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“True rustic Italian dining”

Osteria Dei Sognatori
Ranked #10 of 204 Restaurants in Alba
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 5, 2012

If your looking for that quintessential little italian restaurant serving local family food then this is worth the visit. If your looking for by the numbers service and attention to details you are going to be disappointed unless you are at a michelin star establishment. Good food by good people is what you will get here. They will ask if you would like antipasto and if you say yes, you will have 3-5 courses of food brought out to share, then you will be asked if you would like a primi or pasta course and may be given an option as to a choice or two. Then you will be asked if you would like a secondi, or meat course and given a choice or two and finally asked if you would like desert. You will also be asked if you would like to have white or red wine with your meal and if you say yes, you will get half litres of your choice. You may also ask for the wine list and there are some pretty good choices. I found a 98 Barbaresco for $45 euros that was completely perfect for our meal and very reasonably priced.
All in all, it was actually too much food for the two of us, but we made friends with the people beside us and ended up having two bottles of wine, and the 6 or 7 courses for about $110 euros. We feasted and had a very memorable evening, we took our time, trusted our hosts and managed to slow down a bit. Don't expect fast service, just roll with it.

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Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

Good ratio price vs quality. Nice atmosphere. A very kind waitor found the way to serve us even was mid afternoon.

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Reviewed November 1, 2012

One of our best meals. Friendly staff we turned up at around 9.30pm on a busy Saturday and put our name down for a 10.30pm booking (we were lucky to get in). Amazing value and delicious food. The roast lamb secondi in particular was excellent. Will definitely go back if I'm in Alba again.

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Thank eatydrinky
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

If you are looking for an old stile typical italian restaurant this is one of them. No reservation, no menu', just eat what is on today. Sure that its fresh and always different. All the dishes are old style prepared and quite good portions and some very different dishes.
Just don't miss it if you are around Alba

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Thank Daniel D
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

This was the least expensive and best dinner of the week. First we had a dish called "Giardiniera," which was cauliflower and roasted peppers served in tomato. It was healthy and perfect. Then we had "Cotechino con Verza," a delicious lean corned beef sausage with kraut. The pasta courses were amazing too! Dinner for 3 with all courses and drinks was less than 50 Euros.

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