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Osteria del Conte

Via di San Donato 19, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 (0)578 756062
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Ranked #12 of 75 restaurants in Montepulciano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Montepulciano is a magic city which offers its visitors unforgettable memories. A steep, winding road will lead you to a medieval hill town with a wonderful view over the surrounding valley. L’Osteria del Conte is situated in one of the town centre’s main streets, near the renowned Sanctuary of San Biagio and ontepulciano’s Fortress. After several years of experience in enogastronomy and catering, Lorena together with her son, Paolo, decided to open this cosy little restaurant in Montepulciano, where you will have the possibility of tasting the genuine, delicious dishes offered by the Sienese cuisine.
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely casual meal here. Excellent simple pasta. Beautiful Tagliata. Very good service too. We highly recommend this little gem. Just make sure you book because it does seem to get very busy. Easy parking nearby too.

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edinburgh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We shared a plate of delicious pecorino cheese washed down with good house wine, huddled underneath the umbrella outside as inside was full - a good sign. Many thanks to the lovely Irish lady who helped make our visit such a good one!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Very nice atmosphere and experience. Very friendly and welcoming service. Also playing and having fun with the kids. Food was excellent. Delicate starters with Tuscany ham and cheese and a tasteful Bistecco Fiorentina.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This was recommended as a great authentic tuscan restaurant by our hotel, Palazzo Carletti. We were so lucky to get a last minute reservation - we witnessed about 8 groups without reservations being turned away because the restaurant was full. The food was absolute perfection and one of the highlights of our whole trip. Pici with wild boar sauce was... More

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Fresh homemade pasta, good size portions, wonderful service, indoor and outdoor seating options. The chef came out to talk to the guests. Very nice bathroom, which is a huge plus!

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband and I had a great meal here. We both did the fixed four course menu which included starters, a pasta course, a main dish, dessert, glass of wine and espresso for which the value we thought was great. The picci with garlic and tomato sauce was simple and delicious. The meat was great, though we were both quite... More

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Slovakia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were first time here. But not least, next time we can not miss this restaurant. Pure rustic family restaurant with perfect food and service. Highly recommended!

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Houston, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had lunch in this fabulous little restaurant. I had the Pici al Ragu, which was homemade and delicious and my husband had the tagliatelle con cinghale(wild boar), which was also great. The service was very good. We sat outside and enjoyed our Nobile wine while eating. Highly recommend.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in Montepulciano, owned by a family. The food is fresh and the staff is nice. On Friday and Saturday they have fresh fish on the menu. I had a swordfish carpaccio to starter and after that a grilled sea bass and it was delicious! The restaurant is often fully booked so book a... More

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nassington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Decided to visit this restaurant together with my wife on a recent holiday in Italy. based on previous reviews on Trip Advisor. The quality of the food and friendly staff was as good as anywhere we had eaten during our 10 night holiday, also very good value, it was so good we went there three nights on the trot !... More

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