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Il Brillo Parlante

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Via Zaleuco 19/21, 89040 Gerace, Italy
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Touring with guests we asked at a local store where to eat lunch (dinner). We were informed to walk down the cobblestone road to a restaurant on the right side and go inside. We did. We were served in due time, wine and bread came quickly, the dinner (lunch) order was taken. The waiter headed into the kitchen and you... More 

Thank Lorne H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This is a tiny restaurant on the Main Street and was always full when we walked past so we were keen to try it out. The food was really good, traditional trattoria style with generous portions but the service was really poor and so slow, despite there only being 5 tables. The staff were not particularly helpful and there were... More 

Thank AlisonHilton
Mays Landing, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2014

A out of the ordinary quiet town that will leave you wanting more and asking why don't I live here .

Thank moltomarcello
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We were starving and walked in this restaurant/trattoria. The food felt like eating at someone's home. The pasta was hand made and delicious and so was the meat and salad. Very good value for money.

1 Thank 5SugarSpice
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Food was fantastic, wine is very rustic but compliments the food. Staff are great as they are all one little family and the price is excellent.

1 Thank Anita Maria S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

We were steered to this place by the son in law of our host at Il Giardino di Gerace B and B. It was just perfect, two plates of the most delicious home made pasta washed down by their own slightly chilled light red wine. The family who run the place were welcoming and attentive and helped make our hour... More 

1 Thank Murrayfield-on-tour
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2011

This restaurant doesn't do fine dining, it doesn't have a large menu, good now that's out the way, what it does do is offer 4 choices for each of the three courses (even the antipasti contents change everyday). All of the food is fresh, locally sourced with different dishes on everyday, if your a vegetarian - no problem tell them... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Zaleuco 19/21, 89040 Gerace, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Gerace

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