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Taverna dei Barbi

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Italian, Pub, Gastropub
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Localita podernovi 170 | Localita Podernovi 170, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 847143
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11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Rustic, warm and inviting, a part of the historical farm Barbi one of the...
Rustic, warm and inviting, a part of the historical farm Barbi one of the most famous and historic producers of Brunello di Montalcino. The restaurant is located next to the aging cellar, where you can take tours with tastings and opportunity 'to buy wines,, led by experts in fantastic tasting. With ample parking and an outdoor terrace with 30 seats in the summer, in a big old fireplace dominates the dining room with views beams and stone. The Tuscan cuisine, with bread, pasta and sweets made strictly in house.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very tasty lunch!

We had just finished the wine tour and we stopped for lunch at the taverna. The food was very tasty and had great, strong flavors. I would recommend the lunch if you are doing the winery tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
Gary C
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you are in Montalcino, you Must eat and drink here! Follow Sandro suggestions and Lucia creations, and you will taste the real ancient-modern Super Tuscany.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent service and food. I tasted a boar with sweet and bitter sauce, which was delicious. The wine is also very good and the place and decoration completed the scenario for the excellent lunch we had there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

After visiting the town of Montalcino, it was recommended by the people at Enoteca di Piazza Wine Room that we lunch at Taverna Dei Barbi. (We wanted to lunch at a winery). It had been a rainy morning and we were looking forward to a warm Italian lunch. The place had just opened for lunch and was not yet busy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had a lunch at Barbi after visiting their impressive wine cellars. That was probably one of the best meals that we had in Tuscany – not the cheapest one though. The food was delicious – made with heart and served with attention. The wine was also very good but that was to be expected; however, I think they should... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had just finished the wine tour and we stopped for lunch at the taverna. The food was very tasty and had great, strong flavors. I would recommend the lunch if you are doing the winery tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you are in the vicinity of Montalcino, I recommend that you take the approximately 15 minute drive to the Abazzia de Sant'Antimo to listen to the gregorian monks chanting at this historic site. I suggest the 12:45 PM chants so that on your way back, on this same road, you continue on your heavenly trip with lunch at the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The only reason I stopped by was out of respect to the wine. Since the cantina was closed I decided to have a quick snack. It was the worst caprese salad I have ever had! This is obviously a place that relies on it's name and doesn't really value the true essence of Tuscan food. Over priced as well. Service... More 

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Gennaro A, Direttore at Taverna dei Barbi, responded to this review

Dear Madam, I'm sorry that that day she was not prepared because our mozzarella is much appreciated coming from the place where the mozzarella and the DOC Campania, if she is not accustomed to mozzarella di bufala sorry. I apologize if I have not used the mozzarella poor as she is used to. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great food, beautiful location, Genarro was a wonderful host & chef! Can't wait to go back!!! Unbelievable wine!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

14 of us stopped for lunch during a day of vineyard tours in the Montalcino region, great atmosphere, food, service. Host and chef were excellent, we enjoyed a 2 hour luncheon we will remember for years.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

As with other reviewers, we have been coming here for many years. But this time the service was poor, from a non-existent welcome from a disinterested waitress to a reluctance to give us a larger table when requested. Reason given - they were set for 4 and we were 2. But no one came to sit there anyway. Food pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Localita podernovi 170 | Localita Podernovi 170, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 847143

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 56
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Rustic, warm and inviting, a part of the historical farm Barbi one of the most famous and historic producers of Brunello di Montalcino. The restaurant is located next to the aging cellar, where you can take tours with tastings and opportunity 'to buy wines,, led by experts in fantastic tasting. With ample parking and an outdoor terrace with 30 seats in the summer, in a big old fireplace dominates the dining room with views beams and stone. The Tuscan cuisine, with bread, pasta and sweets made strictly in house.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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