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All 61 Montalcino Restaurants

Taverna dei Barbi

localita Pordenuovi 170, Montalcino, Italy
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Ranked #23 of 61 Restaurants in Montalcino
Price range: $28 - $56
Sun - Fri 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chowder
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Rustic, warm and friendly, an integral part of the historic 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 make guided visits with tastings and opportunity 'to buy wines, provided with ample parking and an outdoor terrace with 30 seats in the summer, in a big old fireplace dominates the dining room with exposed beams and stone. The typical Tuscan cuisine, with bread, pasta and desserts made ​​strictly in house and Friday for dinner and the menu devoted exclusively to fresh seafood with a menu of white wines can match, and the national paper of red wines produced from the farm and Tuscan wines.
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Calgary, Canada
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156 reviews 156 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Hamburg, Germany
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27 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It was lunchtime and we saw the sign to Taverna dei Barbi by the road, not knowing really what to expect. It was certainly a marvellous experience. The dishes were meticulously decorated, the meat was of a fabulous quality and very tasty, and the wine superb. From our experience, the "taverna" is not really a taverna, but a high standards... More 

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68 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Need some lunch before doing a wine tasting well this is the perfect place to do it. The outside seating is very authentic for the surroundings and gives you the experience you are looking for in Brunello country. Enjoy the food and wine.

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Great Guana Cay
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85 reviews 85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We love this restaurant. Been eating here for 10 years thru at least two managements. Always hits the mark for us. Don't understand why not rated higher. Vegetable flan. Beef with Brunello sauce. Pastas. Their excellent Brunello at good price. Take time for a tasting before eating.

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We didn’t plan to go there (although it was highly recommended by the tourist guide books) until the hired car’s driver told us that it was one of the must-go restaurants in that area. The restaurant was surrounded by a lot of greens. A wine cellar located just next to the restaurant. Good food, good service and perfect environment. After... More 

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Additional Information about Taverna dei Barbi

Address: localita Pordenuovi 170, Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: +390577847117
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 56
Cuisine: Chowder

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