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Piazza Savona 5, 12051 Alba, Italy
(+39) 0173 363 974
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Today
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 123
    Excellent
  • 182
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good place but nothing special

We went for dinner. Nice pasta. Regular service. Good to eat but do not expect something very diferent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Rana R
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went for dinner. Nice pasta. Regular service. Good to eat but do not expect something very diferent.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband, 1 1/2 year old daughter and I had our "Thanksgiving" dinner at this wonderful restaurant. We did not have reservations but they were able to easily seat us and were very nice with the child bringing her some finger pasta quickly before she got fussy while we took our time to look at the menu. The courses were... More 

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Malaucene, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We have been to this restaurant often, and we make a special point of going into Alba to eat here any time we are in the region. On this occasion we arrived late (14h) after a long drive from Tuscany, but were graciously seated after a few minutes wait. The food here is always excellent, the ambiance charged with energy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews 163 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We ate upstairs in the brasserie style restaurant. By 1.30 pm it was packed mostly with locals. My veal tartare with black truffles was wonderful and at euro 12 it was a a true gift from heaven! The very friendly waiter suggested a bottle of "Nascetta 2013" from the Rivetto winery - it was wonderful and only euro 4 more... More 

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Alba, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great ingredients perfectly cooked & combined! If you like piemontese wines, this is the place (together with locanda dell arco in cissone)...Reading the wines list was delightful ! I will strongly recommend the sicilian Gambas & a lot of other things on the menu. You can't go wrong when visiting this restaurant but don't forget to book your table in... More 

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São Paulo
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I loved the staff and the food. Mario is a great sommelier and the chef is amazing. Thanks to the brothers and all team.

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Hong Kong, China
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If you are into unpretentious and hearty slow cooked food, then this is the place of you. We visited during white truffle season and the menu is of course weighted towards this delight. The truffle set menu is €75 for a four course lunch. Servings are generous and so were the truffle shavings. Service was efficient and the wait staff... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A good foodie friend of ours recommended Osteria dell Arco and we looked forward to our last dinner in Alba. Granted, it was a Monday night following an exceptionally busy truffle festival weekend and I'm sure the staff was looking forward to little more relaxed paced, but ... we kept things light, ordered the tasting of 3 typical appetizers to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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72 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Osteria takes a bit of finding in a little courtyard off the Piazza Savona and we wandered in at about mid-day to make a booking either for that evening or the next - full for both but they could take us for lunch. So we stayed in what looked to be a classic tradtional trattoria or osteria - plain... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Offers good selection of Alba typical plates. The plates are OK. You feel like in a factory: sit down, look at menu, order, get the plates fast, eat, pay and get out!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Savona 5, 12051 Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: (+39) 0173 363 974

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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