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“Fantastic place to eat out”
Review of Il Rifugio

Il Rifugio
Ranked #4 of 161 Restaurants in Empoli
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$29
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

In San miniato for just a week and luckily came across this place after arriving late on on our first night. We all wanted pizza and this place did the best freshest made in front of you pizza I have ever tried. Wasn't only the food that wowed us it was the service price and atmosphere so this is why it will be our 3rd time when we go back tonight.
The staff also let me save my unfinished bottle of wine for our return tonight.
You need to try this place!
Happy dining.

Thank laurgem1
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Staying nearby in the Relais Pugliano, we stumbled a bit by accident on the Refugio on a Saturday evening . But what a place it turned out to be! We were lucky we were somewhat early at 1930 which is also opening time, and had the choice of tables, but one hour later the place was fully packed with locals. Always the best sign. Whilst we were enjoying the moon rise over the Tuscany landscape, we had two very friendly and fluent English speaking waiters helping us, the lady going to great lengths to translate the menu choices. It has been written many times here, absolute great value for money!

Thank 31Tripper40
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Friendly service.
Visited after airbnb host recommended. We were not disappointed.
Indoor and outdoor seating.
Menu options include traditional italian, some dishes with fun twist for example tirama-sushi...INSPIRED!
Pleasantly surprised to see vegan options.
Very accomodating to English speakers.
Prices very good.

Thank Escape324421
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

What a great place to have dinner. Both the pizzas and the menus (including the vegetarian ones) are excellent! This is a place not to be missed when you are in the area. The service is good and relaxed. For children they make smaller portions and take their wishes into account. Since the place is always busy, it is wise to make a reservation just to be sure.

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Thank Leon B
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We went there several times. Great and fresh food (try their starters!!), home wine, you can take away the pizza, English-speaking personnel. It's so fantastic that pre-booking of the table is highly recommended. And when you find the house, drive downstairs, the restaurant's entrance is there. The best place we've been in Italy in terms of value for money (circa 45euro for dinner for two, starters, main, dessert, wine, coffee.. are you still thinking???)

Thank Giorgio G
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