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Caffe la Fortezza

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Italian, Cafe, Bar, Pub
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Viale della Liberta' 6 | Viale Della Lliberta, 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 847200
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07:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 00:00
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York, PA
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555 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here for a rest while the rest of our group went up to Montalcino. Thank goodness we were allowed to rest and were not hurried to leave, as we were both exhausted. We had coffee (€1.50), tea (€2.00) and a variety of sweet pastries. Total bill was only €9- what a deal for a quiet... More 

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Thank Valerie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This was the best impromptu turn that we took on our trip through Italy!! We found their beautiful patio just before sunset and had to stop. We were fortunate to get the corner table overlooking a courtyard and gazing out across the fields and hillside. We ordered the flight of brunello's and simply asked for a cheese and bruchetta antipasti.... More 

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Thank lhefeli
Sandringham
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

There are so many cafe's in Italy, so when you find the perfect, hot frothy cappuccino for just over one euro, you go back every day. The staff is super friendly and it provides many selections of food to complement a perfect cup of coffee.

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Thank Ausblue
Medicine Hat, Canada
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here twice since our arrival, and will be breakfasting here tomorrow. The food is good, as is the coffee. If it's a nice day ask about sitting in the garden, which is outdoors with fabulous views on all sides

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Thank Maureen L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Right at top of the town you can sit and enjoy wonderful view, good spot for the evening and sunrise.

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Thank halebrennan
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115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Had some stodgy pici spaghetti (local speciality) with very tasty tomatoes and garlic. A bruschetta sampler - regular with tomatoes, liver pate, truffle pate and garlic oil. Nice peaceful view over the valley below with a couple of wine tasters the region is famous for.

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Thank Mamapickels
Rome, Italy
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161 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We had our breakfasts at this bar, which was two steps down from our rooms at Il Barlanzone. The coffee was excellent and the brioche a generous size. They also have tables outside across the road, and I was pleasantly surprised not to be charged more when we took our breakfast out to sit under the trees. All reasonably priced... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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183 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Walked into a friendly environment with excellent service. We wanted to try the famous wine, without the pressure of buying a bottle. We found this caffe, that has 3 separate rooms, as well as a terrasse with a beautiful view. We had already eaten something, so opted to share the pici pasta with Tuscan sauce and a 2 glass tasting... More 

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Thank 1Michelle
Aramco
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164 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is a great, friendly local bakery which serves up some fantastic cappuccino, croissants (love that custard) and gave me some great helpful advice on the town. It is located near the fort and above the town's free parking lot - highly recommended!! They also sell inexpensive sandwiches, etc...

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Thank Anthony D
Opelika, Alabama
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

My daughter and I didn't have the pleasure of dining but had dessert and coffee on a chilly, fall afternoon. The service was pleasant, the coffee and dessert exceptional.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale della Liberta' 6 | Viale Della Lliberta, 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 847200
Description
Located near the fort in Montalcino

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?