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Osteria Acquacheta

Via del Teatro 22 | Very Close to The Main Square, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 717086
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“t bone” (69 reviews)
“steak” (361 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
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CUISINES
Italian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Via del Teatro 22 | Very Close to The Main Square, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch at Montepulciano and sat at one of the large tables of the osteria Acquacheta. The fireplace in the back of the restaurant was a good sign as was the menu focusing on simple-looking dishes but exquisite. We tried the traditional picci...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a smallish family owned, outstanding restaurant. Hands on service by locals. However, fear not... the food is top notch. Right around the corner from our hotel, thus an easy stroll through the square. Can't go wrong!

Thank fbrooksr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been visiting Julios for many years, great atmosphere, really relaxing. Order the steak sit back and enjoy the entertainment. It's a one off place and I love it.

Thank AlWhite123
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I have taken more people to this restaurant that I care to remember, perhaps I should ask for a cut. However, the host will probably ban me for life and I definitely do not want to be banned. This time we were a group 8...More

Thank Decame
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The steak is fabulous. Julio comes by your table to find out what size steak you want. The house wine is very good and reasonable. Portions are large. Word of advice, steak comes one way - rare. If you want well done, dont waste Julios...More

Thank Carole L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Atmosphere is everything here - the shared tables, the crowd gathering before opening, the anticipation! Without a reservation (by phone) you probably won't have a chance to get in. The bisteca was very good, although they won't cook it to order the first time around....More

Thank amyemilia
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

In the first place remember to make a reservation. Not by email but by phone. Quite relaxed atmosphere. Please go there to eat the bisteca fiorentina. Take a look at my photos. It is great! Really great!! Stay away from the grappa!! :)

Thank lovetravel84
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Fourth time at Acquacheta. Still crazy, Still rushed, Still the best meal in town for the best price. I love this place. The atmosphere is so much fun and not to be missed.

Thank Lis T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Of all the restaurants we were to be visiting while on our 2 week Italy trip, this is the one I was looking forward to most. It did not disappoint! This is the only meal we ate beef at while in Italy and with good...More

Thank Ssydney
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by a local. Mama Mia!! What an experience... not just dinner but a true Montepulciano gem! Food...mouthwateringly delicious and fresh! I will never forget the time we had with new friends made!

Thank Guardalabene
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Response from Casey-lee G | Reviewed this property |
I would say depends if you speak italian? The owner speaks good english but the staff not as much. Our host where we were staying phoned and made a booking for us 2 days ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Teatro 22 | Very Close to The Main Square, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 717086
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Description
The Osteria ACQUACHETA, open for over 25 years, has retained the characteristics of the old Tuscan taverns. The kitchen, sharing tables, one glass for water and wine, and not least an authentic welcome and true, typically Tuscan, make it a local flavor ... you feel at home ... Managers, CHIARA and GIULIO, have maintained intact over the years the tradition of pasta, bread, cakes and homemade preserves to which are added succulent steaks cooked Florentine embers of wood. Local, small and very popular, is located in the upper part of the old town, a few steps from the main square.
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