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Antico Ristorante Pagnanelli

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Via A. Gramsci, 4, 00040 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
+39 06/9360004
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful view and food

Beautiful view of lake Albino. The wine cellar is just one of the best in the world. The food and service is over the top. A great way to spend a lunch or dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Beautiful view of lake Albino. The wine cellar is just one of the best in the world. The food and service is over the top. A great way to spend a lunch or dinner.

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Neptune, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A friend of ours highly recommend this restaurant when we were in Rome. We ate outside on the balcony overlooking a beautiful lake. It was a breathtaking view and we stared at it pretty much the entire dinner!!! The Pope vacations on this lake over the summer and although I am not certain, I am pretty sure that it's in... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Bring those you want to impress here. This is how many plants out with a wonderful view on the food that that is made of top quality ingredients and recipes that are unique. I recommend fish. Must visit the wine cellar, which is supposed to be The second largest in Italy. Indeed they have more than 2000 labels and 30,000... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Outstanding restaurant. Family owned and operated since 1882. Get the Kobe Beef. They were kind enough to tour us in their 35K bottle wine cellar. Stop for lunch or dinner when you visit the Pontiff at his summer estate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have been there with family and children, we had lunch in the terraceon the lake view, that is beutiful. So peaceful. The service is kind and elegant. Food is very nice. I food particularly good gnocchetti with clams and truffle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

As there is an Australian connection with this restaurant we decided that while in Rome we should visit. A pleasant 45 minute train ride from Rome. From the moment we walked in the door we were treated like royalty. Gabrielle is the perfect host. First a tour of the wine cellar - simply a stunning experience. The restaurant first opened... More 

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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I've been a couple of times in this beautiful located restaurant upon Castel Gandolfo lake and I have mixed feeling. First time was at dinner with some colleagues of mine and we had basically a meat based meal. It has been a pleasant experience, good food, good services and good wine as well (if you go you definitely need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We visited this beautiful restaurant for lunch . Our tour guide John Fiore suggested we dine here. We were not disappointed. The restaurant has been in the family for four generations. Very helpful staff with the selection of food and wine. Very relaxed environment . If you want to dine on the balcony it's advisable to pre book.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Scenic, authentic local dishes and a warm and attentive staff. The wine sommelier is especially impressive. She built her career there over the past couple of decades and is an expert guide to local wines. Tastings with small plates of food are also available by appointment.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The view is sensational. My husband and I each ordered a unique starter from their extensive antipasto selection. He ordered the carpaccio of swordfish, thinly sliced and permeated with an excellent olive oil served with capers and arugula. I ventured to order the spring zucchini flower buds stuffed with ricotta cheese. Both excellent choices. There was nothing exceptional or noteworthy... More 

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Additional Information about Antico Ristorante Pagnanelli

Address: Via A. Gramsci, 4, 00040 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06/9360004
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Castel Gandolfo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via A. Gramsci, 4, 00040 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Castel Gandolfo
  • Phone Number: +39 06/9360004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:45 pm

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