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Il Grottino

Via della Cava 7, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
+39 0761 290088
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 5, 2017
“Delectables in a Grotto”
Nov 15, 2016
Closed Now
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via della Cava 7, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

Il Grottino di Ercoli is a fine dining experience near the piazza del populo in Viterbo. A restored ancient celler houses upscale fare and formal service. The house wine is excellent. We had rabbit in madeira sauce and lemon veal. Prices are high, but the...More

Thank Friedrich B
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This was an complete enjoyable lunch. Central in Viterbo this gave us everything you expect from a top restaurant! Service, food, wine, interior, comfort, atmosfere... A top place for couples.

Thank Stein Erik A
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Just walked in after shopping in Viterbo for a morning. Pleasant cool a/c interior and very welcoming owner manager . Not formal at all at lunch as other reviews would suggest. It's not a pizza place but the food was modern Italian using good local...More

Thank LorezoLondon
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Both the food and wine were superb but do make sure you book particularly for dinner at weekends. A lot smarter and more formal than the other restaurants we ate in - with handwritten menus (an English menu is available) and helpful staff. The antipasto...More

Thank Hilarywears
Reviewed October 17, 2014

Having just come home from a 5 week tour of Spain and Italy, visiting Madrid, Florence and Rome I would have never thought that the best meal of the trip would be in a place like Vitebro We went to this restaurant because it was...More

1  Thank 727george
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Once again TripAdvisor didn't let us down ... If in Viterbo Il Grottino is the lace to go. The decor is typical of the restaurant's name ... The little cave... The lighting and background music perfect. The service and the timing of the courses ......More

2  Thank MCami61
Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were disappointed in our meal at Il Grottino. One of our starters was poorly prepared (seriously raw pasta -- not al dente, but hard -- it would have been good if properly cooked), and one of our mains (osso buco) was simply unpleasant. Our...More

2  Thank ADPRM
Reviewed January 26, 2014

We have just come back from a meal at Il Grottino. The restaurant deserves the highest accolade: We had two set menus, delicious and fantastic value at 23 euros plus one a la carte for Sunday lunch. We had the pasta with guanciale which was...More

Thank Moosymooster
Reviewed August 27, 2013

I had an amazing time in Il Grottino, which is located near the center of the lovely town of Viterbo. The food was the best I had in Italy, since it based on the traditional Italian dishes but had different kind of surprising "twists" to...More

Thank ozrich
Reviewed October 7, 2012

I only had a like a snack, gnocchi di patate with a pumpkin sauce. Dumplings were very nice, sauce a little oily. But still good. The price was very good, too, and even an English menu was available. Interiors of the place fine, standard, maybe...More

Thank mc02282014a
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$29 - $46
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Cava 7, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Viterbo  >  Viterbo
  • Phone Number: +39 0761 290088
  • E-mail
Our restaurant is NOT vegetarian and doesn't have a Vegan specific proposal. It's not suitable for great family because too small. We write you because the present instructions produce misunderstandings to some customers of T.A. Thank you
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