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Trattoria Montalbino

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Via Trecento 72/74 Montalbino, 50025, Montespertoli, Italy
+39 0571 669161
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Certaldo, Italy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This is a tiny restaurant and I recommend you ring first. The journey into the middle of the Tuscan countryside is really worth it as the food is excellent. The husband collects fresh truffles and porcini when in season and the dishes are to die for. You will be made very welcome and there is a good wine list. The... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant in a private home. Looks like a family business. Since we're not big on pasta dishes the choices were very limited.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Family run by 2 sisters doing everything from cooking to serving... Amazing porcini soup and great pasta with white tartufo...

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West Dundee, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

This was our first meal in Italy after a long travel day from Chicago to Rome, then a 3 hour drive into Montespertoli. We arrived early, around 5:30, as we were very hungry. Not speaking much Italian, I asked when they opened for dinner. She responded in Italian - seeing I was a bit confused, typed in 7:30 on her... More 

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Province of Naples, Italy
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

All of the great reviews are correct! My husband, son, and I went to dinner here and loved it so much we returned for lunch the next day before we left the area. The truffle dishes are fantastic! If you want to experience a truly family-run trattoria that is off the beaten path, then this is definitely where you should... More 

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Graz, Austria
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Tartufi, funghi porcini, bistecca... Perfect!!!!! Typical tuscan dishes and extraordinary service!! More italians then tourists!!! Simply go there and enjoy!!!

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Tuscany, Italy
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301 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

Off the beaten path, but completely worth it. When you get to Via Trecento, there is a small wooden sign that tells you the restaurant is 2 km down the road. Keep following the road, don't turn back and think you have gone too far, you will hit a fork in the road, and there the restaurant will be. We... More 

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Seattle
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

We went for dinner following the recommendation of our lodging hostess. This is a very small family run Trattoria with a mama cooking in the kitchen and her daughters tending the tables. Food was simple and amazing - great pasta, and great meat, with amazing touches of truffle and porcini mushrooms. The overall atmosphere of eating out of a small,... More 

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Uzes, France
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

If you've been indifferent to or uninitiated about truffles, here's where to come. We had a magical lunch today, very simple and inexpensive, and the secret was the warmest of warm welcomes from the daughter of the house and the abundance of delicious truffles with every dish. Mum does the cooking beautifully and daughter speaks enough English to give us... More 

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Malaucene, France
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

A little bit tricky to get to but really worth it. We had lunch here on the recommendation of the proprietor at Licchio in Montespertoli and we were not disappointed! Mama is alone in the kitchen, barely hidden behind a curtain, turning out the most delicious Cucina Toscana and daughter is serving tables. Good wine list, fantastic pasta, delicious meat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Trecento 72/74 Montalbino, 50025, Montespertoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Montespertoli
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 669161

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