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Osteria Dell'oca | Piazza Senatore Osvaldo Cagnasso, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 362768
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Today
00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Expensive price for the Osteria. Cooks are not compatible with simple spices. Meat fresh water. Waiters forget orders. Somehow quite a failure. The biggest failure - a plate of antipasti. Maybe it's just we were not lucky? The only plus - a decoration of the hall. It is really interesting.

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Thank Artem L
Moscow, Russia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a good place to have a lunch - short menu on a single page with the same price, 6 EUR for any dish. Service is good and all meal was perfectly cooked.

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Thank RAlex11
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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354 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is a nice restaurant in Alba. We had a light lunch of 'tapas' - lonzino, tanglier and saracens - plenty of food. Service can be slow but both waiters tried hard to accommodate everyone in the restaurant. Well worth trying.

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Thank Alfredo8074
Milan, Italy
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120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Food was ok, but the service was less than acceptable. We had to wait almost one hour for our first course to be served. After finishing our pasta dish we waited another 20 minutes for our meat dish, but the kitchen got our order wrong, so we were served the same pasta dishes twice! Ok it was a Saturday evening,... More 

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Thank Magenta33
Izmir, Turkey
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We were originally intending to have lunch in the main square, but very soon discovered that this is not a very good idea in the heat of July. This place looked like a suitable alternative, but I was a lttle worried that it might be a tourist trap. Thankfully, I was wrong. The servers were very helpful and efficient, my... More 

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Thank Kordonblue
Alba, Italy
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

I wanted to wait and go back the second time before reviewing this lovely place in Alba, recently relocated from a very sad position to a Perfect spot right by the Market Square. First of, i want to thank and congratulate with Angelo, CHef Owner at L'osteria dell'oca, for putting together a very simple but effective menu and wine list... More 

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Thank Francesco M
Burgas, Bulgaria
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

Once upon a time in a country far far away there was a group of amazing colleagues enjoying a nice dinner all together. They met up in a nice restaurant of which the owner made a deal that even the Dutch and the Bulgarian could appreciate. Grazie Mille a tuti!

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Thank Teodora K
Turin, Italy
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014

This is a relaxed place with a cool, vintage-y vibe for lunch. I've been twice and ordered gnocchi al Castelmagno (excellent, creamy, not too heavy but just right) and the risotto alla zucca, or pumpkin risotto (another great choice! So delicious, I went home and tried to replicate it the next night). They have several good wines (Dolcetto, Barolo, Barbaresco,... More 

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Thank Dianarzrz
Vicenza
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Found this restaurant by chance. I had the "Frittura Mista" (fried seafood platter) and it was so very good. It smelled and tasted very fresh. My husband had "Cinghiale" (boar) with roasted potatoes. He said it was very tender and tasty. Prices reasonable, and we would definitely eat there again.

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Thank Botels
Portland, Oregon
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185 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Another "off the main square" find in Alba, this restaurant drew us in with its lace curtains and a warm welcome by a couple who appeared to have been hosting this dining room for many decades. The vitello tonnato we shared for a primo was 6 or 7 slices of rare poached veal around a scoop of tuna-mayo which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 28
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osteria Dell'oca | Piazza Senatore Osvaldo Cagnasso, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 362768

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