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Taverna La Lanterna

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Via della Trattoria 6, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
+39 0743 49815
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I had lunch at Taverna La Lanterna after biking from Bevagna to Spoleto and parking our bicycles at the nearby Piazza. You probably won't see the restaurant if you aren't looking for it but it is very close to the Piazza della Vittoria. The restaurant is simple and has a nice atmosphere. The service was excellent. We... More 

Thank Beth D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant is quaint and simple. The food is delicious and very reasonable in price. The owners are very detail-oriented -- the napkin displays are charming. I definitely would and will dine here again. Pasta dishes, omelets, and vegetables are fresh and original.

Thank Frances H
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This place was recommended to us by a shop keeper and it certainly didn't disappoint. There were tables of locals and a few tourists who had obviously been told about it also. The food was very authentic and we asked what dishes were exclusively from the region and ordered those. They were great! The service was friendly, food fabulous and... More 

Thank TanyaMcKinnon
Chattanooga, TN
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Fortunately, we weren't looking for a "dining experience" when we came to Taverna La Lanterna. It is a simple place, with a not too inspired menu. My husband ordered a sausage, which was okay, but overcooked. His roasted potatoes were excellent. I had a pasta dish which was unremarkable, and our shared dessert was artificially flavored and could have come... More 

Thank TNGranny
honeoye falls
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

We had a deliscious dinner here in early April. We started with assorted cured meats. The pasta was all home and outstanding and the tomato sauce deliscious. The red wine was so reasonable that when we finished our half liter we ordered another. My husband had the cream brule which he loved the taste of but they forgot to brule... More 

Thank topiaryflorist
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We arrived rather late in the evening, concerned the kitchen at La Lanterna might already be closed. Happily, they were still open and we had a delightful meal.

Thank Mibley
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152 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Umbria is a great place for food and wine and La Lanterna is one of the most appreciated trattorie in Spoleto. Although nothing particularly exceptional, first dishes with truffles were good but probably their carbonara is better. Good house wine and very good desserts. Price is reasonable and service is very attentive and familar

Thank 4is
North Stonington, Connecticut
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our host. We immediately felt like family. The food was authentic Umbrian fare and the flavors were wonderful. Everything we had was exceptional, especially the Spelt Salad! The service was attentive and friendly. We went back a second time and we were welcomed warmly. Italians like when Tourists return. Its a nice walk up the... More 

Thank lindawojcik
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218 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Very good "trattoria", selected randomly walking through Spoleto old alleys, a stone throw from Piazza del Mercato, turned out to be the right guess! After a quick starter of "bruschette" seasoned with freshly produced olive oil, I had a delicious broad beans creamy soup flavored with "pecorino" cheese, which was really excellent. Then came the second, as lamb chops flavored... More 

Thank Giulio1412
Sandy, Utah
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Their menu is clearly marked for items containing gluten, so we thought we'd give it a try since my husband must eat GF. The waitress seemed to understand about gluten free "senza glutine" and was helpful. My husband had lamb, baked veggies (eggplant, zucchini, and tomato) and grilled potatoes. I had a sliced beef salad with "rocket" greens (arugula and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Trattoria 6, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spoleto
  • Phone Number: +39 0743 49815

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