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La Sarmassa

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Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, Bergamo, Italy
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 were both excellent! The lamb especially stood out! Desserts were nice too. The extensive wine... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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, a great selection of wine and spirits, definitely the owner must be a aficionado of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 this is not done in Italy), in the end he did although served in wine... More 

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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

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 a nice walk in the city center before or after the dinner.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012 via mobile

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, Bergamo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Bergamo

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