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La Locanda del Cardinale

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Piazza del Vescovado, 8, 06081 Assisi, Italy
+39 075 815245
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 202
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A destination Restaurant

A day trip to Assisi is always in order and if you do, have lunch here. The contrast of the old building and the modern décor - glass floors and huge crystal chandeliers offer a unique setting for top notch food. My wife and I had local appetizers followed by a risotto made with charcoal which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Montclairite
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Montclair, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
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308 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Montclair, New Jersey
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A day trip to Assisi is always in order and if you do, have lunch here. The contrast of the old building and the modern décor - glass floors and huge crystal chandeliers offer a unique setting for top notch food. My wife and I had local appetizers followed by a risotto made with charcoal which sounds chancy but was... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Love the space! Beautiful building! Candle lit table tops. All of the food was some of the best we've had awhile. I can't wait to spend many more memorable evenings here. Cheers!

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Granbury, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

While the food and decor were fantastic, the real draw here is the ancient mosaics just under your table and chairs. The beautiful lighting and glass floors almost completely distract you from the impressive dining experience. This is definitely a special occasion venue but when traveling in Italy and in Assisi, do yourself a favor and enjoy a beautiful dining... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Where else can you dine while admiring the old Roman mosaic floor two yards below the glass floor your chair is resting on? We arrived early (for Italy), and were the only diners for awhile. Our service was great, perhaps partly because our waiter had spent some time in the Netherlands, and was eager to practice his Dutch on me.... More 

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Helmsley, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Dined here last night & we were so looking forward to the meal. Beautiful restaurant, nicely laid out, very modern & those glass floors do play tricks with your sense of balance! We were greeted very warmly & shown to our table. A basket of delicious home baked bread kept us going whilst we perused the menu. After making my... More 

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San Arcangelo
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Really beautiful historic place, good food, good service, reasonable costs. We were very pleased to be there

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Kent, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I went here for dinner on a Saturday evening during a trip to Umbria. We had eaten at various places during our stay, mostly agriturismos, but felt like one "up market" dinner before we returend to England. The setting is terrific - glass floors with Roman remains beneath and bright, airy decor. We were the only people... More 

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Concord, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

The food, the wine and service were terrific! The venue is just beautiful! The chef came out and greeted every table after we had our dinner. Highly recommend this place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Cheap this place is not, however in terms of venue,atmosphere,wine list and food quality it is of international standard. Service is excellent with friendly and knowledgable staff. We thoroughly enjoyed our night and would return again. We will make sure the credit card has plenty of funds available.

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Palo Alto, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

The dining room is stunning, perched on a glass floor above ancient Roman mosaic floors. Service is warm, friendly, and helpful. The food was outstanding. The 40 Euro fixed price menu is an outstanding value. It deserves a Michelin star and would likely have one if it was in France.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza del Vescovado, 8, 06081 Assisi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi
  • Phone Number: +39 075 815245

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 44 - 88
  • Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?