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Il Grifo

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Via Mazzini, 18, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
0577847070
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local spot

Extensive wine list (Brunello, of course) and very good pizza. Definitely a local hang out with a nice mix of tourist. Would recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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New Bern, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The reviews maybe are a little to good here. Its a pizzaplace. Dont choose any other food. Especially not beef. The chef couldnt handle it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Great food all round, and the pizza was amazing! A big range of local wine to go with the food as well. You might have to wait 15-20 minutes for a table but it's worth it!

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New Bern, North Carolina
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Extensive wine list (Brunello, of course) and very good pizza. Definitely a local hang out with a nice mix of tourist. Would recommend.

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Saint-Genis-Pouilly, Rhone-Alpes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Most likely the best pizza in my life (Italia di Buffala). It.s a must if you come to Montalcino! Btw, they are quite cheap as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The food is excellent here. It's a down to earth restaurant with a friendly vibe. The steak was wonderful. Great choice if visiting Montalcino.

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We have eaten at this restaurant muliple times over the last few years and each time we have been extremely pleased with the restaurant and its food and service. The restaurant is fairly small and the food, while simple, is well-prepared. There are no views of anything, but the prices are excellent. Our family of 5 shared a salumi and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Best pizza we've had in Italy. What an unexpected find in the town of Montalcino. They have a wonderful wine menu. It was such a delight to see a wines from vineyards we visited the last couple of days. For primi, we ordered the pinci al ragu. It's probably the best pasta dish I've had in my 3 trips to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This restaurant definitely knows how to make fantastic pizza. We saw other foods coming out of the kitchen and they too looked absolutely delicious. The service was very good as well.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Good selection of wines, including nice house wine. The restaurant has nice and cozy interior. We had 2 pizzas and both were wonderful and also reasonably priced.

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The pizza was pretty good and pretty reasonable, but the service was on the cold side, and the worst surprise was getting a basket of stale, clearly day-old bread in Montalcino Italy!! And they were the only restaurant in our travels in Italy that would not spilt the bill on 2 credit cards, as we were dining with another couple.

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Additional Information about Il Grifo

Address: Via Mazzini, 18, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: 0577847070
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 27
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza

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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business, Families with children

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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