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Osteria a Le Due Spade

Via Rizzi Don Arcangelo, 11, 38122 Trento, Italy
+39(0461)234343
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Ranked #1 of 354 Restaurants in Trento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Toronto
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Spent a few days in Trento in August on a trip through Italy. This was our favourite meal. Located in the old city in a charming old building, this restaurant is small and intimate. The food was reasonably priced for the quality and the wine list was outstanding and fairly priced too. Our server/sommelier was helpful and attentive. Our meal... More

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Verona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This restaurant was recommended in the Blue Guide to Italy, if I remember correctly. Historic, small and with friendly staff, they allowed us to start our meal 30 minutes before opening time, which was very kind of them. We found the food very different, and very tasty, but the wine a bit on the expensive side.

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Houston
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118 reviews 118 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a 500 year old establishment is near the Duomo. It is small, but with great food and service. Our dinner was around 70 euro and was fabulous. If you are driving, you will be faced with finding a place to park. The restaurant does not have parking and since you are in a Touristica zone, you have to... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place dates back tothe year 1545, so by now they know how to make their customers feel welcome! Very small place, but the proprietor was extremely friendly and spend some time chatting with us giving us a run down on what to do in Trento. We had several small plates as we were not prepared to eat the 4... More

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Trento, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Its amazing!! I am falling short of words to describe how good the food is because I am still having a food orgasm. Its the best food you can have in Trento. When we went, we were a group of five and each of us ordered a separate dish. I ordered "Tonno in Crosta" and it is the best Tuna... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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127 reviews 127 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Having been searching for a good restaurant in Trento, brought us to this small restaurant. When you enter the place, you immediately sense that this is a serious restaurant and well-dressed waiter hosted us to our table. We ordered the pasta served in 3 versions. Incredibly inventive and very tasty! The lamb as main course was cooked to perfection and... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We had a fine meal here, of local "montain" foods (a fish version is also available). Our waiter suggested excellent wine, and it was less expensive than what we were thinking of getting! We were 4 and all at the table have to have the Chef's menu, Every one of us was delighted with our choice. Because most of the... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

As indicated by others, a small, charming , historied destination in a busy difficult to park center city. Although the quality of the food was excellent, and service was efficient and involved, the meal was less than hoped for. Asparagus foam with a bit of lake fish for a starter, a small pasta portion as a first and 2 veal... More

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Seattle, Washington
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91 reviews 91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Whenever we visit Trento, we return to this ancient restaurant for a celebratory meal. Impeccably and imaginatively prepared regional food, a distinguished and warm atmosphere and perfect service combine to make this northern Italian cuisine and hospitality at its best.

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Milan, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

I was at this restaurant for a lunch meeting and I have to say the food was very good, I had the tuna plate and the staff was great, very helpful and professional. The restaurant itself is very nice, with only around 8 or 10 tables, which adds to it's charm. You must have the chocolate trio as dessert.

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