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Vicolo Solferino 4, Monforte d'Alba, Italy
0173787256
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12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food Great atmosphere Excellent Service

coming down from above in the dark we found this restaurant a bit difficult to find but it was worthwhile. Although we were told that they only opened at 8pm it was almost full by the time we arrived at 8.10 including one large party. The place had a nice buzz & we noted that a lot of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
Indiophile
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Buckinghamshire
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

Ate here in August of 2014. We we had a free evening and were staying in Monforte d'Alba and chose this Osteria completely by random chance. The meal was delicious and the presentation impeccable as always in the region. Of course the wine list is extensive and local. Really a delightful casual meal. Not mind blowing, just hitting every perfect... More 

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Saluzzo, Italy
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56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Funky place and strange atmosphere but filled with locals. We loved our dishes for the most part especially the rye whole grain maltagliata con leek sauce. For once we thought the prices were right because the quality was excellent and the portions were abundant! I think the veranda outside in the summer would be lovely!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had the 5 course menu, at 35 euros, and every dish was exciting and delicious. A truly memorable dinner experience. The interior was, cozy and somewhat intimate, still roomy and informal. We liked the third floor mezzanine, with just 3 tables and a small veranda outside. Service was very professional and timing of the different courses perfectly orchestrated. Very... More 

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Buckinghamshire
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36 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

coming down from above in the dark we found this restaurant a bit difficult to find but it was worthwhile. Although we were told that they only opened at 8pm it was almost full by the time we arrived at 8.10 including one large party. The place had a nice buzz & we noted that a lot of the customers... More 

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Savona, Italy
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163 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It's just 3 minutes away from the center of Monforte, in a very narrow street: you'll be rewarded by a warm welcome into a nice restaurant. It's on three levels, no particular suggestion... they are all ok, maybe the upper floor is smaller and more "private" we had just a quick lunch, with Monfortina (enriched by some truffle), lasagne, and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This should be the No.1 restaurant in Monfort d'Alba. We stumbled across this cozy restaurant by chance on our second night in Monfort d'Alba. We were a group of 8 but luckily they squeezed us in at short notice. The food was amazing, between us we tried most of the menu & there wasn't a single dish that wasn't totally... More 

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Colorado
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22 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a warm cozy place with good food and a local--or, at least Italian tourist--clientele. Service was good, the food was hearty and tasty and the portions were enormous.

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Moehlin, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have been to Osteria Dei Catari last year (twice) and wie had to get back to this very Special place. The Restaurant is romantic, the personell is friendly and the food is so fantastic that is must be sent from heaven directly. We had each a starter and my wife a primi and I a secundi and both a... More 

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have eaten here a few times before and once again we weren't disappointed. The food is cooked by Mama, and the two sons run the restaurant and it all works very well indeed. Cuisine is typical of the region, cooked beautifully, and presented well. Good choice of wines and helpful friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A 3-storey house converted into a restaurant with charm and character situated in the heart of the village. We stayed at da Felicin Residence so it was just walking distance. Reservations is recommended as it isn't very big but we were just 2 so they managed to squeeze us in. Restaurant uses fresh local ingredients and styled towards regional specialities.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicolo Solferino 4, Monforte d'Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Monforte d'Alba
  • Phone Number: 0173787256

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?