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Osteria della Luce

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$$ - $$$
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Via Capello Ingegnere 5, 12012 Boves, Italy
+39 0171 387076
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Nice, France
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20 reviews
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Reviewed December 8, 2016

In France and in Britain it seems harder and harder to find those traditional local restaurants which have successfully flourished for years because of the fact that they produce excellent fare for an appreciative and discerning local clientele. In Italy thank heaven it is not so difficult, and the Osteria della Luce in a small town like Boves is living... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016

I was there with two customers that had requested a recommendation for lunch. We were not disappointed, simple menu, but all the food we had was excellent. It looked like it was family run and that a lot of the customers were regulars. Price was very fair for what we received.

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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2015

We arrived here coming back from a visit to the Entracque dam. The place is country and familiar, you can feel yourself at home. The food selection is typical and offers the "ula al forno" named "marsenc" not very far from there. This typical dish is a thick soup with beans and pork and whatever that stays a whole day... More 

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1 review
Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stopped in Boves for the night and this restaurant was recommended to us by our hosts. It was the most enjoyable meal we had in the week we were in Italy. Even though we didn't speak Italian, the owner greeted us like old friends. We were able to communicate, somewhat, in French (mine was really bad, his was pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Capello Ingegnere 5, 12012 Boves, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Boves
  • Phone Number: +39 0171 387076

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