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Via Della Liberta 6 | Viale Della Lliberta, 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
0577847200
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Located near the fort in Montalcino

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wine with a small snack

My husband and I stopped in Montalcino for a short visit. After checking out the fortress, we went looking for a café where we could sit at a table outside and eat lunch. Unlike Siena and Florence, we did not have lots of choices. We found Caffe la Fortezza and sat at one of the outside tables... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
CATHY V
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Franklin, Tennessee
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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of three shared the degustation menu (wine tasting with bruschetta and a platter of meats and cheese) on a day when most of the town was very quiet (the day after the feast of the Epiphany). The driver chose just water but the other participants each had three generous glasses of excellent wine. The bruschetta was excellent. The... More 

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San Diego, California
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent little spot with panoramic view and small park in front. Espresso or beer is a great option here especially because of the view and the bartenders/owners are great as well!

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Thank MikeWolfRealtor
Franklin, Tennessee
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

My husband and I stopped in Montalcino for a short visit. After checking out the fortress, we went looking for a café where we could sit at a table outside and eat lunch. Unlike Siena and Florence, we did not have lots of choices. We found Caffe la Fortezza and sat at one of the outside tables where we could... More 

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Thank CATHY V
Birmingham, Alabama
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642 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

While our friends were climbing the steps of the fortress, we decided to have some cappacinos from this cafe. We sat outside across the street at tables with nice views of the valley. Very nice and tasty refreshments.

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Thank Anne M
Birmingham, Alabama
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145 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We really enjoyed this place. We were in town, touring the local sites and tasting the excellent wines from Brunello, Montalcino. Stopped in to have a casual break and a cappuccino and enjoy the local area. This place was wonderful.

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Thank Mike O
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156 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

We shared the platter for two (19€) which comes with three different glasses of vino to try. It's a lovely relaxed little cafe in which to try the Brunello, friendly and not at all pretentious like some places in Montalcino. The owner gave us a useful leaflet about the local wines and vineyards which we used to find the house... More 

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Thank Ingridula
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

İt works till pretty late but most importantly they have delicious pasteries and drinks.. Because of its location you cant miss as well..

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Thank yco67
Birmingham, Alabama
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206 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We ate lunch here and it was very good. The people were very friendly and helpful. I would recommend for a light lunch

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Thank jthomas1974
Stamford, Connecticut
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We arrived in Montalcino late for lunch, and way too early for dinner. Caffe la Fortezza had wines by the glass, a cheese plate and a mixed meat plate that totally fit the bill. Casual, friendly and accessible, we sat and enjoyed our food and wine, relaxed, and people-watched while a friendly and helpful staff took care of us. Would... More 

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Thank William B
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in town after the true ristoranti had closed, and were looking for a place to get a late lunch. As we planned to visit La Fortezza, we headed in that direction. The caffe is nearby, and open, so we tried it. We were pleasantly surprised with a very tasty antipasto and tasting of 3 Brunello vintages. A very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Della Liberta 6 | Viale Della Lliberta, 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: 0577847200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Located near the fort in Montalcino
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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