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Caffe Umberto

€€ - €€€Italian, Mediterranean,
Piazza Savona 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 33994
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (3 reviews)
“white truffle” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Piazza Savona 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Excellent albeit small selection menu that changes over the seasons. The Vitello Tonnato was as good as we had in out time in Piedmont. Their wine list is one of the better lists around too.

Thank ChrisMelbn
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Caffe Umberto at the recommendation of our host. She actually recommended Eno Club, which is the Sister restaurant just downstairs. We dined upstairs in the more casual Caffe Umberto. It was a happy accident! The wine list was very extensive (mostly wines from...More

1  Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visit Caffe Umberto every time we go to Alba - wonderful food, efficient and friendly service, and a great selection of wines. The local specialties like Bra raw sausage, Vitello Tonnato, handmade (Tajarin) pasta with Bra sausage ragout are wonderful. But the cod fillet...More

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I visited Alba in early October as part of a group bicycle trip with friends and two local guides. We had a beautiful large table in the basement/wine cellar of the restaurant -- beautifully lit and elegantly presented. We had a set menu designed to...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Recommended to us by a local. It's now my favorite meal of our trip! Great waiter recommended the local favorites. Their home made sausage ragu pasta is like none I've ever had. If you are into carpaccio, their raw sausage with ricotta is unbelievable. Fried...More

Thank GoalTraveltheWorld
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Very nice and central restaurant. Very good food, and an impressive wine catalogue! Somewhat small portions, but very good food.

Thank Frode S
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Good meat, great location, ambience and decoration. Big portions and great staff Try it for lunch or dinner, but get easily busy

Thank acirrincione76
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Booked this as last night in Alba nice meal. We should have looked at the menu for the night before sitting down. Odd selection of items that most in our party couldn't/wouldn't eat (eg. 3 veal dishes). Rabbit was overcooked, dry and lacked flavor. Risotto...More

Thank GHamp23
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Despite being 30mins late to my booking because my train was delayed, the staff were kind enough to offer me a table anyway. After choosing to have the veal tartare with white truffles, the meal arrived very quickly. Bear in mind they do not have...More

Thank aventurera96
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Located in Piazza Savona square, ambiance is nice, both outside where you can see the world go by, and also the inside which is beautifully decorated, yet simple, but showcasing different wines from the are which are nicely visible on the wall. A good selection...More

Thank noble-taste
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Savona 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 33994
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