We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

trattoria da carlo

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
vicolo del popolo, 9, 05018 Orvieto, Italy
0763343916
Add hours for trattoria da carlo and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 296 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 112
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It was like eating with family

We went to this restaurant based upon the Rick Steve's recommendation and were not disappointed. It did take us a bit to find because it is in an alley, so do take care to look for it off the main street if you decide to go. When we arrived, quite late for lunch actually, we were greeted with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Dave8T
,
Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

296 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went to this restaurant based upon the Rick Steve's recommendation and were not disappointed. It did take us a bit to find because it is in an alley, so do take care to look for it off the main street if you decide to go. When we arrived, quite late for lunch actually, we were greeted with a big... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Grabbed lunch here on recommendation from my sister who had been previously. It was a rainy day in the off season so we were lucky that it wasn't very crowded. Carlo was an excellent host from start to finish. We had some lovely cheese and fig jam and also pork carpaccio to start. Had the chingale pasta and it was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The food wasn't so bad just a little bit salty. The service of the girl who brought the dishes was very good. The owner's mother shouldn't do this kind of job. I think is to much for her and her age. They were moments, we had the impression, that the owner was laughing behind our back but maybe we were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tenafly, New Jersey
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

A small family run restaurant with really excellent food and casual, friendly ambience. Their stated motto on the front of the menu translates roughly as: "simple cooking for easy going people." The ingredients were simple and fresh, but the preparation was refined. The pasta with pumpkin sauce was memorable; the roasted chicken and roasted lamb were both superb; for an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have had lunch at Da Carlo three times over the past few years when traveling to Orvieto, and it is my favorite place. Carlo and his family are wonderful and the food is some of the best I have had in Italy. The pasta that I had on the most recent visit, Carlo's specialty with pork and fennel, was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Loango National Park, Gabon
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The trattoria was so busy during our lunchtime visit that we had to sit at a table close to the kitchen, you would normally pay extra for this in some establishments but here you can watch the comings and goings of the staff and get a running commetary of how your meal is progressing from the proprietor and head chef... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
England
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Lunch at Da Carlo is a true Italian experience. Carlo is out front with his mother taking care of his customers, and his small team is in the kitchen. But in reality, Carlo is out front taking care of his customers and his mother Teresa. She is a delight, but speaks little English. And Carlo has to sometimes come and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bend, Oregon, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our foursome has been traveling separately and together in Italy, but we all agreed this was one of the best meals we have experienced during our visit. We stopped for a small lunch and were very impressed. The flavors were outstanding from the bean zuppo to the eggplant parmesano to the insalata. Very good service, too. We all gave this... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had two pasta dishes for late lunch. Fine food, good prices, excellent service, friendly waitstaff, prompt. Nice location off the main Corso di Cavour.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Felsted
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were recommended to this restaurant by our villa owner and had such a wonderful lunch on tables set up in a little alley off Corso Cavour, that we went back several days later again. There is a wonderful comedy act between Carlo and his delightful mother. Let Carlo suggest what to eat - I did and had 2 wonderful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed trattoria da carlo also viewed

Orvieto, Province of Terni
Orvieto, Province of Terni
 
Orvieto, Province of Terni
Orvieto, Province of Terni
 

Been to trattoria da carlo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: vicolo del popolo, 9, 05018 Orvieto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Terni  >  Orvieto
  • Phone Number: 0763343916

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from trattoria da carlo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?