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Ristorante Il Covo

Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757228
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 10 June 2017

My husband and I were on holiday in Tuscany and several evening drove to IL COVO to dine! We found the ambience of the restaurant very nice, the servers and family members wonderful, gracious and friendly, and the food was delicious! We came back many...More

Thank Beatrice C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We popped in here with our children on a whim and we were very blessed. Great food and great company. The gnocchi were amazing and the ragù was stupendous. I loved hearing about the owner/chef's family recipes and her upcoming cookbook. Everything was great and...More

Thank Spiritaneous
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was one of the highlights of our stay in Montepulciano, and we had lots of amazing food at wonderful places in various villages. From the moment we walked in we were welcomed like regular guests, the service was friendly and helpful, efficient without being...More

1  Thank DaisyHound1
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We had been given a few recommendations from our Villa host. As we were tired from travelling we didn't want to head into town so thought we would try this place out as it was the closest. So glad we did! The food was simply...More

1  Thank Danii S
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Staff very friendly and helpful. The restaurant offers Tuscan specialities and various types of pizza. Large selection of wines. Prices are affordable for everyone. We recommend it.

1  Thank AlexanderBlack
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had found il Covo on TA before we left the states and thought we might eat there one night to get out of the old city and maybe try a place more locals would eat. Il Covo is located perhaps a five minute drive...More

Thank Coldbrew
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had an amazingly delicious dinner at Il Covo. From the outside we were not sure it would be special but it was recommended by our hotel and it was one of our best meals in Italy ! The local Brunello wine was also fantastico!!

1  Thank bobbykipp
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ate here 2 nights in a row:)) We were hungry and walking back to our room, saw this place and gave it a try. We were there 5 minutes prior to opening, but they sat us, told us it would be a few minutes before...More

1  Thank Becky C
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, tasty pizza, good choice of wines and also fair prices. We were looking for a quite spot and we found this little gem, we recommend it.

1  Thank Davide R
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We enjoyed pizza two evenings at this restaurant. The service is excellent along with the food. The food other tables ordered looked delicious.

Thank AlexandreaB28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 58
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 757228
  • E-mail
Description
"Il Covo".... the restaurant of traditions, the place where we maintain, conserve and reintroduce the recipes of my great-grand mother, the genuineness of the used products, the love for cooking, following to the ancient recipes to offer the real flavours of our family's cooking Eating at Covo means eating meals prepared with local ingredients, with fresh and seasonal vegetables. Our pasta is handmade, our dishes are made to order, to ensure freshness and genuineness. We add our phantasy, our creative touch to the tradition, creating faithful dishes to our recipes but with a touch of originality. The "Ristorante Il Covo" is: homemade pasta, fresh vegetables soups in according with the seasons, grilled T-bone steaks, thinly slice of grilled steak meat, filet steaks, which are barbecued..., and then, our tasty wild boar and our seafood recipes' selection which the chef propose with intense passion and great success. Finally our pizza, which is baked with a natural 24h-long rising, in order to become highly digestible, crisp and light. In fact Il Covo is a wine bar also, and offers a wide wineries brand's selections presents in our territory prosperous of excellences The "Ristorante Il Covo" is the haunt for people who know how to eat well and for everybody who wants to continue to do it with a glass of good wine in the hand.
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