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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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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Carbonara!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Jim M
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Portland, Oregon
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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352 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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280 reviews 280 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have been coming to Italy for 30 years, I speak Italian, I know the quirkiness of some of the etiquette around eating, Allora, I have never been treated so inhospitabley as I was here. I went at a busy time, so, was not in a hurry, waiter was brusk, did not want to engage in my broken yet pretty... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The bed and breakfast that we stayed at in Orvieto recommended this restaurant for its great spaghetti alla carbonara. We couldn't have been more pleased. The spaghetti alla carbonara was so good we ate here twice in our 3 day stay in Orvieto. The spaghetti alla carbonara was very good, tasty, and the portions were also large. It was also... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food is good, the speciality is the spaghetti carbonara and you should try before other plate, there are just few tables so you need to reserved if you want to go. Staff friendly and prices are average.

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Atlanta GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It was just okay..I wouldn't seek it out. I'm sure there must be better in town. The waiter was friendly and service was good. We were the only ones there are 12:30 pm but filled up,shortly after with a mix of tourists and possibly locals.

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Ocala, FL
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Finally found it since the sign is almost totally obscured with a bush. Server - owner? said two words the entire time. Ordered a 1/2 liter of wine and two carbonara. Carbonara was good but the pancetta was 80% fat with little lean meat. Very tasty but did not eat the pancetta. Very large portions and very reasonable at 7... More 

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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: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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