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La Locanda del Castello

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 4, 53020 San Giovanni d'Asso, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 802939
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“truffle” (23 reviews)
“tartufo” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 4, 53020 San Giovanni d'Asso, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the restaurant going around the beautiful toscana. It is a very good place to taste the Italian food. The pici al rafu cinghiale was very good and the homemade pasta with truffles were wonderful. Red wine called Brusone fantastic. The service was perfect....More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in a nearby villa for a week, eight of us dined here twice and the first time they were actually full but made room for us. The service, the food, and the wine were all good.

Thank geo08
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is set up to be elegant but the pasta was just OK and prices were higher than other places nearby that were much better.

Thank DeschutesSMC
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Admittedly, our attempt at visiting was during the truffle festival, and further, the dishes we saw and smelled during our long wait inside the restaurant were well presented plates with alluring aromas. It was, however, how were were treated by the hostess that occasions this...More

Thank Vicarmuddlebush
Reviewed 3 August 2017

La Locanda del Castelo in San Giovani d’Asso has a young and lovely hostess, who reminds us of the Silvana Manganos and Ana Magnanis of the fifties and sixties. Back to neo realism? The realismo was in fact neo as a honest, simple and well...More

Thank Joao v
MaxLocanda, Responsabile reception at La Locanda del Castello, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you so much for your comment!! From all the staff La Locanda del Castello

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Stay away from this hell in earth, the host couldn't be more rude even if she wanted to! Really bad food but the staff just made it the worst restaurant experience in the century! They should give a course on how to treat the costumers...More

Thank Victor G
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

On two days of visiting Montalchino Brunello wineries while staying for a month near Siena, we stopped twice to dine at La Locanda Del Castello. The restaurant is part of a castle complex in a small village located between Siena and Montalcino in an area...More

1  Thank TrunkTravel
MaxLocanda, Responsabile reception at La Locanda del Castello, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you so much for your comment!!! Naomi-reception

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Lovely location, service was prompt and friendly. However the quality of othe food was really poor. We ordered truffle risotto. The portion was tiny and cold. It seems that it was not freshly cooked as it came out so quickly and the texture wrong. There...More

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Special that evening was pasta with white truffles...a local specialty. Loved it! We had a large group for dinner and the wait staff handled everything well.

Thank Elizabeth S
Massimo R, Proprietario at La Locanda del Castello, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017


Reviewed 21 May 2017

Wow! What a place! This was the best restaurant I´ve been in Tuscany! The food was great, the service and ambiance either! Maximo was the best host ever!!! He took the time to show to my father the size of the "bisteca fiorentina", before cooking...More

Thank AndrezzaV
MaxLocanda, Responsabile reception at La Locanda del Castello, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for your comment. Hoping to see you soon! Naomi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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19:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 4, 53020 San Giovanni d'Asso, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino  >  San Giovanni d'Asso
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 802939
  • E-mail
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