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All 14 San Gemini Restaurants

Taverna del Torchio

Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 2, 05030 San Gemini, Italy
0744/331136
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Ranked #8 of 14 Restaurants in San Gemini
Hours:
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
North East England
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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We dined here on a particular busy night and found the food to be average. That said, we would still come back as the staff were very courteous and friendly and the dining atmosphere was very good. I would hate to judge the place purely on one visit, however we did find a common trend - that was a lot... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Arriving at the restaurant is an event in itself, with its location just a few metres up from one of the ancient city gates. Inside the restaurant, the trip back in history continues with its vaulted rooms and old-style decor. The menu and the service, on the other hand, takes us back to the present. The former with savoury dishes,... More

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Boxtel, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had diner here 3 times. We liked the place very much. The food was good and the location great. Nice meat and first courses.

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DARLINGTON
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

If you are looking for an excellent example of Umbria hospitality and cuisine the Taverna del Torchio should fit the bill Situated at the top of the beautiful and unspoilt village of San Gemini it is easy to be tempted to dine elsewhere when you make your way through to it but the wise will make their way and enjoy... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Nearly everything here is cooked over an open fire, and nearly everything here is fabulous. Their grilled scamorza (cheese) is out of this world. The risotto ranges from good to fabulous depending on the day. Rosemary potatoes are must-have dish here, as is their wonderful bruschetta. The ambiance alone is worth coming for, but the food will bring you back... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Travelling from Assis to Rome Fiumincino airport to catch the flight home, we decided to stop for lunch as we had a bit of time to spare. We seen the sign for San Gemini and decided to take the south exit coming from the north. Within a couple of minutes we were in the centre of the old town and... More

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This restaurant is just lovely, rustic and offers authentic italian food. The stone walls and open fire create a super atmosphere to enjoy simple food cooked well. I highly recommend the roast lamb cooked on the open fire but all the food served looked great. Service is slow but friendly.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Full of character this restaurant offers excellent value serving fresh local produce. Cooking most things on the wood fire in front of you. The taste is fantastic dont be afraid to try the local specialities on offer the mother and son owners do most of the cooking themselves, simple local dishes but really well done. We have enjoyed several meals... More

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Rome, Italy
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Il torchio is a very cosy restaurant with a vintage atmosphere in the heart if Umbria. Many courses are characterized by the presence of tartufo (truffle). Try antipasto of tartufo: scrambled eggs with tartufo will delight you. Try risotto with porcini as well! I was very impressed by the fact that they grill the meat in front of you on... More

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