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“The good old days” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Osteria del Cacciatore

Osteria del Cacciatore
Via Cesare Cantu 4 | Fossacaprara, Casalmaggiore, Italy
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Ranked #10 of 23 Restaurants in Casalmaggiore
Cuisines: Italian
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Verona, Italy
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“The good old days”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

This is a place for those who are travelling between Mantua and Reggio, perhaps visiting Sabbionetta and who want to go back forty years or so in time and understand what a Trattoria/Osteria once was and still should be (a Trattoria is not a restaurant!).
We have been twice, the first time by accident, when we were charmed by the flour floating around the dining room where the lady of the house had been making the pasta and when we ate very well.
The second time we went on purpose, risking taking four middle aged Italian couples with us, people who were very demanding (in culinary terms). Their great initial suspicion -- given the ambiente, unchanged in decades -- was first conquered by the house red wine, then by the excellent culatello, Parma ham and baked ham, then by three types of tortelli (our friends, totally conquered, clamored for seconds of the "tortelli al Cacciatore"), followed by perfectly cooked meat: ass, pork guanciale, costine. To finish with sbrisolona with grappa and coffee. No menu isnecessary, you just sit down and take what comes: serious local food, home cooking prepared by someone who knows their business. Trattoria food at its best.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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