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Osteria dell Arco

#13 of 144 Restaurants in Alba
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Piazza Savona 5, 12051 Alba, Italy
(+39) 0173 363 974
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Short trip to Alba

Very nice Restaurant. The food was excellent. The wine card very impressive. We will come back this year.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Guenter2701
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Freinsheim, Germany
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Freinsheim, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very nice Restaurant. The food was excellent. The wine card very impressive. We will come back this year.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This restaurant coped with 12 of us as a group without a problem. Rabbit, veal, offal, grilled vegetables, excellent wines of the region, everyone had a meal to remember. To finish, a decaffenato machiatto . Service excellent.

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Aireys Inlet, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of two top restaurants we dined at while in Alba (the other Osteria la Libera see separate review. This restaurant part of the slow food movement serves up local quality food matched by an extensive well priced wine list that includes a good selection available by the glass. Home made pastas were.wondeful such as gnocchi with asparagus... More 

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Slow food is an italian food movement that stands for locally sourced, bio diverse and small farm ingredients. Osteria dell Arco follows this principal and does it well. Best pasta I had in Italy, and terrific food all around. Great place to eat in Alba.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We stopped here for lunch after walking in the town. The front door is set back into a court yard so you may walk by. The setting was fine and the service was accommodating. We had a light antipasto and gnocchi with funghi with a local wine. The charge was 30 Euros. The restaurant was filled with locals. We recommend.

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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
2 reviews
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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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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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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Additional Information about Osteria dell Arco

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

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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: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions
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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