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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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“ravioli” (53 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (15 reviews)
“pici” (54 reviews)
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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 yesterday

We hiked over from Pienza .....hungry ....thirsty… And had no idea if there was anything in this town besides a little grocery store… And we walked into this restaurant called La Porta… And it turns out it is a Michelin rated restaurant… We had a...More

Thank Faye F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic meal here with a group of friends during a week's stay in the Val d'Orcia. Skip their bistecca fiorentina, which is better in Florence, but everything else we had was outstanding. They also have an excellent selection of local wines - the...More

Thank BridgetBK
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in the Apartment Il Torrino near Osteria La Porta. Daria, the owner of Osteria La Porta also manages the tower. From the beginning, she was an absolute pleasure to work with. She had a drink upon arrival for us and...More

Thank Cayla D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fortunately we had a reservation to the place, as at 2PM it was full, people waiting outside for a free table. The pasta we have, ravioli, was one of the best we had in Italy. In general, pasta is a simple food, flour and water...More

Thank Micha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice personnel and really good food. Traditional courses and well done. Take pride in the local ingredients and producers. Well done.

Thank Pallpatronen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place comes highly recommended and rightly so. Their pasta is fresh, the pork belly was to die for and the biscotti dipped in dessert wine sealed the deal. We were able to get a table inside even though we didn’t have a reservation. We...More

1  Thank Rmellis5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal at La Porta and found the atmosphere, food and wines exactly to our taste. The view across the Val d'Orcia towards Pienza and Monte Amiata in the distance was a perfect accompaniment to our lunch and the fabulous birthday surprise prepared...More

1  Thank Diptych
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we visit the Tuscan region of Italy, we always make it a point to stop at the Osteria La Porta restaurante'. Daria and her staff are all very friendly and go out of their way to make sure yo have an excellent time. Great...More

2  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply a wonderful stopover in Pienza. We booked a table in advance and they reserved a gorgeous outdoor table for us, views overlooking Pienza. The pici with duck ragu is divine. They also have a truffle pasta depending on the season - truffle was fresh,...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a long lazy sunday lunch at La Porta and everything was perfect. Daria and her staff were without exception charming and welcoming. The food was absolutely delicious (especially the beef cheeks) and the wine list was comprehensive without being too pricey. Highly recommend...More

1  Thank AnnieTunbridgeWells
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7 July 2016|
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Response from Mac M | 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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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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