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Via della Playa, Calascio, Italy
+39 0862 930365
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Today
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Having been up by the castle in the morning we had seen the Ristorante sign from up there and we sought it out on the way down. Wanting only a light lunch we had bruschette with sausage and then the local speciality, Arrosticini (skewers of roast meat). Both of these were excellent. House wine was nice and the service pleasant.... More 

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Thank GeoffGuiseley
Voorburg, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Da Clara's restaurant is situated along the road to Rocca Calascio. The atmosphere in the restaurant is not very pleasant, with very white lamps. THe menu was exactly the same as half a year ago. The choice is very limited and the quality of the food is medium.

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Thank hugo992015
Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

The place is really not that spectacular but good service and amazing pasta is all you need sometimes.

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Thank Eckermannen
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

quaint restaurant at the top of the town with amazing food and pleasant staff. Local produce and only food that is in season. Went there both nights and food was amazing

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Thank Laura P
Grottaglie, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

Looks can be deceiving. This little side of the road restaurant offers amazing homemade food from all local ingredients. The homemade pasta is amazing and the pappardelle al ragu di cinghiale is a must (homemade pasta with a wild boar meat and tomato sauce). Though inside if the restaurant is nothing special, the good definitely makes up for it.

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1 Thank SharonSannino
Toronto, Ontario
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

Far off the beaten paths the village of Calascio hides many treasures, This restaurant is truly delightful. The food is very authentic for the region and the ambiance is very simple but has a strong local feel. The meals are well priced given the location. I would recommend this restaurant on your next visit to the area.

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1 Thank Saraboo
Brussels
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

Considering the wealth of good and excellent quality restaurants in the area, this place is a real disappointment and relatively quite expensive (you can get one of the best meals in the region just 10 minutes away for almost the same price). The house red wine was a positive start, but the sparkling water was barely sparkling, the cinghale pasta... More 

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Thank Kevin S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

While driving to the castle, I passed by, and a delicious smell from the grill filled my nose. On the way back, I stopped over, and got the full Italian hospitality !! The ravioli are recommended, the food is pure and good . Although English is not their strength, they helped me out tremendously. And the chocolate degustive at the... More 

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Thank Blutch1972
New York City, New York
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

Arrived in Calascio late in the evening an wanted a place where we could walk. Clara was fine, if not great. Enjoyed the pasta and house wine. Not disappointed but not excited.

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Thank Lynnthetraveleer
Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

We had the homemade pasta with mushrooms and gnocchi as starters and it was excellent- don't miss the Rosticini- lamb skewers served in a cool pot. great food and you get a shot of chocolate liquer for desert.

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1 Thank HananMeron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Barbecue, Soups, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Playa, Calascio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Calascio
  • Phone Number: +39 0862 930365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?