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Caffe la Fortezza

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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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149 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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170 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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147 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent little spot with panoramic view and small park in front. Espresso or beer is a great option here especially because of the view and the bartenders/owners are great as well!

Thank MikeWolfRealtor
Franklin, Tennessee
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

My husband and I stopped in Montalcino for a short visit. After checking out the fortress, we went looking for a café where we could sit at a table outside and eat lunch. Unlike Siena and Florence, we did not have lots of choices. We found Caffe la Fortezza and sat at one of the outside tables where we could... More 

Hendersonville, North Carolina
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305 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

While our friends were climbing the steps of the fortress, we decided to have some cappacinos from this cafe. We sat outside across the street at tables with nice views of the valley. Very nice and tasty refreshments.

Thank Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Cafe, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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?