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“Lovely garden and wonderful lunch.”

Trattoria Toscana Al Vecchio Forno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $47
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Ancient Trattoria Toscana al Vecchio Forno in Val d'Orcia an important stage the Ancient Trattoria Toscana "al Vecchio Forno" with the aim to revive the historical and cultural dimension of the place in a space that welcomes the guests let them feeling at home and offering them a moment of joy in a casual yet elegant setting Our Cuisine Tradition and creativity are the main theme of our menu, created by our Chef Roberto Pesce, with some historical dishes and other news related to the evolution of our Tuscany home cooking culture A cuisine that combines the traditional spirit of the best of local produce with modern interpretation to create dishes that come to the soul of the people Discover the ancient flavors of the past The Ambience The Trattoria Toscana Al Vecchio Forno is located in the heart of the medieval village of San Quirico d'Orcia, 50 meters from the Palazzo del Capitano, Via Piazzola 8 in the alleyway that runs alongside the church of San Francesco. La Trattoria Toscana to Vecchio Forno is located in the heart of the medieval village Trattoria Toscana to Vecchio Forno is located in the heart of the medieval village The restaurant is set in a 1500s building, the old bakery of the village, ithis leads to his name inside a wine cellar carved into the stone, solid wood and marble tables, of rural old objects and a romantic fireplace in an atmosphere of ancient times in fine weather, in the garden, between bushes of aromatic plants and flowers, under the lemon or the wisteria pergola, by the fountain, or the old well will surely be a magical moment Our Cellar Our wine cellar has about 250 labels of the best local and national selections and we are at the continuos research of products that manage to maintain a good quality at the best price The Trattoria is open to anyone including people who are not guests of the Capitano Hotel Collection, seats are limited and it is always reccomended the reservation (open everyday lunch and dinner)
Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had lunch in the garden and had wonderful service. House wine was excellent and the food was plentiful. We got two cheese plates and two meat plates as our first course (there were 9 of us) but we should have ordered only one of each. It was delicious, especially the cheese, but they were quite large. The pasta courses that came next were excellent too. One person ordered the chicken and it was quite dry so I would stick to the pasta. I so wanted to order dessert as it looked fantastic but we were all too full. I guess we will have to go back! Loved the village too.

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Reviewed July 20, 2014

We found this restaurant in this little beautiful village be accident but was really nice accident and we was so happy.perfect Service, nice ambient and atmosphere,perfect food. The prices are good around 8-10€ for frst plate and around 15 € for second.they have tipical food for this zone and tasty is perfect.

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have spent few days around Montalcino and if I would be asked to choose one restaurant to return it would surely be vecchio forno. although it is not a "small family run restaurant in Tuscany" what all tourists are looking for, it is very very good. Try pasta with duck and very fresh and tasty meals from the daily menu. Well done ragazzi!

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Reviewed June 27, 2014

We really wanted to love this place. We were staying at the hotel and having looked at trip advisor we booked a table right away with high hopes for a great meal. We at out in San Quirico for lunch but were so disappointed with the food at Al Vecchio Forno.

The staff were excellent and the setting in the garden was really lovely, but the food missed the mark. We sent the tomato, chilli and garlic pici back because it was almost inedible. The garlic was so strong and tasted like it could have been burned, but the staff were excellent and insisted on replacing it. The chicken main course was very dry. Maybe we came on an off night but we weren't impress. We'd try again since the setting was so nice, but it was an expensive disappointment.

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Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was one of those two hour amazingly delicious lunches on a lazy Sunday, where we shared a plate of Caprese salad with mozzarella dripping with freshness and unbelievably flavorful tomatoes; fried zucchini blossoms stuffed with ricotta cheese - unreal; absolutely perfectly executed picci with wild board ragout; sublime tagleatelle with porcini, despite the fact that porcini were dried and reconstituted (May is not a fresh porcini season); a bottle of wonderful local red; panna cotta with caramello; and Vin Santo with cantucci - always a great way to end a Tuscan feast. Outstanding!

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Thank Anna G
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