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Al Pinturicchio

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via darliano, 89861 Tropea, Italy
+39 0963 603452
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

we had a late dinner here, the ambient is relaxed in the basement, dominated by the big bread oven for pizza. we had traditional nduja pasta and gnocchi con gamberi in crosta di formaggio for first dish, wonderful, very tasteful, the tomatoes extre sweet. for fish I opted for tuna with sesam seeds and was very good, the millefoglie cake... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I am a vegetarian and had the mixed antipasti platter - It was really good. The ricotta was amazing and so was the mozzarella. The kids had pizza and they were great too. My husband had fish and he liked it. It is a fairly popular restaurant though in a quiet location.

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Uxbridge, Canada
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We ate at Al Pinturicchio twice. The excellent food brought us back for a repeat. The inside tables are set in an atmospheric vault; outside in the alleyway is magic with sparkling candles, hanging lanterns and giant umbrellas. If weather permits, sit outside. The menu offers a wide choice of imaginative fare. The antipasto was beyond spectacular. A reservation is... More 

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chelmsford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Were often in this area of Italy and always pop in to see this friendly team. No matter if your a first timer or returning customer your always treated like royalty, these guys know customer service. Some wonderful dishes out in the alleyway (summer months) or down in the restaurant (during the off season) to enjoy and wonder at these... More 

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Thank DanandRaquel
Stuttgart
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

This is for sure our favourite restaurant in Tropea. It's all located outside with tables in small side streets. You could not get a more romantic restaurant to eat. It's just what you expect when you visit Italy. The service is ok but hey it's southern Italy. The prices are very fair and the food whether pasta, pizza or fish... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Wait staff here mostly speaks no English, and the menu is in Italian only, so brush up on your Italian seafood vocabulary, bring Google Translate (with Italian already downloaded, because there's no reception down in the restaurant) and get ready to be "WOW"ed by your meal! A little attempt at Italian is met with great appreciation, so give it a... More 

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Thank ErinandIan
Lindau, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We came to this restaurant due to a recommendation of our hostel. The food (pizza and pasta) was good and not too expensive, but the service was one of the worst i have ever experienced. No “hello“ or anything, they barely talked to you and we were told unfriendly to not sit at a table for 3 if we are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Best place to eat in Tropea Excelent food Resonabley priced The decour is really nice(dining on a small street) Great calamari!!!

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Thank Neamt G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

First time we tried to eat there, the restaurant was very crowded, could not manage to get a table. On our second evening, we arrived earlier and it was not as crowded as the previous day. We ordered a bottle of wine and 2 pizzas. The wine was served after 10 minutes, but the pizzas arrived 2 hours later. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This restaurant has a great local atmosphere and it is in a quiet location not far away from the main street. It is really well run with fabulous service and good attention to food quality and presentation. Highly recommended and we will definitely eat here again. We ordered the antipasto platter 'locale' and it was really delicious and large enogh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via darliano, 89861 Tropea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Tropea
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 603452

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