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Locanda di Nonna Gelsa

Via Caduti di Penetola, 31 | Niccone, 06019, Umbertide, Italy
+39 075 941 0699
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“antipasti” (11 reviews)
“lamb chops” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Caduti di Penetola, 31 | Niccone, 06019, Umbertide, Italy
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

We first ate at Nonna's in 2002 when we rented a villa nearby for a month. We went several times during that month. In 2012 we stayed in Tuscany and drove 2 hours to return to Nonna's for lunch - delicious and exactly as we...More

Thank Kayandtom
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

A great little family run pasta restaurant in Umbertide. Delicious fresh pastas and a wide variety to choose from. Pastas made fresh by the 'Nonna' of the family. Desserts were also yummy - especially the torta Di nonna. A must if you're in the area....More

Thank Dave87_London
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

The rest of the party had a great meal. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the variety of starters and main meals chosen. I had the option of one starter and one main course. There was a comprehension of cross contamination but not that gluten products are in...More

Thank Christie G
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent. The family shared a 'fiorentina' BBQ'd streak which is simply the best steak we have had in years. The service was very friendly and attentive. Atmosphere is very informal and laid back... booking advisable.

1  Thank Nicki R
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Make sure to book your table beforehand ! This restaurant is very popular. The food is genuine, local & delicious. The staff speaks English and has a good sense of humor. No waiting time. Definitely a place to experience when travelling in the neighborhood.

1  Thank Pierre L
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for +10 years during different seasons and we have never been disappointed. There is simply no reason not to pay this family-run genuine restaurant a visit: great meals with excellent service! Looking forward to at least +10 years more! Buon...More

2  Thank Pralinen
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Nonna Gelsa is a charming little restaurant in the tiny town of Niccone just outside Umbertide. You walk in to a room of warm pietra serena archways and are always greeted with a smile by Chiara, the owner/hostess. This is a family restaurant.Food is cooked...More

Thank lafattina
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The restaurant was full to the rafters, buzzing, cheerful and cosy. Chiara's a natural host, switching effortlessly from Italian to English, with service always friendly and excellent. Do try the vegetarian antipasto which is varied and interesting. We had the fresh linguine with an outstanding...More

Thank JohnSE10
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We visited this little family owned restaurant during our stay in Umbria. The staff are super friendly and we've had fantastic service. Food really was excellent, we had an antipasto platter which was a lot more varied and tastier than the usual cold meats you...More

1  Thank Agata738
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

A great restaurant doing what it does well. Huge antipasti, always share, umpteen choices of pastas with various choices of sauces to suit all tastes, grilled meats and various specials of the day depending on the season. Always consistent.

Thank Gilly C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Caduti di Penetola, 31 | Niccone, 06019, Umbertide, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Umbertide
  • Phone Number: +39 075 941 0699
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