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Ristorante Al Pugnalone - CLOSED

Via Pier Antonio Salimbeni 1, 01021, Acquapendente, Italy
+39 0763 711252
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
9 Apr 2015
“Al pugnalone”
27 Oct 2013
“Excellent Meal”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
Via Pier Antonio Salimbeni 1, 01021, Acquapendente, Italy
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is a beautiful restaurant with beautiful food. I go there each summer in car from Denmark just to eat at Al pugnalone. Go go go this is the best restaurant in Italy. Renè Bloch Jensen.

1  Thank Renè B
Reviewed 27 October 2013

What an amazing lunch! It was a Thursday and we chose the ristorante over the trattoria on a whim. It was just us in the dining room (don't be intimidated) but that quickly became irrelevant with the excellent service and delicious food. Chef Sacco came...More

2  Thank Italyin2013
Reviewed 11 June 2013

There is the restaurant Al Pugnalone which is more formal and for serious dining and the Trattoria/Ostaria Al Pugnalone round the corner which shares the same kitchen (a good sign) but is for more informal eating. Just off the main square in Acquapendente. I ws...More

Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 19 May 2013

I've lived in Montalcino, Toscana for almost 20 years. It takes me a little more than a 1 hour drive from Montalcino to Aquapendente to eat at Francesco and Mara's restaurant and I do so as often as I can. I had the pleasure of...More

Thank Luigi D
Reviewed 5 May 2013

An absolute gem of a restaurant for lovers of authentic Italian food. The setting couldn't be better, with the restaurant sat just off the main square in the medieval hill top village of Acquapendente, 30 mins or so from Orvieto. The restaurant itself is warm...More

Thank mick m
Reviewed 1 May 2013

We discovered Al Pugnalone on accident while waiting for a different restaurant to open. Our friends sat down in a small shop and ordered some some antipasti (we were very hungry). Mara was our hostess, and when we told her why we were waiting around...More

1  Thank Drammattex
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Our second visit to Al Pugnalone (the re-modeled osteria side -- attached to the more formal ristorante) was again a delicious treat. The best local ingredients, a changing menu, a great chef, warm service, and reasonable prices that can't be found in Italy's major cities....More

Thank hankandelvis
Reviewed 18 February 2013

I have been coming to Francesco's kitchen for seven years. The experience is always superb. It's hard to imagine a more creative chef. Classic Italian foundation, fresh local ingredients, yet subtle and creative interpretations that leave you convinced you are experiencing this cuisine for the...More

2  Thank JeffandRobin
Reviewed 5 January 2013

We now enjoy Francesco's cuisine since a year. Top quality ingredients, superb yet simple combinations, very decent prices, wonderful hospitality by Francesco. Mara and team. The newly added wine bar is also not to be missed.

Thank SebSa
Reviewed 21 October 2012

While on the via FRANCIGENA we luck out and visited this fantastic restaurant Food was great and the chef was up beat and positive about the economy of Italy Thank you Vic Lindal

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$23 - US$35
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pier Antonio Salimbeni 1, 01021, Acquapendente, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Viterbo  >  Acquapendente
  • Phone Number: +39 0763 711252
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