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Ristorante Il Covo

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Strada Per Chianciano 1/3 | 100 m far from the crossroads of San Biagio, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757228
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12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our stay in Montepulciano, and we had lots of amazing food at wonderful places in various villages. From the moment we walked in we were welcomed like regular guests, the service was friendly and helpful, efficient without being rushing. The food was exceptional, so fresh and well prepared, and in an area with... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been given a few recommendations from our Villa host. As we were tired from travelling we didn't want to head into town so thought we would try this place out as it was the closest. So glad we did! The food was simply delicious and the service was excellent- he really took the time to explain the menu... More 

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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Staff very friendly and helpful. The restaurant offers Tuscan specialities and various types of pizza. Large selection of wines. Prices are affordable for everyone. We recommend it.

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1 Thank AlexanderBlack
Sunset Beach, NC
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had found il Covo on TA before we left the states and thought we might eat there one night to get out of the old city and maybe try a place more locals would eat. Il Covo is located perhaps a five minute drive from the Fortezza. We made reservations for a Friday evening, 1/2 hour after opening, but... More 

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Bedford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had an amazingly delicious dinner at Il Covo. From the outside we were not sure it would be special but it was recommended by our hotel and it was one of our best meals in Italy ! The local Brunello wine was also fantastico!!

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McKinney, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ate here 2 nights in a row:)) We were hungry and walking back to our room, saw this place and gave it a try. We were there 5 minutes prior to opening, but they sat us, told us it would be a few minutes before the kitchen was ready. We stood and watch the chef (or assistant) finish stuffing the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, tasty pizza, good choice of wines and also fair prices. We were looking for a quite spot and we found this little gem, we recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We enjoyed pizza two evenings at this restaurant. The service is excellent along with the food. The food other tables ordered looked delicious.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had delicious take-away pizza twice during our stay in Montepulciano. The restaurant has an outside area with a gorgeous view of Montepulciano and the valley below.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great basic italian food (pasta, pizza, fish, meat). On the cheap side, and nice owner and his son taking care of business. Their fish menu is excellent, they speak english and french. A great "no cheap show for tourist" choice!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 53
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Per Chianciano 1/3 | 100 m far from the crossroads of San Biagio, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 757228
Description
"Il Covo".... the restaurant of traditions, the place where we maintain, conserve and reintroduce the recipes of my great-grand mother, the genuineness of the used products, the love for cooking, following to the ancient recipes to offer the real flavours of our family's cooking Eating at Covo means eating meals prepared with local ingredients, with fresh and seasonal vegetables. Our pasta is handmade, our dishes are made to order, to ensure freshness and genuineness. We add our phantasy, our creative touch to the tradition, creating faithful dishes to our recipes but with a touch of originality. The "Ristorante Il Covo" is: homemade pasta, fresh vegetables soups in according with the seasons, grilled T-bone steaks, thinly slice of grilled steak meat, filet steaks, which are barbecued..., and then, our tasty wild boar and our seafood recipes' selection which the chef propose with intense passion and great success. Finally our pizza, which is baked with a natural 24h-long rising, in order to become highly digestible, crisp and light. In fact Il Covo is a wine bar also, and offers a wide wineries brand's selections presents in our territory prosperous of excellences The "Ristorante Il Covo" is the haunt for people who know how to eat well and for everybody who wants to continue to do it with a glass of good wine in the hand.

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