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Ristorante Universo

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$$ - $$$
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Via Aldo Bergamaschino 19, Vignale Monferrato, Italy
+39 0142 933052
Today
19:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 19:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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517 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This amazing restaurant is located at the top of a hill in the tiny village of Vignale Monferrato. There's no menu & only one waiter. Once you are seated at your table the food starts arriving. In all there were 9 delicious courses. It was a memorable experience & really good value - our bill came to around €36 per... More 

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Milan, Italy
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Always worth to have dinner at Universo. Delicious Piemontese cuisine, excellent service and very low bill! Make sure you go there being hungry as you won't be able to taste all the courses otherwise!

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Thank Valerie R
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

A nice local restaurant with fixed menu. It means you can not order from the written menu, there are several dishes served by them and you can re-order or refuse. The quality is really good. The price compare to the quantity you eat is low.

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London
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Went here on the last night in Monferrato, and a good job that we did. There isn't a conventional menu as such but the idea is you sample 8-10 different dishes, all made from local and seasonal ingredients. Basically, you eat what comes! The food is amazing and there is a wonderful selection of local wines to choose from. There... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

Had a brilliant evening out with our friends from Lucca here in this restaurant. We're flexitarians and this particular evening it was worth being so flexible in eating meat or not. At Universo's, they serve surprise dinners and every course was with something meaty: pork, veal, rabbit mention it and everything was great. The waiter was like somebody who came... More 

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Felizzano, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2013

Been to Ristorante Universo a few times now. High quality local food and wine delivered in a excellent relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant is located at the top of Vignale Monferrato (hill) with great views over the nearby farms and vineyards. Don't be fooled by the unassuming and low key entrance. Like an old war vet with nothing to prove, this... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2012

The food was 5-star and having had several Michelin star dining experience, I would say personally for me, this experience was better than some of the places I had been to. The food was fine and service impeccable, all without pompous fuss. Definitely worth a detour!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 51
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aldo Bergamaschino 19, Vignale Monferrato, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Alessandria  >  Vignale Monferrato
  • Phone Number: +39 0142 933052

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