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Pizzeria Ristorante Il Merlo

Frazione Il Merlo N 27, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
+39 0577 948638
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Frazione Il Merlo N 27, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

One hears about these great neighborhood places to eat, that are off the beaten track in Tuscany, well, Il Merlo, is certainly one of them. Away from the tourist routes, in the village of Il Merlo and on the road to Casole D' Elsa, this...More

Thank Prateek P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in Casole delsa and went to Il Merlo twice and also had a couple of takeaway pizzas. This is very much a local restaurant. Most of the diners were local people, with one night having a local party of 25 people celebrating a...More

Thank Monaco8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eleven of us are staying in a villa in nearby Volterra. The owner of our villa recommended il merlo for our special birthday meal out. We were blown away by the kind and welcoming greeting we received by Nicholas and the family who runs this...More

1  Thank AmyBouck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been in Italy for almost two weeks and this restaurant is the best we have experienced ... hands down. The view of Tuscan hills, the service, the table wine were great! The food was extraordinary! And the portions are HuGE so don’t order...More

1  Thank Mara W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leah and her family really took great care of our large group for dinner. The antipasto were amazing -- large platters with meats, cheeses, fish. The pasta course with wild boar sauce was very good. The osso bucco and ravioli seconds were fantastic. Leah had...More

1  Thank Aviv G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are visiting Tuscany. In my 63 years on this planet, here is where I had the most exquisite osso bucco. The restaurant is owned by a family: mom and son cook and daughter in law, sons and husband do the waiting...More

Thank Yamila H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were two families who visited Il Merlo for dinner today. The waiters were very serviceminded, the pizza tasted fantastic and the price range was good! The food was served quite fast, and the kids were served first. We still have a few days left...More

Thank Mariann F
Reviewed June 15, 2018

This restaurant has a extensive menu with many different starters, primi, secondi, and deserts as well as pizze. What's special is that the pasta is all fresh and many deserts are home made (such as a delicious panna cotta, and an even better tiramisu). We...More

Thank Jaap H
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

The fresh pasta was melting in the mouth and very tasty!!! Probably the best pasta I ever had!!! Extremely friendly staff and great value for money!!!! Tiramisu was so soft and very tasty!!!!

Thank GisaMota
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We had the perfect Italian pizza here. Also verry affortable. The pizza was too big for our kids, so we got the left overs in a box to go. Perfect service.

Thank Hoyer070
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frazione Il Merlo N 27, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Casole d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 948638
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