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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 76 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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Halifax
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We had a very nice typical Italian experience at Osteria del Conte. We ate here a few years ago and again on our return to Montepulciano. The service was good and a complimentary Prosecco before diner was a nice touch. There was 3 of us, 2 of the dinners were excellent and 1 just ok but not great. We would... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Recommended by the innkeeper at Il Meuble Ricco, we made reservations for dinner even though it was on a street corner, modest, with no view. It was a great decision. Warm and efficient service, good selection of food and wine. The pasta with mushrooms was mouth watering. One of the best meals in two weeks of Tuscany travels

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Fairfax, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We ate here several times during our visit. Local cuisine, excellent service & food is the best. Highly recommend.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Recommended to dine here by our Hosts at San Gallo agriturismo. Lunchtime and a glorious day in Montepulciano. We started with a tuna salad, then pasta cini with Tuscan meat sauce and beef fillet with porcini - perfect with a bottle of Nobile from Contucci winery. Just had to squeeze in dessert - pannacotta with caramel sauce and torte with... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The staff was so helpful and friendly guiding us to choices in the menu that satisfied a variety of dietary needs. Everything was absolutely delicious and well presented. We were able to enjoy a very relaxed meal with no pressure to finish our meal. The price of the meals was a real bargain considering the quality. Reservations are needed as... More

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Catania, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Lunch time arrived and my wife and me went to the restaurant in title sitting outside. Sunny day perfect to enjoy a meal under the white umbrella. We ordered the Pici pasta with duck ragù and pecorino cheese. Then veggies cake plus ad to conclude panna cotta cake. All really delicious accompanied by sparkling water and a glass of red... More

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UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Excellent food and friendly service. Offered a high chair immediately for our toddler. I had the home made Pici pasta with duck and pecorino cheese which was amazing. My husband had the grilled mixed pork which again was very good. Overall a very good lunch and family friendly. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were walking around Montepulciano looking for a cosy and good restaurant when we bumped into this one. It was 7pm and not yet open but the waiters were preparing the tables so we asked if we could have a table at 7.30 and that was OK. So a bit later we returned - the terrace was almost full! Very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We met some friends in the restaurant and enjoyed the wonderful Tuscan cuisine. Try some of the cheese and the Vino Nobile!

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NYC
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This charming family-run restaurant is located off the town square, on the side of the duomo. The interior resembles a country-side home. The menu is traditional regional Tuscan cuisine. Everything is fresh and well-prepared -- excellent in all aspects. Service is personal. The restaurant comes highly recommended by all. You will not go wrong on this one! Reservations highly recommended.

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