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Il Barrino - l'Ombelico del Mondo

Via Umbero I, 147 | 53020, Montisi, Italy
+39 0577 845190
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“pici” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Umbero I, 147 | 53020, Montisi, Italy
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Destination quality food and wine without pretense. Family-owned, beautiful setting for lunch or dinner. Simple with complimentary flavors and textures in a traditional Tuscan food theme. Great selection of wines, olive oils, pastas, grilled meats, vegetables, deserts. Reasonably-priced. Don't miss eating here.

Thank Lesa U
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We were here in the last days of February when it was ice cold and snowy outside but heartwarming inside . The place is bar , cinema and trattoria in one , but in different spaces . One enters through the bar crowded with locals...More

Thank tempiodelgusto
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We ate so much it we could hardly walk. We had an excellent meal. There was no menu as such, the owner would sit with us explain what he had and even "propose" suggestions. The restaurant was very quiet on the day we went which...More

2  Thank DevonKen
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This is the first of the four restaurants we ate at in Montisi. The first floor is a local hangout and is both a cafe and bar. The dining room is on the 2nd floor. The food was excellent. The ambiance was wonderful. The owner...More

2  Thank BfloBillW
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

LOVE this place. This was my second visit to the lovely village of Montisi, staying with friends who have a house just outside of the village, we ventured out on a Saturday night to this fab restaurant. It seems like this is the place to...More

1  Thank Mollymou
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

This is where the locals gather for coffee and pastries in the morning and Aperal spritzes in the afternoon! Lovely local atmosphere. Gianluca is the man to know. They even have a cinema next door that normally shows a movie in English on Tuesday nights.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed August 22, 2017

In this small restaurant above a bar in the small town of Montisi you will have a wonderful experience. We did not see a menu but Gianluca discussed our wishes and explained how many combinations of pasta and sauces we could choose from. All the...More

Thank pauluspiscator
Reviewed June 13, 2017

After a morning tasting wine in the area, this was the break we needed. The owner took charge the moment we entered, expertly navigating us through some of the local delicacies. We were particularly grateful for his attentiveness to the special dietary needs of one...More

Thank miceontheroad
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I rarely leave the entire order to a waiter, but here I was in safe hands.Honestly we did not look at the menu regarding food and vine.Italian food is usually rustic and is based on a good selection of fine ingredients.If you work, you will...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

We went to Il Barrino for dinner with our four kids while we were visiting in Tuscany. Gianluca runs a very nice barrino that seems to be the center of everything in Monitisi. He runs the dining room while his wife Christina runs the kitchen....More

1  Thank Ben B
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January 28, 2018|
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Response from GianlucaMonaci | Property representative |
Good morning Yes! Is open!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Umbero I, 147 | 53020, Montisi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montisi
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 845190
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