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Il Grottino

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Via della cava 7 | Vicino parcheggio di piazza della Rocca, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
+39 0761 290088
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Today
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 182
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A surprise find

Having just come home from a 5 week tour of Spain and Italy, visiting Madrid, Florence and Rome I would have never thought that the best meal of the trip would be in a place like Vitebro We went to this restaurant because it was close to our hotel. To our surprise and delight the food was superb... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
727george
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Having just come home from a 5 week tour of Spain and Italy, visiting Madrid, Florence and Rome I would have never thought that the best meal of the trip would be in a place like Vitebro We went to this restaurant because it was close to our hotel. To our surprise and delight the food was superb - especially... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Once again TripAdvisor didn't let us down ... If in Viterbo Il Grottino is the lace to go. The decor is typical of the restaurant's name ... The little cave... The lighting and background music perfect. The service and the timing of the courses ... Excellent. and what about the food ... ? Hand written menu with a choice 6-7... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were disappointed in our meal at Il Grottino. One of our starters was poorly prepared (seriously raw pasta -- not al dente, but hard -- it would have been good if properly cooked), and one of our mains (osso buco) was simply unpleasant. Our B&B host recommended the restaurant, and it seems clear that others have had a different... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We have just come back from a meal at Il Grottino. The restaurant deserves the highest accolade: We had two set menus, delicious and fantastic value at 23 euros plus one a la carte for Sunday lunch. We had the pasta with guanciale which was delicious and then the pork filet with rosemary and sage - delicious and excellent quality.... More 

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israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I had an amazing time in Il Grottino, which is located near the center of the lovely town of Viterbo. The food was the best I had in Italy, since it based on the traditional Italian dishes but had different kind of surprising "twists" to it. the price was fair and the service was great, as the owner speaks English... More 

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Speyer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I only had a like a snack, gnocchi di patate with a pumpkin sauce. Dumplings were very nice, sauce a little oily. But still good. The price was very good, too, and even an English menu was available. Interiors of the place fine, standard, maybe a little overdone. Staff friendly, trying their best English. I dont think you can do... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via della cava 7 | Vicino parcheggio di piazza della Rocca, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Viterbo  >  Viterbo
  • Phone Number: +39 0761 290088

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?