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E Lucevan le Stelle

Piazza San Francesco 5 | @ La Locanda di San Francesco, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
0578.758725
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Ranked #20 of 76 restaurants in Montepulciano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $33
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Dallas, TX
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We had an amazing cheese place with famous pecorino from Pienza and caramelized onion jam. The soups and salads were delicious and the outdoor patio is the perfect place to rest around happy hour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We visited for drinks and to enjoy the sunset & views of the valley on our last night in town. The wine bar is cosy and has a lovely atmosphere. In warmer months its probably nice to sit on the outside terrace from where you could enjoy the sunset view. It was a bit too cold when we were there... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner at this lovely wine bar. The views are beautiful from the outdoor patio area. Great atmosphere, friendly, attentive service and wonderful food.

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shanghai
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

And he is working at this restaurant with his wife. We arrived to the sound of crates of bottles falling over and the loud shouts of disaster in Italian. Then the rain came and all the tables were reserved for one party. We sat outside and then moved in as the rain got heavier, snagging the last table close to... More

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loveantw, Proprietario at E Lucevan le Stelle, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We aknowledge your review. You are insulting us since the title .The content is offensive as well. So we inform you we reported your review to TripAdvisor as not responding to the rules of that website. I’m not used to lose time in dealing with impoliteness, but you are causing a damage to our business, so I will... More

Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Best Italian food I have had in Italy. Ravioli and tartar are great. Staff are super friendly. View is awesome. Ambiemce is significant. The whole area is a great place to visit and this restaurant in particular is amazing.

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Buckeye Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

E Lucevan le Stelle is a quiet gem tucked away in a corner of Montepulciano. The restaurant/bar sits on one edge of the city and offers panoramic views of the valley below from the outdoor patio. It can be a bit breezy on the patio but at certain times of the year the breeze offers some welcome relief from the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I was walking with my friends in the middle of the first night in montepulciano we heard a jazz and a chilo playing peacefully we followed the music dancing our way to the restaurant .. memorable night unfortunately didn't try the food but great coffee and view also great hosting♡

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Perth, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This bar/caffe sits back a bit in Piazza San Francisco, and is a favourite place to take an aperitivo and watch the sun set over the valley far below, which we did on several occasions. As is the practice in Italy, if you order a drink you generally get a small plate of chips, nuts, olives and the like. This... More

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Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

the service is excellent and the choice of wines great. The wine bar has also a pleasant terrace witha beautifull view.

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Kitchener
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This lovely little wine bar has a nice outside terrace overlooking the Tuscan countryside. Though it can be windy there in certain weather, the view is outstanding and the service provided by the attentive and cheerful waiter was excellent. The vino nobile was very good and there were ample snacks provided and tastefully presented for our aperitivo. We'll go back... More

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