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Caffe la Fortezza

Via Della Liberta 6 | Viale Della Lliberta, 6, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
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Ranked #32 of 57 restaurants in Montalcino
Cuisines: Italian
Description: Located near the fort in Montalcino
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Description: Located near the fort in Montalcino
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28 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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English first
Rothesay, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

we hadn't planned on lunch in Montalcino, When I asked an old man where we could find a decent ristorante - he led us to the Fortezza. We had bruscetta and caprese salad which was fine and price was ok. Nothing remarkable.

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Los Angeles, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The title says it all . great setting and view. good food, friendly staff and very cheap -- we wanted to come back and eat here again , wish we had another day to spend in this town.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This restaurant has a beautiful outdoor area where you are overlooking the beautiful hills of Tuscany. Both the owner and the staff were friendly, helpful and extremely welcoming. We were able to try some different wines of the region and the staff explained each one, they were all delicious and the food was even better. It was a great experience... More

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

We dropped in on this place for a quick lunch and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and service. The waitress was particularly knowledgeable and friendly.

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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We ate lunch in the cafe portion one afternoon. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful. Great place to have a very relaxed lunch and hang out after to finish your beer. The Bruchetta was wonderful. And know that anything you order that has cheese will have a very generous helping!

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Irvine, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in randomly after deciding last minute we wanted to see Montalcino after being in Montepulciano most of the day. We stopped in here and was greeted very pleasantly by the bartender/waiter. She let us taste 4 wines before choosing which one we wanted. She had a paper tag that she put on the stem so... More

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Lanark, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Great on those long hot nights with a superb out door area and stunning views of the fortress and down the hill. A proper cafe/bar with the right prices.

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Columbus, Ohio
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

While visiting the town of Montalcino my wife and I stopped in for lunch. We sat in their seating area across the street in the park. Wonderful views and just a great setting. Wine and traditional Tuscan sandwiches made for a nice lunch. The sandwich was so good I got another to go to enjoy later on in the day.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Everyone must stop at this fortezza, wonderful history, you feel like you step back in time. After walk around the hilly town, so quaint. The wine room is beautiful with so many to choose! We had lunch on the patio, wonderful light bite to eat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

We had a wine tasting (Brunello of course) and they brought out small sandwiches. We sat in their courtyard right across the street (a very nice parklike setting). Great service, nice people!

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