Tuscan Foodie Guide | Juls` Kitchen.key


Tuscan Foodie Guide | Juls` Kitchen.key
tuscan foodie guide
by Giulia Scarpaleggia
A personal insight on my Tuscany, off the beaten tracks. An absolutely incomplete and every day developing list of my
favorite restaurants, dreamland agriturismi and beloved producers.
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Ristorante Pesce d’Oro
One day in Florence, my city guide
Antique market and where to eat a good panino in Florence
The Florentine street Food, panino al lampredotto
My favorite gelaterias in Florence and in the nearby towns
A day trip to Greve in Chianti, Florence
The farmers’ market in Greve in Chianti
On the shores of Chiusi Lake, at the Pesce d’Oro you can
enjoy the typical gastronomy of the area, the tasty lake fish
and the famous brustico, an historical recipe for a roast fish
on lake reeds.
Località Sbarchino 36, 53043 Chiusi (Siena)
Tel. +39 0578 21403
Ristorante la Parata
A excellent fresh organic self-service restaurant with wi-fi
and a relaxed atmosphere.
Via Gracco del Secco 11, 53034 Colle di Val d’Elsa, Siena
Tel. +39 0577 922250
Sbarbacipolla Biosteria
Natural low environmental impact cuisine – Tuscan recipes
with organic, sustainable, seasonal and local ingredients.
My favourite place ever.
Piazza Bartolomeo Scala, 53034 Colle di Val d’Elsa (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 926701
Pay a visit to this nice restaurant to taste some of the best
pici of Valdorcia.
Piazza del Moretto 40, 53027 Bagno Vignoni (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 887508
Bar-Ucci di Volpaia
If riding you bike or motorbike or driving your car through
Chianti, stop in this typical bar. Cold cuts and cheese are
the best options in this bar, run by a DOCG chiantigiana.
Piazza della Torre, 9
Volpaia – Radda in Chianti (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 738042
Podere Il Casale
Bar dell’Orso
A crossroad bar under the Medioeval towers of
Monteriggioni. Try the amazing selection of cold cuts and
home-made vegetables in oil, do not miss porchetta
Via Cassia Nord 23, 53035 Monteriggioni (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 305074
Ristorante la Speranza
The perfect stop for a Florentine beef rib steak and a large
selection of grill meat. You’ll see the fireplace roaring as
soon as you step into the restaurant.
Località La speranza 53034, Colle di Val d’elsa (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 929696
Organic family run cheese farm set in the hills around
Pienza. Book a visit, a cheese tasting or a lunch there, as
you can not miss their unique pecorino di Pienza.
Via Podere Il Casale 64, Pienza (Siena)
Tel. +39 0578 755109
Everything about coffee!
Via dei Neri 32/R, Firenze
Tel. +39 055 274 1541
Pescheria San Pietro
A fish restaurant as well as a cocktail bar; it’s a cozy and
welcoming place, where you can eat, drink and chat.
Via Alamanni 7/R, 50123 Firenze
Tel. +39 055 2382749
Mago Balducci
Cozy little bar where to have a lunch on the go or an
Via Guglielmo Marconi 24, Firenze
+39 339 602 2689
Trattoria Sabatino
Rustic traditional trattoria where you will find mostly locals.
Simple inexpensive food, generous portions.
Via Pisana 2R, 50143 Firenze
Tel. +39 055 225955
Osteria Staccia Buratta
Tiny Tuscan osteria just outside Florence.
Via di Pulicciano 22, 50012 Antella (Firenze)
Tel. +39 055 621643
Il Quartino
Antica Macelleria Falorni
Cucina povera at its best not far from Florence.
Piazza Spartaco Lavagnini, 12/14
50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze)
Tel. +39 055 440659
Family butcher shop with the best meat of Chianti. You can
also have a quick lunch here.
Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 71, Greve in Chianti (Firenze)
Tel. +39 055 853029
Last update: January 2016
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Il Vecchio Mulino
Here you can taste the hearty food of Garfagnana.
Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
Tel. +39 0583 62192
Canuleia Trattoria
The restaurant serves excellent local food with a fresh
intake. Don’t miss the inner garden, ask to be seated there if
the season is good.
Via Canuleia 14, 55100 Lucca
Tel. +39 0583 467470
MAS 500 - Pesca Turismo
Spend a few hours on a boat fishing and enjoy fresh caught
fish and authentic food. An unforgettable experience.
Darsena Toscana - Piazzale Don Sirio Politi, Viareggio
Moreno +39 346-0443889
Enrico +39 347-1662627
Ristoro La Sorgente
Up in the mountain in the Argentario peninsula. Honest food
from Maremma, you eat outside underneath century old
trees. Self-service, for families.
Strada Provinciale Del Convento, Convento Padri
Passionisti, 58019 Monte Argentario (Grosseto)
Tel. +39 0564 818770
Elegant restaurant where you always feel welcomed.
Renowned for the fish options.
Via San Martino 18, 51016 Montecatini Terme (Pistoia)
Tel. +39 0572 70331
Ristorante Il Bucaniere
Il Bucaniere has an essential architectural line, outstretched
towards the sea. It is a unique place where the sunset
becomes an unmatched sight. Fulvietto serves the freshest
local fish.
Viale Guglielmo Marconi, 57027 San Vincenzo (Livorno)
Tel. +39 335 8001695
One of my favorite gelaterias in Florence. Try pistachio
gelato or its famous granita.
