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La Sarmassa

Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, 24122 Bergamo, Italy
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
4 weeks ago
“Loved by the locals”
2 Dec 2017
“Not as expected”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, 24122 Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Centrally located and easy to find, la Sarmassa offers a menu full of typical local dishes which are prepared with excellence. Elegant interiors and good wine choice. I loved their Pasta alle Vongole variation made with bottarga.

Thank 847pierc
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We were in three people and we have to wait up to 45 minutes before ordering. Than after other 20 minutes the dishes came: we ordered two dishes of grilled fish with potatoes but they have an horrible odour. The third dish, instead was ok....More

Thank SabrinaAsperti
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

In what probably used to be a canteen the minimalist renovation did a good job. Cold but not without temperament. The menu is eclectic and spaces on all type of dishes. I tasted the pasta with bottarga clams and hot pepper and I loved it....More

1  Thank gilardoni
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews we want to Sarmassa which was a 10 minute walk from our hotel. We had had a big lunch so we only shared an antipasti cold cut plate which was great. For mains we had the lamb and the beef fillet which...More

Thank Line1982
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We booked at this place for New Years Eve dinner, honestly we did not expect a great meal in a busy restaurant on New Years eve, but how wrong we were, OK service was not the fastest, to be expected but each dish was heaven,...More

2  Thank henryborgbarthet
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Recommended by the B&B and glad we went there: small, cozy, wonderful atmosphere, excellent food, and then there was Ivan: not only did he have good food and wine recommendations, he was humorous as well and "refused" to serve beer to quench immediate thirst (suggesting...More

1  Thank Rool V
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Authentic and magic atmosphere of historic styles make you especially relaxed and especially savored. Because they have really perfect menu and vines.

1  Thank Maksmoko
Reviewed 10 November 2013

I've been there several times and every time I go to Bergamo I have dinner at la Sarmassa. small and cozy place, superb food and excellent wine list. A must go for tourists and locals, better to book. The location is also very good for...More

1  Thank beppelop
Reviewed 22 July 2012 via mobile

Mostly locals. No tourist trap. Excellent food. Friendly atmosphere, superb wine list.

2  Thank Paulus1958
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, 24122 Bergamo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Bergamo
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