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“Great local ingredients from around Rocca Pia”
Review of Il Vecchio Ristoro

Il Vecchio Ristoro
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Rocca Pia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Locale a conduzione familiare situato nel centro storico di Rocca Pia. Cucina semplice basata prevalentemente su ingredienti locali. La sala da pranzo situata al piano superiore non ha una grande capienza perciò è consigliata la prenotazione. Purtroppo non sono ammessi animali domestici (cani, gatti, ecc.)
Reviewed September 1, 2016

This Ristoro is a bit out of the way, but is well worth the trip to Rocca Pia to experience the wonderful food. Once in Rocca Pia, park your car and walk up hill on the main road. The restaurant is located on the left on a side alley. Look for the sign pointing the way.

Il Vecchio Ristoro may be small, but the experience is BIG. I have dined here twice. Once in 2011 and now in 2016. Both times the meals were wonderful. The lamb is local. The cured meat is local, Even the flour used to make the bread is local.

If you tend to be a locavore, this is your restaurant!

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Just back from lovely meal. Great value. Good attentive staff and good homemade pasta. Gaudenzio (owners son) was very knowledgeable and helpful. Will return soon.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Roy C
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Whenever you are nearby.. please do not pass this without trying their cuisine. I've been here since 2012 and will not stop coming back. The food has been ever so tasteful, prepared with care which you experience in their service and food. Love it and will again come back!

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

This place is definitely worth a visit.

The town (Rocca Pia) is a quaint, beautiful mountain town full of good people and authentic culture.

The restaurant takes things up a notch from there. The food here might be the freshest I've ever eaten in a restaurant.

This is the kind of place that you want to know about.

Date of visit: January 2016
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Thank GPCii
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Reviewed October 3, 2015

Good local food, well prepared - and helpful proprietors. This was the first lunch of our Abruzzo holiday and a great start.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Judi W
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