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Trattoria G.A. Porteri

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Via Trento 52, 25128 Brescia, Italy
030301833
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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great seeting up the hills in lovely semi-country side setting with panoramic views on the valley of Brescia. Warm and very unique welcome by the owners, who understand their business very well. extrodinary dishes of local, fresh incredients carefully prepared and very tasty. Very reasonable prices. We loved it and will be back when we are in the region!!!

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Weston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year, I dined at this unique and picturesque family-owned restaurant on a trip to Brescia and I had such a fine experience that I returned yesterday evening to dine with my two good friends and Brescia natives, Drs. Giulia Valerio and Francesco Magli. The menu focuses on the traditional cuisine of Brescia with a special emphasis on polenta, cheeses,... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We arranged to meet friends here and I had made a booking for 7.30, somewhat early as it turned out. The waitress however made us feel welcome and offered Prosecco and bread , and dinner became a lovely experience. Walking past you can easily miss it, as it has great big wooden doors at the front but it belies a... More 

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USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We had a wonderful meal consisting of orzo soup, minestrone sporca (a local specialty with chicken livers), veal sweet breads with artichokes and creamy potatoes, and two fine deserts (strawberries with vanilla ice cream and a croquante with vanilla ice cream). With one glass of wine, water and cover charge, this meal cost 54€.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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179 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Super attentive service. Very cozy atmosphere. I loved the authenticity. Had bresaola and mozzarella buffala to begin. Continued with Beef. All was great. No english menu. I would go again.

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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

We were here for the 2nd time. First visit we had lunch and this time we had a 2 course dinner. Again it was a great experience. The food is fresh and the products are homemade. The staff is very friendly and they speak English. We had the housewine (a local product ) that was outstanding! We can't wait to... More 

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Florence, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

The food here is superb and it's very hard to chose what to have as it is all so fantastic. Especially the puddings.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We showed up at 7:30 pm on a Tuesday night. As soon as they found out we were American, they had no interest in letting us eat there. Our luggage had been lost so we were dressed in just jeans.

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Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I have been eating here many times for the last 10 years. If you want to enter a high quality typical local Trattoria, experience a very peculiar ambiance, enjoy typical local dishes (pasta, horse meat, different type of salami) and have good wine at a reasonable prices this is the place. It is good also to celebrate birthday or small... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were in Brescia for only one night and wanted to experience the cuisine. This restaurant is a gem. We loved the historic nature of the place and an authentic charm. The food was excellent. We had a risotto with spinach and melted gorgonzola which was amazing. Nice service too. Great find!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$34 - $68
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Trento 52, 25128 Brescia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Brescia
  • Phone Number: 030301833

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