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La Piola

Piazza Risorgimento 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 442800
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Risorgimento 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our least favorite restaurant experience in the Piedmont. Food was just OK, but service was impersonal and on the bill was: “Gratuity not included” (in English) -- the only place we saw this in our 3 weeks in Italy. This was clearly aimed...More

Thank Schweep
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a very good main course at La Piola and a very dull and ordinary starter. I was also frustrated by the severe limitations of the menu. I am gluten free which means that, generally, I can't eat pasta. However at La Piola most...More

Thank 476David
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to have a green salad. It was not on the menu, but the greens, the tomatoes were in other dishes. How hard can it be to make a green salad? for this restaurant it was impossible to make, how silly is that??? So,...More

Thank badexpmiami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Alba is not complete when not having lunch in La Piola. Excellent dishes, superb staff and a beautiful wine collection. Recommend the Insalata Russa.

Thank Nlfred
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is beautifully placed to view the church and has a lovely outdoor, sheltered seating space. The wine was good but unfortunately the food was extremely average. The traditional mista anti-pasta was bland and the tuna felt a bit like your mom's tuna salad...More

Thank AliceZurich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yep. Better service than last time we were here. Food was excellent as always albeit a. It large portions if you want to make dessert. (We only did antipasti and seconding) - but all in all a good experience.

Thank originalgeek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food and excellent service The anti pasta plate was one of the best I have had recently especially the Russian salad The local Bunnet dolce was also very good Service is first rate We were too early at 745 and dined almost alone as...More

Thank RicandAL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were unlucky to strike this restaurant on an evening when there were few other diners. However, many of the restaurants in Alba were bustling with life, so the comparative lack of clients may have been a quality judgement in itself! But it meant that...More

Thank Samuel007
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This review is in respect to the ground floor restaurant/cafe. Not Michelin stared place. It was very good. Service was fine. Atmosphere was fine. Would go back

1  Thank SFSMT
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

At the end if a long hot day and trip found this jewel in front of Alba's cathedral. Excellent service, delicious food and they accommodated us without reservation as we wanted. Try the salad with fried barley ( sorry can't remember name if it )....More

1  Thank Grissel R
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19 October 2016|
Response from maldini3 | Reviewed this property |
Go on the website everything is there for you to see. Can't believe anyone could ask such a stupid question
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 16:00
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
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12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Risorgimento 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 442800
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