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L'osteria dei mercanti

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Via Giacomo Matteotti 32, 21013 Gallarate, Italy
+39 0331 770412
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Frankfurt, Germany
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311 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Walked in, single guest, no Italian. They were super busy but still found me a table, got me a nice pasta dish and some wine. Great place. I'll be back.

Thank neumanth
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Me and a couple of colegues finished work early enough to grab a quick dinner before our flight. We discovered this small place which surprised us a lot with the home made dishes. Although we did not have a full meal and shared the dishes, every bite was amazing. Highly recommended

Thank יוחאי א
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Genuine Osteria as the name suggest. Fresh ingredients and good preparation. With an eye on cost, they offer a fix menu for lunch with some choices or specialities from the kitchen. They have a menu divided in days. Funny but effective. No surprises here. Unlike to happen you reject a dish. It is just as good as it looks. Well... More 

Thank Massimo B
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I was there for a meeting i was in a hurry and i had 30 min. They gave me a well done pasta and fresh fruits in 30 minuts. All fresh and u paied 13euro. Excellent fast and good food. I recommend it. It was some years i wasnt there and i must say the are consistent. Always smiling and... More 

Thank Costantino F
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I was here in June, and enjoyed both food (fried fish, handmade beer and an excellent dessert) and location. Easy to find, easy to park (at least at night). Recommended.

Thank Riccardo S
Kensington, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you're looking for a great meal near MXP, consider this lovely neighborhood place. Wonderful wine selection, reasonable prices and well-prepared food.

Thank Tom P
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235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Comfortable restaurant. Lovely meat and good service. A good evening out with a good variety on the menu. Next time will try their pasta dishes.

Thank Oliver D
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

I friend of mine took me there. The place looks to me cosy and nice. The staff is friendly and able to give right suggestion for the food. I had a fantastic "baccalà con polenta" and also the cream brûlée with orange was delicious. Only points not really ok was that there were too many people and was quite impossible... More 

Thank Pierluigi P
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Although we were recommended another restaurant, we decided to come here (because it was higher up in trip advisor). Wrong decision - I think. Place was half full- risotto no longer seems to be the speciality - which is why we came here - so Ok let us eat and get on with it - starter was prosciutto with Lardo... More 

Thank Yogesh D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

I would like to express my thoughts on the pleasant experience I had at this lovely local restaurant. On my numerous business trips to Milan Malpensa I have had the great opportunity to savour the Italian culture, passion and love for food. This restaurant really stands out with a great combination of good cuisine, wonderful atmosphere and very welcoming staff.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 32, 21013 Gallarate, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Gallarate
  • Phone Number: +39 0331 770412

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