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Osteria dell Arco

Piazza Savona 5, 12051 Alba, Italy
(+39) 0173 363 974
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Ranked #20 of 111 restaurants in Alba
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Norge
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

this restaurant was recommended to me by a local winemaker. It has a small, but good menu made from local products, and a very comprehensive winelist. they are dedicated to "Slow Food". I had veal cooked in Barolo which was excellent, while my to sons had the risotto and ravioli with ricotta and spinach. great place to have lunch. did... More

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Not Recommended! The food that came out of the kitchen (eventually) was delicious! However, the distain of both our waiter and the manager and the resultant delays in receiving both our second course and dessert made this a most unpleasant dining experience. Although the manager’s station was only 5-6 meters from our table and the manager came to the table... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and I had several excellent meals at this place. The food is delicious and well prepared. Prices are reasonable and the wine list is quite good.

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Fishers, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We had a fabulous time with our Italian cousins. Great wine selection along with wonder anti pasta veal, fresh pasta with cheese. We finished with dessert with moscato Asti

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Overland Park, Kansas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

First, we were able to get a reservation on same day, which was great but somewhat concerning. We were first through the door and one of ordered the prix fixe menu, and the other a couple items off the menu. We discussed wine choices with the somm, who suggested a great half bottle of Barolo(best of ~8 barolos i tasted... More

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Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Like vanderluyden, it "pains me to write this review." Some summary points in case you don’t want to read my entire review: - Food was excellent, but we didn’t “feel the love” from the staff, meaning they obviously did not appreciate our patronage (too many places in the Piemonte that do, so why bother? I can go to Paris if... More

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Portland, Oregon
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124 reviews 124 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

If you want average, this is the place to go. We shared a bland, thick soup (potato?) with pasta strips, porcini, and some black truffle shavings. We appreciated their serving it in 2 smaller bowls instead of one large one, but the flavor was "delicate," to put it kindly. Our first secondo was brasato vitello (veal shoulder) braised in Barolo,... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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106 reviews 106 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It pains me to write this review. This was our third time at this osteria, the first one being shortly after they had opened it, quite a long time ago and I rembember a culinary delight! Second time round a couple of years ago goodish but nothing more. This time, the last for sure, the worst experience in Piedmont! The... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Poached egg, cream and a lot of black truffle, what more does one wants to have a perfect lunch. Well we also ate great pasta dish, vitello tonnato and a perfect mushroom dish, accompanied by a great Barolo chosen from an extensive wine list. Really good

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Port Douglas, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Another great find, good location good service, excellent food and nice wine . What more to be said and all at a good price. It certainly wasn't slow just a at a perfect pace. Highly recommended. An English menu would help but this is not a complaint rather a suggestion.

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