Via Ricasoli 60/r, Firenze
Tel. +39 055 289476
Gelateria Roberto
I Pescatori
Another laid-back self-service restaurant. Tables outside,
fish from the lagoon, good prices and generous portions.
Via Giacomo Leopardi 9, 58015 Orbetello (Grosseto)
Tel. +39 0564 860611
If you want to taste a fabulous Crema Buontalenti, this is the
place to go.
Via Giovan Filippo Mariti 3, Firenze
Tel. +39 055 366994
Cremeria Corradini
Probably the best ice-cream I have ever tasted. Very
crowded after dinner in Summer, you might have to wait for
one hour or more. Unusual flavours, as Chianti or pine nuts
and champagne.
Corso della Libertà 45, Castiglione Della Pescaia (Grosseto)
Gelateria Dondoli
La Pecora Nera
Famous as the world’s best gelateria, it is always extremely
crowded. Go there after 6pm to enjoy the gelato and the
town. Try one the best flavours. Rosemary baby.
Piazza Cisterna, 4, 53037 San Gimignano SI, Italia
Tel. +39 0577 942244
Gelateria Buekke
In the neighborhood where I used to go to school as a child
in Colle Val d’Elsa, the ice-cream is seasonal and creamy.
Try pine nut.
Via Fratelli Bandiera 81 - Località Gracciano, Colle di Val
d’Elsa (Siena)
Tel. +39 340 3546448
Last update: January 2016
Gelateria Le Logge
Natural ice-cream, interesting flavors. Unmissable.
Corso Italia, Orbetello (Grosseto)
Bahia Café
A little beach at 30 minutes from Florence.
Via Gastone Nencini, 50031 Barberino di Mugello (Firenze)
Tel. 338 392 7974
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Agriturismo Il Rigo
A family run agriturismo in the heart of Val d'Orcia. You will
feel immediately at home, cuddled by genuine home-made
food and by a stunning landscape.
Località Casabianca, San Quirico d’Orcia (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 897291
Agriturismo La Petraia
An enchanted place in the Chianti, excellence at km0. Do
not miss the dinner made with the garden produce and the
foraged herbs, served with passion by Susan.
53017 Radda In Chianti (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 738582
Fattoria Poggio Alloro
An organic agriturismo where you can find wine, meat, olive
oil and cereals.
Via S. Andrea, 23
53037 San Gimignano (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 950153
Agriturismo Il Caggio di Sotto
In the heart of Tuscany, in a relaxing and homely
Loc. Il Caggio di Sotto, 26 - Lano, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa
Tel. +39 0577 971255
Valdirose B&B
Irene turns a romantic dream into reality. Enjoy a B&B where
you’ll feel at home from the very first moment, where the
generous home made breakfasts are the perfect start of the
Via Valdirose 35, 50055 Lastra a Signa Firenze
Irene Berni +39 335 8765094
Azienda Agricola La Carraia
Agriturismo Saudon
Local food, great view on Lunigiana.
Via Madonna del Monte 7, 54026 Pozzo di Mulazzo (Massa
Tel. +39 0187 439679
The best extra virgin olive oil, made with heart and passion
Podere Carraia, 47
Frazione Petroio
53020 Trequanda (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 665208
Agriturismo Luna di Quarazzana
Azienda Salcheto
Tranquil relaxed place with a homely atmosphere.
Via Nardi 9, 54013 Fivizzano (Massa Carrara)
Tel. +39 331 311 1202
Agriturismo di là dall'acqua
You’ll reach the agriturismo just walking down an
adventurous road along the river, or helped by the generous
owner. A peaceful little place. Food is great!
Via Ponte, 54013 Fivizzano (Massa Carrara)
Tel. +39 348 772 2748
An environmentally responsible winery
Via di Villa Bianca, 15
53045 Montepulciano (Siena)
Tel +39 0578 799031
Podere Paugnano
Fresh and aged pecorino cheese, with animal and vegetable
Podere Paugnano, 33
Radicondoli (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 793027
Birrificio San Gimignano
Macelleria Capocasa Luciano
The best and tastiest local meet, my family butcher.
Via Fratelli Bandiera, 91
53034 Colle di Val d’Elsa (Siena)
Tel. +39 0577 92918
Azienda Agricola Casamonti
The local Cinta senese, extra virgin olive oil and wine
Località Casamonti
Castellina in Chianti (Siena)
Tel +39 0577740380
Last update: January 2016
The San Gimignano brewery produces organic beers which
gather in a bottle all the aromas, tastes and history of San
Gimignano, Siena and Chianti.
Via Sardegna 2, 53036 Poggibonsi (Siena)
Tel. +39 334 910 4674
Frantoio Pruneti
For over a century Azienda Agricola PRUNETI had been
farming its own land in San Polo, in the heart of Chianti
Via dell’Oliveto, 24 - 50022 San Polo in Chianti (Firenze)
Tel.: +39 055 8555091
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A young company, a specialized lab for production of wild
flowers and antique flower varieties. They organize events,
workshops and uniques experiences. Stop by to visit the
farm, you’ll be conquered by its wild beauty.
Podere Puscina 65, SS146, Montefollonico,
Torrita di Siena (Siena)
Tel. 320 6824352
Savini Tartufi
The truffle, a family passion.
Piazza C. D’Ascanio – Località Montanelli
53036 Forcoli (Pisa)
Tel. +39 0587 628037
Buccellato Taddeucci
The first and most famous manufacturer of the Buccellato in
Piazza S. Michele 34
55100 Lucca
Tel. +39 0583 494933
You can search these places on TripAdvisor
and Yelp for a complete review.
Last update: January 2016
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