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Osteria La Cantinella

Via Acqua Gelata 4/a, 12060 Barolo, Italy
+39 0173 56267
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
“Great Osteria in heart of Barolo”
20 Oct 2016
“Great little family owned osteria”
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via Acqua Gelata 4/a, 12060 Barolo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Sundag 14 May, we visited this place, asked for a table outdoor, plenty of free tables but we were refused ! We did not speak the Italian language. We will never visit this place again. Please share. Thanks.More

Thank luyckxjan
osteria cantine... b, Proprietario at Osteria La Cantinella, responded to this review

Kind Sir, we are sincerely surprised by your review; in Italy, as like elsewhere, our job is to welcome ALL customers as long as we have free tables. At the moment when you arrived almost all tables where already full and the few that SEEMED...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Barolo it is necessary to visit this typical Italien style restaurant. Excellent food for 10 peoples without any comments, homely atmosphere and friendly service. When visiting restaurants in a great wine areas like Barolo, it is necessary to evaluate the restaurant, depending on...More

1  Thank Pavel D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch in April and sat outside on the terrace. The food is very good, slightly more refined than you may find at osteria out in the countryside and the prices reflect this, as well as the fact that the osteria is located...More

1  Thank ElizabethAmy
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited twice during our stay in the Barolo region and could not have been happier. It's near one of the main parking areas and just down from the Commune with outdoor seating if the weather permits and an unpretentious but pleasant dining room. At...More

1  Thank PatrickPringle
osteria cantine... b, Proprietario at Osteria La Cantinella, responded to this review
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

There is nothing more to add about La Cantinella. Please dine here!!! This place is so good. I have been all around the world and have a good reference point. This family is amazing and the food and service are both superb. The only explanation...More

1  Thank californiatopiemonte
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for another restaurant with a similar name that was highly rated but we were fortunate enough to eat here. Tagliorini con funghi, a very good veal osso buco, washed down with Barolo wine. A meal fit for a king. The owner and...More

1  Thank S7139VEjimg
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Went to La Cantinella for dinner, with the idea to try the truffle dishes. Ordered eggs with truffles and received two fried eggs. The truffles were brought on a small plate - two big ones and a very small one in the hand, which ended...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Great wine selection, well made and seasoned pastas, tender veal, and friendly staff. Conveniently they have 1/2 bottles of some wines; I wanted a local red, my wife a local white. Simply put, we just really enjoyed our time at this restaurant and I think...More

1  Thank johnkS2786ZE
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I had high hopes for this Osteria. It was on the pricey side, but to be expected for Barolo. If the food matched the price, the price would have been more acceptable. The dish I truly anticipated was the special, fresh pasta with black truffles(tartufo)€35....More

Thank grotta96
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The smell coming from the kitchen before opening was enough to lure my wife, sister and I back for lunch. We all had a different pasta dish and a half bottle of barolo wine. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The osteria was cosy...More

Thank Hilton L
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c'è un menù fisso per Pasqua e Pasquetta?
10 April 2017|
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Response from Emanuela D | Reviewed this property |
Mi dispiace, ma ho cenato in questo ristorante un'unica volta e quindi non so darti informazioni sul menù pasquale.
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buongiorno, c'è la possibilità di fare un menù per un pranzo di 10-12 persone?
6 November 2016|
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Response from Goodfeeeeeelings | Reviewed this property |
Sicuramente si organizzando per tempo!
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Buongiorno, sono accettati cani nel locale? Grazie
18 September 2016|
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Response from osteria cantine... b | Property representative |
Si purchè siano stati educati a stare nei ristoranti dove possono esserci altri canu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Acqua Gelata 4/a, 12060 Barolo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Barolo
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 56267
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