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Il Cucchiaio di Legno

Via Prisciola 10, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 905280
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“risotto” (12 reviews)
“antipasti” (6 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Via Prisciola 10, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the related B&B next door and included half board here in our package. Very cosy place. Lovely lady who was the main contact and pleasant staff all round. As per other reviews there is no menu as such - lots of dishes...More

1  Thank Flightsocks
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I am no stranger to both rustic Italian cuisine ( being Italian and married to an Italian) and Michelin star level restaurants and everything in between. I HIGHLY recommend Il Cucchiano di Legno for an enjoyable meal and experience. Not only was the food delicious,...More

Thank louisebe123456789
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

No complaints about the food and service. Nice seat in the window. It's a pity Italians don't understand that non-smokers don't appreciate having smokers at a table 0.5 metres away outside the window !! Otherwise, most enjoyable

Thank calddctsa
Reviewed 12 July 2017

With every course comes a new experience. The pre set menu we enjoyed was terrific. Yes, 9 courses. Service was fantastic. Only open 4 nights a week and books quickly, so if you are planning on a visit, book early. The only issue, one of...More

1  Thank Equityresearch
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Locally sourced traditional items like homemade salami and local prosciutto were excellent. Multi purse meal included other inventive items like risotto with Gorgonzola and chocolate nubs (not my favorite but fun to try). Well selection was large and a good mix of price ranges. Pretty...More

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It was a great experience. It total it was much more then I usually eat during a dinner, but so fresh and delicious, that one can't resist. Maybe the very best place for eating, though it is not a typical restaurant: not for romantic dinner...More

1  Thank NatalyOds
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A fixed menu for everyone and served almost in sync for the whole restaurant. So you must book (one hour in advance was ok for us) and arrive at 8H00 PM for dinner. During the next 2 hours, we were served 8 different dishes, all...More

Thank Bernard H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We dined here on 5 consecutive evenings over Easter as we were staying at their adjacent hotel. As the menu only changes weekly, they adjusted some of the courses so we would have variety, which we really appreciated. The food and service was amazing, every...More

2  Thank virglisle
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Small place in a secluded area, but not far from Orta. The meal was outstanding, with only local ingredients. The evening meal started at a fixed time (8 PM), The service was smooth, since everybody was served the same dish at the same time. The...More

1  Thank Gustave_1958
Reviewed 6 April 2017

When you sit down you expect a nice home cooked meal at a "farm" restaurant. The menu is fixed and for the three of us they served 2 appetizers, 2 Primi( a pasta and risotto), 2 second I, and dessert. What we got was as...More

1  Thank Nick I
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Response from 906francesco1954 | Reviewed this property |
La prenotazione non e' obbligatoria ma comunque consiglio di telefonare per prenotare un tavolo perche' il locale non e' molto grande e nei weeh end e' sempre tutto esaurito.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
20:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
Thursday
20:00 - 21:30
Friday
20:00 - 21:30
Saturday
20:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Prisciola 10, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 905280
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