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Caffe Umberto

Piazza Savona 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 33994
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffles” (6 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Savona 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Recommended to us by a local. It's now my favorite meal of our trip! Great waiter recommended the local favorites. Their home made sausage ragu pasta is like none I've ever had. If you are into carpaccio, their raw sausage with ricotta is unbelievable. Fried...More

Thank GoalTraveltheWorld
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Very nice and central restaurant. Very good food, and an impressive wine catalogue! Somewhat small portions, but very good food.

Thank Frode S
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Good meat, great location, ambience and decoration. Big portions and great staff Try it for lunch or dinner, but get easily busy

Thank acirrincione76
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Booked this as last night in Alba nice meal. We should have looked at the menu for the night before sitting down. Odd selection of items that most in our party couldn't/wouldn't eat (eg. 3 veal dishes). Rabbit was overcooked, dry and lacked flavor. Risotto...More

Thank GHamp23
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Despite being 30mins late to my booking because my train was delayed, the staff were kind enough to offer me a table anyway. After choosing to have the veal tartare with white truffles, the meal arrived very quickly. Bear in mind they do not have...More

Thank aventurera96
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Located in Piazza Savona square, ambiance is nice, both outside where you can see the world go by, and also the inside which is beautifully decorated, yet simple, but showcasing different wines from the are which are nicely visible on the wall. A good selection...More

Thank noble-taste
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Service was good. Very professional. The food was OK. The fish dish had no flavor whatsoever. Had the rump steak which was excellent. The gnocchi was excellent by itself however the sauce was downgrading the quality if the dish.

Thank ajvandet
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Decided to come here for dinner one evening whilst on holiday in Canale, and after reading a few reviews online and looking at the menu thought it would be a lovely place to eat! We sat on a table outside in the square which was...More

1  Thank londonfoodie9876
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great lunch at a nice square in the centre of Alba. Very good wines also. We always go back when we are in Piemonte !!

1  Thank FVCL
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Like eating is a wine seller underground. Local wines and excellent appetizers. The cheese tart and cod salad are especially good. The duck with orange glaze is excellent.

1  Thank sfp5044
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Savona 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 33994
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