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Relais La Costa

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Via Coppoli, N. 11 al N. | Centro Historico, Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Went at lunchtime. At first we thought it was closed! You have to sneak around the back of the restaurant and it's all happening on the massive terrace with panoramic views that were breathtaking. This experience alone was worth the trip to Montefollonico. Lovely food and wine. The waitress was very good with my kids and accommodating with... More 

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Canyon
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed at this little hotel and restuarant for four nights and ate dinner here twice. Both of our meals were very expertly prepared and the service was great. These people teach cooking classes in the fall winter and spring so they know their food. This restuarant is worth the effort to locate

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We were lucky to discover this place when exploring this small town. Everything on the menu we ordered was exceptionally good. We came back three times during our week in Italy since other restaurants in the area just didn't compare. There's a reason why this restaurant is one of the few in the area to receive a nod from the... More 

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Novato, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

La Costa had both the best Eggplant parmesan I had on my trip to Italy, along with a great Ribollita. The restaurant itself had an amazing view of the valley behind the restaurant. Another great meal in Montefollonico.

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Thank Steve C
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Everything was perfect and the view is stupendous! We ordered grilled vegetables. pici pasta, spinach and the chicken cooked under a brick. We were impressed with the quality and freshness of the ingredients. Highly recommended.

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Thank Coffeechip
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

We have stayed here twice and I will go back here every time ! There's nothing like sitting on your stone balcony with a great bottle of vino rosso di montepulciano and sharing it with great friends! The balcony overlooks a gorgeous valley. There will be a shepherd with his flock of sheep, and you can hear the little tinkling... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

We went to Montefollonico to have lunch at the Osteria La Botte Piena but it was closed. We decided to try the restaurant across the street, Relais La Costa. It is located in the historical center of the small medieval town of Montefollonico, between Pienza and Montepulciano. It is an oasis of peace and refined gastronomy, it is a hotel... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

I recently went here with a group tour and really enjoyed the place! Our hotel did not have a bar so we went to LaCosta at night to have drinks. The staff was friendly and the owner was a great bartender I will return to this great village but I will stay at La Costa

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Thank Mywifelovesme
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

While the setting is beautiful, the food is at best average and the service a bit haughty. There are many other better places to eat in this small, quaint hill town in Tuscany.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Again a fine dining spot in the heart of Tuscany. Owners not so entertaining, but the food, oh, the food, is absolutely fantastic. Try their picci pasta with almost everything. Is fantastic. Also their meat & porcini dishes are to remember. Fantastic dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Coppoli, N. 11 al N. | Centro Historico, Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Torrita di Siena  >  Montefollonico

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?