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La Cantina

Via San Luigi, n.3, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755170
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“souffle” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via San Luigi, n.3, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the sister restaurant to La Porta, down the street. We had a fabulous dining experience thanks to Daniele, who runs this restaurant. He was attentive and the food was spectacular. We will make sure to go back next time we are in Monticchiello!

Thank t_a_c_2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here before for dinner, which was terrific. This time we went for lunch, which was equal to our previous visit. In particular were the wine choices by the glass, recommended by Daniel, who knows his stuff. The staff was very good with...More

Thank getgs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a sister restaurant to La Porta down the street which does have the more coveted position. THe room more warm as opposed to here where it is more a wine bar/ with tables spread thin amongst the rooms which make the ambience completely...More

Thank mooresy2
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is such an amazing restaurant with such a wonderful patio that overlooks the beautiful country side of Tuscany. I have been to this fantastic place on two separate occasions, and even using the sister restaurant in the same town in June for my wedding...More

Thank tmaffett
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The food and ambiance here were amazing, as well as the hospitality of Daniele and Elia. They went out of their way to give us a five star experience. We were the last ones in the restaurant, but they spent time chatting with us and...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We held our rehearsal dinner at La Cantina in September and it was one of the most enjoyable, simplest things to plan throughout the entire destination wedding planning process. I had reached out to Daria to inquire about the dinner a couple months before and...More

Thank Annickrh
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We ate here one of our first nights in Montichiello. We had tried to get a reservation at their sister restaurant, Osteria La Porta, but they were full. We were told they had the same menu so we gave it a try. We were not...More

1  Thank EuroTravelCoach
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We spent more than 2 weeks in Europe, and this is one of our favorite, if not our favorite restaurant. They have good food and service. One thing I love about Italy, is the "extras." Dinner begins with a complimentary glass of prosecco. We ordered...More

Thank krae21
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My wife and I had a delicious dinner at La Cantina. The host of our agriturismo recommended La Cantina and she knows good Tuscan food. My wife felt it was one of the best restaurant dinners we had during our two weeks in Italy. The...More

Thank CraigLan
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Food fair, atmosphere fair To see everyone else receiving an amuse-bouche, to have it twice brought to within smelling distance, the waiter then looking at us, then taken away was just rude. complacent

Thank Baldperksy
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Luigi, n.3, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza  >  Monticchiello
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 755170
A new restaurant in this unspoiled mediaeval hill town. It is run by Deborah, the charming daughter of Daria, owner of Monticchiello's famed La Porta. I hosted a wedding eve dinner there on July 7th - the first big party Deborah had catered. The food, wine, service and ambience were ll outstanding. I can't praise the generosity of spirit which animated the whole event highly enough.
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