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Officina Del Gusto

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$$$
Mediterranean, Organic, Wine Bar
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Via Placido Geraci 17/19, 89128 Reggio Calabria, Italy
0965332830
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant "natural food" in keeping with the culture of our land and the...
Restaurant "natural food" in keeping with the culture of our land and the rediscovery of the traditional tastes. Research Laboratory of food and wine, with attention to detail and the raw materials used, is the ideal place to spend attractive moments conviviali.Tra activities, theme nights presentation products / producers, tasting workshops and cultural promotion of food and wine.
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Good for:
Special occasions

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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Must have dinner in Reggio di Calabria

It was our first evening in Reggio di Calabria. My boyfriend found this place from tripadvisor and we were very excited to try it out. It did not disappoint. We did not have any reservation on a Friday evening so we came early at the restaurant, around 7:30pm. When we got there, the waitstaff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
missjensoriano
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Shanghai, China
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  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Shanghai, China
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It was our first evening in Reggio di Calabria. My boyfriend found this place from tripadvisor and we were very excited to try it out. It did not disappoint. We did not have any reservation on a Friday evening so we came early at the restaurant, around 7:30pm. When we got there, the waitstaff called out someone from the kitchen,... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

An excellent culinary experience and recommend it highly. Don't hesitate as it's delicious. Friendly service and interesting wine choice. Catch a cab as parking is an issue.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We came here by recommendation of our B&B owner, who himself comes here to eat. We had a great reception from both the chef and the waitress, who where very service minded! The Grand Menu Anti-Pasti is a MUST! It's really tasty and well worth picking, We came back for our last night in Italy and enjoyed ourselves very much!... More 

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fotunato, Proprietario at Officina Del Gusto, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit to my restaurant, I'm glad you found bene.e again thanks for the beautiful words of the review.Fortunato Aricò More 

New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

If you are in Reggio Calabria you must eat at this restaurant. It was delicious and very good prices. They bring you some Preseco and hors d'ouevres on the house. Their wine offerings are wonderful and priced so reasonably. My husband and I both had beef. Mine was slow roasted tenderloin wrapped in bacon served very rare and my husband's... More 

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fotunato, Proprietario at Officina Del Gusto, responded to this review

Thanks for your word!. See you soon.......Fortunato Aricò More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've a great pasta and meat, super organic. Service was very good too, great hospitality. Recommended!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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216 restaurant reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

As a solo traveller in recent years I will go to a 'good' restaurant for lunch rather than dinner… reading at dinner does make you stand out ! However here I was made to feel most welcome by the owner and the staff. Inspite of a large VIP party soon to arrive (it became most evident upon their arrival >)... More 

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Melbourne
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner here last night and chose the 'small' Degustazione starter. It was amazing...the food just kept coming and coming and it was all delicious. The hard, crumbly pear infused cheese was beyond description. Being a cheese enthusiast I could have eaten just this all night. There was an amazing mushroom tartine, Gorgonzola and fresh pears, beans in a spicy... More 

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Reggio Calabria, Italy
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Alright this is one of the best :) great antipasti and special atmosphere. If you are looking for a business or romantic dinner you have it as an option as one of the best locations in Reggio

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Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Dined in Officina del Gusto on a Thursday night with a group 11 people, the meal started with a lovely cold glass of Prosecco (Italian version of a champagne) followed by the antipasto a lovely selection of seafood and vegetable delights exquisite, followed by a Tuna dish and Cod dish excellent bursting with flavour lovely presentation, the wine selection is... More 

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Southtyrol, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

definetely a must are the Antipasti misti. tortino alle melanzane was absolutely gorgeous. pasta dishes reserve something special for u ( unfortunately I overestimated my taste for the tartufo nero - although the dish was very good. filetto di chianina is definetely a dish for meet lovers. pure genuine meet taste, served with a variety of special olive oils and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Placido Geraci 17/19, 89128 Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Reggio Calabria
  • Phone Number: 0965332830

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34 - 45
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Organic, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Restaurant "natural food" in keeping with the culture of our land and the rediscovery of the traditional tastes. Research Laboratory of food and wine, with attention to detail and the raw materials used, is the ideal place to spend attractive moments conviviali.Tra activities, theme nights presentation products / producers, tasting workshops and cultural promotion of food and wine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?