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La Taverna di Moranda

Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755145
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“pici” (8 reviews)
Open Now
19:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

The four of us enjoyed our supper at La Taverna di Moranda. We had mushroom (Porcini) dishes, mostly with varying pasta types. The food was well-seasoned and very tasty. We would return.

1  Thank Helga H
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Monticchiello is lucky enough to have more than one excellent restaurant. La Moranda is somewhat hidden and doesn't have the facility to serve diners in the open air. It possibly suffers slightly in popularity as a result. Its food, however, is delicious and authentically Tuscan....More

Thank 504229Richard
Reviewed 3 August 2014

and if you do you will want to eat here again! We dined at this wonderful restaurant on a recommendation from the owners at our B&B.. and it was our favourite restaurant in all of Tuscany. So much so that we wanted to dine there...More

Thank spuds
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Francoise will make you feel like you have stepped back in time. The restaurant is secreted in the cool interior of the stone fort and provides great atmosphere. The food is inventive and includes wild boar and shaved truffles along with a mesmerizing rabbit salad....More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 13 July 2014

The food at La Taverna di Moranda is simply the best in Tuscany. The quality, freshness, taste, and authentic Tuscan cuisine is world class. We went back twice which says a lot since we were only in the area 4 days. Francoise and Massimo are...More

1  Thank davisten
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We had our most delicious meal in all of Tuscany on our 10 day trip here. The owners are just delightful people. If you're anywhere near you must go here. Try the homemade Pici pasta. The rack of lamb was sublime.

Thank DaveandRalph
Reviewed 27 June 2014

When in Monticchiello, La Taverna di Moranda is not to be missed. Outstanding food, friendly proprietors, charming atmosphere. Always a pleasure to return when we are in Tuscany!

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We spent the day wandering through Pienza and the countryside, and were headed back to Grosseto when my wife suggested a stop in Monticchiello to watch the sunset. After a glass of wine and a beautiful sunset we wandered over to La Taverna di Moranda....More

Thank Etrusci
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I had one of the nicest pastas ever with a sausage sauce it tasted fantastic. Very friendly owner who made us most welcome.

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 24 May 2014

I read a particularly helpful review before visiting Montichiello from Chris W dated 13th Oct 2013 which compared the 3 restaurants in this town and rated Taverna di Moranda the most highly. I can’t make a comparison because we didn’t try la Porta or the...More

2  Thank Johnlisa27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Mezzo 17/13, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza  >  Monticchiello
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 755145
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