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Osteria dell Arco

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Piazza Savona 5, 12051, Alba, Italy
(+39) 0173 363 974
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sao Paulo, SP
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a group of 5 and we got seated quickly (we had a reservation but we were a bit late for it). 2 people ordered the white truffle menu which consists of 3 dishes with white truffles. They do not add the truffles in front of you, it comes with a pre-set amount from the kitchen. no charm of... More 

Thank Victoria C
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a nice if unspectacular dinner here. The veal cheeks were delicious braised in Barolo. The place is very busy, so book ahead. Staff were efficient, but not overly outgoing. Somewhat expensive, given there are less expensive Osteria's nearby with similar food.

Thank Bruce4fun
New Jersey
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because we did not want to navigate our car over the countryside roads at night, we changed our dinner reservation to lunch. We ate at 12:30 and the place was packed. My husband had the Shrimp, Cannellini cream and bacon as a starter and the beef with Barolo Sauce for dessert. I had caprese salad and agnolotti. Everything was delicious.... More 

Thank lady_lyn_915
Manila, Philippines
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered an onion and cheese starter that was superb. Other dishes were good to very good, and the honest, slow-cooked and ingredient centric approach was most appreciated. An excellent choice if you are in downtown Alba.

Thank xxx321xxx
Manila, Philippines
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purposely made it a point to try the Osteria dell'Arco because of its adherence to the slow food philosophy. It did not disappoint. We arrived shortly before our lunch reservation and the service was prompt and friendly. As we ordered and the food came out, we noticed the place filled up quickly with businessmen, tourists, locals and foreigners alike.... More 

Thank M B
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Better make a reservation, because this place fills rapidly after its 7:30 opening. A little hard to find, being located on an inner courtyard off a pedestrian square. This restaurant is an adherent to the Slow Food Movement, which began in this part of Italy. New address is P.zza Michele Ferrero, 5.

Thank Leo E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Pleasant, casual interior, great service and wonderful food, good selection of wines. We even thought the risotto here was better than at the starred restaurant nearby...a good value.

Thank Ingrid D
Palm Springs, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a nice little restaurant in the center of town. It's all indoor, the place is attractive and the food was good. Did I really like it- not really, but I didn't dislike it either. It wasn't expensive and the staff was nice. All in all an ok place to eat.

Thank Joel S
Fleet, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

A really nice clean and friendly restaurant. Very popular so please book. Authentic Italian food, not just a tourist friendly menu. We tried the local pasta that has 40 eggs per kilo - very rich.

Thank MrsMac200
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We went there for lunch on a Saturday. Service is good, food is good. Location is very convenient near a popular square in Alba. They have AC, which was pleasant in a hot and humid day in Alba.

Thank LuisTT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Savona 5, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: (+39) 0173 363 974

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