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Dulcis Vitis

Via Rattazzi 7-7A, Alba, Italy
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Ranked #31 of 116 Restaurants in Alba
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Silverthorne, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Charming small restaurant chef/owner Bruno is charming and helpful. No need to read menu, just chat with him about what you like and he will make suggestions. We were there on a Tuesday night and he had plenty of time to help us. Everything tasted great. It was black truffle season and I had homemade pasta with truffles and a... More

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Portland, Oregon
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124 reviews 124 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We were welcomed into the elegant dining room by a warm and burly man who turned out to be the chef, Bruno Cingolani. The dining room has white linens, lots of silverware, candles and live orchids for extra panache. After ordering our meal, we were served an interesting amuse bouche of baccala (salt cod), little globs mixed with potato and... More

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Piedmont, Italy
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The restaurant had great reviews in a travel guide we bought, but was really disappointing in terms of atmosphere, service and food quality. VERY traditional dishes mediocre at best

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Sao Paulo, SP
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168 reviews 168 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
365 helpful votes 365 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This restaurant belongs to the Chef Bruno that is known as one of the best in Alba. I've been there several times and each one is better than the other. The servisse is very nice and the food is traditional Italian cuisine, very well prepared by the Chef. The restaurant is in the heart of Alba and there during season... More

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São Paulo, Sp
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254 reviews 254 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We had dinner here in a big group and nevertheless everything was perfect. The chef Bruno was very attencious and spent time explaining the courses. It was great, tasty, and delicious food from the starters until the dessert. The atmosphere is very cozy. A decent wine list with wines from the region. Nice and cozy atmosphere! It is definitely a... More

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São Paulo
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We were three people for lunch on Saturday, October 18th, 2013, during the very busy Alba white truffle festival. We had not made plans for lunch far enough in advance, and this was the sixth or seventh place our hotel tried to book for us. I later understood why we were able to get a table. When we arrived it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Great, tasty, delicious food. Nice and cozy atmosphere! Everything is of the highest quality. The Chef and the owner Bruno is a really nice person! Would I recommend this place to my friends? - definitely YES!

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New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Come here in the off -season during a weekday. The great thing about this place is the contact with the staff, especially the chef who is quite a character. I started with a glass of Arneis and some amuse bouche of spinach frittata which was excellent. The mixed lettuces with fresh artichoke hearts and herbs needed more lemon but was... More

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NY
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108 reviews 108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

3 courses with a glass of wine was €80. The food was mediocre at best. I'd much rather eat at Enolab or Lalibera, both of which would cost half as much. Little wonder why only 3 tables on a busy Sat night. Not going back even if you drag me by my hair!

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Florence, Italy
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I have been twice to this restaurant - it is good but does not live up to its promises. The food is good, the atmosphere is sort of pretentious and the price is....well, not adequate. The first time I went I was invited to a "no-truffle" menu. The food was appealing, not innovative in any way, but well cooked and... More

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