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Officina Del Gusto

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Via Placido Geraci 17/19 | Reggio Calabria, 89128, Reggio Calabria, Italy
+39 0965 332830
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We ordered the house antipasto which turned out to be an extensive tasting menu of local meat, fish, vegetable, grain, and legumes, each prepared in a distictive and memorable manner. For the main course we shared two different types of meat with salad greens and parmesan cheese - one type of meat was a tenderloin and the other a flank... More 

Thank Michael A
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Our hotel owner suggested this restaurant and we were happy that he did. It was close to our B & B Pellicano and the food was excellent. Don't miss the suggested appetizer to share. The waitress kept bringing several different dishes, each one better than the next. She also suggested an excellent Calabrian wine to compliment our dinner.

1 Thank MosleyL
Reggio Calabria
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the numerous appetizers, the high quality and well prepared meat and choice of Italian wines. Great service. The price is not too high considering the quality and ambience offered. I do enjoy going back from time to time.

1 Thank ENO_FJ
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

An amazing place. Very little English and no menu but don't let that put you off. The food was amazing and the antipasti (all nine plates!!) were spectacular.

Thank Rob_and_Kate_Scotia
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This restaurant is one of the best I have encountered. Chef Fortunato Aricò is a generous and friendly host, as well as being a chef of great talent. The other customers were all repeat diners, which was easy to understand given the exceptionally friendly reception by both the waitress and the chef. The food makes great use of local ingredients,... More 

1 Thank David P
San Francisco
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Having eaten fish non stop for 2 weeks, we felt like a MEAT break. Perfect place for a steak and a beautiful bottle of Italian wine. Our waitress helped pick the wine; which lines all the walls of the restaurant. Regular patrons perused the walls before making their choice. Our pasta was scrumptious and cooked, according to Calabrian specification, al... More 

Thank cannabelle-SF
Reggio Calabria, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This place is perfect , Fortunato and his efficient small team will pamper you to a unespected array of smacking good food and delighful ambiance. Bravi!

Thank pelli88
Shanghai, China
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It was our first evening in Reggio di Calabria. My boyfriend found this place from tripadvisor and we were very excited to try it out. It did not disappoint. We did not have any reservation on a Friday evening so we came early at the restaurant, around 7:30pm. When we got there, the waitstaff called out someone from the kitchen,... More 

1 Thank missjensoriano
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

An excellent culinary experience and recommend it highly. Don't hesitate as it's delicious. Friendly service and interesting wine choice. Catch a cab as parking is an issue.

Thank Foodlovermamma
Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We came here by recommendation of our B&B owner, who himself comes here to eat. We had a great reception from both the chef and the waitress, who where very service minded! The Grand Menu Anti-Pasti is a MUST! It's really tasty and well worth picking, We came back for our last night in Italy and enjoyed ourselves very much!... More 

1 Thank Domhed89
fotunato, Proprietario at Officina Del Gusto, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit to my restaurant, I'm glad you found bene.e again thanks for the beautiful words of the review.Fortunato Aricò 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
$38 - $44
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Placido Geraci 17/19 | Reggio Calabria, 89128, Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Reggio Calabria
  • Phone Number: +39 0965 332830
Restaurant "natural food" in keeping with the culture of our land and the rediscovery of the traditional tastes. Research Laboratory of food and wine, with attention to detail and the raw materials used, is the ideal place to spend attractive moments conviviali.Tra activities, theme nights presentation products / producers, tasting workshops and cultural promotion of food and wine.

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