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Ristorante Il Covo

) #27 of 88 Restaurants in Montepulciano ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757228
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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11 - 20 of 290 reviews

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!

1  Thank Pierre006
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were there a for a dinner which was very tasty and fresh but everything took ages to get. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 30 July 2016

'Some of our food may be frozen, not fresh' was not a great introduction to the menu. We were assured, however, that this only applied in the winter and was a requirement of Italian law. There was nothing that was good about our meal, although...More

Thank Nikki s
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We visited several places in Montepulciano but this restaurant was by far the best. They offer excellent wines, delicious dishes and the staff is very friendly. A must-try place :)

2  Thank ViragM_6722
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to Il Covo today after a great day in Montepulciano. First of all we were disappointed, because we were not granted a good table outside, although there were many free seats and nobody came for the following hour. Of course we had...More

2  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

A lovely family run restaurant - relatively inexpensive and child friendly. Menu in English as well as Italian and an English speaking owner who made us feel at home. The view from the balcony of Montepulciano at sunset was stunning. The food and wine complemented...More

Thank dinangster
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

You should visit this place. After stops in Rome, Positano and Florence we had had a number of great meals but Il Covo was one of the very best. We had the eggplant pie (essentially the best variation of eggplant parm you'll ever have), a...More

1  Thank Pat D
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We liked it very much while staying next to Montepulchiano. Stuff was really professional and friendly, very fresh seafood and nice view to the city. Ordered several plates to taste and all were best quality. Served really fast and desserts...... Our highest recommendations!

Thank Dobrolga
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Say hello to Max when you visit Il Covo. This charming restaurant offers a wide variety of Tuscan specialties and excellent Tuscan wine. The terrace is large enough that you don't feel crowded but cozy enough for a fete a fete. We ordered the appetizer...More

1  Thank TuscanTourers
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

First night in town. Highly recommend. Amazing food, hosts and view. All homemade, local, authentic. Want to come back!

1  Thank Jennifer M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 56
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 757228
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"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.