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Osteria del Borgo

Via Ricci 7, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 716799
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Ranked #16 of 76 Restaurants in Montepulciano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse, Winery, Family Fare
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Restaurant Osteria del Borgo is placed on the main square of the town, the Piazza Grande, in the same heritage building from the XVth century where the Hotel is located. The Osteria offers a wide choice of Tuscan specialties with homemade pasta and a wide selection of local wines.The restaurant has a capacity of 60 indoor covers, distributed between the recently renewed room that faces the Piazza Grande and the underground room with barrel vaults from the XIV century, and 45 outdoor covers on the panoramic terrace with breathtaking view on the Tuscan hills of the Orcia Valley and the Valdichiana.The Osteria accepts reservations and is available to serve groups for up to 60 people.The Osteria is open all day, from 11am till 10pm, and from April to October there is no day off, while during low season it is closed on Tuesday.
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Cheshire
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here three times during our stay- very good food (risotto, ravioli with wild boar ragu and beef cheeks were our favourites). Wine list has lots of choice, not silly money and I take great comfort from any place that has the wine stored all around the restaurant:-) Service was friendly and not obtrusive. We ate on the terrace... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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115 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful little tucked away patio for dinner under the stars with a little view out from Montepulciano. Helpful, friendly, English speaking staff. Had the house special pasta, cinta senese...must try. Husband had beef cheeks which he enjoyed. Mom had lamb with apples, also a good choice. Seems to be popular with the tourists...had a big table of loud tourists when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Wonderful service, staff willing to explain and make the most of ur choices. Broad selection of wine, wonderful flavoures. Outstanding view. Reservation necessary for dinner but we'll worth it

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PA
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220 reviews 220 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

A cozy restaurant in the square, away from most of the hustle and bustle. Good food and service. We didn't realize until finishing dinner that they have one of those card operated wine bars, where you can get samplings of various wines at a nominal price. My lamb was very good and my husband ordered the sausage with fava beans,... More

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Hermosa Beach, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local who works at one of the wineries close by. I went there with a group of 4. Everything was great. Even the mixed salads seemed really fresh. We each got a pasta dish which we all loved. I got the special truffle pasta for my main and thought it was wonderful.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stumbled across this and it was absolutely perfect! We had our 1 year old son with us and they went out of there way to make us feel welcome. Managed to get a table on the terrace as we got there for early lunch...people were queuing when we left. Great food - I had the Wild Boar and my wife... More

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Oslo, Norway
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I ate after locals told us about this place. While it is true that the panorama is fantastic and the staff is efficient, the food falls a bit short if you know your basics. We are basically foodies and 3 out 4 dishes we ordered were served with the famous "al ragu" sauce, which is pretty much... More

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Last night we had dinner at this delightful restaurant after the 2nd day of Montepulciano's annual up-hill barrel rolling contest (40th year) . All this was explained to us by the son of the owner who was delightful and spoke English beautifully. The wait staff was most helpful and attentive and we all loved our food. They were very sweet... More

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch at del Borgo after walking around the town. The location is right at the top of the town just near the main square and there are good view over the surrounding countryside ( if you can get a table near the balcony). The pappardelle with ragu was excellent and local red wine too. Service here is friendly and... More

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Kieldrecht
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant inside as the terrace was fully booked. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food is very good and all is presented beautifully. This has been a excellent experience for us. As a customer you are treated kindly and with respect at a correct price. Happy to come again some day.

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