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La Violetta

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Via Valle San Giovanni 1, 14042 Calamandrana, Italy
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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South of England
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279 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The is one of the best restaurants we have eaten in for many years. The food and wine was exceptional with local and regional dishes we hadn't tried before. We would definitely go again

Thank Southofenglandfoodie
Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

It's a place you will never get tired to come back. Everything is simple and perfect, as it has been for years. In summer do not miss the aspic!

Thank Mariomonaco
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We had reserved for 19:00, we arrived and the gate was closed. The owner came out and asked if we could come back in 15 min, we declined and he let us in. He then explained that the kitchen crew was a bit delayed and was very apologetic about it. They had a "toy" house in the garden where our... More 

Thank Christian N
Fairfield, Connecticut
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

classic surroundings in a rustic setting, Violetta serves regional fare at reasonable prices and a solid wine list.

Thank jcrowne
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice location . Quite and very home made style. Unfortunately is not easy to find plates or have dinner in working days without reservation. In case of no reservation also in week is possible than restaurant is closed. Plates considerations : High quality no compromises. Service in room is very good but in case of not Italian people's you need... More 

Thank Giovanni C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is cosy and the decor is simple. The staff and service are just incredible - very nice and professional. The meal quality is very good. I wound highly recommend the mix entry dish, it's wow! Pasta is good as most of the time in Italy but nothing above average, I had porcini tagliatelle - we didn't have a... More 

Thank Gloria A
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Been here before and loved it so back we went this year. Just as we remembered - beautiful place, excellent food (vitello tonnato superb) and delicious wine. You can eat cheaper but it's worth it as a treat. Also so nice to be somewhere so posh feeling where kids are truly welcomed and made to feel special!

Thank SwissTGeneva
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

Piemontese food is conceptually very similar to Japanese food. When I was presented with my raw meat mini tower, with a drizzle of olive oil on the plate and a few slices of black truffle capping it I thought this was the epitome of essential, minimalist gastronomy, closed my eyes and enjoyed the wonder of exquisite flavors and aromas. There... More 

Thank Felipe C
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2015

we were recommended to come here by some italian friends who are originally from the region. Im glad we made the effort, It is off the beaten track but do-able with a sat nav. we arrived at 1.45 and worried that we might be too late, but the owner could not be more friendly and welcoming even though we speak... More 

Thank midgyminx
Milan, Italy
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you want amazing food typical of the Piedmont region, great atmosphere, and fantastic service, then this is the place for you! I followed a friend's recommendation, so decided to venture out to Calamandrana to have lunch at this absolutely delightful restaurant. It's not exactly on the way to anything, so you have to look for it, but boy oh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $140
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Valle San Giovanni 1, 14042 Calamandrana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Asti  >  Calamandrana
  • Phone Number: 0141769011

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?