Local food & restaurants in Casole d’elsa

Here at the holiday house Monti 1824 you can enjoy a real Tuscany gourmet holidays. It will be a pleasure to discover the recipes of our region and the high quality products it has to offer. 

Keep on reading to know the most delicious Tuscan restaurants in Casole d’elsa

The culinary specialties of Tuscany are often dishes that come from a poor tradition based on the skilful reworking of very simple raw materials. In Casole d’Elsa it is possible to find a good choice of restaurants and osterie where you can rediscover this traditional cuisine. Despite the small size of the town, you will have a good choice of typical places at your disposal where people still cook as they once did and where the ever more frequent tourist menus find no place.

Where to eat in Casole d’ Elsa?

Il Colombaio : Historical restaurant taken over by a Casolese family with experience in the restaurant businness for more than 30 years. Thanks to an updated and imaginative vision, it offers an always new menu with typical products of the highest Tuscan quality accompanied by a good choice of wines. The variety of dishes offered ranges from seafood to fresh meat menus, excellent grilled cuisine and pizza cooked in a wood oven (which is not obvious!). All of great goodness to satisfy the most different needs. 500 m from the Monti 1824 farmhouse

Osteria del Caffè Casolani: This is a really excellent place, in the bar along the main street going towards the castle/town hall in Casole d’Elsa . Chris and her husband Sirio , cook a set menu of delicious local Tuscan dishes for a fixed price. A particular attention is given to the season vegetables , local meats and cheeses. Very famous are the ” pici alle briciole” , ” pappa al pomodoro with leeks”  and the ” peposo alla fornacina” . The atmosphere is warm and authentic. Every summer since 15 years Osteria del Caffè Casolani organizes a jazz festival called ” jazz divino ” with the best musicians in the national scene and beyond. 1 km from Monti 1824

Trattoria Pizzeria il Porrina : Down a little alleyway opposite the first square you reach along the main street in Casole Trattoria Pizzeria il Porrina. The two sisters Ilenia and Rachele manage with great passion their small restaurant. Here you’ll find simple local cooking at its best with authentic atmosphere. Start with a plate of bruschette with local salami and ham , then a nice portion of tagliatelle or a steak! For dinner you can order also a tasty pizza ( classical or black!). The choice with desserts won’t lack. Just 1 km from Monti 1824. 1 km from Monti 1824

Dal Brigante Ristorante Pizzeria : Little restaurant -pizzeria with amazing panoramic terrace immersed in the magical atmosphere of the the old village. Located next to the Lucchetti square. That restaurant has a panoramic terrace from where you can see the whole Elsa valley. Good for a dinner with typical dishes of the region or for a pizza. 1 km from Monti 1824

Osteria del Borgo di Mensano :Worthy of note is the small restaurant “Osteria del Borgo” in the center of Mensano,a small hamlet 10 minutes from Monti 1824 and still in Casole district. Here are cooked specialties of the traditional Tuscan cuisine  completely detached  from increasingly frequent tourist menus. Entirely family-run. We suggest you to book in advance. Closed on Thursday. 9 km from Monti 1824

Bottega Palagi :this ” is a a special shop near Casole d’elsa,along the road that connects Casole to the little hamlet of Pievescola. Local cheeses,ham, many types of Tuscan salami and a nice choice of wines. Address on Google Maps  Just 10 min drive fro Monti 1824.