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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: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty pizza. Quick service

Relaxed pizza restaurant. Quick service. Tasty food. Very reasonable wine by the glass. 4 out of 5 but I rated Les Barriques, just down the road, as better, for service, atmosphere and for the pizza.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
James_C_S_H
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Relaxed pizza restaurant. Quick service. Tasty food. Very reasonable wine by the glass. 4 out of 5 but I rated Les Barriques, just down the road, as better, for service, atmosphere and for the pizza.

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Kent, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had a late lunch here when visiting Montalcino for the day. The pizza was excellent and I enjoyed watching it being made to order through the little viewing hatch. Also enjoyed sampling one of the local Brunello wines from the extensive wine list. Would highly recommend.

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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A great eatery Very friendly accommodating staff. Ps you must book as this restaurant is popular Great pizzas Their pasta dishes are delicious and full of local Tuscan. Flavour Very reasonable in prices and their wine selections very good Wonderful atmosphere in this lovely Tuscan village A must

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We ate here a few times during our stay in Montalcino. It was always busy with locals and tourists . The pizzas and pasta dishes were very good and very reasonably priced, nice house wine.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great affordable spot frequented by locals and tourists. Extensive pizza list, lots of other choices including pasta, steak, etc. my wife had a pasta with tomatoes, garlic, and anchovies and I had a pizza with sausage and onions, both were delicious. That with appetizers and a bottle of the house red came to 30 euros. Great spot for families there... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stayed just outside of Montalcino for four nights and went to Il Grifo for dinner 2 of those. The starters were terrific as were the pastas and their pizza is some of the best we've ever had. House wines are great and inexpensive.

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Izmir, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Nice town by the top of the hill. Il Grifo is a nice restaurant. Good service. Very good pizzas. Pizza "Italia" is recommended. Price quality :))

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We eat here when we want good food and quick, efficient service. I'm sure that the other dishes are good, but we love the pizza, so that's all we've tried.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great atmosphere, fantastic food. Have been at this restaurant a few times now and always very satisfied. Winelist is spectacular - world class Brunellos at very affordable prices. A "must do" in Montalcino.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

One of our best meals in Tuscany. Deep fried veggies which were light and fluffy. Followed by risotto and pepper steak. The best! But the panne cotta with berries and carmel was over the top! Go! You will not be sorry.

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic

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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