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E Lucevan le Stelle

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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Piazza San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kessel-Lo, Belgium
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice bistrot in the beautiful town of Montepulciano. We had lunch on the terrace, with a beautiful view of the surroundings. Excellent pasta and wine, for a reasonable price.

Thank J_AnOnHoliday2006
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful bar close to the plaza. A wine list to satisfy everybody. Serves various Brunello wines by the glass. Good, relaxed atmosphere with music. Great view from outside tables

Thank Roar B
Solihull, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is lovely. Great ambiance, lovely decor, huge choice of wine, good choice of craft gin, the most amazing views - we loved it. There is a nice but limited menu. We ate there one evening and the food was great - delicious ravioli and tortellini. But this is a true wine bar not a restaurant so do not... More 

1 Thank perrygeoff
Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after driving all morning and having just made it to Montepulciano. We enjoyed a couple of glasses of wine from the area along with the cheese platter (with honey and onion chutney) and the Muzzelene pasta (meat filled dumplings with tomato sauce). Everything was really yummy and service could not have been better. The view is also... More 

Thank ramamir
Bilbao, Spain
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must have been very unlucky considering all the previous comments... just came in before lunch to relax and have a glass of wine (a nobile di montepulciano) so I can't comment on the food. I really liked the surroundings and the decoration but I expected more of this wine bar considering the wine (red) was way too cold. However,... More 

Thank Bilbotruska
Novato, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful place to have a glass of wine indoors or on their deck. Had dinner two nights here and had excellent meals both nights.

Thank ribeden
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124 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were only in Montepulciano for half a day so used TripAdvisor to weed out what I didn't want. This fitted the bill - away from the main streets & square; on its own little square with a view. The service was very attentive. We were seated outside on request & quickly waited upon. My meal of cheese & walnut... More 

Thank julie k
Sydney, N.S.
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of wines and the best beer I've had in Italy !!! They have a small selection of local craft beer on tap. Amazing. Prices were more on the higher side but the atmosphere and views were perfect ! Defiantly stop in for a drink.

Thank KaylaCapeBreton
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Slightly off the main streets on a quiet square with great views, this wine bar offers a great selection of wine (of course!) but also good food for lunch or dinner (we win for lunch and enjoyed it on the shaded terrace). Service in (good) English available as well as (rare enough to be noted!) reliable wifi. Classy restaurant recommended... More 

Thank Rickidy
Southampton, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We went with an Italian friend who is a regular at the bar, so we were accepted immediately into the group of locals. The bar has a good choice of Gins and local drinks, with a reasonable menu of Tuscan food. I had the Mezzaluna stuffed with beef, my wife had the Tortelli stuffed with Asparagus, our friend had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $28
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: 390578758725
Wine Bar & Bistro in the heart of the old town, it's located in Piazza San Francesco, famous for the stunning view on the valley and on San Biagio Church. "E lucevan le stelle" is open for lunch, apéritifs and dinner, offering a unique location in town for admiring the incredible sunsets on the valley. More than 200 labels of fine Italian wines are available by the bottle, together with a selection of about 20 wines served by the glass. Wide selection of whiskeys, rhum, gin and other spirits. Live jazz on season and temporary art exhibitions.

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