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Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 47, 06038 Spello, Italy
+39 0742 301327
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had dinner here twice. There are no menus, and very little spoken english. On our first dinner, we were offered a house wine, $15 for 2 course dinner, $20 - for 3 course, $25 - everything. We settled of 2 course, and had pretty decent antipasti and pasta. On our second dinner, a few days later, rules changed, and... More 

Thank Pavel G
Province of Rome, Italy
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This small and bustling osteria offers a limited daily menu of tasty pasta based meals. If you are looking for variety, or gluten free options, you may be disappointed. The price is fair for ample homemade pasta and sauces, friendly service, with a local village feel. It is difficult to get a table without a reservation, so arrive early or... More 

Thank aaldous2016
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A very small restaurant seating about 20 max. Suggest booking in advance. Run by two very nice ladies. One seems to cook and the other tells/ suggests what you should have. The menu board outside is what they do - not what is on that evening !! Cash only. We had antipasti. Suggest 1 between 2. It filled us. One... More 

Thank Surreyfamily35
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A perfect little rustic restaurant in the Umbrian hills. We stayed in Spello for 5 days and fell into this charming eatery on our final night. No more than 15-16 covers but the food was first class. I had a pork ragu spaghetti for my favourite dish. Stunning! They also had a great range of really good wines and all... More 

Thank Peter D
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stumbled in here on our first night in Spello and although the simple interior might put you aff a little, this is is a taste of simple, but gorgeous, Italian cusine. The menu was in the waitress head and she named a few kinds of pastas and meats and she came back with a couple of very tasty dishes.... More 

Thank GeertAt
Uppsala, Sweden
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

There is no menu, when we asked the woman who worked here said "I am the manu", meaning she would tell us what they had. We loved this place. I only wished we could speak some more italian. We ordered today special and it was a lot of food. Excellent pasta. The local workers ate their lunch here, that is... More 

Thank Tim G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Looked busy so thought we'd give it a try. Pasta primi with porcini mushrooms and zucchini was overcooked, swimming in oil and had so much salt in it it was a medical hazard. Secondi OK but nothing to write home about - over cooked lamb and chewy beef - and again way too salty. Wine wasn't great either - had... More 

Thank Seasidejon
Essex, England
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is run by two ladies (may well be sisters) - one cooks, the other serves. Although there is a menu board displayed outside, none are available inside. You are greeted with enthusiasm and then given the specials of the day - which is the menu. Very little English is spoken so it is trial and error. This adds to... More 

Thank Nicholl
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Found yhis restaurant by accident being in Spello. It's a real Italian kitchen! Unforgettable and forgotten matural tastes ...

Thank Alona M
Margaret River, Australia
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This little family run restaurant has changed very little over the years. It is based on tradition and oozes low key charm. You need to book early or arrive early as it gets full quickly. Tasty dishes and very good prices. I find some of the food too salty for my taste and so I ask for "no added salt"... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 47, 06038 Spello, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spello
  • Phone Number: +39 0742 301327

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