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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
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 475
    Excellent
  • 191
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 11
    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
Authentic Italian ristorante, family owned and run.

Great food, lovely location, good service. What more can you want? Well, you can add great value. Authentic Italian, family run. One of the highlights of our holiday in Italy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
adrian w
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great food, lovely location, good service. What more can you want? Well, you can add great value. Authentic Italian, family run. One of the highlights of our holiday in Italy.

Landskrona, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My boyfriend and I decided to dine at this restaurant and it was the best choice ever! The woman who welcomed us was very nice and helpful giving indication on the road we wanted to take the day after. We ordered 3 types of pasta all freshly home made. The best one the ravioli with gorgonzola and pear. But also... More 

Rome, Italy
Level Contributor
33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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 

Naples, Campania, Italy
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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

Tiptree, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

BATH UK
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business
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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