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Ristorante Taverna del Grappolo Blu

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Via Scale di Via Moglio 1, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 847150
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sat - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Riverhead, New York
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband picked it out based on the street side menu. The best meal we had all week in Italy. No downsides. Low season, so few customers but everything fresh and delicious. No idea how they do it. Amazing!

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Thank Traveler4558
Clinton, New Jersey
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Our hotel concierge recommended grappolo blu. The restaurant itself is very quaint and you feel like you are walking in to someone's home being served by family members. The food was amazing. Pic of menu is attached. We each had the pinci pasta, which is known in that region. I had tomato and basil sauce, my husband had the mest... More 

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Thank Megansni
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Very good small place near Montalcino center. Pasta was good, rabbit is excellent. Very good place for a lunch

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Thank Михаил С
London
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Food is traditional Italian. All the sauces for the crostini are made in the restaurant. The wine list is of the size of the Bible. Definitely worth the visit

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Moscow, Russia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Nice food, good wine, calm and relaxed. English speaking staff and menu in English, good advice on food and wine. Good for dinner after a long tourist day

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Thank Lev_Big_Muzzy
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you're in Montalcino, this place is a must! Hearty Tuscan dishes and an amazing selection of wines. the caramelised onion starter is just heavenly! there was a large group of us so we got a selection of everything to share and all the dishes were melt-in-the-mouth delicious!

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Thank Mari_Sanaia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. The owner and staff were friendly and helpful. The food was amazing. The atmosphere was warm and cozy. Very much enjoyed from start to finish. Highly recommend.

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Thank Koky1985
Rome, Italy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very simple decoration, great service, and excellent food. Large list of wines, with reasonable prices. We were two, arrived late at night and nonetheless the owner was very solicitous. We both had pasta as primo piatto, and meat as secondo, and they were really great. Deserts were good, but not up to the level of the pasta and the meat.... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

After a day of tasting Brunello, at a vineyard in Montalcino, we wandered hesitantly to a direct sale winery for a tasting. My wife twisted my arm and we had a wonderful tasting from the Villa Le Creta shop. Our host suggested this restaurant next door and we purchased a 2008 VLC Brunello from our host. He dropped it off... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Food was acceptable, service a little condescending. Food to price value marginal. A lot of loud Americans oblivious to anyone, a few locals who probably have learned to put up with it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Scale di Via Moglio 1, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 847150

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