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Il carraio Ristorante scansano review

Il Carraio Ristorante – Maremma Restaurant Guide

Il Carraio Ristorante scansanoIl Carraio Ristorante in Scansano is a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. Located in the charming town of Scansano, famous for its Morellino di Scansano wine, this restaurant offers a delightful dining experience infused with authentic Tuscan flavors and warm hospitality.

All about Il Carraio Ristorante

The restaurant takes its name from the traditional horse-drawn cart, known as a “carraio,” which was once a common sight in the streets of Scansano. This nod to the region’s rich history sets the tone for an experience that is both nostalgic and contemporary.

Il Carraio Ristorante prides itself on its commitment to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, showcasing the bounty of the Maremma region. From farm-fresh vegetables to locally raised meats and sustainably caught seafood, each dish is thoughtfully prepared to highlight the natural flavors and culinary traditions of Tuscany.

The menu at Il Carraio features a mix of classic Tuscan dishes and innovative creations, offering something to suit every palate. Guests can indulge in homemade pasta dishes like pici alla lepre, a traditional Tuscan pasta served with a savory sauce of wild hare, or savor the delicate flavors of locally caught fish prepared with herbs and olive oil.

Local ingredients, cooked with passion

In addition to its exquisite cuisine, Il Carraio Ristorante boasts an extensive wine list showcasing the finest wines of the Maremma region and beyond. Guests can explore a diverse selection of reds, whites, and rosés, including the renowned Morellino di Scansano DOCG, which pairs perfectly with the restaurant’s hearty Tuscan fare.

The ambiance at Il Carraio is warm and inviting, with rustic Tuscan décor accented by soft lighting and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Whether dining indoors in the cozy dining room or al fresco on the charming terrace, guests are treated to a relaxed and intimate atmosphere that is perfect for both romantic dinners and lively gatherings with friends and family.

Il Carraio Ristorante dolce scansanoService at Il Carraio is attentive and friendly, with a knowledgeable staff on hand to provide recommendations and ensure that every guest’s dining experience is nothing short of exceptional. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying a leisurely meal, diners can expect impeccable service and genuine hospitality from start to finish.

Il Carraio Ristorante in Scansano offers a true taste of Tuscany, blending traditional flavors, warm hospitality, and stunning surroundings to create a dining experience that is both memorable and authentic. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor to the region, a meal at Il Carraio is sure to leave you with a lasting appreciation for the culinary treasures of Tuscany.

Il Carraio Menu

Currently the Menu at Il Carraio is:


  • Variazione di panzanella toscana agli agrumi con tartara di tonno fresco e guacamole al basilico
  • Clafoutis salato di zucchine e ricotta di Manciano DOP con fonduta di Pecorino di Manciano DOP e tartufo nero fresco
  • Petto d’oca affumicato su crema di tuberi e restrizione di balsamico
  • Tagliere degustazione Mezzo Kl/Metro Zero (per 2 persone)
  • Tagliere degustazione Kl/Metro Zero (per 4 persone)

Primi Piatti

  • Il Carraio di Ezio – Vermicelli di grani antichi macinati a pietra, lenta cottura di agnello al forno sfilettato a mano  patate e piselli
  • Pasta ai grani antichi antigianale Toscana al ragout della casa, spalla di vitello, lenta cottura 48 ore
  • Verdemare – Tagliolino delicato di spirulina con pescatrice fiore di zucca e pinoli
  • Zuppa Toscana, di Fagiolo di Sovana, verza e salsiccia di nero di maremma

Secondi Piatti

  • L’antico peposo, ricetta tradizionale
  • Il Filetto di chianina in olio evo ai 4 pepi
  • Primo taglio in misticanza ai frutti di bosco in restrizione al Morellino di Scansano


  • Il Classico: Hamburger di manzo 200 gr, Insalata, Pomodoro, Olio evo
  • Il Maremmano: Hamburger di Maremmana 200 gr, Pancetta di cinghiale, Pecorino di Manciano DOP, Salsa al Tabasco
  • Il Mediterraneo: Hamburger di Chianina 200 gr e parmigiana di melanzane
  • Il Ghiotto: Hamburger di 250gr di Maremmana, Uovo fritto, Scamorza affumicata, Mortadella di Cinghiale


  • Misticanza fresca con mela verde noci ed emulsione di yogurt
  • Degustazione di Erborinati, ovini, caprini e vaccini con mostarde fatte in casa


  • Dessert of the day, incredible desserts created fresh, with passion, daily

Contact Details

website and menu

Ristorante Il Carraio Facebook page

Telephone 339 536 8991

Address Via IV Novembre, 15, 58054 Scansano GR

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Il Carraio Ristorante

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