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Ristorante Fonte alla Vena

Via Dante Alighieri 137, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
+39 0577 897034
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Via Dante Alighieri 137, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

8 of us ate a wonderfu dinner to celebrate finishing a section of the Via Francigena. Initially we had wanted to eat within the walls but we would highly recommend taking a few minutes to walk here down Via Alghieri. Only opened at 7pm and...More

Thank robert b
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

As we go to San quirico most years we try to visit all the restaurants. The chef at our hotel has left to go to this restaurant so we went. It is not within the town walls but on the Main Street about 500 yards...More

Thank Laurie M
Luciano P, Proprietario at Ristorante Fonte alla Vena, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017
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Thank you Laurie!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place so much that we ate here twice during our 5-night stay in San Quirico. The service was so warm, welcoming and informative. It isn't located in the old town itself, but is no more than a 4 min stroll away. The...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only the food is excellent, carefully balanced between tradition and innovation. Host Luciano is magnificent! His restaurant goes well beyond providing a great culinary experience: it delivers a fascinating journey into Tuscany's history, art and culinary tradition (using rare local produce). Of course the...More

Thank Alberto G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was so good that we ate here 3 times during our week long stay in San Quirico D'orcia! There is a lovely terrace where you can dine outside and the staff had really good English and spent a lot of time explaining the...More

Thank Lols80
Luciano P, Proprietario at Ristorante Fonte alla Vena, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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grazieee!!!!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is our second visit to this charming restaurant. Once again it was so difficult to choose what to eat - the menu was very enticing. In the end we made a rather unconventional choice in order to accommodate everything we wanted to try. We...More

Thank _andrew101250
Luciano P, Proprietario at Ristorante Fonte alla Vena, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017
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Grazie!!

Reviewed 1 July 2017

We arrived in San Quirico after a tough drive from Rome. Looking for a convenient restaurant in Tuscany, we stopped at Fonte Alla Vena. Rachel took great care of us from the second we stepped out of our car door. Great Tuscan food, some of...More

Thank RoadWarrior_LG
Luciano P, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Fonte alla Vena, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you very much!!!!!! Hope to see you again!! Rachele.

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was an amazing find, there was a great location and lovely atmosphere. Our waitress, Rachel, recommended great dishes and was very charming and enthusiastic. She recommended the peach and buffalo mozzarella and it was amazing. We were very impressed by the creative menu,...More

Thank Julia A
Luciano P, Proprietario at Ristorante Fonte alla Vena, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you Julia! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 25 June 2017

What a wonderful restaurant. I chanced upon it whilst touring on my bicycle. In reality I was looking for anything, perhaps a pizzeria, but this restaurant just looked too inviting. They were very friendly and welcomed the sweating tired traveller. True hospitality. Service was excellent,...More

Thank Jens S
Luciano P, Proprietario at Ristorante Fonte alla Vena, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you! We are very happy you enjoyed! see you soon!

Reviewed 9 June 2017

This place is a work of passion and dedication...every detail of it, from the quality of the food and its presentation to the wonderful location and the way it has been restored and furnished shows what a great restaurant should look like. I had a...More

Thank patriarcafrancesco
Luciano P, Proprietario at Ristorante Fonte alla Vena, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear Francesco we are very happy you enjoyed your meal! We are looking forward to see you again! Next time you will be here our Take away service will be avaible! Ciao!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$36
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dante Alighieri 137, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy (Formerly Da Fiorella)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Quirico d'Orcia
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 897034
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Description
The Fonte alla Vena Inn is a warm and welcoming restaurant in an ancient building of historical importance which has recently been renovated. It is on the Cassia Road, close to the village of San Quirico d'Orcia close to Montalcino , Motepulciano and only 4 km from Bagno Vignoni well known for its hot springs The restaurant used to be an inn where " knights" would stop to eat, drink, sleep and let their horses drink. The building in front of the inn was a furnace where the famous Chigean pottery was baked. This has lent its name to the restaurant. The restaurant is run by owner Luciano who give the guests a warm and friendly welcome. At the end of the meal, guests are invited to leave their comments and suggestions in the guest book, which will be used to continually improve the quality of the restaurant.
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