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Trattoria dell'Orso

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Via della Misericordia 18-20, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
(+39) 0763 341642
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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79 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

5 of us has lunch here - we pre-booked. Very traditional and absolutely delicious. Reasonably priced too with fantastic service! I would highly recommend to others passing through or staying in the town.

Thank holliesherlock
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

A nice local trattoria. We were there on a quiet night and all the other guests were Italians. Good food, well prepared, friendly service and reasonable prices.

Thank Terry M
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I mean it's in the Rick Steves guide so it has to be good right? Our party found the food to be average, nothing spectacular. The service was sub-par, and we were brought two wrong dishes, the first we let go and the second we sent back. The menu was in english/italian, which although helpful, does prove it's appeal to... More 

Thank teacherkelsey880
Woodland, California, United States
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Run by a family, excellent food wonderful service. I had pigeon and guinea fowl because I had not tried them before and both were simply delicious. Also prosciutto with melon and fig and papardelle which we have had many times and they stood up to the best we've had. An old fashioned trattoria with old time food that stands the... More 

Thank Odette C
New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We came here for my birthday a couple of days ago after reading the reviews and seeing it in an (outdated) Slow Food guide. We have been in Orvieto for 9 days and so far it has been the best Orvieto dining experience we have had. The food is very carefully prepared with high quality ingredients. It is not geared... More 

Thank pinnan
Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The setting is traditional. The staff is attentive. The food is typical of the region and very good. Finally, the prices are reasonable. What more could one ask. Instead of being irritated, we were quite pleased when my wife ordered a specific dish and the waiter said no to do so because the veggie in question was going out of... More 

Thank speninosmith
Orvieto, Italy
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Trattoria dell'Orso was an excellent first meal in Orvieto. My husband and I began with prosciutto and melon and I've been wanting melon ever since! I had tagliatelle al tartuffo. It was one of the most delicious dishes I have ever consumed. My husband had tagliatelle al ragu di cinghiale. He thought it was excellent. Service was fast and they... More 

Thank madelinewoodwind
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Thanks to the advice of our clerk at the Hotel Posta, we went to this restaurant. Friendly waiter who was very patient with my basic Italian, was helpful and kind. The food was some of the best I have had in Orvieto, especially the spinach dish with the pine nuts, the best ! Prices were very reasonable, we weren't rushed... More 

Thank RichardRooney
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We found this place out of nowhere, but absolutely loved the food. I highly recommend the Pasta of the Pope, which comes with a healthy serving of truffles. My wife got the Pasta with Artichokes and enjoyed her dish. The service was excellent and we enjoyed the atmosphere. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank MPax33
Indianapolis, Indiana
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Our superb lunch here was the best meal of our 11-day trip to Rome. Recommended by the Slow Food Guide and a friend who had eaten here recently, we sought it out on our day trip to Orvieto. The house-made pasta is so flavorful that it would be delicious without a sauce! My husband loved his umbrichelli all’amatriciana, and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Misericordia 18-20, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Terni  >  Orvieto
  • Phone Number: (+39) 0763 341642

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