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Ai Quattro Venti

Piazza Grande 2 | Centro Storico, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 717231
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (17 reviews)
“pici” (12 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Grande 2 | Centro Storico, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stumbled upon Ai Quattro Venti after walking up through Montepulciano and looking round the Duomo across the square. The food is good, typical Tuscan fare and the location is great - downhill (in a good way) from there.

Thank 415John
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Service was good and the atmosphere is very casual and not crowded. The tagliatelle with sausage was cooked well and flavorful, but the pomodoro pici lacked fresh flavor - kind of reminded me of a canned red sauce. The cut of the steak was very...More

Thank Shch25
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were here for dinner. The menu includes many of the regional specialties. We started with an Insalata Caprese and some Pics pasta. Then the Tagliata di Manzo (sliced beef). We finished with a chocolate dessert with a nice mint sauce. Tastes and flavors were...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Montepulciano from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for six days in early October We ate supper here on a Sunday night. The restaurant was busy. This restaurant is located right on the main square, but is not at all touristy. My...More

Thank Edmonton017
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Got to watch into the kitchen all through dinner. Heavy use of microwave. Not fresh pasta. Cold ribolita seared. Cacio a Pepe was pici pasta solidified in a 1/2 cm of melted tasteless cheese.

Thank Wardo1967
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We got a table late in the evening and we're amazed by the speed, the friendliness and the taste. So all in all perfect. Prices are a bit high, but I guess the level is the same in whole Montepulciano.

Thank TobiasA_84
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This restaurant has a good location at the corner of the main square. We found the food fresh and delicious. Service was very good.

Thank ryokogasuki
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a light lunch here sitting outside and enjoying the normal activity of the piazza at lunchtime. The lasagne was one of the best my husband had ever had. Easy to spend time here relaxing over a meal and drink.

Thank DebbieB2010
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were walk-in customers on a Friday night and got a table outside with no wait. The staff was friendly and gregarious. The food was universally good. We all enjoyed antipatsti, primi, and dessert. Everything was delicious and properly portioned. The dessert was especially good....More

Thank DanGlanz
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

After a long day driving through Tuscany we arrived here looking for a lovely meal, bottle of great red wine and an easy good quality Italian meal. This restaurant hit the mark perfectly. We chose a variety of dishes and a good local red was...More

Thank ASM2108
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Grande 2 | Centro Storico, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 717231
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