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Mezza Luna

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Italian, Pasta
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Piazza Dei Ranieri, Orvieto, Italy
0763 341234
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, nice atmosphere, friendly, reasonably priced

We had a nice family meal there. Really good food, both locals and tourists, warm cozy atmosphere, not too pricey. Plus they were able to get us out of there so we could make our train

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
HingryinLA
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Forget it! Just walk on to another restaurant, there are so many in Orvieto. The owner has a permanent frown on his face and just cant wait for you to get out. The food is sub standard and very disappointing. We had pasta al'amatriciana with huge pieces of fat, instead of bacon, and a lack lustre tomato sauce. Then, veal... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had a nice family meal there. Really good food, both locals and tourists, warm cozy atmosphere, not too pricey. Plus they were able to get us out of there so we could make our train

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Beaconsfield, Canada
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We were recommended to go to mezza Luna by our B & B host and we checked as well the comments on Trip advisor site which were most of the time positive specially regarding tha Spagetti Carbonara which is supposed to be the best in the region! What a disappointment! First with atmosphere light with neon in lamps and no... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We had this place recommended by the Villa we were staying in and was incredibly disappointed to say the least. There were three of us and we each ordered a salad. It was wilted browned lettuce drowned in olive oil and was covered in heavy salt. Two of us ordered the mixed meat dish and it was so salty that... More 

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New York, NY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We read all the positive reviews of this restaurant and we were looking forward to a great meal. It's as if we were in an alternate reality. The carbonara was dreadful-very heavy and the pancetta in it was extremely salty. We had veal with lemon that was not edible at all. Veal was fatty and drowning in the sauce which... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The carbonara was recommended by the host at our B&B. Even the menu indicated carbonara was #1 and highlighted in yellow. Plenty of locals eating here too. It was GREAT!

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Everyone comes to Mezza Luna for the pasta and Zuppa Inglese dessert (which we did not have room for)! We enjoyed the house appetizer plate, Umbrian pasta specialties, and of course Orvieto wine. The atmosphere was jovial and the service personal and attentive. It it had been open Sunday we would have eaten there again.

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Traralgon, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

On our first night in Orvieto we decided to eat at Mezza Luna as it had good reports in a guide book we had. We found the place late afternoon in one of the lovely old Streets of Orvieto and a local was nearby so we asked him what it was like and he said it was a great place... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Mezza Luna was our favorite restaurant in Orvieto. It is a local restaurant with great food at very reasonable prices. Carbonara was primo!

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San Terenziano, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very much enjoyed the neighborhoody atmosphere, the no frills but friendly service and the home made pasta. Will certainly go there again when in Orvieto next.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Dei Ranieri, Orvieto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Terni  >  Orvieto
  • Phone Number: 0763 341234

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

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