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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: $16 - $36
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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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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11 restaurant reviews
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

While I cone already 7 years in Montepulciano, today I have visited one of the best places of Montepulciano! What a pity I have never been here before althought it is located in the centre of the town. Apart from the very good food, large wine selection (lot of Vino Nobiles!) and helpfull personell, the view is great! Please ask... More

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Springwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

One of the best meals we had on our 5 week European trip. We both had pasta and I had the house wine. We ate at several Tuscan restaurants during our nine day stay and I would highly recommend this restaurant. The view is just beautiful. People seemed really friendly. I bought a bottle of chianti here and can't wait... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My wife and I ate here on our first night-just stumbled in. We sat on a terrace with a wonderful view. Sadly, it started to rain. The staff was very helpful getting us situated in the downstairs area, which was very rustic looking. The pasta was excellent, my lamb was done well and wife had chicken which she really liked.

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Westminster, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had dinner on the terrace at Osteria del Borgo, which has a stupendous view. We ordered an excellent wine, which was properly served (this wine needs time exposed to air to gain its best flavor). However, the food left a bit to be desired. We had the pici in ragu. Pici is a type of very thick spaghetti and... More

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Citta Sant'Angelo, Italy
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We arrived early for lunch and sat outside on the terrace with a wonderful view. The pasta dishes were excellent and the recommended wine was even better. The staff were all bi-lingual and very friendly.

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Venice, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Best meal of our trip so far - following two days in Monterosso, two more in Lucca and now our second day in Montepulciano.. Delicious food, friendly atmosphere, fabulous view and reasonably priced. Four stars!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The food was like something your nonna would make. Home styled food with great flavour, we especially loved the herbed chicken and house wine. You could try many wines by the glass if you wanted ,and the staff were very knowledgeable about the various wines on offer. Very friendly people.

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