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Il Grifo

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Via Mazzini, 18, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
0577847070
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Friendly local in Montalcino a few steps from the central square. Tuscan...
Friendly local in Montalcino a few steps from the central square. Tuscan cuisine with homemade pasta and grilled meat of choice. Pizza for lunch and dinner.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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  • 144
    Excellent
  • 148
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Il Grifo

Reasonably priced, good selection of wines including inexpensive house wine. Friendly service good food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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cape coral
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Reasonably priced, good selection of wines including inexpensive house wine. Friendly service good food.

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Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We ordered wild boar stew, and they graciously agreed to change the polenta to mashed potatoes. It was a richly flavored dish in a decent portion. We also ordered the calzone which was crispy and delicious right up to the end, and the lasagne which was delicious. We scrapped up every last morsel of food!

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Del Mar, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Il Griffo is a family restaurant in the center of Montalcino. They have great pizza and delicious salads and wonderful wine. Having been warned that it was a popular restaurant, my husband called ahead for reservations, but had to pass me the phone as the person answering the phone didn't understand English! We enjoyed two delicious meals at Il Griffo... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We'd love the pizza!!! People aroud the area told us that it was the best pizza of Montalcino! We'd confirmed it!

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

Very good pizza, quick service, good house wine for reasonable price. The second time we went there we had to wait for the table and therefore we went somewhere else but then we regretted it very much. Cosy place for nice evening, but be prepare for croud!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were there when it seemed half of the women in town showed up for dinner as part of one of their festivals. good wine list, great pasta and other diners seemed happy with their pizza. We shared several courses and service was excellent.

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Worcestershire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Love this place as you can wine taste by ordering the best wines by the glass. Food very good and clearly the locals favourites as it was bursting with families and the staff were great. Pizzas perfect as was the steak

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Vancouver
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Montalcino is a lovely small town and we enjoyed strolling around leisurely before dinner and when we sat down at our table at 7:30pm, It seemed we recognized about half the diners from our stroll. It is wise to make a reservation. This place fills up fast with locals and tourists and the food is delicious. It's very clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Cozy, friendly and amazing food and wine!! Pizza or entrees excellent value, Quality and flavor!! Would highly recommend, get there early or make a reservation!

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Portsmouth
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Good food and service. Really great wine list. Not as pretentious as other places. Great steaks and pastas.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Mazzini, 18, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: 0577847070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 27
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

Description

Friendly local in Montalcino a few steps from the central square. Tuscan cuisine with homemade pasta and grilled meat of choice. Pizza for lunch and dinner.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?