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Osteria del Boccondivino

Via Mendicita' Istruita 14, 12042 Bra, Italy
+39 0172 425674
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“panna cotta” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Mendicita' Istruita 14, 12042 Bra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what you would expect from the slow food capital of the world! My family and I decided to reserve here after reading the review in the Dissapore blog. No disappointments except we all wished the service had been a little slower, we felt a...More

Thank JClerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the tasty tajarin with sage and butter. My companions loved their pasta with truffles. Good wines, friendly service in a delightful outdoor patio setting. I expected outstanding due to their reputation as the beginning of the slow food movement....it wasn't...but it was still...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I really don't understand the high ranking. The quality of the food was absolutely poor and similor to the stuff that is served in the restaurants at the french highways. We don't know if the staff was capable of speaking another language than Italian because...More

2  Thank Sjef M
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Went for lunch, my fiancé wanted to order the eggplant ravioli and was told it was vegetarian by the waiter. 5 minutes later another waiter came over to infact advise that it had salami in it so she ordered the gnocchi and was glad for...More

Thank Hoffy333
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is where the slow food was created- it seems they have forgotten this... Located in the old town, lovely courtyard seating, really charming. The staff was not friendly and they were very slow (slow service instead of slow food...) Food was disappointing. The starter...More

Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Very nice garden, good food, ok staff and a litle to many tourists (as me). The food is good, but not the best, good wine list and very nice prices (lunch 35 euros all included). The staff could have been a litle bit more enthusiastic....More

Thank einar e
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. The veal tartare is wonderful. The 40 yolk pasta with butter and sage is very special. And the panna cotta is to die for. Not to be missed. Linked to but not part of the slow food institute. Beautiful out door...More

Thank hrspivak
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The appetizers are amazing, and the famous gnocchi is also good, but mine was slightly overcooked. The deserts are also good. Nice Piedmontese in Bra.

1  Thank carololiveira
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This place has a big history on its shoulders and it does hold it well . . after only few bites it transfers you to the wildness of Slow Food philosophy, and the magic hands of the chef and his team. The service was excellent...More

1  Thank KizAnd
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

... Or, we could also say "don't judge the book by the cover". During winter time, the place does not welcome you: is essential and a little distant; the place as the personnel: professional and technically ok . But as it come to Food...! It's...More

Thank Merendina285
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mendicita' Istruita 14, 12042 Bra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Bra
  • Phone Number: +39 0172 425674
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