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La Taverna di Moranda

Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755145
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
“pici” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is owned and staffed by an older - as in their 60's maybe - couple. Best meal in town and a small, cozy environment. Very calming after a day of sightseeing. The wife/server is a delight.

Thank Betsy W
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic find. The owners were delightful funny and so attentive. That however is just the topping on an extraordinaire cake. The rack of lamb was to die for! In the words of my son, "If Helen of Troy could start a war, this...More

Thank Kelley V
Reviewed September 1, 2017

I can't stay away! My husband and I enjoyed a fantastic meal yesterday. We shared the Tuna tartar with lemon and red pepper corns followed by Pici pasta with pork sausage ragu and I had the green pasta with seafood and a sauce impossible to...More

Thank 59canadian
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Great meal and excellent service. Excellent amuse bouche and appetisers we had lamb and tagliate that were both excellent and some great wine at a very good price

Thank Paul M
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

We've been coming back again and again to enjoy Massimo's fabulous cooking - and this visit it's consistently excellent yet again. We love the pasta with porcine or summer vegetables, the salmon, the lamb in rosemary and garlic. This restaurant is tucked away, you dine...More

Thank fooderella
Reviewed March 30, 2017

After nearly four years away, I was fortunate to return to Monticchiello three weeks ago. The main reason I returned.... La Taverna di Moranda! Simply put, this is the best food in all of Italy. It was four years ago and it remains true this...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful lunch in this great restaurant. The owner is an excellent chef and great host. The truffle pasta was outstanding!

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed September 11, 2016

We've been coming to La Taverna di Moranda for many years and every time it is simply outstanding! The food is perfection and the owners are incredibly charming. A must visit on your trip!

Thank davisten
Reviewed September 7, 2016

As many other reviewers have said, the food here is simply excellent and it is well worth the short walk up the hill from the gateway to this ancient village. The menu is made up of local specialities and some universal favourites such as steak....More

Thank Gravity99
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We ended up here by chance after La Porta messed up our reservation (and were quite rude about it). Thank goodness we did! We had an amazing meal here - the delicious homemade pici and tagliatelle, the best rabbit dish, and the light semifreddo. The...More

Thank chuezw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$35 - $47
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza  >  Monticchiello
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 755145
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