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Vicolo della Via Nuova 2, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757 3352
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12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Porcia, Italy
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124 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely surprise this place was. Really! We walked in and had just arrived after a long day of travel just wanting something to eat. Really was surprised at the food. Very good food. Don't let the quaint atmosphere fool you. Really enjoyable.

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Thank Christopher H
St. Petersburg, Florida
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us, as the best truly local food. It is not fancy and very basic, but primis are fantastic and taste like nonnas home cooking.

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Thank debbieprit
Hamburg
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

I really tried to like this place and to concur with the vast majority of reviewers, but in the end I could not... For me already the food was quite a mixed-bag: - Teriffic pici all'aglione -> excellent start - horrible filled veal, which - though heated up in the microwave (the acoustic signal of the microwave could clearly be... More 

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Thank flori_1981
Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended by my airbnb host who was clear that this place was local, not fancy, but homemade with love. This place is indeed very local with virtually no tourists. It was run by an adorable older woman and a younger lady - watching the younger lady care for the elderly locals whom seemed to be patrons of... More 

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Thank Linh C
Athens, Georgia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome. We were renting an apartment in Montepulciano for the week, and our hostess recommended that we go here for the handmade pasta. It is owned by the most wonderful woman who has various people who stop by to help her bus plates and set tables. She doesn't speak any English and we spoke really minimal Italian,... More 

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Thank alwalt10
Walnut Creek, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

This little unassuming restaurant is not fancy. It might need some updating for its worn decor, however, we had a wonderful dinner here. We were the only ones in the upstairs restaurant on a Wednesday evening. The owner was nice and the food was like have home cooking in Tuscany. The pasta was tasty and the serving size very generous.... More 

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Thank Marguerite M
Vannes, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

A lucky lunch-time find; delicious, freshly-cooked pasta. Friendly, genuine, unpretentious. Simple surroundings, very basic decor, limited choices, just mother-and-daughter (it appeared) doing everything from cooking and serving to washing up by hand. A most enjoyable little meal at a very modest price.

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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

This place may have a bad first sight impact because vintage and noto renewed but is autenthic, traditional, homemade and one of the best. It is not chic, neither very welcoming but a typical old restaurant were there is not place for decoration and beautiful words...everything goes directly at the core: great food, big portion and cheap price.

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Thank EliasJake19
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Just off the main street, this simple restaurant serves home cooked food in plentiful portions that is very reasonably priced. If you want the house wine an unlabeled bottle will be placed on the table and you will pay only for what you drink. The only other diners when we were there were locals, even though the restaurant is literally... More 

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Thank 11_traveller_sp
Naples, Italy
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

The reviews are right: the dining room reminded me of my Italian-American grandmother's kitchen, which is not a place those dreaming of a vacation in Tuscany would want to end up. There were only a couple local old men eating when we showed up. The menu is limited, without many of the dishes tourists might know. What IS there is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Soups, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo della Via Nuova 2, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 757 3352
Description
It's listed on the Frommer website and a few others. Surprised not to find it here.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?