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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 2 weeks ago

I had booked online but meanwhile a big group of people did as well, so the owner called me to tell me it was fully booked. The next day when I was almost there the owner called me again to tell me there was a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank basbusa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An hour drive and well worth it! Great food, extensive wine list and friendly service. Our go to spot for special occasions.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sherrie L
Reviewed 13 December 2018

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
1  Thank NanaGT
Reviewed 11 November 2018 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 28 October 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 27 October 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 23 October 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 15 October 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 14 October 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 10 October 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
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7 July 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.
17 March 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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