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Ristorante Al Giardino

piazza Cavour 1, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
0577 849076
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Ranked #42 of 56 restaurants in Montalcino
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We arrived in Montalcino by foot having walked 20km from our last hotel, including the 2km climb up to the town and so were tired and hungry. The day happened to be my wife's birthday so we were looking for a slightly different meal to the normal Tuscan fare and were not disappointed. The owner/chef Paola is an inspired cook... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

Sat in the garden opposite the restaurant on a warm August night. Service good - not great but the food was high quality great local ingredients inventively prepared. Not the usual Tuscan menu but modern with flan: prawns, lamb and veal cheek were stand outs. But the scraping of plates at the table by the waitstaff was jarring. Great value... More

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new york, ny
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

This was our favorite dinner in Montalcino. While the setting was more formal than our taste, the food and service were spot on. We started with the eggplant appetizer along with… For entrees, we got a lamb pasta and rabbit. We had a beautiful bottle of Brunello di Montalcino and split the pears for dessert. A very special dinner for... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

Food was excellent. Had casa vino and was excellent as well

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Sao Paulo
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

We had dinner tonight at this restaurant, which is located at one end of Montalcino's city main road. The crunchy egg with white truffle is simply amazing and unforgettable. I also had the pigeon with foies gras and polenta, which was very flavorfull e prepared with perfection. As most of of the restaurants in the city, has a very good... More

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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

if you are eating in Montacino THIS is the restaurant to eat in. i really couldnt fault the place. a real pleasure to eat there on several occassions now.

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Amsterdam
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116 reviews 116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

Good to very good food. Not cheap but considering the quality not bad value. It is nice to sit in the garden.

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Pasadena, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

Fabulous food. Great wine advice. We ate in the outside garden dining area and it was beautiful. Not a bad thing to say about this restaurant.

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connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

Across the street from ristorante is their garden courtyard which has vine covered canopy under the arbors...this is very nice...had nice lunch here pasta homemade and very good...but be prepared this is very expensive here...no local wine and by the bottle too expensive..so we had 1 glass each and they dont fill them much ...didnt know this was an expensive... More

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California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2009

One of the best ever! The white truffle pasta was to die for. We had to go back a second night to make sure it was as good as we thought--it was!

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