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Il Vecchio Opificio

Via Centrale Umbra 50, 06038 Spello, Italy
+39 0742 651780
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
21 Apr 2018
“Great local restaurant”
24 Apr 2018
“Authentic and delicious ”
Closed today
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
Via Centrale Umbra 50, 06038 Spello, Italy
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here today and had tagliatelle with local wild asparagus, homemade gnocchi with a sagrantino sauce and penne Norcena, a typical Umbrian dish of sausage, mushrooms, black truffles and a dash of cream. For vegetables we had a local wild green called rapunzel...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank marthas567
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

If a positive sign about a restaurant is whether it is frequented by locals (and not just tourists), then this Osteria gets high marks. The day we were there I believe we were the only tourists. I highly recommend the bruschetta and whatever pasta is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jchizzon
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This restaurant is just outside the main gate to the old town. Our evening meal was a grilled pork and a pasta with a salad plate. Pasta was freshly made. Both plates were fresh, nicely cooked and tasty. There seemed to be a number of...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank colbar2014
Reviewed 1 June 2016

My husband and I were driving back to Perugia and stopped in Spello for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon. We both ordered the special - pasta with asparagus...perfetto! The owners were delightful and all in all it was a wonderful meal that we...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank jchizzon
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

On our stroll around Spello we met a lovely local couple Who suggested we check out his nephews restaurant. So glad we followed their recommendation! The gnocchi with the red wine sauce, a must try. Had the pannacotta for desert and their local wine. Lovely...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Bec98
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This place, just outside the town walls, is locaties near a roundabout so the terrace outside is a bit noisy (but still okay). Food is nice, especially the pizza's. The service however was a bit weird, dishes order did not come out of the kitchen...More

Date of visit: August 2015
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Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Our Italian is limited to about 20 words and the waitress could not speak any English. However, she was friendly and patient and we ended up having a meal that our kids absolutely loved and we also really enjoyed. The antipasti was delicious, the pasta...More

1  Thank MichaelTasman
Reviewed 15 September 2013

On our last night in Spello we decided to try this little Osteria just outside the old walls. A strange location, perhaps, but an excellent choice. All our meals were absolutely delicious and featured local produce simply prepared and served straight from the kitchen by...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank Hatfia
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We found this restaurant pizzeria immediately as located right at one of the entrances to Spello. Being summer we ate outside where there is sufficient space to enjoy a comfortable dinner. We all had pizza which were excellent with some interesting combinations. Staff was very...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank OpaPadova
Reviewed 2 May 2013 via mobile

Each time we go to the IL Vecchio Opificio Osteria we chastise ourselves for not going more often. The menu provides an excellent variety of local specials and the food is prepared and served by three generations of the family women. The carbonara with pancetta,...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank Drfrew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Centrale Umbra 50, 06038 Spello, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spello
  • Phone Number: +39 0742 651780
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