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Viale Monte Bianco 50, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
+39 0165 846716
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice food, good service

We were staying in the hotel so we had some misgivings about eating in what might have been the hotel dining room, but this was a separate affair tucked away in the basement and it was lovely. The food was very nice but it was some sort of boil in the bag (the fact that they can't serve the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Cookiemonster171
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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327 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We were staying in the hotel so we had some misgivings about eating in what might have been the hotel dining room, but this was a separate affair tucked away in the basement and it was lovely. The food was very nice but it was some sort of boil in the bag (the fact that they can't serve the steak... More 

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Giorgia P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Al Torchio, responded to this review

Dear Cookiemon, thank you very much for your visit and the nice comments. The "boil in the bag thing" is actually a cooking technique called "low temperature sous-vide vacuum cooking". The items cooked with this technique result tender wiyhout adding extra-condiments and fat. Please, have a look on this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sous-vide. Hope to see you again, best regards Giorgia Perrod More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Had a very pleasant meal here. Service friendly and attentive. Translation of menu into english provides some entertainment. I had the deer salad and then cured pig...... nice, local well-presented dishes, washed down with some Val d'Aosta wine. Enjoyed it.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Need to book as very popular with locals. Great simple well cooked food using the quality of ingredients and preparation to do the talking. Limited menu with more choices at weekend. Good choice of wines by the glass price at 3.5 to 4.5 euros. Had eight days in Courmayeur and this was our favourite place , just good honest food... More 

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Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Agree with most reviews below! A relatively small place, tucked away just down the main street in Courmayeur, so be sure to make a reservation, for any night of the week. Food is really good, simple, authentic, very Italian, very affordable, and large portions, for those of you with a big appetite! A simple decor, like a nice informal enoteca!... More 

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Athens, Greece
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Well cooked dishes with excellent ingredients, good house wine

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Yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Lovely couple who own it gave us a great local wine tasting with local cheeses and meats. Haven't eaten there for dinner, but would think it would be worth a go.

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Gouvieux, France
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

Excellent service, very good dessert and local wine (recommend the Torrette Supérieure at € 4.50 a glass). 2 courses, a glass of wine and coffee at € 19 per person. Strongly recommended. There are some dishes (e.g., lasagne) that are only available on 24 hours' notice - so book ahead.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

I've always been in love with Italian food but I think I never truly knew what Italian food was about until I had 2 dinners in Al Vecchio Torchio...The food is DE-LI-CIOUS...Absolutely no words to describe Simone's lasagna (and carbonara) and Giorgia's desserts! You have to taste it to believe it! I just wish I could taste some of their... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

When my friends and me were planning our trip to Courmayeur, I had found some good reviews about this local restaurant and all of them turned out absolutely right!! Fantastic lasagna! But you should book your table and this meal in advance, especially in overcrowded time. Special thanx to Georgia - enoteca's sommelier! Amarone was wonderful!

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Lesa, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

Due to a coincidence we found this little restaurant which is a bit outside of Courmayeur "centre"; at about 3 minutes within walking distance. As we are having a dog (Bernese Mountain dog), we were not sure whether we could enter the restaurant with him. But they were very friendly and they assigned us a nice table. They have tipical... More 

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Additional Information about Al Torchio

Address: Viale Monte Bianco 50, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0165 846716
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Valle d'Aosta  >  Courmayeur
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Monte Bianco 50, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Valle d'Aosta  >  Courmayeur
  • Phone Number: +39 0165 846716

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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