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Osteria da Giovanna

Via Anconetana 164 | Loc. La Pace, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
+39 0575 360153
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
“Authentic Tuscan Food at its Best”
25 Oct 2017
“COOKED TO ORDER, MMMMMM”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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Via Anconetana 164 | Loc. La Pace, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely atrocious customer service. If you are not a local, they will not seat you and say they are "full," even though there were at least 20 open tables with no one there. Apparently, discrimination is encouraged against tourists. This establishment should be ashamed.

Thank T. J. M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just on the fringes of Arezzo is the Osteria da Giovanna and for authentic Tuscan this is the place to go. Sunday lunch is special to Tuscan families and they head to Giovanna in their droves which can only mean great food, great atmosphere and...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This was our favorite restaurant in Arezzo. Family run, pasta fatto in casa and made to order. The homemade pasta was supreme, and the steak done to perfection. all the food was very, very good, but...... the potatoes were in a realm all their own....More

Thank lms2162A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Everything just right, apart from restraining me from the crispy potatoes that were not available the bistecca is amazing as well as the pasta specially the Picci that it's not easy to find it in many places, they recommend me a great wine

Thank nachomerino
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We were recommended of this charming restaurant by our AirBnB host. It was absolutely one of our cuisine highlights in Italy. Delicious food (we had vegetable soup, pasta with duck and a chocolate dessert), a lovely and warm staff that answered any question with a...More

Thank 254razm
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Boy, I'm so glad that we found this restaurant in TripAdvisor. And thankfully early in our stay. We are staying in the area for two weeks, and we we're getting a little concerned whether we would find a great restaurant. Well, this one is fantastic....More

1  Thank sjfletch52
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The recommendation came from a local, and it was spot on: tasty genuine disches, fresh ingredients and an ample selection of especially Tuscan wines - what does one want more? It's trattoria-style so don't expect a fancy setting, but what counts is what comes in...More

1  Thank GypsyKingBrussels
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Giovanna, the mater familias still makes fresh pasta every morning while her daughter Giuliana runs the kitchen and son-in-law Paolo is in charge of the grill.Granddaughter Giulia serves and oversees the two dining rooms. Everything is delicious, and the prices moderate. Good local wines are...More

1  Thank LordJeffrey
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

What can I say about this place..... Go. Enjoy. Be amazed. It's literally a house on the side of the road, understated, hardly a sign to say there is an osteria here. Mum and dad run the place, mum and grandma cook, dad does the...More

2  Thank Biddazzu
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

We mistakenly booked a B&B that was not in Arezzo centre but this restaurant was recommended and did not disappoint. Full of local diners and serving typical Tuscan fare. The owners daughter had worked in London so spoke fluent English but tolerated my attempts at...More

1  Thank Haxeytraveller
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Anconetana 164 | Loc. La Pace, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Arezzo
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 360153
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