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Caffe la Fortezza

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Cafe, Bar
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Viale della Liberta' 6 | Viale Della Lliberta, 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best impromptu turn that we took on our trip through Italy!! We found their beautiful patio just before sunset and had to stop. We were fortunate to get the corner table overlooking a courtyard and gazing out across the fields and hillside. We ordered the flight of brunello's and simply asked for a cheese and bruchetta antipasti.... More 

Thank lhefeli
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

There are so many cafe's in Italy, so when you find the perfect, hot frothy cappuccino for just over one euro, you go back every day. The staff is super friendly and it provides many selections of food to complement a perfect cup of coffee.

Thank Ausblue
Medicine Hat, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here twice since our arrival, and will be breakfasting here tomorrow. The food is good, as is the coffee. If it's a nice day ask about sitting in the garden, which is outdoors with fabulous views on all sides

Thank Maureen L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Right at top of the town you can sit and enjoy wonderful view, good spot for the evening and sunrise.

Thank halebrennan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Had some stodgy pici spaghetti (local speciality) with very tasty tomatoes and garlic. A bruschetta sampler - regular with tomatoes, liver pate, truffle pate and garlic oil. Nice peaceful view over the valley below with a couple of wine tasters the region is famous for.

Thank Mamapickels
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had our breakfasts at this bar, which was two steps down from our rooms at Il Barlanzone. The coffee was excellent and the brioche a generous size. They also have tables outside across the road, and I was pleasantly surprised not to be charged more when we took our breakfast out to sit under the trees. All reasonably priced... More 

Thank hjb50
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

Walked into a friendly environment with excellent service. We wanted to try the famous wine, without the pressure of buying a bottle. We found this caffe, that has 3 separate rooms, as well as a terrasse with a beautiful view. We had already eaten something, so opted to share the pici pasta with Tuscan sauce and a 2 glass tasting... More 

Thank 1Michelle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is a great, friendly local bakery which serves up some fantastic cappuccino, croissants (love that custard) and gave me some great helpful advice on the town. It is located near the fort and above the town's free parking lot - highly recommended!! They also sell inexpensive sandwiches, etc...

Thank Anthony D
Opelika, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

My daughter and I didn't have the pleasure of dining but had dessert and coffee on a chilly, fall afternoon. The service was pleasant, the coffee and dessert exceptional.

Thank bittykitty52
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016

Our party of three shared the degustation menu (wine tasting with bruschetta and a platter of meats and cheese) on a day when most of the town was very quiet (the day after the feast of the Epiphany). The driver chose just water but the other participants each had three generous glasses of excellent wine. The bruschetta was excellent. The... More 

Thank maggiebradyvancouver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale della Liberta' 6 | Viale Della Lliberta, 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: 0577847200
Located near the fort in Montalcino

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?