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Ristorante La Grotta

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Localita' San Biagio, 15, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757607
Thu - Tue 12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Halifax, Canada
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

We had the privilege of dining at Ristorante La Grotta for one excellent meal. Although everything was lovely, I think the highlight for us was the dessert! If you're staying in Montepulciano, this restaurant is a must. But I might advise against walking. La Grotta is at the very bottom of the town and we had a LONG and rather... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

Me and my parents went here on the second to last day of our Holiday in Monte. If you are prepared to splash out a bit then this is surely the best dining experience in the area. We had the set menu of around 6 courses, the highlight for me was the pigeon ravioli which was simply out of this... More 

Thank Joe M
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

A very relaxed atmosphere with high ceilings and and brick on view walls, very clean throughout with very friendly and knowledgeable staff. The food on the set menu of 6 courses was truely beautiful and some of the best food on my trip to italy. The local tuscan soup was truely special and a highlight of the meal. I would... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2013

This is a very good restaurant. Everything is done professionally and with great attention to detail. The food is excellent. The ravioli with ricotta and basil was a standout, the lamb and beef both beautifully cooked and the marscapone with coffee ice cream was among the best desserts we have ever eaten. We liked the decor which was full of... More 

Thank Christowel
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

This is easily the best restaurant we visited in Montepulciano Sienna or Florence. Service Super Food Outstanding. Lovely Location. Menu to suit most palates. Wine list to accommodate most tastes and pockets this was not only the best food we had but easily the the best value.

Thank Clive B
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

We had dinner here for my husband's birthday and the meal was excellent. The owner was most gracious and made excellent wine recommendations for our meal.

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Naperville, Illinois
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

Everything the 6 of us had was better than the next!!! Small and quaint. Built in the 13th Century, not rushed and the vino was superb

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

Excellent food, great wine selection, very attentive service, location. We had a great experience at La Grotta.

Thank Gabriel F
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

My wife and I ate at la grotta our second night in Tuscany based on a recommendation of our local host. We had the 6 course wine and tasting menu which was outstanding. The service, food, and wine were all a 5 star experience. If you are staying in southern Tuscany do not miss a meal at la grotta.

Thank Aggie9797
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2012

Beautiful setting, great atmosphere, delicious food, excellent wine, reasonable prices, attentive service, and family owned with obvious pride. We loved it. To top it off,to get to the restaurant we walked about half a mile down the lane from Relais San Bruno and on the way back after dinner we were treated to a spectacular night sky.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 52 - US$ 79
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita' San Biagio, 15, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 757607
Opened till 1966, tuscan food, garden for summer time, romantic dinner.

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