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Ristorante da Paolino

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Strada Vulpes, 34, Pescocostanzo, Italy
0864640080
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Today
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 426
    Excellent
  • 166
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    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
Third visit and still great

I was in Pescocostanzo for the third time last week and had my third meal at Da Paolino and I echo the other excellent reviews. Food was very good, prices were reasonable (absolutely in line with prices listed at other restaurants in Pescocostanzo). I highly recommend the Pasta Grana Saraceno... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
jacopa
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Rome, Italy
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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640 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rome, Italy
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I was in Pescocostanzo for the third time last week and had my third meal at Da Paolino and I echo the other excellent reviews. Food was very good, prices were reasonable (absolutely in line with prices listed at other restaurants in Pescocostanzo). I highly recommend the Pasta Grana Saraceno (which I'm sure I've spelled wrong!) with tomatoes, pistachio and... More 

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Naples, Campania, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Situated in the center of the tiny village of Pescocostanzo, probably the most charming village in Abruzzo, is an incredible find of a restaurant - Da Paolino. This is hearty mountain food but with a delicate refined touch of imagination. Portions are large so I skipped the antipasto and went with a fresh pasta dish with a bolognese, porcini mushroom... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We went on a busy Saturday night but still got great food and service. Our waiter spoke enough English to help us out and we got wonderful pasta including a ravioli with gorgonzola in a Pear Sauce...oh, my! We'll be back here next time

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Tiptree, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Charming room and charming service. We had lunch, starting with bruschetta; one tomato and the other truffle. First courses of pasta with porcini and polenta with tomato sauce and sausage. When we left towards 2pm there was a queue waiting outside! Those serving were very helpful. Lovely homemade biscuits with dried small grapes were given to us from an attractive... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Delicious food, Great service which was knowledgeable and helpful, excellent wine list. the standout items were a chestnut pasta and slow cooked rabbit, both of which were fabulous and memorable, and a pork stinko which was beautifully cooked. Lovely greens as accompaniment. Also recall ravioli with pear and gorgonzola which we enjoyed.Great atmosphere and liked it so much that returned... More 

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BATH UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Pure luck took us to the town of Pescocostanzo, and we are so glad we made the decision to come back for lunch. The town is quite unique and seems way off the mainstream tourist trail. We arrived at the restaurant at around 1pm on a sunday. Fortunately for us they had just one table for two left. There are... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

By chance we chose to eat here as we were sheltering from an unexpected downpour. What Luck! Delightful waitress who was very keen to practice speaking English, served us with charm and care. The food was delicious Ravioli with goats cheese and a pear sauce truly memorable. The restaurant was cosy with a friendly ambience. Service was quite quick, and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

What a classic Abruzzi restaurant. Delicious food, and very kind service topped off an extraordinary visit to this crazy, beautiful hilltop town that popped out of nowhere while driving through the Abruzzi hills.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We turned up on a quiet evening and had a lovely meal in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere. I like the rather fussy, busy decor, but imagine it is not to everyone's taste, and can imagine that the dining room could get noisy and somewhat chaotic on a busy evening. The service began very attentively (maybe a little over the top)... More 

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Boston
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Ristorante da Paolino - a huge surprise in our own back yard. My husband and I own a home in Abruzzo, and over the past 16 years have eaten many beautiful meals in lovely places- Da Paolino surpasses them all. Cozy and inviting, lovely non invasive service. The pastas were tender and flavorful- especially the tagliolini with truffles- the full... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Strada Vulpes, 34, Pescocostanzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Pescocostanzo
  • Phone Number: 0864640080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?