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Osteria La Porta

Via del Piano 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755163
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via del Piano 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We planned this trip a year in advance and was excited to be able to book this restaurant for our once in a lifetime trip. Unfortunately, the hype did not match the experience. We were greeted by a staff that was snotty and acted bothered...More

Thank Kelley V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our driver and he suggested to book in advance. The view from here (although you don't necessarily need to go into the restaurant to enjoy it, anywhere driving up to Montichiello you get a lovely view) is one if the...More

Thank JayWhyKim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard a lot about great food served in Osteria La Porta, so we decided to visit this place while enjoying beautiful Montichiello. Restaurant is really busy in the evening but we managed to get table for 2 on the terrace without reservation (stunning views!)....More

Thank Bartosz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited one evening. Watched the Sun setting over the Tuscany hills. That was a great experience and then came the food. The menu is good and local but the standard of food and service was perfect. The farm we stayed at supplies the restaurant...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our best meals in Tuscany! We sat at a table on the patio overlooking the valley at sunset - the view was matched by the amazing food and wonderful service. Highly recommend reservations.

Thank mmh952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With La Porta (the flagship restaurant with the amazing views) booked out, our air bnb host got us a table at its little sister, La Cantina, just around the corner. We felt immediately comfortable in the restaurant, and were welcomed with a complimentary prosecco and...More

Thank Anje W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been looking forward to returning to Osteria La Porta after dining there on our last visit to Tuscany, and we were not disappointed. If anything, our second meal there was even better than the first. There cannot be many better locations to enjoy...More

1  Thank Justin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived from San Gimignano to have a lunch in this lovely restaurant. The roads what took me there were simply amazing. I received the best place in the panoramic terrace, what I booked in advance. As I'm a meat lover, couldn't wait to taste...More

1  Thank DorotheaNagy
Reviewed 16 August 2017

La Porta does indeed have great views over the Val d'Orcia - if you manage to pre-book a table on the terrace. If not, the downstairs is very cramped. We went as a group of 7 adults and two babies. Getting the pushchairs up the...More

2  Thank Ginny G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

La Porta was a gem of a find. Great meal. Exceptional location. Montechiello is a nice town and isn't really in the tour books.

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7 July 2016|
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Response from MCinDC | Reviewed this property |
write the owner and she will certainly respond. She lives nearby so normally is open most of the year.
17 March 2015|
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Response from OlympicNavigators | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant is closed in the afternoon. It's a small place, so do reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Piano 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza  >  Monticchiello
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 755163
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The tavern is located in proximity of the entrance door of Monticchiello, a nice medieval village near Pienza.With its few places (it is better to reserve), it proposes an elegant room, furnished with taste in typical tuscan style, it is comfortable and familiar. The courtesy and the professionality of the owner, Daria, young and passionate sommelier, are an optimal guide in the choice of the plates and the wines. During the beautiful season it is possible to eat in the terrace, enjoying a wonderful sight on Pienza, the Val d'Orcia and the Amiata.Accommodation in Monticchiello- The residence "Il Torrino" is a panoramic apartment obtained from the restauration of an ancient tower belonging to the boundaries of the medieval suburb Monticchiello. The structure, in proximity of the principal access to the village, has been completely restructured from the owner with taste and scrupulous care of the details. At guests' disposal a double room and a living-room with couch-bed and TV; panoramic view on Pienza and the Val d’Orcia. The prices for the weekly stay change according to the season and are comprehensive of heating, final cleaning, household linen. For briefer stays contact the owner.
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