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La Crota

Via Fontana 7, 12060 Roddi, Italy
+39 0173 615187
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (2 reviews)
“wine cellar” (2 reviews)
“cooking class” (2 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Via Fontana 7, 12060 Roddi, Italy
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

With a chef-owner who has spent his last 40 years in the kitchen, it can only be great! They also have 5 rooms to rent, so we booked a last minute short stay with them. We spent a wonderfoul evening at the restaurant, tasting some...More

Thank MarkElod
Danilo L, Proprietario at La Crota, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Hi, Many thanks for the splendid review, very pleased that you get our aim and soul in providing hospitality service. Looking forward to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner, starter, first and main course together with a wine of the region. Dessert was really tasty. The guy who served us was very helpful and kind. Afterwords we stayed in the room upstair, with an excellent view and enjoyed the...More

Thank MuffMuf
Danilo L, Proprietario at La Crota, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hello MuffMuf, We're proud of reading such a wonderful feedback and prouder that you got pleased by the whole experience. Thanks a lot!

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Outside of Bra this fantastic hidden gem has beautiful outdoor seating for a romantic meal. The head waiter is great with wine pairing and his English is very good. Special menu can feature entirely a vegan funghi 5 courses all the way to suit an...More

Thank Dan L
Danilo L, Proprietario at La Crota, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hello Dan, Many thanks for your splendid review, that makes us proud of our work and our splendid land!

Reviewed 3 January 2018

La Crota is a traditional restaurant offering piemontese cuisine at a very reasonable price. The problem is that everything is "almost OK"... Too much grease in pasta sauce, too much salt in the wine-cooked meat, dessert without savor...

Thank eric t
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Stopped for a quick lunch - malfatti with mushroom and cotechino with mushroom were very good. Wine by the glass, not too expensive and quite good. Good cheese plate. Coffee comes with complementary "brutti ma buoni" meringues, yummy. Ate in the veranda, with nice sunshine...More

Thank pieroinusa
Reviewed 23 October 2017

One of the best cooking experiences with Michael, helped by Marchello and the boss. Then Marco was there to serve us our food, fantastic. Thank you all. I’d certainly recommend this experience to anyone. Oh and they’re about to open up beautifully decorated accommodations. The...More

Thank jenAustralia
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My mum and I had a 3 hour private lesson in their kitchen with wonderful Michele followed by a lovely relaxing lunch eating what we made. We got to take some of our biscuits home and we were given an aperitivo and some special shaved...More

Thank Daphne Y
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

5 stars for La Crota, top quality food, traditional dishes from the region with a master touch on top of it. I tried tagliatelle with white truffle and I have to say is something you must try, incredible. Also very good wine selection from winemakers...More

Thank Carvajalbcn
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I had an "antipasto" and a pasta. Both were just ok. The service was not as friendly as you usually find in Italian restaurants. But they were not really impolite.

Thank alexsH4898QF
Reviewed 18 April 2017

After a local recommended, stopped in here for dinner. Really nice food, good wine list served without fuss. The restaurant was full of locals which speaks for itself.

Thank Hungry_Neilius
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
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19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fontana 7, 12060 Roddi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Roddi
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 615187
  • E-mail
More than three decades of experience make Chef Proprietor Danilo Lorusso an authority in terms of traditional Piedmontese kitchen. La Crota's purpose is to give his guests the warmth of italian hospitality, the genuiness of Langhe's food and people, and to show the elegance of our excellences (Wine, hazelnuts, truffles and more...), without forgetting to add a personal touch with our professionalism and care of customer service.
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