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Il Desco


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner


$34 - $50
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch. The menu is more adventurous than the usual local fare. The decor is interesting with trompe d’oeil painted on the walls. A sort of 18th century Alice in Wonderland vibe... Pricey but interesting.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank iainm639
Reviewed June 4, 2019

This was the most exciting restaurant. At the entrance, there was a whole staircase lit up with little fairy lights and filled with bottles of wine on each side. What a fabulous idea! Right from the start, we had incredibly friendly and speedy service. For...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019

I checked with the server first - he said the portions were "abbastanza grande" - quite large - and we couldn't believe how minuscule they were when they arrived. Our 20-euro fish starter comprised four tiny shrimp, two molecules of sole, and some fragments of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

We love frequenting this family run restaurant everytime we are in Ascoli. Elegant dining atmosphere and proessional staff complement the carefully procured menu featuring great homemade pastas and second courses.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I can’t say I fell in love with the place, but my partner had a delicious dish and we did recieve good service. So it’s worth a try.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a small garden, if you want to eat here or you should reserve in advance. They have a lot of seating options inside, so you can usually get a table even without booking in advance inside. The quality of the food is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The place is tastefully decorated. Atmosphere was very cozy, and we enjoyed the smooth jazz music. All dishes were very tasty (we had two appetizers, pasta, octopus) The service was attentive. We recommend this place to everyone and we would definitely return !

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Matei_Flamaropol
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Service was very polite and helpful. Waiters recommendations was perfect after we had discussion what kind of food we like to eat. The vine recommendation for that food was perfect and the price level was good compering the quality of the food and vine.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Acting as a tourist and went for lunch at TripAdvisor’s no. 1 Restaurant in Ascoli Piceno. The food lives up to the reviews I had beef carpaccio with mustard ice cream (first time ever had ice cream served w beef carpaccio and they went so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

So very clean with wonderful waitstaff who have some English! Food did not disappoint..lovely gnocchi and flavorful home made pasta with shrimp and calamari in cream pistachio sauce! Appetizer called “creme brûlée “was so good will get it again on my next visit!!

Date of visit: June 2018
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