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Ristorante Il Covo

Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757228
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (30 reviews)
“pappardelle” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were the only ones in the restaurant to start. We shared a fried calamari appertif (delicious); the atmosphere was great and so was the service.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Our hotel recommended this restaurant for our first night since it was a casual place and we had traveled a long way to finally reach Montepulciano. Having read the TA reviews I was looking forward to our first meal in Tuscany. It was nothing like...More

Thank ConnieLongBeach
RistoranteIlCovo, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Covo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017
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Gentilissimo cliente, noi ci adoperiamo affinché anche la nostra pizza come tutto ciò che offriamo sia fatto nel migliore dei...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Excellent food, good choice (meat, fish,vino dela Casa). Excellent service. Presence of parking. 5 min. from Montepulciano center.

Thank ssverb
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Do yourself a favor if you are travelling thru the Montepulciano region then make a booking for this authentic Italian food and wine experience. I am a 30 year veteran in the food business and am a great lover of Italian food. So after listening...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Okay first thing i just need to say - this place has the far BEST tiramisu ive ever had. Really it couldnt be done better. And I have tried many of them. It made me wanted to order the second one but I was so...More

Thank Tereza N
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped by this restaurant on my way to the hotel and was pleasantly surprised! Great service and their gnocchi with Gorgonzola and Salmon dishes were seriously amazing! I am keeping them in mind for my next visit to Montepulciano.

Thank Be J
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We enjoyed dinner last week at this 'low key' family restaurant. The food was good. I had the octopus salad and the pork - both well cooked and tasty. Others had the sea bass - very good and a pizza also good. The service however...More

Thank Keentraveller004
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Nestled outside the walls of Montepulciano is a small,quaint family oriented restaurant named IL Covo.We dined there 2 nights out of 4 with another couple.There is an outdoor patio that faces the town but can be noisy at times due to the close proximity to...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you are staying in Montepulciano, this place is a must try. We had dinner here two nights in a row. The first night, we had pizza and pasta. The pizza was light and fluffy and full of flavor. Similarly, the pasta Ragu was delicious....More

Thank Nskordos
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was so good we went 3 times.All the food we had was wonderful.A lovely atmosphere.A good choice of food.

Thank carolevtomlinson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 757228
  • E-mail
"Il Covo".... the restaurant of traditions, the place where we maintain, conserve and reintroduce the recipes of my great-grand mother, the genuineness of the used products, the love for cooking, following to the ancient recipes to offer the real flavours of our family's cooking Eating at Covo means eating meals prepared with local ingredients, with fresh and seasonal vegetables. Our pasta is handmade, our dishes are made to order, to ensure freshness and genuineness. We add our phantasy, our creative touch to the tradition, creating faithful dishes to our recipes but with a touch of originality. The "Ristorante Il Covo" is: homemade pasta, fresh vegetables soups in according with the seasons, grilled T-bone steaks, thinly slice of grilled steak meat, filet steaks, which are barbecued..., and then, our tasty wild boar and our seafood recipes' selection which the chef propose with intense passion and great success. Finally our pizza, which is baked with a natural 24h-long rising, in order to become highly digestible, crisp and light. In fact Il Covo is a wine bar also, and offers a wide wineries brand's selections presents in our territory prosperous of excellences The "Ristorante Il Covo" is the haunt for people who know how to eat well and for everybody who wants to continue to do it with a glass of good wine in the hand.
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