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Ristorante Il Covo

Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757228
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pappardelle” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had just spent 10 days on a food and wine tour of Tuscany and this was our last lunch before we had to head back home. We had eaten at some incredible places that each had some spectacular dishes, so imagine our surprise when...More

Thank iz687
Reviewed 10 June 2017

My husband and I were on holiday in Tuscany and several evening drove to IL COVO to dine! We found the ambience of the restaurant very nice, the servers and family members wonderful, gracious and friendly, and the food was delicious! We came back many...More

Thank Beatrice C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We popped in here with our children on a whim and we were very blessed. Great food and great company. The gnocchi were amazing and the ragù was stupendous. I loved hearing about the owner/chef's family recipes and her upcoming cookbook. Everything was great and...More

Thank Spiritaneous
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was one of the highlights of our stay in Montepulciano, and we had lots of amazing food at wonderful places in various villages. From the moment we walked in we were welcomed like regular guests, the service was friendly and helpful, efficient without being...More

1  Thank DaisyHound1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$60
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:00
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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