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E Lucevan le Stelle

Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 758725
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  • Average5%
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“pasta” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We happened upon this as we were wandering Montepulciano. Small menu however both pasta dishes we ordered were superb. Great coffee too. We also had a very affordable glass of Prosecco with lunch, great wine list. Service is prompt and friendly. Lovely quiet square with...More

Thank nessie27
Reviewed 1 week ago

In one of the side roads by the San Francesco church. Very nice outside area for lunch. Away from the main road and the crowds. There is an open terrace across a small gravel area in front of the restaurant with very beautiful views of...More

Thank Hedrick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stopped for lunch and enjoyed it so much we came back for dinner. The pasta dishes are second to none and every dish was delicious. We particularly loved the Mezze Lune - excellent! They also serve very good wine - highly recommend the...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the La Locanda hotel for 5 days, and dined at this restaurant 2 times. Both were excellent. Food, service and hotel are excellent

Thank DinaColumbus_NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice, world-class bar. My wife and I were at Piazza San Francisco for sunset photographs, when, noticing a bar only a few yards away, we naturally stumbled in. My wife instantly noticed the Tanqueray Rangpur gin and FeverTree tonic, and she...More

Thank 41-38
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming. Nice table. We just had a light lunch with pasta - my wife had a ravioli with nuts and I had a tortellini followed by a shared cheese plate. My wife had a glass of Montepulciano wine of course - I was driving....More

Thank Philip A
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Luca and his staff went way out of there way to make our little happy hour visit pleasant and warm. Great selections of wines and drinks. Best bourbon price in Italy and to top served me Four Roses. Already a winner. The atmosphere is pleasant...More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I have been using E Lucevan since it opened and it's a breath of fresh air. Amazing views, great wine list, good food and fabulous staff. A bit more modern than some but with great Tuscan style. Highly recommended

Thank AlWhite123
Reviewed 17 October 2017

If I lived close by, I would be here every night. They have an incredible selection of wine at incredibly reasonable prices.

Thank Lis T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Sat outdoors for dinner on a cool evening and enjoyed a wonderful lentil soup, fresh salad with mushrooms and grana padano, and tortelloni filled with asparagus and ricotta drizzled with balsamic. The food was excellent and the price quite reasonable and good value. Would definitely...More

Thank lisak12
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$17 - US$23
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 758725
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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.
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