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Granaro del Monte

Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Brew Pub, Pizza, Gastropub, Gluten Free
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Via Alfieri 6 | c/o Hotel Grotta Azzurra, 06046, Norcia, Italy
+39 0743 816513
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Twinsburg, Ohio
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297 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant and hotel is located in the center of Norcia. We were driving thru central Italy and this was recommended as a stopping point for a look --- we could have spent 2 full days looking. This is one of the most charming towns we have ever seen. This is a huge restaurant but we chose to sit outside... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of us went for lunch midweek in July and sat outside under the awning. The traditional food we had, lentils with sausage and wild boar was fine but not exceptional. What was exceptional was the lack of organisation and speed of service. We waited ages to have our order taken. Then they came back again to confirm which salads... More 

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Thank Iain M
Federico B, Proprietario at Granaro del Monte, responded to this review

Dear Mr Iain M, I'm Federico Bianconi, owner together with my family of the restaurant "Granaro del Monte." Thank you very much for the time you have spend writing this review and reporting the problems you had while having lunch in our restaurant. I'm really sorry to read that our service did not meet your expectations and we would like,... More 

McLean,VA
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible service! We've been here an hour and have yet to be served. We finally told our waiter to forget it and they tried to charge us for a wine far more expensive than we ordered. We were the third couple to walk out .

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Thank Ross07
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We were staying in the Hotel Grotta Azzurra, so decided to try the restaurant and we were not disappointed. The food is fabulous, the service is great and the atmosphere terrific.

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Thank Vetty_T
Copenhagen, Denmark
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We ordered risotto with truffle which was very good and with a lot of truffle - kind of expensive though, but good - and we have wild pork for second dish. All pretty good and the also served some conventional gluten-free bread for us which was nice.

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Thank Thomas Ahle J
Trumbull, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We ate here in September and had a good experience. The atmosphere was real nice, the staff was also real nice, and the food was good not great. In all I would try this place again.

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Thank Renato7
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Excellent local food. It is a large, loud, busy restaurant and it does fill up, so book ahead. If pork products are not your thing, best to avoid. (Same could be said of the whole town...) The sausages and lentils are a must. Seriously, one of the best things I have ever eaten. The bread, made in house, is fantastic.... More 

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Thank Dan K
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My wife and I went on a gastronomic tour of Italy and we spend five nights at the Grotta Azzurra in Norcia. The restaurant served absolutely spectacular food. I would be hard pressed to say which was my favorite dish although they did have a wood burning grill that turned out fantastic grilled meats. The pasta dishes were divine with... More 

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Thank George T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Whether you eat inside or on the (rather cramped) terrace, the quality of the food and the service, along with set menus or carte, this is a lovely, family run restaurant. The manager/owner loves to show you around the vaulted rooms inside, especially the large, open fire where all the meat is roasted on order. Wonderful!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Norcia is known for truffels, though you should not expect any spectacular taste when not in truffle season. Anyway, we enjoyed the meal at this restaurant, ordering also food without truffles which was good. The service was ok, but the wine recommendations were not good. The terrace is nice, but be sure to make a reservation as it gets full... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Brew Pub, Pizza, Gastropub, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alfieri 6 | c/o Hotel Grotta Azzurra, 06046, Norcia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Norcia
  • Phone Number: +39 0743 816513
Description
Enoteca granaro del monte is an informal place that remembers the old wine-bars. We have a good selection of national and local wines and beers. Here, you can taste cheeses, cold cuts, pasta and much more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?