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All 59 Montalcino Restaurants

Taverna del Grappolo Blu

Scale di Via Moglio, 1, Montalcino, Italy
0577-847150
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Ranked #19 of 59 Restaurants in Montalcino
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

8 of us went here for lunch and ordered a large variety of dishes and everything was really good. Rabbit in red wine sauce, wild boar, turkey, soup, pasta with peas and pancetta, and, of course, some brunello. It was definitely an expensive lunch but everyone really enjoyed their food and the service was excellent. The atmosphere is charming.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The only positive thing I can say about this restaurant is that they provide good service for rich people. It was visible that they were much more nicer and attentive to the couple that you could easily guess were rich and came there to taste different things and various wines. We feld missed and not welcomed, althoug we've also ordered... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have been to Grappolo Blu on several trips to Montalcino, but this time I went with travelers who were new to Italy. As always, the owner was very friendly and helpful in explaining the menu and suggesting appropriate wine. The food was delicious and everyone was happy with their selections. I am sure I will go there again on... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Family run, very small, rustic food. We got the balsamic glazed boar and it was earthy and wonderful.

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Pretoria
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142 reviews 142 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Good restaurant within a short walk of the Hotel dei Capitani, tucked away down steps off the main street. It was recommended to us, but did not live up to the expectations. Welcome was warm and the waiters though not to talkative were efficient. Wine list that is one of the biggest we’ve had. However we were recommended the Brunello... More 

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Rome, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

And this doesn't mean the food is bad, just that it's not what a Tuscan is used to - for instance the 'pici all'aglione' served in this place have nothing to do with the real plate: pachino and garlic in big pieces, cooked not long enough and missing the real taste. In the restaurant we were the only Italuan couple... More 

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Albany, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was recommended by Rick Steves and the recommendation was absolutely right. We stopped here for lunch in a little cozy place on a weekday afternoon. I had one of my best meals of our two week visit to Italy. It was beef cheeks in a montalcino sauce that was to die for. The sauce was rich, very rich, and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The place is a lovely Tratoria where you can taste the very rich local food, carefully prepared. We went for lunch and started with delicious crostate (tosted bread and excellent sauce) and had a Spaghetti al Ragu, it was fabulous. They also make a very tasty one on garlic sauce. Eating at Brunello di Montalcino means drinking Brunello wine. At... More 

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Phila.,PA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We decided to stop in for a late lunch. We were seated promptly and started to review the menu. Three of us had the shell pasta with sweet peas, pancetta and red pepper. It was great. Another choice was pasta with mushrooms and truffle oil. Also, very good. My husband's choice was sausage and white beans. I thought it had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This place is off the main road down the hill... Go find it because the food is really good and the atmosphere is wonderful. I will tell you the place gets crowded so you might need to wait. And this is not a place that moves the people through quickly. This is Italy, and the service is not fast...we went... More 

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Additional Information about Taverna del Grappolo Blu

Address: Scale di Via Moglio, 1, Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: 0577-847150
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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