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Ristorante Il Frantoio

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Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 45, Fondi, Italy
+39 0771 500035
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Potenza, Italy
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

The restaurant is located in an ancient oil mill - in the back room where we sat you can still see some of the original equipment. The inside is very charming and the staff very welcoming. The three of us had pasta dishes made in-house and they were very good. Quality and price were very reasonable for the area. The... More 

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ULVERSTON
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant both inside and in the courtyard, with very friendly staff and a traditional pizzas oven, however the menu is handwritten, which is a nice touch if you can read the handwriting, if I were them I'd try using a computer, and choose a fancy readable font instead, it would surely save time all round. Pizza was delicious, thin... More 

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london
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

After all the enthusiastic comments and a recommendation the other day from a fellow traveller I was less than impressed. The tonarelli pasta was borderline overcooked and it was swimming in oil. When we mentioned this we got a dismissive 'oil is good'. The setting is nice but we didn't bother to try further on the basis that if they... More 

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london
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Pros: Excellent food. Superb wine. Very good service. A great building (where olive oil was once produced) with a large courtyard garden containing fruit trees. Good lighting and ambiance. Cons: Limited options for vegetarians. Music could be improved. Verdict: Recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

I had lunch in this restaurant and must say the food was delightful and the owner was charming and hospitable. I arrived a bit late and the family was obviously about to sit down to eat their own meal. However they made me welcome and at no point did I feel awkward. I would certainly recommend this restaurant to anyone... More 

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164 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

Had diner here alone. Ordered fresh ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta cheese and covered with a delicious wallnut sauce. The a had filetto di manzo with truffels sauce. Highly tasteful. I drank a good botttle of Lamuri red wine from Sicily. Friendy proprietors. Had diner on the terrace, I think the inside of the restaurant has more charme. Very... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

Simple menu opens into a world of fantastic food using local ingredients. Ambience rustic & romantic, converted mill provides a unique atmosphere. Welcoming owner whom takes his time to advise on dishes & local produce.

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2013

We were visitng Fondi on a day trip from Rome. We had read some reviews on TA but had actually intended going to a different restaurant. However, we were struck by hunger and found ourselves on the same street at Il Frantoio (and far away from the other one). Having whet our appetite just reading the menu, we went in.... More 

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durham
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2012

This restaurant located in the old town of Fondi and within walking distance of the castle is well worth a visit. Not only is the food and wine superb but the building is amazing. It is a converted mill and the character has been very well retained. A very interesting menu with surprisingly large portions. The staff were fantastically helpful.... More 

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limerick, ireland
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

Fantastic fresh food in a beautiful restaurant! We went as 2 couples and all had different dishes, the antipasti was incredible and we could not fault our mains from clam pasta, lamb, steak and wild boar, all delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 45, Fondi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Latina  >  Fondi
  • Phone Number: +39 0771 500035

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