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Antica Cantina

Corso Cavour, 212 | Piazza Monaldeschi, 18, 05018 Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 344746
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Ranked #24 of 122 Restaurants in Orvieto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Thornhill, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Had diner tonight at Antica Cantina. Another great meal in Orvieto. Service was great. Best dishes were the pear carpaccio, pasta with Mushrooms and the ravoli. The chicken and quail were nice but I would try some of the other dishes if I went back. Be prepared to bring cash since they had a terrrible time with their credit card... More

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ohio
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123 reviews 123 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is one of the most charming restaurants we have eaten at in Italy. We arrived in Orvieto planning to eat at Trattoria Grotto, but it was closed on Tuesdays. The wonderful people at our hotel, Hotel Duomo, quickly searched to find someplace else to accommodate us and recommended Antica Cantina. We did not find it in our own gluten-free... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The food and service at this small osteria were exceptional. We both enjoyed the pear capaccio and I had the umbricelli with sausage and truffles. This was one of my favorite meals on our entire trip. Outstanding!

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sgwheeler
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Antica cantina is one of the few places in Orvieto with tables outside in a quite piazza, which is a big plus. Inside has plenty of light and tasteful decor; another rareity in Orvieto. The menu takes traditional receipes and works on them to create master chef level dishes. However, there are no chefs only cooks as Antica Cantina is... More

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Calgary
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I each had a wonderful meal in this very cozy resturant. The waitress was very attendant and took especial care to satisfy my wife's gluten issues. And the price was very reasonable. We'd definitely return.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Boutique restaurant, nicely decorated, whose hostess is one of the owners. She is very knowledgable and helpful. Except for beef from Argentina, everything is local and fresh. Entrees of umbrichelli and truffle sauce and spaghetti with red sauce were very good. The "summer snack" appetizer of tomato, mozzarella and basil with shredded lettuce was fabulous with lots of the house... More

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New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Antica Cantina in Orvieto, Italy This mountain top city is typical of many in this region of Italy and for us it was a break in the long drive from Lucca to Frascoti. in Orvieto we decided we would hunt down a local place and we stumbled upon Antica Cantina and we greeted in English by a very pleasant woman... More

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Sebastopol, CA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We loved our pasta with black truffles, saffron pasta, chicken, and don't forget the tiramisu! Super friendly and warm staff.

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Newcastle, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Our train had been delayed so we arrived in Orvieto late; not knowing the layout of the town, we wandered down the main street and found this little place. There was only one other patron who was finishing his meal, but the staff did not bat an eyelid when we asked if we could still get a meal. We thoroughly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Cold and tired, we arrived to find the most friendly and helpful staff one could wish for, an appetising menu, real home cooking and excellent wine suggestions. It was a comforting place to be on a chilly, windy evening and more than lived up to expectations. The food was very good indeed and though the menu was reassuringly short, the... More

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