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Localita' San Biagio, 15, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757607
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Today
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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New Paltz, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Food might be good but the lack of kindness and sensibility of the staff makes this place a remarkable example of rudeness! Avoid it if you are looking for a friendly atmosphere and if you believe in human kindness!!

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4 Thank Giulia N
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014

A combination of great, excellent food, a wine cellar that is second to none, impeccable and friendly service in a lush garden = definitely the No 1 choice in Montepulciano!

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Thank Lenwik
Stamford, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This is a very good restaurant, charming knowledgable staff, good atmosphere, garden, consistently good food, great selection of wines by the glass and not expensive for the quality. Steak is steak, but theirs is the best I've ever eaten, fabulous pasta and the mascarpone mousse with coffee ice cream whilst simple is utterly, lusciously wonderful. I want to live next... More 

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Thank Richard A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We spent a week in Montepulciano and visited a number of restaurants in the town. La Grotta is a bit pricier than most other restaurants in Montepulciano, but well worth the money. Very high quality food and service. If you visit during the warmer part of the year, I can really recommend to book a table in the garden as... More 

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Albertslund, Denmark
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Dining outside in a lovely garden, with good distance between the tables. The food were very well prepared. No mistakes. Good winecard and good prices. Service very effecient but not overcrowding the table. Not very innovative, but who cares when the food is flawless and tasting perfectly. The tastingmenu cost 50€ and was more than well worth the price compared... More 

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1 Thank MEREriksen
Miami, Florida
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

My wife and I had one of the best dinners here during our trip to Tuscany. I had the tasting menu paired with wine and my wife had pasta as well as stealing food from me. Only regret we didn't go back for a second visit. But we will return next trip to Montepluciano.

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1 Thank alecjr
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

We managed to get a Monday night booking for a party of 3. The restaurant is very appealing, spacious with tables separated thruout a couple of different rooms. The wait staff were friendly and prompt to take orders and deliver drinks to the table. The bread brought to the table was a little dry and without oil not very appealing.... More 

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Thank Johns1951
Slovakia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We were here again after couple of years and again, the food and service was simple the best. Well, a bit pricey, but quality has its price... Highly recommended!

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Thank Jozef R
Edwardstone
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Over the years we have visited here many times and it gets better all the time. We had the tasting menu served by the attentive staff. The weather was perfect to allow eating in the garden area. Not a cheap meal out but you get what you pay for- a fine dining restaurant. Excellent wine selection as well.

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Thank ChrisKingsC
Houston, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

The food was incredible,the building inspiring but the wait staff made this restaurant memorable. It was the best meal we had while in Italy!

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Thank April L

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 52 - USD 79
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita' San Biagio, 15, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 757607
Description
Opened till 1966, tuscan food, garden for summer time, romantic dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?