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E Lucevan le Stelle

Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 758725
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was just up the block from our apartment rental so we went the first evening in Montepulciano and had a wonderful evening of food and wine. The picci with boar ragu was unbelievable as was the plate with local cheeses. The selection of...More

Thank BuenosAiresFoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most cosy place in Montepulciano. With excellent food & service. With a very interesting wine list. With an unforgettable view. I want to go back again and again.

Thank Pavlos K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Sunset-spot from the terrace. Delicious wine and a marvellous platter of cheese&ham. Very peofessional and helpful staff. One of the best experiences so far! Go here!

Thank John Are B
ELLSTuscany, Proprietario at E Lucevan le Stelle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi John, Many thanks, I hope to have our customers still! Luca

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stopped here for lunch while making a day visit to Montepulciano. We ate outside and there was a nice selection of light meals. We enjoyed a leisurely time of eating and drinking, and took advantage of the large selection to purchase a couple of...More

Thank BobVirginiaUSA
ELLSTuscany, Proprietario at E Lucevan le Stelle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

I Bob, I'm glad you enjoyed the Bistrot, but still more pleased that you enjoyed the selection of the wine shop. Best Regard Luca

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't eat but we did stop off one night when we heard a fantastic three piece jazz band playing on the terrace. The drinks were reasonably priced and there were lots of wine, cocktails and spirits to choose from. Liked it so much we...More

Thank GwladBoy
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It's in montepulciano square , it's a good winery with the best view of Tuscany but the bar isn't directly on the view . While sitting you are just sitting In the town you have to walk 30 meters to see the view that I...More

Thank Hala J
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We stayed in the Locanda, and found the people and food very good at E Lucevan. There is an excellent wine and beverage selection, and great local wine knowledge. There is family connection to Tenuta Valdiapatta winery, and we took advantage of a recommended visit...More

Thank picujoe
Reviewed 2 July 2017

What a find. Fantastic bar, great wine and really very reasonable. We sat and had nibbles and a very interesting bottle of wine. Simple menu for those dinning - perfectly acceptable Tuscan fair, but the real winner is the great wine. Great waiters who were...More

Thank CONR232
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lunch, "aperitivo", E Lucevan le Stella is a nice relaxing place to stay. Professional, friendly and multi-lingual (English, italiano anche) personnel, good wine with nice explanation, reasonable lunch, great aperitivo (my recommendation: Italian Gin with Mediterranean Tonic) - perfect to stay in the lounge seats...More

Thank FB_traveling
Reviewed 4 June 2017

From the outside small and unpretentious and stepping inside this is truly a relaxing experience - long bar, mine host, leather sofa and chairs, bottles and paintings around the walls, odd quirky bits and pieces - felt like an old gentlemans club. An amazing selection...More

Thank Averil N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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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.
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