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Ristorante Il Ciclope

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Via San Francesco 23 | strada per MURA POLIGONALI, 03033 Arpino, Italy
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Our family come from this area so every few years we visit and we are always sure to take a trip to Il Ciclope. The food is exquisite and this restaurant is the choice for locals wanting somewhere special to dine too. We always receive a very warm welcome and, for those staying in town, we have previously taken advantage... More 

Thank KinnieKat
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

A last minute reservation brought us here, we were very friendly welcomed in the beautiful structure. The antipasto of the house was excellent, the pappardelle al cinghiale really amazing, rich and extremely tasty. Wine of the house equally good, and excellent service. Very reasonably priced too. To be recommended very warmly!

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sandralidia, Proprietario at Ristorante Il Ciclope, responded to this review

Thank you Very much for this wonderful review ...Hope to see you some other time! More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We had the most delicious dinner here! The pasta was excellent, the chicken was perfect and the tiramisu was fantastic! Don't miss this restaurant if you're anywhere near Arpino!

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Ramat Hasharon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The food and company is all wonderful. Local Specialties. Can't be beat for a great meal!! And decent prices.. and don't forget to ask for the local wine!

Thank KimRamatHasharon
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Do yourself a favour and eat here. We had pasta with saffron and pasta with truffles. Quite hinesy one of the best pasta dishes I have tasted. Our main course was roasted lamb with sliced roasted potatoes. We shared a tiramisu for afters as we were stuffed. I will return before our Arpino holiday is over as the standard of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We spent 1 night there, we were staying in Rome. A wonderful experience, quiet with amazing food and house wine. If you are not sure what to have ask "Sandra" the chef, she has great recommendations. Can't wait to come back!

Thank Angie F
Rome, Italy
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Sandy, the proprietor, is from Arpino, but lived in Canada for seven years so her English is great. The food was interesting (with local specialties), fresh and very, very tasty. We didn't have long in Arpino, but the lunch was memorable, as was Sandy. As we live in Rome, we found the cost (Euro 64 for three, with pasta as... More 

Thank JamesinRome
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were recommended to this restaurant by a real estate agent couple we were working with to find our dream home in Arpino - an Australian and Arpino-born Italian. Every mouthful was spectacular - you know one of those eating experiences that stays with you long after the meal is over. Be careful you don't overdo it though. Easy to... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed at "Il Ciclope" for two nights and we had breakfast and dinner here twice. The food is all homemade and is really good. The best is that You dine with a lot of Italian families. It is more or less like being home with an Italian family. We had antipasti which consisted of eight different dishes both various... More 

Thank Braskpedersen
Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The best Italian restaurant in the area! When you get to Il CICOLPE you are welcome by a a girl very special with her staff. Everyone is very friendly, kind and genuine. All the people are wonderful italian who makes you feel at home as soon as you enter in her restaurant. She is very friendly without being invasive. AS... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $34
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Grill, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Francesco 23 | strada per MURA POLIGONALI, 03033 Arpino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Frosinone  >  Arpino
  • Phone Number: 0776848809
Situated in the hills of the famous CIOCIARIA, the country guesthouse & restaurant IL CICLOPE of Arpino is one of the most known restaurants in the whole province of Frosinone. The typical homemade food and its personal country style makes this place very successful. The staff will make you feel part of the family and for this reason many of our guests meet every year at the CICLOPE. It's a place to relax, where you can take it easy, where animals and nature will surround you.A place to spend lovely weekends (even wedding weekends) with your whole family or just with a special person. Many activities are organized- just call or write!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?