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Il Torchio

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14 Rosario Zannelli Place, 67034 Pettorano sul Gizio, Italy
+39 0864 48541
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were a group of 21 family members from the U.S. and Norway who were in Pettorano sul Gizio to visit the village of my grandparents. We had made arrangements in advance for dinner one night and lunch the next, at Il Torchio. We did not expect the incredible food we were served. It was the best I had in... More 

Thank JimmybearSF
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We visited the lovely town on the way to Barrea (another lovely location). It is a small restaurant that was totally empty when we entered it on a Saturday for lunch --later another two guests arrived. I am always wary of empty restaurant and started to worry, but the friendliness of the service put us immediately in a good mood.... More 

Thank ellepiam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has the most amazing homemade food that I have ever tried in all of italy! Their staff are attentive, friendly. Thank you milena for your dedication

Thank Francesca Q
Bari, Italy
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

in this small mountain town, it seems to go back to the Middle Ages, small streets, unthinkable panoramas, squares with fountains . I had dinner outside in this small square . the menu was very different and unusual and refers to the peasant traditions : white frozen wine "Pecorino" , black pork "ventricina", meat and liver sausage laurel smoked, Gregorio... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We stayed a week in Pettorano to research my ancestry and were so delighted with this place, we went twice for dinner. There are only two restaurants in the town itself--this and a pizza restaurant up the hill, which wasn't open once during our visit. However, the high rating for il Torchio is not for lack of competition; it is... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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128 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We were visiting Pettorano sul Gizio as it is the native village of my maternal grandfather and we were researching our ancestry. The meal we had a It Torchio was excelent We has anit-pasti, polenta and pizzas and washed it down with a delicious local white wine. The atomosphere and service were excellent. I would recommend Il Torchio to anyone... More 

Thank Michael A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012 via mobile

We spent the night in Sulmona and we decided to visit the zone closer to it. We found Pettorano sul Gizio by choice! I really recommend to visit it and to have a dinner or lunch at "Il Torchio". The place was very suggestive and there was a special atmosphere. The food was really good, both pizza and primi (... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

We spent a good few evenings at this fantastic place in July and August (this year, last year and the year before that). The food is exceptional with dishes unique to the village of Pettorano. The produce is provided by the farmers of the area and every dish is mouthwatering. Even the pizzas are excellent. The menu is in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $28
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Rosario Zannelli Place, 67034 Pettorano sul Gizio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Pettorano sul Gizio
  • Phone Number: +39 0864 48541

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