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Il Grifo

Via Mazzini, 18, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
0577847070
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Ranked #16 of 59 Restaurants in Montalcino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $27
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

we didn't have a reservation for the restaurant, and must have just been lucky, as it quickly filled up and some people were turned away/had to wait. Waiter was very friendly. Food was good.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We had dinner at Il Grifo where we ordered pizzas and a pork dish. The service was very good and speedy. The pizzas were fabulous and we all enjoyed a different one. The restaurant is very clean and has good facilities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

The food was delicious. Great pizzas. The pork dish with spinach was divine. Steer clear of the campari apertif unless that is your thing. Excellent service with a smile. Food arrived quickly. Arrive early as the place packed out soon after we arrived! !

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A great little restaurant with superb pizzas and an amazing wine list. Very good atmosphere, friendly and efficient waiting staff and very reasonably priced.

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London
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a very clean, family-run restaurant serving well-cooked standard Tuscan fare. The pizzas are very good but try the grilled meats with chickpeas or lentils...very tasty.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Looking for a good but not too expensive place to eat, this restaurant was recommended to us by Lisa, the host at Suite d'Artista where we stayed (which is by the way highly recommended as well). Looking at previous reviews, we didn't have too high expectations regarding service, but on that evening in August, when the place was fully booked... More

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We usually have a pizza and a glass of wine for lunch when we eat here. The food is local Tuscan and freshly prepared. Not a 30 minute stop, but traveling should be slow.

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Luxemburg, Luxemburg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Nice food with reasonable pricing. Location is not top as there is no real view on the beautiful surroundings. Located in the center of Montalcino.

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Quiet and charming restaurant and most diners were tourists. We chatted with other diners and gave each other tips on places to visit. Great atmostphere

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Todos Santos, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Was staying in Montalcino as part of a several day Tuscan walking tour organized by www.girosole.com and this was one of the recommeded restaurants near to my hotel - after watching some of the Mondiale I came here one night and really was impressed by the food and the attentive service - ended up coming back the second night too!... More

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