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$3 - $13
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Innere Altstadt
0.1 miles from Frauenkirche Dresden
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Reviewed August 18, 2021

We have chosen this restaurant based on the reviews and photos here on Tripadvisor and our feelings were somewhat mixed. When it comes to food, it was delicious. Great and huge pizza for a fair price so definitely a good option regarding the food. However,...the service could be better. Firstly, the restaurant was not too busy and it took a while to get our food. Secondly, the food was not served at the same time so it was awkward when one person had to wait for others to get their pizzas. Lastly, it took really long time got to be offered more drinks or anything else. And I’m not even mentioning embarrassing sitting at the table right next to the bin. Disgusting. To sum it up, delicious food in a beautiful location but the service could be improved!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed September 30, 2020

We had a pizza here for dinner one night last summer. While the restaurant wasnt full, the service was slow. But, the pizza was tasty, good size and we were able to share with two halves of the pizza differing.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2020 via mobile

Really slow service for the food. We were served drinks quickly then waited almost 30 minutes for a tasteless pizza pane. We waited another 20 minutes for a very poor, tasteless, burnt vegetarian pizza. Nearly 2 hours to wait for quick, easy food? No toilet...paper in one of the cubicles or hand towels in the middle of a global pandemic!!! This restaurant wants numbers through the door. Definitely won’t be back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 30, 2020 via mobile

Reasonably priced but that’s about it. The courgette linguine was bereft of any flavour and my pizza, although it was the size of a dustbin lid, didn’t really taste of anything either. Great if you need relatively inexpensive fuel. Not so great if you enjoy...what you eat.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 15, 2020 via mobile

I visited the place with my fiancée, very good pizza and friendly service, I recommend if someone wants to eat Italian pizza

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 21, 2020

I am not a great fan of chain restaurants, but this one was fairly good. I would not go as high as "Might be best Italian I have ever had! Super authentic." which may be true for the person who wrote that. But: nice food...decently priced, I might go again when in the area. Would I drive a 30+ min detour just to dine here (mandatory in my ranking to get five stars)? Not very likely. Still recommended.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020 via mobile

We got seated right away, because we wanted to sit inside. We had the anti-pasta appetizer that 4 of us ate off of. The pizzas are huge, with a large variety of options!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 22, 2020 via mobile

I picked this place as it was quite busy for a Friday night. The hostess was kind and sat us right away. The sever was friendly as well. The cocktail was refreshing and the carbonara was delicious. Great prices and they also do small portions...as well. The pizzas looked and smelled great. We might have to return and get one!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

The food was delicious. It was probably the best pizza in my life. We also had bruschetta, salads, wine and coffee. Everything was great. Service is quick, friendly and always smiling. Perfect location. We enjoyed it.

Date of visit: February 2020
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losteria_pizza, Marketing at L'Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2020

Ciao & Grazie mille, thank you so much for the fantastic rating! We love to hear that we could make you happy all around. Cordiali saluti, The L'Osteria Team

Reviewed December 14, 2019 via mobile

The food is of good quality and good value for money . Pasta was so delicious and the pizza is advised to share it by two . The taste is so good and the prices are good value for money thank you recommendedMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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losteria_pizza, Manager at L'Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Ciao Ribarnika, Thank you very much for giving us a good rating. We were pleased to have you with us. And we're glad you enjoyed your meal. As you may have noticed, all our dishes are freshly prepared “á la mamma“ in our open kitchen....More

Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

Service was very slow. We were told it was a 10 minute wait to get a table but it ended up taking about 50 minutes.

Date of visit: December 2019
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losteria_pizza, Manager at L'Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Ciao Jack, Many thanks for your feedback! We would like to apologise for the less than perfect welcome and the long waiting time. We're very sorry that even our overall performance was not good enough for you. Cordiali saluti, The L'Osteria Team

Reviewed November 23, 2019

They were very busy and we were old friends meeting up for a meal along with 3 young children. We were kept waiting a long time before being served and the children then became a bit fractious. Normally my friends would eat downstairs where there...is a suitable play area for the children but as I was visisting they chose an upstairs window to view the square. The food when it did arrive was good and the staff were very friendly. Think they were just over busy. Would visit again and recommend normally for families so long as they sit in the right place to keep the young ones amused.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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losteria_pizza, Manager at L'Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2019

Ciao Chrissie, I would like to say on behalf of the whole team that we're very sorry that our service was messed up and that you had to wait so long for your food. We understand your annoyance very well. To put it bluntly, it...More

Reviewed November 14, 2019

We tried based on location to our hotel. We sat on the patio which is located on the corner of the restaurant and a busy esplanade. We had a pizza and Caesar salad. The pizza was pretty good, thin crust and cooked well. The service...was not outstanding, it seemed that we were interrupting our server's conversation with boyfriend at the bar to get things like utensils. Not sure I would return based on this experience.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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losteria_pizza, Manager at L'Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2019

Ciao Cameron, Thank you very much for your feedback and for giving us a detailed account, so that we know exactly how we need to improve our service! We can well understand that you were exasperated by our poor service, when our staff members were...More

Reviewed November 5, 2019

We used to enjoy our lunch there every time we went to Dresden. Our last visit was terrible. Food is no more Italian, pasta with no flavor full of oil, rissotto had nothing to do with basic Italian recipe. I always used to speak Italian...with the staff, this time, as usually, I ordered caffe which always means espresso. Without any question about my preferences we received americano full of water. Sorry but never again.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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losteria_pizza, Manager at L'Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2019

Ciao Anneta, We're very sorry to read your feedback from the last time you visited us. We're sorry that our food was not to your liking. We work to the same standard recipes as in all L'Osteria restaurants, so that you are served food of...More

Reviewed October 30, 2019

Very busy place on Sunday evening, good to book a table in advance. When we arrived, it took a while for being served, waiters were running up and down. The food was really good. It is not cheap place though, having one starter and three...pizzas with drinks we paid almost 70 EUR together. Still worth to recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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losteria_pizza, Manager at L'Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2019

Ciao Zelenec, Many thanks for your feedback. First things first: We're pleased that you came to us, so we were especially upset to read your feedback. I would like to say on behalf of the whole team that we're very sorry that our service was...More

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L'Osteria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4