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“Hidden gem on top of the mountain”

E Lucevan le Stelle
Ranked #16 of 101 Restaurants in Montepulciano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$18 - US$24
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Wine Bar & Bistro in the heart of the old town, it's located in Piazza San Francesco, famous for the stunning view on the valley and on San Biagio Church. "E lucevan le stelle" is open for lunch, apéritifs and dinner, offering a unique location in town for admiring the incredible sunsets on the valley. More than 200 labels of fine Italian wines are available by the bottle, together with a selection of about 20 wines served by the glass. Wide selection of whiskeys, rhum, gin and other spirits. Live jazz on season and temporary art exhibitions.
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Best Italian food I have had in Italy.
Ravioli and tartar are great.
Staff are super friendly.
View is awesome.
Ambiemce is significant.
The whole area is a great place to visit and this restaurant in particular is amazing.

Thank Colonelll
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

E Lucevan le Stelle is a quiet gem tucked away in a corner of Montepulciano. The restaurant/bar sits on one edge of the city and offers panoramic views of the valley below from the outdoor patio. It can be a bit breezy on the patio but at certain times of the year the breeze offers some welcome relief from the heat and humidity of the Tuscan region.

Inside E Lucevan le Stelle is very welcoming. The interior is spacious and filled with bottles of wine on the wall. The space is very bright and airy. Cool jazz plays softly making E Lucevan le Stelle a perfect place for a quiet conversation, to read a book or to write in your travel journal. Although the menu is not extensive the food is well prepared and delicious. The selection of cafes is as good as you can get anywhere. And of course the wine selection is excellant. I recommend E Lucevan le Stelle at the end of a long day of sightseeing or vineyard touring. It is a great place to sit down, relax and unwind.

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Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

I was walking with my friends in the middle of the first night in montepulciano we heard a jazz and a chilo playing peacefully we followed the music dancing our way to the restaurant .. memorable night unfortunately didn't try the food but great coffee and view also great hosting♡

Thank May Q
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

This bar/caffe sits back a bit in Piazza San Francisco, and is a favourite place to take an aperitivo and watch the sun set over the valley far below, which we did on several occasions.
As is the practice in Italy, if you order a drink you generally get a small plate of chips, nuts, olives and the like. This is a good place to socialise before heading out for dinner somewhere, but dress warmly as it can get a bit windy if sitting outside.

Thank RicksWorld
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

the service is excellent and the choice of wines great. The wine bar has also a pleasant terrace witha beautifull view.

Thank Jeremie D
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