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Osteria Italia


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

I have travelled in Italy many times and eaten hundreds of restaurant meals there, This place is surely near the bottom. The waiter was rude, disappeared for long periods of time, brought us food we didn't order. Alas, the food was not worth the wait....More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately it seems we visited on another 'off night'. Our server was extremely welcoming. We had slices of local salami to start. Starters were very good, however, my secondi was a plate of fatty, tough lamb and literally half the plate was covered in carrots....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Conneelk
Reviewed June 27, 2017

This is our third year returning to Alba, and we love also returning to Osteria Italia. Renato is a generous host who has created a welcoming and comfortable room where guests seem to end up all talking to each other, no matter what the language!...More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Definatly the best dinner of our stay in Alba region! We had the truffle pasta and rabbit for main and a mixed starter. All of them were delicious! The bill ended at €118, but they reduced it to 100. Nice guest!

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Tronhuus
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We went down to have a lunch at this place made reservation but little late. Owner is very kind and treat us well, kitchen was almost close but they open again, egg pasta with white truffle, beef tartar with white truffle and trippa all great...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Alohated
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We was recommended this osteria by our hotel. Located some km away it was worth a visit. The staff was very kind. The food excellent. Local cuisine. We even got the possibilty to change some details in two courses in accordance with our taste. And....More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank JorgenG2900
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Our experience began with complimentary salamis, breads and Arnies wine for aperitifs. We had a Barbara Nebbiolo wine with dinner.  We shared a vegetable tarte with cheese and chocolate sauces on top - very unusual, but good.  Other voices were pasta with porcini mushrooms and...More

Date of visit: November 2015
1  Thank John C
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The owner of this off the beaten path osteria made a great meal even better. We not only enjoyed the casa linge food served w superb wine but the owner who served us on this quiet mid week evening took the time to explain the...More

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank 203JG
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Very warm welcome and they gave a complimentary glass of white wine, we had 3 courses and a bottle of wine. Sadly I could not take up his offer of a free glass of lemoncello as I was driving. The cost of the meal was...More

Date of visit: May 2016
2  Thank gardener1920
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Very subtle ambiance, Warm welcome, very good food, an average wine list Very nice location 20min drive from Alba Center

Date of visit: February 2016
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Amy D
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Response from gardener1920 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they only close on Mondays. You could e-mail them. Great place to visit.
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