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“Great antipasti for lunch, dinner a disappointment” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Al 19

Al 19
Piazza Monte Grappa 19, Frascati, Italy
06.9420142
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Ranked #101 of 147 Restaurants in Frascati
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Scotland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great antipasti for lunch, dinner a disappointment”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The antipasti is amazing and varies every day, a meal in itself, but dinner was disappointing, the pizzas mediocre and scallopini overcooked. The desserts were bland. The owner sits at the back of the restaurant and oversees everything.
The restaurant is at the edge of a busy road with 2 tables outside during the day and several tables outside at night. There is also a back restaurant....be wary about being seated there as I was placed there and it seemed to be where they put families with young children which made it very noisy

Visited September 2013
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“Fantastic pizza!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We have eaten at the great place each summer for five years and we always have a wonderful meal. The service is friendly, the pizza is thin and excellent and the starters tasty. Eating on the terrace in the summer can't be beat

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, England
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“The best Pizza in Frascati”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The owner of our favourite ice cream parlour in town (Gelato Tris) recommended the pizza here. We have now been coming for years. Simple, yes, good value, yes. Why is it so hard to find a really good crisp pizza with good ingredients. I would keep it simple, local wine, pizza, maybe go off piste and share a pizza and something else, but we keep coming back for pizza time and time again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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hamburg
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“Gracie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We found this restaurant by accident. It was Sunday lunchtime and most tables were already occupied. The service is very friendly and made us feel at home very quickly. We chose the Antipasta Buffet – very good. Next to the typical vegetable antipasti, they offered sea food and some very yummy meat dishes. Followed by lovely pasta. The nice local wine came out of a barrel.
If you are in the area, make sure to visit this restaurant.
Frascati itself is a lovely little town in easy reach from Rome by train.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“average quality”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I went there with a group of 4 people while visiting Frascati. The location is very pleasant: nice terrace in the city centre.
The waiter did not bring us any menu card, so we could not choose by ourselves and we could not see the prices!
The food, is not of excellent quality. We had a good starter (fritto alla romana) and then pasta (spaghetti alle vongole). The person who had meat was very disappointed. The pizza is not really good either.
The place is quite pricey for what it is.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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