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Ristorante Il Covo

Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 757228
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Strada Per Chianciano 1/3, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

When on holiday, we like to try as many restaurants as possible so, in principle, we do not eat at the same restaurant twice. But we made an acception for Il Covo! We were staying at the nearby Agriturismo il Gonzeto and since we did...More

Thank Flanders59
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We really had a good time, the food was great, the owners very friendly (and they both speak french and english). I strongly recommend Ristorante Il Covo. Good selection of wines too.

Thank alfalfa2018
Reviewed 6 September 2018

we visited this restaurant on the outside of the city walls on a whim, after arriving in the lovely old town of Montepulciano on the a festival taking place meaning everywhere was bustling. The food was good and they had plenty of choice for my...More

Thank 981colinh
Reviewed 21 May 2018

After we got there we order pizza with mozarella and took 45 minutes to arrive . When the pizza got on the table was no tomato souce and just tinny piece of cheese of the top. The taste wasn't good .I wont suggest that place...More

1  Thank vetcobrazil
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with adult family of 6. Service was very slow, and we were charged $12 euro for 6 pieces of dry bread and olive oil. He called it self made bruschetta. Portions were very small and waiter was pretty rude. Certainly don’t ask...More

Thank David O
RistoranteIlCovo, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Covo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Dear customer, thank you for your comment, therefore I can inform our readers about your dinner. I'm sorry but you forgot to explain: you were 6 persons and you ordered 2 Erotica pizzas and 1 bottle of water. You requested olive oil, vinegar and salt...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

A good place for a good meal with plenty of choice on the menu, and attentive service. Half of their business is Pizza which is cooked in their wood burning oven, but we had Lamb Chops, and Roasted salmon, and what a piece of salmon....More

Thank Wardieeee
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The staff speaks fluent English and the food was great. Just make sure to understand that pizza is only served for dinner! The beef was great but the highlight of our visit was, without a doubt, the asparagus pie with cheese sauce. Make sure to...More

Thank sameerbou
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$57
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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