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E Lucevan le Stelle

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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Piazza di 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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Bornem, Belgium
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the at the highest point after climbing all Montepulciano that you will find this restaurant on a little square. With it's terrace and beautiful view you are in for a real treat! Inside it is tastefully decorated with enough space between the tables. We tried a degustation set of 3 different wines which turned into a 4rth one... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful bistrot and wine bar also has a great terrace in a quiet piazza at the top of the town, but away from the crowds (Piazza San Francesco). It also happens to be the closest restaurant to where we are staying in town, lucky for us). We dined here on 2 occasions for a late-night dinner. The pasta is... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First dinner in Montepulciano, had a friendly waiter who spoke good english. had a nice wine, cheese and two kinds of revioli. The grappa was very good and price was reasonble.

Thank Omer G
Saint Charles, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a couple of glasses of wine after dinner. The service was wonderful, location great and wine so very great. I would recommend without pause; we were not hurried, staff was helpful and not pushy, we were given some side snacks. This was a great end to our evening.

Thank Keys4Two
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place because we were searching for the best view in Montepulciano. Not only did we find a breath taking view, right behind it was this awesome wine bar. Wines were great, atmosphere fun & casual, service fantastic. Had to wait out a rain storm inside. Great vibe inside!! Love this place. Would definitely come back. And be... More 

Thank Mindy P
Piatra Neamt, Romania
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We served a really pictoresque dinner at the E Lucevan le Stelle, accompanied by the sunset over the tuscanian hills. The restaurant is located next to a nice panoramic view. We had two portions of picci, which is a traditional dish in Tuscany and especially in the surroundings of Montepulciano, a big plate of different prosciutti and of course some... More 

Thank Paul B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed, chilled place to eat and drink. The place was busy when we arrived so we had to wait for a table but the waiter and bar-tender were still attentive, friendly and helpful. Food was very tasty, well presented and good value. Wine was (obviously) lovely too!

Thank Gabrielle99
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

I was here with my parents and sister and we had a great night, mainly thanks to Helena, our waitress. We were seated on the terrace and enjoyed the beautiful view that was offered to us from there. First some snacks, white wine (Pinot Grigio) and GT's (Hendricks Fever tree). Afterwards a lovely dinner with fresh-made pasta, flatbread and a... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Good food, nice terrace, great selection of vine and above all very friendly staff and good service. Great place to enjoy a stunning Tuscan sunset with a glass of Nobile.

Thank Jovana D
Kessel-Lo, Belgium
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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.

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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
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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 di 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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