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Pierantonio Antico Ristorante Forassiepi

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Via della Contea 1, 55015 Montecarlo, Italy
+39 0583 229475
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Washington, D.C.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Lovely dinning room with view of glassed in kitchen. Great views of the lights in the valley below. Convenient parking. It's evident that this is well run establishment from your first greeting to last goodbye, with Chef Antonio in the kitchen and wife running the dinning room. Staff is very professional, if at times a bit formal from one staff... More 

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Thank Miniamo
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We chose the two different tasting menus. The meat one was to prefer. For ne we asked the waiter to pick different wines and he did a good job. All local wines. For the 5 course set menu they added two extra courses.

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Thank Trond R
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234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had dinner here. The service was friendly and polite, not excesively, but extremely slow. It was suprising because the restaurant was almost empty at the beginning of the night. We ordered a pasta that was quite average and a highly recommendable scaloppa di foie gras. The restaurant has a nice panoramic view but there is no wifi signal in... More 

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Thank Juan F
Bucharest
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It is difficult to write another good review about Tuscany reataurants but this place is one of the best experiences one can get. Ask for Chef's Menu and get a Michelin star-alike food journey, at a quarter of the star price.

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Thank Omer T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

It's amazing the quality of every single dish la bistecca or the sea food or the deserts. Not mentioning the pasta it is just the experience ever. I have been four times and keep saying the top restaurant world Wide

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Thank Marcelo C
Expat in Tuscany
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Having had the occasion in a previous review to bewail the lack of imagination and good quality in Italian cooking generally, it has been a wonderful revelation to experience the lunch which I have just eaten today. The extensive menu offers hungry gourmets a choice of two degustazione meals for about €55 as well as a wide range of à... More 

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Thank Dilemo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of attending our Niece's wedding here on June 25th. What an amazing meal we had, excellent food and wine and first class service. Everything was beautifully cooked and presented from the anti pasti, the pasta courses and the main plate. Will definitely pay a visit here for lunch or dinner when we are next in this part... More 

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Thank melfruzza
dublin, ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I had my wedding dinner here 5 years ago, 30 people on the terrace outside in early september. It was beautiful and memorable. We were looked after graciously by Giorgio, then head waiter, and a special gentleman. Pier at front of house and Antonio in the kitchen are passionate about their restaurant, the culmination of a long held dream to... More 

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Thank CiaraFerguson
Baku, Azerbaijan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

the food was excellent, the atmosphere of the restaurant is so heartwarming and the service is amazing! They did an amazing Job there, a place that everybody should visit!

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Thank mbaghirova
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Very elegant and evocative setting. Food, particularly the seafood, matches the setting. Very good service. Make sure to listen to the somelier on their extensive wine list to match the rich menu.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Contea 1, 55015 Montecarlo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Montecarlo
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 229475

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?