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Corso della Repubblica 58, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
06 9361312‎
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This restaurant is the first place we ate when we stayed in Castel Gandolfo for 4 days. It serves delicious traditional cuisine with friendly attitude and great service. At the end of our dine, Alfredo (the owner), gave us cookies and wine as complements. Very recommended when you visit Castel Gandolfo!

Thank Fitri R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Ate here on a very quiet Saturday evening and it was the best meal we had in our week in Italy . After 6 nights of mediocre frozen rubbish around the Amalfi this place was a revelation . Suckling pig that you bought by the weight for starters , excellent house wine sold by the measure , not the bottle... More 

Thank Gazo1963
Springfield, Virginia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful Sunday lunch here and was surprised that it was mostly locals and only a few tourists; pasta was excellent, cooked perfectly all dente and I have never had a 1/2 liter of house wine for 2 euros, and it was quite good.

Thank Curveball16
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We ate here twice! The food could not be faulted the first night so we returned again the follwing night! Great traditional food and drink both very reasonably priced. Good hospitality and great location sat out in the middle of the street in a very charming little village. On a warm, balmy evening the overall experience could not be faulted.... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

The best gnocchi I have ever tasted comes from this darling little establishment. They have a diverse menu with images for those not well versed in the language. The service was enjoyable and fun! The best location, food, and feel!

Thank andrewchwalik
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

not only it is probably the best in the area but the owner is part of the success of this small hosteria

Thank sibilvey
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Sits next to a posher eatery, but one of the meals we had here was good, rustic and value for money. seemed to be liked by the locals, which is usually a fair sign. The shared anti pasta starter was a particular favourite. House wine at 2 euros for a half litre! Made a mistake in going for the sausages... More 

Thank Skj17
Elmira, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stopped in for lunch after being swayed by the charm of the outside and sounds of people enjoying a great lunch inside. Hosteria La Fraschetta did not disappoint. Fresh, quick food, shared tables, boisterous, fun, friendly owners, and a great "mama" chef. (And Alfredo was tolerant of our poor Italian language skills.) An absolute recommendation if visiting Castel Gondolfo.

1 Thank Jeff M
Rome, Italy
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

A lovely little traditional restaurant located in Castel Gandolfo and two extremely friendly owners called Alfredo and Nicoletta who charm everyone with their friendly and easy going attitude. The restaurant boasts an amazing Chef who is a mere 87 years of age !!!!!, and makes the most delicious homemade pasta using the old traditional Roman Recipes. The hors d'oeuvres are... More 

Thank Helen L N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

This was a 2 day trip to Castel Gandalfo prior to returning to the UK after visiting my after in Faicchio. We were at a loss to where we would eat until we saw the locals going in.... The owners Alfredo & Nicoletta are both great people who really care about the service, food & quality. I can not fault... More 

1 Thank Mike P

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso della Repubblica 58, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Castel Gandolfo
  • Phone Number: 06 9361312‎
  • This restaurant is at Hosteria La Fraschetta

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