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Hosteria La Vecchia Rota

Via XX Settembre 4, Marciano della Chiana, 52047 Arezzo, Italy
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Ranked #34 of 340 restaurants in Arezzo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Arezzo, Italy
Top Contributor
225 reviews 225 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Always good to go back to Marciano at la Vecchia Rota, Massimo the owner is always very welcoming and very happy to tell you what's on the menu! The piglet with garlic and wild fennel was totally delicious as well as the onion cooked under the ashes !to start we had Pezze della. Nonna homemade pasta with pecorino cheese and... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This is a family run restaurant with a small menu and excellent service. Massimo the owner gives detailed explanations of what the dishes are and how they are cooked. The meat and pasta dishes are excellent, they are prepared according to traditional recipes to a high standard for what appears to be a simple local trattoria. The local red wine... More

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Arezzo, Italy
Top Contributor
225 reviews 225 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Sunday lunch time wet and cold weather. At la Vecchia Rota the fire was burning and the place already quite busy Ar 2 pm. Massimo is a great host explaining the menu in his fantastic deep voice English . The roast piglet with garlic and wild fennel was delicious as well as the onion roasted in the ash of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We went with our Italian amici who raved about this place and is from a family full of great cooks and values traditional food. He said the pasta al forno "was better than my mother makes", and the family all loved it. Given it was the season an off the menu order of "e porcini grigliati" was readily accepted and... More

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Arezzo, Italy
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225 reviews 225 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

We have been to la Vecchia Rota many times and the food is Lways great and consistent . Massimo the owner is fantastic explain the menu to you in his fantastic a bit rustic English. The place is part or the slow food so take your time and enjoy your meal!

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Providence, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Previously I had heard it was a bit expensive for what was on offer, but under the new owners/ chef that is far from the case. It is very well located just off the Piazza Grande and has two reasonably sized rooms. The quality of the food and service were higher than anything else I experienced in more than a... More

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