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La Briciola

Via delle Cantine, 23, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
0578-716903
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Ranked #23 of 76 Restaurants in Montepulciano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $46
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We put ourselves in Andrea's hands and asked him to serve us a tasting menu. The 6 course meal was absolutely amazing as was the wine that went with it. I highly recommend La Briciola and Andrea's amazing wine pairing. Andrea and his father are amazing hosts and this is one of the best dinners you will have!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here and received excellent attentive service from a friendly waiter. The food was tasty and we were recommended a wine other than one from Montepulciano which made a change. There appeared to be locals eating there - always a good sign!

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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had delicious dinner and enjoyed friendly chat with Andrea, the owner of La Briciola. Try Fiorentina Biefstuk and house wine. Thanks again!

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Mellieha, Malta
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We ate there tonight. Got pici with ragout, ribollita, and ordered fiorentina steak. Waiter said,that it will be one kilo- costs of 40 euro. When he came with steak,could anybody see,that it wasnt 1 kilo! Such a disappointment. And another joke- roastet potatoes ( sidedish) was from freedge!

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Tuscany
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111 reviews 111 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

In the past 12 years I've bene often in Montepulciano for work but I never ate here before .... I totally regret it! The atmosphere is very nice inside, the restaurant is located in a little side street along the main trail. Being the last day of the year for lunch I decided to have only one course, fantastic tagliata... More

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Geelong, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We had a wonderful meal at La Bricola. As previous posts have said the menu is only in Italian but we loved the experience of working out what to have. We had wonderful pasta with amazing sauces. Don't miss dessert, and go with your waiters recommendations. They also have an extensive wine list showcasing Montepulciano wine, even people who don't... More

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Montefollonico, Italy
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96 reviews 96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We were in four and all of us had something different as main course and finished off with Panna-Cotta made i two different ways. The PICI, local Pasta(hand-rolled spaghetti is very good. The meat which is also from the local valley(Val di Chiana) also very good. The wine was very good. No wonder Montepulciano is a wine growing community. All... More

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Bridgewater, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We went to this restaurant for lunch when first entering Montepulciano. This is a truly authentic Italian restaurant, with homemade pasta made to order. The pici with ragu was unbelievable and worth going for! The menu is all Italian and not geared at tourists, however the service is amazing and willing to help with the translation. Worth the visit if... More

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Montepulciano, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Excellent food, wine recommendations and friendliest service we've found in Italy. Father and son owners made us feel so welcome. Everything we ordered was perfectly seasoned and cooked.

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West Yorkshire, UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I have read many of the reviews of this restaurant and wonder if I was in the wrong place! We found it completely lacking in atmosphere, pretentious in the extreme with the whole wine performance and the meal itself was not anything like we had expected. We actually made a joke that my husbands chicken meal was really a budgie!... More

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