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Il Torchio

Piazza Zannelli 2, Pettorano sul Gizio, Italy
0039 0864 48541
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76% Recommend
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English first
Edina, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We stayed a week in Pettorano to research my ancestry and were so delighted with this place, we went twice for dinner. There are only two restaurants in the town itself--this and a pizza restaurant up the hill, which wasn't open once during our visit. However, the high rating for il Torchio is not for lack of competition; it is... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We were visiting Pettorano sul Gizio as it is the native village of my maternal grandfather and we were researching our ancestry. The meal we had a It Torchio was excelent We has anit-pasti, polenta and pizzas and washed it down with a delicious local white wine. The atomosphere and service were excellent. I would recommend Il Torchio to anyone... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012 via mobile

We spent the night in Sulmona and we decided to visit the zone closer to it. We found Pettorano sul Gizio by choice! I really recommend to visit it and to have a dinner or lunch at "Il Torchio". The place was very suggestive and there was a special atmosphere. The food was really good, both pizza and primi (... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

We spent a good few evenings at this fantastic place in July and August (this year, last year and the year before that). The food is exceptional with dishes unique to the village of Pettorano. The produce is provided by the farmers of the area and every dish is mouthwatering. Even the pizzas are excellent. The menu is in the... More

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