Around Fontanaro restaurant review

Here is our around Fontanaro restaurant review, a  list of our best restaurants in the area from Paciano, il Fontanaro and our villas.


Around Fontanaro restaurant review

Around Fontanaro restaurant review


Oca Bruciata restaurant in Paciano, Umbria,  reserve 10% discount for Fontanaro guests. It is located along the main road of Paciano’s wall before the yellow school. It is located before te yellow school.  TEL. 00 39 075 8307008 (closed Monday).

It is a very special family run restaurant and Pizzeria: you will find pizza custom tailored for American… British etc!!! To try: “ravioli dell’oca”. KIDS ARE  WELCOME.

La Loggetta – TEL  0039  075 830144.   Maurizio the owner has roman origins and is know here for a very good pizza with rosmarino as appetizer. He also has a good wine list.
It is in Piazza Santa Maria in Paciano, at the mainvillage wall door. He also reserve 10% discount for Fontanaro guests.
It is more  romantique than Oca but also loves kids and has a toy are reserved.

On the hill overlooking Paciano, il Casale – TEL 0039 075 830465. Il is always closed on Wednesday.
I suggest to book if you wish to eat out on a Saturday or Sunday. We can make reservation for you, if you like.

Panicale (2,5 km from il fontanaro’s villas)

Masolino, in the centre of Panicale, via del Filatoio 4, (right side of Piazza Umberto 1, right down the restaurant Lillo Tatini. TEL 0039 075 837151.  To try the delicious guinea fowl! We love this restaurant also because the owner is a great wine sommelier!



Locanda del Principato tel. 0039 075 9680220 (slow food)
Open only Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Booking is required. A great food and wine experience! Cost around 40€. Not for kids…:)


La Solita Zuppa, The Soup expert in Chiusi Città (on top of the Hill),  20 minutes from il Fontanaro, in via Porsenna 21, Chiusi, Siena, Tuscany Tel 0039 0578 21006

Lake of Chiusi

Pesce d’Oro, on the banks of Lake Chiusi, Tel 0039 0578 21403. With an excellent wine list: the owner is a professional Sommelier AIS.

Città della Pieve:


Cantina del Saltapicchio, Wine Bar. It is in Via Marconi, 26 along the walls of Città della Pieve, on the East side.

Silvana, Vicolo del Gesù.  0578 298311 (closed on Monday) The best Florentine -Style T-Bone steak.

Bistrot del Duca, Via Po’ di Mezzo, 3 Città della Pieve (near the theatre)
tel 0578 298008 348 5337135



La Fortezza TEL 0039 075 81 2993, vicolo della Fortezza 2.b Another place where the locals eat!   Since 1960, the Chiocchetti family has offered refined ristorante service and often-inspired cuisine at trattoria prices, and all just a few steps above the main piazza.

Osteria Piazzetta dell’erba Tel 0039 0758 15352 in via san Gabriele dell’addolorata. A restaurant where locals love to go.


La Taverna di Nanà (also very good gluten free) Tel 0039 075 673 3571  Corso Camillo Benso Cavour 202


La Grotta  – TEL 0039 0578 757479.  In front of S. Biagio Church. La Grotta creates a balance between traditional Tuscan cooking and a passion for culinary innovation. Really one of the best!  It is located in Via di San Biagio, 15, 53045 Montepulciano Siena

E LUCEVAN LE STELLE – managed by a young group of Tuscan friends, this is a nice place for lunch or aperitives.

Piazza San Francesco 5 | @ La Locanda di San Francesco, 53045 Montepulciano, Italia


Osteria del Teatro, Via Maffei, 0575 630556 (closed on Wednesday). A very special welcome to all Fontanaro’s guests. Excellent food and wide wine list, with charming atmosphere

La Bucaccia  Via Ghibellina, 17   tel 0575 606039 is,  first of all a real typical restaurant, where Cortonese and Tuscan cuisine are celebrated every day. Book also to have a cheese making demonstration.


Duca di Orvieto It is located in Via della Pace, 5  TEL 0039  0763 344663 (closed on Wensday and Sunday evening)

Trattoria Dell’Orso, Via della Misericordia 16/18, TEL 00 39 0763 341642  (closed Monday and Tuesday). A very special welcome to all Fontanaro’s guests. This is the best of Orvieto for us.


La cantina di Spello – Via Cavour n. 2 tel 0742


Il Bargello  Via dei Consoli, 37 tel 075 9273724

La tana del lupo best of Gubbio – Via Ansidei 21 (Via Repubblica)