About Montalcino Ristorante Italiano
At Montalcino Ristorante Italiano fine food and wine are a way of life. All dishes are prepared with passion and tradition, using only the freshest, highest quality real Italian ingredients. Charismatic Italian family ownership brings a classic atmosphere to the restaurant where everyone is part of the family. A quality menu with many family receipts and a top unique wine list including wines produced by the family creates a perfect dining experience.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Please contact Fernando for details.
Private Party Contact:
Fernado Nardone: 2068180496
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Montalcino Ristorante Italiano Ratings and Reviews
I am a full blown Italian and I am telli ...
I am a full blown Italian and I am telling you right now that you wont find a better Italian restaurant in Washington. It is hands down and by far the best you can get from a service standpoint, family feel, food quality, wine selection, etc. Must try this place and soon you will be hooked. Goodbye Maggianos, Buca, and any other Italian place you think is the best...
We had heard all good things from our fr ...
We had heard all good things from our friends about the great food, romantic setting
and a special place to celebrate anything. We were not disappointed. The portions of
fabulous food were generous so I didn't have room for desert which bummed me out, but
I had great leftovers the next day. WE will be back.
Mike and Candy
Excellent all the way around... Not usua ...
Excellent all the way around...
Not usually a fan of loud singing but it seemed OK here given the Italian theme.
Food was the most authentic I have had since my trip to Rome.
Fair pricing but would have liked to bring my own bottle of wine.
My new favorite in Issaquah. No need to drive to Bellevue or Seattle.
Made my normal 10 day visit . Love this ...
Made my normal 10 day visit .
Love this place so much i bought a gift certificate for a close friend and can't wait to get their reaction.
Love the wine and love the halibut special.
No longer a hidden gem....just a gem!!!
Pretty small place, but great staff and ...
Pretty small place, but great staff and nice inside. I think only about 10-15 tables max. I was happily surprised that their "Seafood Paste" that is hand made, and included a nice sized Maine Lobster tail, was a fair price in the 45 range. Also, the two servers and hostess, as well as bus boy, worked very well and efficient. Good portion sizes.
Establishment was quite small yet very c ...
Establishment was quite small yet very comfortable. Definitely geared toward adults and not appropriate for kids which would negatively affect the atmosphere. Menu was definitely Italian and had many choices. Meals and appetizers were on the expensive side, done well but not sure they justified the high prices. However, in all fairness, most of the prices were known to us before making reservations. Wine was extremely expensive and even a very, very small portion of a glass of house wine was $10 and I would have been embarrassed to serve it to customers. It was good but nothing special. None of us would order wine here again. Out veal was good, quite lemony and not overly tender which was a shock as all veal we have had anywhere in the past was very tender. A main pasta dish with wild mushrooms, etc was excellent and a side dish of their homemade pasta was very good but again pricey. The appetizer plate for 3 was unique and good but once again quite pricey for what you got but the presentation was nice and probably part of justifying the cost. Same for Americano coffee. Caesar salad was quite good and very unique in its presentation. We were pleasantly surprised when our waitress brought a slice of wonderful cake for my mother's birthday and had written "Happy Birthday" on the plate in chocolate. All in all, we had a good time and enjoyed ourselves and the evening. Nice touch to have a singing guitarist entertaining and requesting songs from each table. We are glad to have visited Montalcino and can now share our experiences with friends who have heard of this restaurant, read reviews, etc. Definitely a new experience for us and one we are glad to have had.
The food was so excellent. Nice place, s ...
The food was so excellent. Nice place, small but service top notch. Been there a couple of times but this time they had again live music but it was an accordion player and he wasn't very good. Very choppy music. Still 5 star but $$$$$.
Our experience at Montalcino Ristorante ...
Our experience at Montalcino Ristorante Italiano was perfect. The service was fabulous (thank you, Annie!) and the food delicious. I definitely recommend the antipasti as it gave us a wonderful variety of options to try. Next time I'm in Issaquah, I will return!
The restaurant is a favorite of ours. W ...
The restaurant is a favorite of ours. Went for my husband's birthday. The wine list is amazing and the food is to die for. I had the lobster ravioli and loved it. Will revisit when we are in Washington state in the future. Thanks for making our celebration wonderful!
I really enjoyed the food, but I think t ...
I really enjoyed the food, but I think this place is over-priced. I know how much a beef short rib costs, so there's no reason to charge 30$ for it! It's delicious and wonderful and all that--BUT, can't we practice better fiscal responsibility on the cost?
I love the opportunity to book through o ...
I love the opportunity to book through open table and appreciate the follow up with a text just to confirm the restaurant is expecting us still and asking for any changes which we did have. The food was excellent and service just as good. A visit from the owner was a nice touch. Would highly recommend for out of town people
Another wonderful meal at Montalcino. We ...
Another wonderful meal at Montalcino. We have been here now server all times with family friends and for business never been disappoint . Aleays impressed with the quality and how they always coming up with great specials. Service always professional and friendly value of quality and quantity is well worth it.
This was our first time at Montalcino's ...
This was our first time at Montalcino's and wanted to introduce our neighbors to a good place. We were all so pleasantly surprised from the time we walked in the front door to when we left. The wine list was exceptional ,the food was scrumptious , the presentation was impressive and our waitress, Annie, did a terrific job! We will definitely go back. The only downside is that you need a reservation and this was a Tuesday night(the place was packed) and guests were turned away as all tables were reserved. That is one of the reasons why we have never been there before; couldn't get a reservation, even a week ahead. We are glad we were tenacious.
This was the first stop for gate night a ...
This was the first stop for gate night and movie night with my wife
We always love coming here for their specials and a bottle of their italian wine
Portions are very generous and the service very attentive
I always look forward to coming here
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