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Il Menestrello

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Via San Gregorio 1, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812746
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My two stars are purely for the ambience. We visited this restaurant last week, we were the first in. Service was very slow, and people who came in after us were served first. Eventually two of us got our very inferior dry pasta, one of us got his pitza, which was ok. Unfortunately my sisters pitza did not arrive. After... More 

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tamworth, staffs
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123 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 4th year we have visited the area and we return here each time. We shared meat and cheese platter, hubby enjoyed wild boar, son lamb chops and I had pizza. Also enjoyed tiramisu and strudel. The house red is very good too. Well worth a visit.

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Thank debbiedevil
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good pizza and fried zucchini flowers and we have found this place really amazing. The food quality was excellent but the service was quite slow (unfortunately). Nevertheless it is a place to go.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

After a hot and tiring walk headed back to our rooms we decided to stop in for lunch. Pizza was nice. Service was....em. But pizza was nice

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Nanaimo, Canada
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Our favourite restaurant was closed one night while we were staying in Assisi. So we asked a local (our B&B host) where we can get something light for dinner. He said like pizza, we said like yes. He said Il Menestrello. As we went in our first thought was maybe this is too much restaurant for what we wanted but... More 

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Alfreton
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Pleasant enough meal, in a lovely atmosphere with nice staff. However my starter, which came with a caper sauce was so salty it was inedible, and I love salt!!! I returned it and eventually a replacement came out with the sauce in a separate bowl. I was told it was meant to be salty as it was capers. Sorry but... More 

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Rome, Italy
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We were looking for pizza and noticed Il Menestrello down a side street as we were walking down the main hill in Assisi. The service was excellent -- very attentive -- and the food was very tasty. The interior was also very interesting - a very old stone building - all in all a very good choice for dinner.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Loved this place. Wonderful ambience, like being in a cavern/cave. Impeccable service and such a huge variety of pizza - and any of them could be made gluten free. And they were so big, it was difficult to eat it in one sitting - we had to take some home in a takeaway box. We were so impressed we invited... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This centrally located gem is one not to miss. Just a short walk from the main piazza. It's situated in an ancient building and retains the period charm with modern conveniences. Service is efficient and helpful. The food is stunning. Using local truffles and truffle oil on some dishes. The insalata tartufata has both oil and grated truffle. It is... More 

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Cleveland
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167 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This restaurant is down a little side street just past the east end of Plaza Commune so it may be a little hard ti find. Just past Hotel Umbra. Il Menestrello has three dining rooms of varying formality, the main dining room is white tableclothes level. Our salads and pizza were good. Reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Gregorio 1, 06081, Assisi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi
  • Phone Number: +39 075 812746

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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?