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Osteria Dei Sognatori

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Via Macrino 8, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 02 7033 40048
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A simple, non pretentious place with good local food. Few dishes made of ingredients of the season, no printed menu. Freshly made pasta from own workshop across the street. Although simple, dishes were fresh and cooked well. Taste buds & stomach thanking during and after lunch.

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Katonah, New York
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it's true that you may enter this restaurant unaware of what you will be eating on any given night. Join the locals on line before opening, and put yourself in the hands of the bustling wait staff. You can have a magnificent meal, as we twice did. The sampler of appetizers can be a marvelous journey in itself. One... More 

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Thank moynk27
Alba, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Just perfect ! Service, food, prices... It doesn't seem nice from outside but when you get in, you can feel the familian and friendly atmosphere! Food is just awesome !

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

From the minute we walked in we knew we were in for an experience. No menu! No problem! Our waitress was the best! We told her that we were not extremely hungry and that we didn't want big portions, she brought us a small appetizer, small pasta portion, and small entree...PERFECT! The food was wonderful and again, our server was... More 

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Thank Michelle M
Chamonix, France
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

They were so kind to accommodate us with a reservation during their busy season which is the truffle season. At noon everyone arrived with a full restaurant, we were all promptly seated. The waitress was so kind speaking in Italian and English. It turned out to be one course after another. We had either 5 or 6 courses plus one... More 

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california
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We were there during truffle season while visiting the Fair! This topical Piemontese restaurant was a wonderful surprise! Someone suggested we visit and we were blown away with the quality of the food, the exceptionally reasonable price and the friendliness of the owner. They were completely booked yet I wrote to the owner three days before our arrival and he... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Little gem in the heart of Alba. The service is very friendly. The portions are generous and simply delicious. Nice selection of wines which ensures you can always find something matching any dish you chose. We definitely will go back there. Highly recommended.

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Thank Edward1301
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stuff of this restaurant is amazing, they are so nice and friendly! If you wanna try this experience, do not forget to be in there at 7, until that time you can wait at the next bar =)

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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A restaurant in Alba that welcomes a single traveller. (The other top restaurants on TA just shrug and said fully book even for the next day without checking their reservation). I went there twice during my 3 nights here. On both nights I was well taken care off by the friendly waitress and the boss, especially on the 2nd night... More 

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Uzes, France
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We're in Alba for the White Truffle Festival so followed advice and arrived to claim a table at 7 pm when a queue was forming. The atmosphere is rustic and friendly and the service starts slowly but is excellent. Local, regional dishes are served, one at a time, and there is little choice but that doesn't matter - they are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Macrino 8, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 02 7033 40048

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