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La Foresteria

Via Noce Monte 28, 02040 Cottanello, Italy
+39 0746 66210
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Apr 3, 2016
“Good for lunch and dinner”
Apr 16, 2015
“Simple, hearty, authentic”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Via Noce Monte 28, 02040 Cottanello, Italy
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Reviewed April 3, 2016

I've been to this place a few times. It's very good and has typical dishes. It has a nice view toward the valley--very scenic. They can be busy on the weekends.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed April 16, 2015

La Foresteria is one of our local places when we're in the Sabine hills and is reliably excellent. There's nothing flashy about the food, which is proper local hill-town stuff cooked simply and with an emphasis on meats. There's a warm fire and a warmer...More

Thank badclassicist
Reviewed January 3, 2015

We loved the antipasti platter (assortment of meats, grilled melanzane, mozzarella, burrata), between us, sampled a wonderful piccante pasta and a gnocchi dish with a really velvety sauce, and then ate our way through an enormous dish of variously grilled lamb and pork cuts, including...More

Thank Eblana
Reviewed June 29, 2014

I wrote a review 12 months ago on what a great pizza we had enjoyed at La Foresteria. Now back in Cottanello, I read a review from a previous diner regarding the stringozzi alla cottanellese which they raved about. I have to second his comments...More

Thank Peta P
Reviewed April 25, 2014

We were staying at Villa Valerosa in Selci and spent the day driving with Lucianna, the owner, all around the Sabine area. I had absolutely no idea where I was because I was not driving or looking at a map. We had beautiful antipasti plates...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed June 18, 2013

In March a number of friends were staying with us for a week in Casperia, a small hill town outside Rome that we like to visit. It was the last full day for two of our friends, one from Canada, and one from Norway and...More

2  Thank James J
Reviewed April 12, 2013

My partner and I spend a lot of time in italy and last night enjoyed one of the best pizzas we have had in a long time! Look forward to going back for another pizza or a bowl of pasta before we head back to...More

Thank Peta P
Reviewed March 28, 2013

There was a group of 9 of us at La Foresteria for lunch last Saturday after viewing the Roman Villa outside of Cottanello.It was the best meal I had in Italy - we sat out on the terrace, had antipasti, pasta, meat, chicory, lots of...More

Thank FernT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Noce Monte 28, 02040 Cottanello, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rieti  >  Cottanello
  • Phone Number: +39 0746 66210
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