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Alla Balestra

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Via della Repubblica 41, 06024, Gubbio, Italy
+39 075 927 3810
11:30 - 00:00
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a busy restaurant, catering for locals and tourists alike. Most of the staff seemed young and they were certainly attentive and eager to please. We shared a gorgeous antipasto of sliced pork with pear and truffle and the pasta dishes that we had were delicious (papadelle with duck sauce and spaghetti carbonara). All the main course meat dishes... More 

Thank valnowell
Herning, Denmark
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Busy restaurant i the middle of Gubbio. We primarily went because of their glutenfree options, and I was pleasantly surprised by their pizza. Good experience.

Thank charlottefenger
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were in Gubbio for market day and keen to find somewhere outside in a recommended restaurant so headed to Alla Balestra. Nice setting albeit it was very busy and although under cover - very hot - phew. A little bit touristy I would say - but kind of not surprising given the location. The service was efficient and friendly... More 

1 Thank ShugsyLondon
Bruges, Belgium
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260 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place, efficient service, friendly staff. Excellent place to have lunch. I had a delicious tagliatelle al tartuffo eugubino. Highly recommended dish.

1 Thank Koen67
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Crowds are good in indicating an eatery's popularity, but one shoukd not feel crowded. It's not so touristy, there were plenty of locals, but it felt touristy - a bit McTalian. Nevertheless, the service was pretty good. I ordered a fixed "tipico menu" which was good, but not great. Adding in the wine and water (they gave me an amaro... More 

1 Thank Capmbad
Bellingham, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

My husband and I were exploring the medieval hill top town of Gubbio, Umbria, when we ran in to a "little" restaurant that looked inviting. The owner, dressed in a suit, welcomed us to his restaurant and a young lady took us to our table. From there on it only got better! We ordered a house specialty appetizer with several... More 

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Harrisburg, PA
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I stopped in here with a group of friends for a truly great lunch. We all ordered pasta dishes and everyone enjoyed the meal so much that all plates were cleaned. the service was great and the staff very helpful and friendly. I can't wait to return.

1 Thank pacacc
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Love coming here because it is such a relaxed place! This time both experiences were similar implying consistency. Ordered a pizza on both occasions as we were after something a little more causal on these occasions. However on one night also had the asparagus and zucchini mousse on ricotta cheese which was a delight visually and taste and texture wise... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there today, inspired by reviews. My wife's chicken cutlet was an enlarged size processed chicken, chicken McNugget. Tortellini in brodo was in a broth that canned chicken broth producers would have rejected. Veal piccata was the blandest veal in a watery sauce - presentation could not have been more entirely unimpressive. Sadly, service finished too close a second... More 

Thank mo1953
Bellingham, Washington
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

I am always suprised when I find an excelent value in a tourist town. We found this lovely restraunt through a trip advisor search. The best pizza I have had during my three visits to Italy. My wife had a nice dinner salad that was very fresh and tasty. The facility is spotless with very nice rest rooms. The servers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Repubblica 41, 06024, Gubbio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Gubbio
  • Phone Number: +39 075 927 3810

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