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Il Giglio d'Oro

Piazza Duomo, 8, 05018 Orvieto, Italy
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Ranked #50 of 129 Restaurants in Orvieto
Price range: $39 - $71
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: L‘ingrediente principale della nostra cucina è l’amore. Per i prodotti di qualità legati al territorio - gli oli umbri e toscani, le carni chianine, i tartufi, i formaggi - e per le alchimie di sapori nuovi e raffinati alla base del viaggio gastronomico che vi proponiamo. Hanno ispirazioni orientali, ma ben innestate su radici toscane, i piatti a base di pesce. Mentre i dessert spaziano dai classici della pasticceria, a originali combinazioni di golosità____The principal ingredient of our kitchen is love. Love for the high-quality products of the territory – Umbrian and Tuscan extra-virgin olive oil, chianina beef, truffles, cheeses – and for the magical blends of new and subtle flavors, the underlying premise of the gastronomic journey we propose. Dishes based on fish betray oriental inspiration, grafted onto Tuscan roots. Desserts range from the classics of the pastry chef to original mouth-watering delicacies.

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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

5 days into 11 day trip. This meal has been one of the best. Expensive but worth it. Every dish was spectacular. Highly recommend. The eggplant and truffle appetizer was perfect.

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Plano, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

First, we were charged more for one of our main courses than the menu indicated but it was too late to go back. Food was good, service perfunctory. We were not impressed

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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Dined here based on other recommendations. Surprisingly it was quiet despite the great location on the square. Service was excellent and gracious without being ingratiating. Sat outside and enjoyed marvelous food from a menu replete with choice

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New York City, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This restaurant is hardly unknown and quite prominent in its location right next to the duomo in Orvieto ... so despite the recommendation in Fodor's I was a little dubious. However, it was lunch time in Orvieto and the place looked cute and remarkably empty. It turned out to be one of the best meals we had in Italy. We... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It was Saturday night in Orvieto. Streets were packed and restaurants overflowing, music (Not Italian serenades!!!!) blasting away. We turned in the opposite direction and found a garden of tranquility, opposite the major Duomo.There were four other people. The staff of two gave us a gracious welcome. The menu had a variety of offerings. We each picked an appetizer and... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We visited here whilst staying or Orvieto a few weeks back. I had the duck and my husband had the Lamb. We did not have a starter or a desert although they did being us aperitifs before our main meal. We went for our evening meal and although it was a shame we couldn't sit outside it was a little... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Sitting outside on an August evening eating good food and drinking Orvieto at source. Friendly service and not unreasonably priced for standard and location.

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Fresno, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We arrived at their closing, but had wonderful services and unsurpassed pasta, veal, and dessert. Wine prices were reasonable.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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189 reviews 189 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Ate here with family at lunchtime after being turned away from a place a couple of doors down by a surly restaurateur. The waiter at Il Giglio was very friendly, menu was in English as well as Italian and the view of the Cathedral if you sit outside is excellent. The food is traditional Italian, unfussy but tasty, excellent espressos... More 

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Rome, Italy
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Service was unconsiderate, slow and not in accordance with any reasonable expectation. It seems that we were a nuisance to them. Food was only OK

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Additional Information about Il Giglio d'Oro

Address: Piazza Duomo, 8, 05018 Orvieto, Italy
Phone Number: 0763341903
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Terni  >  Orvieto
Average Prices: USD 39 - 71
Cuisine: Italian

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