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Osteria La Porta

Via del Piano 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755163
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via del Piano 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner at La Porta at the recommendation of an employee of Lupaia (a farmhouse compound from the 1600s converted into a beautiful boutique hotel, where we stayed during our trip). La Porta did not disappoint - the food was authentic and delicious, the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NanaGT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant on Tripadvisor, we wanted to give a try and it was a good one! Excellent food, simple but high level of Chef. Service present and pleasant. Ambient is lovely. Bill correct. We will definitely go back again as this is one of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SilS_13
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little venue with terrace which has a fab view. Manager seemed nice but server was a bit off putting. House white wasn’t the best we’ve had in Italy but my family said the red was good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kiwa22
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Had our welcome dinner here (wedding) and this place is absolutely amazing. Great food/wine, stunning landscapes outside and very cozy inside. Daria is so nice and welcoming!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Johan H
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by friends and we weren’t disappointed. Excellent service, welcoming staff, and beautiful authentic Italian food. Will definitely go again if we’re back the area. Book well ahead to avoid missing out!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Neil M
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Daria treated the four of us to prosecco since our reserved table was not ready when we arrived. Great start! I ordered the daily specialties, which is generally the best idea. Excellent here, too! Delicious stuffed ravioli followed by broiled scallops with puréed pumpkin and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank njoydancin
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

One of the employees at Cantine de’Ricci caves in Montepulciano recommended this restaurant to us. We took a drive from Montepulciano and visited Pienza and then stopped in Montichiello at Osteria La Porta for lunch. It was our anniversary lunch so we had our hotel...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sctrojangal
Reviewed October 10, 2018

My mother and I had a great dinner here at Osteria La Porta while staying at the La Bandita Townhouse in nearby Pienza. Dinner was very good, although the portion sizes were much larger than we had expected based on the rest of our dining...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank BillR2390
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our daughter’s 15th birthday at La Porta and the entire team went out of their way to make it a memorable evening for us (including surprising us with a birthday candle and complimentary dessert). The staff were warm, inviting and engaging. The service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jtypaldos
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We were unexpectedly in the area for the day and made reservations for lunch on the patio. Osteria La Porta never disappoints. Delicious food and wine and beautiful views. If you are in the Monticchiello area do not miss this restaurant. Thanks Daria. Hope to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JoEl75044
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July 6, 2016|
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Response from Mac M | Reviewed this property |
write the owner and she will certainly respond. She lives nearby so normally is open most of the year.
March 16, 2015|
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Response from OlympicNavigators | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant is closed in the afternoon. It's a small place, so do reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Piano 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza  >  Monticchiello
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 755163
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The tavern is located in proximity of the entrance door of Monticchiello, a nice medieval village near Pienza.With its few places (it is better to reserve), it proposes an elegant room, furnished with taste in typical tuscan style, it is comfortable and familiar. The courtesy and the professionality of the owner, Daria, young and passionate sommelier, are an optimal guide in the choice of the plates and the wines. During the beautiful season it is possible to eat in the terrace, enjoying a wonderful sight on Pienza, the Val d'Orcia and the Amiata.Accommodation in Monticchiello- The residence "Il Torrino" is a panoramic apartment obtained from the restauration of an ancient tower belonging to the boundaries of the medieval suburb Monticchiello. The structure, in proximity of the principal access to the village, has been completely restructured from the owner with taste and scrupulous care of the details. At guests' disposal a double room and a living-room with couch-bed and TV; panoramic view on Pienza and the Val d’Orcia. The prices for the weekly stay change according to the season and are comprehensive of heating, final cleaning, household linen. For briefer stays contact the owner.
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