Montalcino is a medieval city of great historical and cultural value. The streets that have remained the same for centuries are framed by local art shops, wine bars, bars and restaurants.

Do you know what Montalcino is famous for all over the world? This is where Brunello di Montalcino, an exquisite red wine, is produced.

In the historic center you will find numerous wineries and many good restaurants. Read the entire article, there is so much to discover !!!

Best Restaurants in Montalcino



Located 20 minutes from the spa village of Bagno Vignoni and our Relais restaurant. The beautiful streets and rows of cypresses of the Val d’Orcia accompany you on this short journey. Montalcino is famous for its viticultural and culinary tradition but also for having fought numerous wars: against the French, the Spanish, during the wars of Florence and Siena.

Today the quiet medieval village is a true architectural and gastronomic jewel. To be discovered absolutely !!!

5 best place to eat in Montalcino

Montalcino is a city of wine, of the famous Brunello di Montalcino, recognized throughout the world for its fragrances and flavours.

A lunch, a dinner but also an aperitif in one of the places in Montalcino must be accompanied by a nice Rosso di Montalcino or a good Brunello di Montalcino.

Brunello di Montalcino Wine

Our short and nice guide about the world wide famous Montalcino wines can be read here.

Il Grifo is said by locals to be the best pizzeria in Montalcino. I am also a restaurant and their handmade pasta must be tasted. I propose a typical Tuscan cuisine: from wild boar meat to porcini and other typical products, without missing the famous Florentine steak.

L’Osticcio is a refined place overlooking the Val d’Orcia. The panoramic windows offers a privileged view of the hills of Montalcino.

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The restaurant of the Relais Osteria dell’Orcia, La Vecchia Posta, also offers exquisite dishes made with fresh local products, some from our garden and orchard. A traditional and refined cuisine with handmade pasta, Florentine Chianina, Peposo and other Tuscan specialties.
To be savored in our large and green garden, immersed in the quiet countryside of the Val d’Orcia with a view of the thermal waterfalls of Bagno Vignoni. Our Sommelier offers you the best locally produced wines and spirits.
Each of our meals begins with a tasting of Italian extra virgin olive oil.

In front of the fortress of Montalcino, the Drogheria e Locanda Franci is a historic and very well located restaurant. To enjoy while dining: Tuscan specialties revisited with skill and a choice of innovative dishes paired with wines that can satisfy every palate.

La Taverna del Grappolo Blu is a small characteristic and family-run restaurant with an extensive wine list and tasty cuisine.

cocktail in giardino del Relais Osteria dell'Orcia a Bagno Vignoni

Where to eat in Montalcino

In short, Montalcino is truly a beautiful food and wine destination that attracts lovers of good food and good wine.

Numerous bars with an enchanting atmosphere offer joyful aperitifs before a dinner and a pleasant day break between two cultural activities.

We hope to have the pleasure of your visit to Val d’Orcia to give you a taste of our hospitality and Italian cuisine recognized all over the world.