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“SUPERB STYLISH CUISINE”
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La Cantina
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $29
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: A new restaurant in this unspoiled mediaeval hill town. It is run by Deborah, the charming daughter of Daria, owner of Monticchiello's famed La Porta. I hosted a wedding eve dinner there on July 7th - the first big party Deborah had catered. The food, wine, service and ambience were ll outstanding. I can't praise the generosity of spirit which animated the whole event highly enough.
Reviewed June 19, 2014

The room is ancient and beautiful and vaulted l the decor is trendy and and relaxing ; the service is delightful and the food is excellent. Best mixed salad of a 2 week European trip ; wonderful guineafowl cacciatore ; grilled vegtables were magnificent and a vegetable flan was heavenly. Loved it - best restaurant in the village

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Thank RobertJoy
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Our group of 4 received a recommendation to try this wonderful restaurant. The restaurant is more modern than we had imagined in this tiny village, but wonderfully decorated in a cool funky way. The food was outstanding. The pici with cream, sausage and truffles is not to be missed, nor is the cantucci e vin santo. The owner Deborah, as well as our server, were charming and made our visit very special. We wish Deborah much success and look forward to returning to her charming restaurant very soon.

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Thank NeverEnoughTraveling
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Reviewed May 21, 2014

a lunchtime haven from walking in the hills - this is a true must for food lovers - coll, classy and contemporary in look, feel and taste. a menu designed with love and care and service to die for. it is the only time in my life that we have been given a bottle of wine as we left because they liked us!
i tried the cocao tagliattlelle with pork shavings, but in truth could haved stayed the afternoon and gone through the menu having walked the hills from Pienza!
This is not a tourist experience - our thanks to the young owner who deserves all the success she will surely have - look for the arched entrance 50m up the hill from La Porta.

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Thank Martin C
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Reviewed May 6, 2014

After a day of site seeing in Montepulciano we drove out to see some of the stunning surrounding countryside and happened upon the lovely village of Monticchiello at sunset. After wandering through this idyllic village we decided to stop at La Cantina for supper. We didn't book, we didn't even plan to go in but we were accommodated by the friendly staff and we were not disappointed. The service here was fantastic and the pasta, some of the best I have ever tasted. So simple yet full of such amazing flavour. I would definitely recommend a visit to this lovely restaurant.

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Thank Kelly D
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

My wife and I have been visiting Monticchiello over the years and, on our most recent trip, were delighted to find that another wonderful restaurant has opened in this beautiful village. The food is exquisitely conceived and presented and the service is absolutely outstanding. Proprietor Deborah Senatori has much to be proud of here. We highly recommend La Cantina for anyone touring this area of Italy!

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2  Thank Andrew G
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