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E Lucevan le Stelle

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Piazza San Francesco 5 | @ La Locanda di San Francesco, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
0578.758725
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot to relax

Come for a meal, snack, or glass of wine. This place seemed content to just let their patrons relax and enjoy the view. While other places close during those odd hours in the afternoon between lunch and dinner, this one stays open and still has food and drink available for order. I enjoyed the soup... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Linh C
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Hong Kong, China
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Come for a meal, snack, or glass of wine. This place seemed content to just let their patrons relax and enjoy the view. While other places close during those odd hours in the afternoon between lunch and dinner, this one stays open and still has food and drink available for order. I enjoyed the soup of tomatoes and bread (papa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Always great service with a friendly staff. I was there for the Jazz performance in the evening one night which was great. There's a great view of the valley from the patio, so you should go here for wine in the evening to watch the sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This classy wine bar is highly recommended. Situated on the top of the hill with a scenic view from the outdoor terrace. We were a family of five persons having great pasta and salad. Not expensive. Helpful and welcoming service and a nice, cozy atmosphere.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great bar, fabulous view !!!! Just a drink but great atmosphere. Very center in the city with a beatiful terrace. Worth the visit.

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We first found this wine/jazz bar three years ago when staying at the attached B+B (Locanda San Francesco), and we return to visit every time we're back in Tuscany. There is a great outdoor patio with a view, and comfy seating inside. Jazz is always playing in the background, and there are occasional live jazz performances. The walls are filled... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Apart from being one of the coolest bars in Tuscany this place delivers on every front. The sunset view is amazing for pre-dinner drinks. Inside has great comfy seating to while away the afternoon/evening. The menu is simple but very well executed. It's the sort of place you go for a drink and get so comfy and relaxed you stay... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The place is hidden in a small piazza and has a great atmosphere, with sofas and tables. You can watch the sunset from nearly any table. My wife and I had great pastas and wine at very good prices. The only caveat is that the meals took a bit longer to arrive and the olive oil for the breads we... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

E Lucevan le Stelle is not just a wine bar... it is an experience! Luca and the staff make it an amazingly cozy place, and they serve with a smile always. Thank you for making Montepulciano special for us!

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Waterford, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Luca is a great bartender and host. He was very accommodating and helpful. We would start or end our night there, as we were staying across the road. Great selection of wine. A must place to visit when in town.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place has been open a few years now and is just what Montepulciano needed. A classy wine bar serving great pasta and local cured meats and cheeses. The view is quite simply stunning. Not expensive €4 for a glass of really decent vino. Wholly recommended

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza San Francesco 5 | @ La Locanda di San Francesco, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: 0578.758725

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?