidental find really hit the spot. We had veggie rolls with saffron sauce, duck antipasto, cinghiale with juniper berries, bleu cheese ravioli with pear sauce and guinea...More

Thank Travelyn103
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This restaurant is tucked out of the way but is a Michelin Guide gem. It is worth looking for it. We came upon it quite by accident when we found San Gimignano so crowded we were looking for a restaurant which was not inundated with...More

Thank Ollie076
Reviewed 21 September 2016

From the state of the place clearly this restaurant has seen better days. The decor looked aged, some of the electrical fittings were coming off the wall and the cutlery and crockery could do with replacing. Still the menu looked interesting and, although by no...More

Thank AdamLenP
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I came upon this restaurant accidentally(is totally tucked out of the way!)The fact that it is on the Michelin Guide prompted me to have a look at the menu! -it seemed varied and reasonably priced so we(my elderly mum and myself) gave it a go!...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nearly cancelled our reservation when we saw the utterly scathing review left earlier this month. Glad we didn't. Maybe the restaurant was having a bad day or maybe the reviewer was or a bit of both? I can only comment on our experience. I find...More

Thank constantglobetrotter
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a typical tourist rip off restaurant ,looks classy by decor ,but food really 2star ,service arrogant ,wine warm and ambience nil.In terms of value this a non starter ,better value to be had in a pizzeria.Most courses returned ,but no apologies and service...More

Thank michaelhilton
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Don't be put off by the excellence of this restaurant, it is a fantastic place to have a meal, mid priced, but high end. We enjoyed one of the finest meals we had in Tusancy here, local dishes and the same price as the local...More

Thank Ed H
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Restaurant Details

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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Dell'Oro 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 941862
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Description
Dorando' is a small, intimate Restaurant for whosoever love a good cookery. Is located in the heart of San Gimignano, between two suggestive squares, "Piazza del Duomo" and "Piazza della Cisterna" in a 14 century building. The cuisine, harmonizes with the ambiance presents dishes which are creative and light inspired by old perfumes and tastes of Tuscan Cookery. Dishes prepared with fresh and genuine products. Large choice of Tuscan wines.
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