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Viale Romagnosi, 5/M, 43039 Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy
0524578208
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 44
    Poor
  • 52
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nothing really good about it.

The service was quite slow, even though the restaurant was empty. The lettuce and tomatoes used in the salads were not fresh (lettuce actually had brown edges). Would not recommend.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2014
balticbarbie
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Ancaster, Canada
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Went to this as it looked good from the outside. The clientele seemed to be generally wealthy people and Italian. We ordered Pizza, a whole fish, chips and grilled vegetables. We knew we had possibly made the wrong choice of restaurant when we couldn't understand the type of Pizza (we are part Italian) , the waitress explained that it was... More 

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Zingem, Belgium
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Working in Fidenza but living in Belgium brings me a lot to this restaurant. Alone, with colleagues or customers. I have always eaten very well and have been well received from day 1. Variety of food and of course budget. Great pizzas, pastas, risottos. Equally good and fresh fish. The bistecca is also delicious. I have become a regular guest... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

The service was quite slow, even though the restaurant was empty. The lettuce and tomatoes used in the salads were not fresh (lettuce actually had brown edges). Would not recommend.

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Ireland
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I've eaten in La Porchetta on several occasions over the past few years. It's solidly reliable, produces stylishly-presented and prepared Italian food (as you'd expect), and doesn't ever disappoint. The menu is varied and - if you like desserts as I do - the dessert menu is a good one, especially for Italy where desserts can be the afterthought to... More 

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Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Friendly staff but poor and overpriced food that left us feeling disappointed. Not sure what the quality of restaurants is like in Salsomaggiore but wished we had explored the older part of town before deciding where to eat.

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Verbier, Switzerland
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Busy and uninspiring on a Monday night. Pasta was good, a pumpkin ravioli. But my partner’s seafood pasta was average, featured a raw prawn. Service was good but overall the food was mediocre and the atmosphere nothing special.

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Canterbury
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our second visit, with a large and noisy party. Great food at reasonable prices. The usual Anti pasta was plentiful and delicious and my porcini risotto creamy, a bit more liquid that I am used to but apparently that is the local style.

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Solna, Sweden
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I visit Salsomaggiore on a frequent basis and I always make sure to make a visit to La Porchetta to have their excellent filetto al pepe verde and a nice bottle of wine.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If the Romans were eating food like this, I understand why they threw up after each course. We paid ten euros for one slice of the most disgusting "pizza" I've ever eaten. You get better pizza at "la porchetta" in Australia. It was crunchy on the bottom, thick and bready, covered in spc tinned tomato paste and tasteless ham. The... More 

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Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Went here thinking, "it's a tourist trap, clearly, but it's so nice and inviting, it must be okay". Do not let La Porchetta's Chesire cat grin fool you. It is an inauthentic, expensive ditch into which all of the world's bad pizza ideas have clearly flowed. The price that will get you a single slice of what passes for pizza... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Romagnosi, 5/M, 43039 Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Salsomaggiore Terme
  • Phone Number: 0524578208

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 66
  • Cuisine: Pizza, European

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