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Osteria alle Carceri

Via Fratelli Marozzi 7, 27100 Pavia, Italy
0382301443
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Ranked #37 of 290 Restaurants in Pavia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $74
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
World
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Really creative menu and great quality of the food. Price was good too for that quality. Found it randomly, but I'll sure come back!

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Melbourne, Australia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Walking through Pavia my wife and I noted this little restaurant down a narrow street. It looked great and turned out to be just as one might expect, good knowledgeable staff, great menu including many local specials (try the kidneys with saffron risotto), and well cooked. An extensive wine list supplements the great food. Sure, it is a little squeezy... More

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israel
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

we were a party of 4 , went into for lunch at 1400 pls. note that they close arround 1500 and than re-open later for dinner. we took the menu for the day and everything we picked was exelent, very fresh, not a tourish trap, very local dishes, lovley local vine , service a bit slow but this is the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We had two meals on the evenings of 10 and 11 October. Just a word of warning: the daily specials menu may be left up in the window but they do not do them in the evening - shame, as they look really interesting! The ambience and service are really good and relaxed; the menu has lots of interesting dishes... More

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paris
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We ended at this Restaurant that the owners of our B&B recommended to us. They told us that this Osteria was one of the best in Pavia, and that it would be possible to dine until late (we were worrying because we arrived at Pavia after 20:00). Indeed, at the entrance of this Osteria it was written that they were... More

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Saffron Walden, England, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Superb, outstanding - for me this place ticks all the boxes, viz.: nice room with good atmosphere; friendly knowledgeable staff; fascinating menu with lots of local dishes; extensive wine list; local clientele; reasonable prices - tick all of these. Had the kidneys with the saffron risotto, apparently a Lombard speciality. The risotto in particular was perfection - creamy but with... More

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California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The food was excellent, and the service very good. A good and extensive wine list. Very reasonably priced. A cozy place tucked away in a side street. Well worth a visit.

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Nijmegen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Absolutely to try if you are in Pavia. Excellent food quality, accompanied by a very large choice of wines. The service is informally perfect and they can advice you excellently on food and wine combination. On top of that, you can get an definitively genuine quality at a budget cost. Don’t miss it, highly recommended.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This little family run restaurant provides good food, good service and a lively, happy atmosphere. Only a few of the staff speak English but the waiter we had went out of his way to give us what we wanted. I had two happy evening meals there.

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Angmering, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Recommended by the hotel and was a great find. Down a cobbled alley with a sign on the main street. Rustic furniture and quite small. Very friendly staff, teased us with their broken English but it was all in jest and added to our evening. My colleague had the local schnitzel which was huge. I had Goose leg with lemon,... More

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