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Osteria La Libera

Via Elvio Pertinace 24/A, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 293155
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“trippa” (3 reviews)
“truffles” (16 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Elvio Pertinace 24/A, 12051, Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant somewhat in the outskirts of old town. Very good food, and a pretty extensive wine list at good value. A bit slow service, but all in all a very good experience and a restaurant I can recommend.

Thank Frode S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

La Libera is that rarity -- a modern and stylish restaurant featuring a classic but interesting menu, but one that is characterized by warmth and charm. The quality of the food is first-rate, and the wine list is excellent. But the warm and friendly service...More

Thank khakio
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This small restaurant down an alley off the main drag is sensational. The food is typical Piedmontese done with a flair but the wine is something else. Visited with Captains Choice tour wine managers who knew the most knowledgeable and gregarious owner I have met...More

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I write with a great deal of skitzofrenic emotions. I got the starter with rabbit and it's one of the best starters I have ever had simply fantastic main course veal which was very good. Nice surroundings. Thy have a great wine card but when...More

2  Thank Torben K
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

One of the worst food experiences I have possibly had and I travel the world in search of great food. Sure there have been some misses along the way but not like this. The service here is appalling! The manager (if you can call her...More

3  Thank VibhaDaniaDhawan
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice modern ambience with soft lights. The food was really amazing in particular the egg raviolo with white truffles. We where advised by the restaurant for the wine and we were very satisfied by it. The only remark is that the restaurant needs at...More

1  Thank Guido U
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Location: right in the heart of Alba Atmosphere: modern, warm, cozy, beautiful design Service: friendly, a bit slow and understaffed when busy overall acceptable FOOD: it's hard to choose! Short menu based on the local best dishes prepared according to the traditional way and presented...More

1  Thank Alessio L
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We so enjoyed our lunch at this highly recommended restaurant in the middle of Alba. Our appetizers were "cotecchino", a pork sausage, and a plate of local antipasti. We followed with the local pasta, "tajarin", and a ravioloni filled with egg, cheese, and spinach. Each...More

1  Thank john w
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Arrived for table at 14.00.We were seated given water and not attended to until 14.25.They then let us order, but 2 courses on the main menu had already been removed from list. The scallops were first class, as was my main course, but long interval...More

Thank craig i
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I were looking forward to having lunch at La Libera on our last full day in Piedmont after reading good reviews of the restaurant. Unfortunately, the poor service really ruined it. We ate there on a Friday afternoon not particularly busy. It...More

Thank Kit Lai P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 22:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Elvio Pertinace 24/A, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 293155
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