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La Taverna di Moranda

Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755145
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
“pork sausage” (3 reviews)
“pici” (9 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

We skipped the loud tourist group near the main entry to this village. Instead, we took a short walk into town and discovered this wonderful restaurant. As we walked we were impressed by the charm of the Monticchiello community. La Taverna di Moranda was excellent....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Coopermomma
Reviewed December 9, 2017

I visit Monticchiello JUST to eat at Taverna di Moranda. Actually....I visit Italy to eat at Taverna di Moranda! Overstated? Perhaps but it is about 99% true. This gem, owned and run by fabulous couple Massimo and Francesca, consistently delivers exceptional and imaginative meals. Unfortunately...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Chris W
Reviewed September 24, 2017 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.

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank R731DLpaulm
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

Date of visit: June 2017
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

Date of visit: March 2017
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!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank 709MargaretD
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!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank davisten
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$34 - $45
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
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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