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Ristorante La Rosetta
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Ranked #65 of 884 Restaurants in Perugia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Moroccan, Costa Rican
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Description: Located in the heart of Perugia, Il Ristorante La Rosetta represents the tradition of the local cuisine, following old receipes with a modern twist. Established in 1922, the restaurant has been one of the first in the region to achieve the prestigious Michelin Star. Positioned in a elegant and confortable environment, with a charming patio, Il Ristorante la Rosetta has became a point of interest where people from all around the world come to taste typical and geniune dishes. The principle of the restaurant is local, seasonal and natural products.
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is part of a traditional hotel in downtown Perugia. It is open for guests and visitors alike. Outside and inside seating. Service very attentive and courteous. We tried several local dishes, all of them very well prepared, specially pasta. We chose to drink a local red wine from Montefalco which happened to be very good. We were offered a free local dessert consisting of “tozzetti” (almond biscuit similar to Toscana’s Cantucci) and Vin Santo. We came back for a second visit in our three day stay in Perugia. Recommended.

Thank juanca4712
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We and our British friends enjoyed a fine dinner last evening at La Rosetta in Perugia. Our waiter was friendly, attentive, and good-natured. Service was superb. The restaurant provided a tasty appetizer of Norcia ham on fresh bread. For appetizers, we had salads: My wife a large, fresh mixed salad; I, arugula with fresh sautéed mushrooms. Then we both had delicious pork cutlets. The wine list was extensive, but we settled on a moderately priced Vino Nobile de Multipulciano. We were too full for dessert, but our waiter brought us biscotti with Vino Santo. It was a rather cool, windy day, and this stylish restaurant seemed a real haven. We strongly recommend La Rosetta as a class act in a smaller city with limited dining experiences. The Prix Fixee menu at 25 Euros is a real bargain.

Thank Timothy D
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Elegant service. wonderful food and a great finish of their own dessert.
I had the gnocchi stuffed with ricotta with fresh tomato sauce. My husband had pork with truffles.
It was delightful to eat there and is located inside the hotel down off the main promenade.There is a gated outside eating area so you have a choice of eating inside to out. We chose to sit inside because of the heat of mid day.

Thank SRQTraveler
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We went to this establishment last night and while the team serving were pleasant enough, there was an old fashioned, stuffy air to the place which didn't make us feel all that welcome. The restaurant was listed as "fine dining" in our guidebook so we persisted expecting the food to live up to the pretension. While the food was perfectly edible and not ridiculously priced, it wasn't fine dining. The quality of the ham was good but you'd expect that in any reasonable restaurant in Italy. The quality of the presentation and sauces though did not live up to expectations. While the rabbit I ate was nice, the sauce added nothing to it (it was like a bland vegetable soup rather than a flavourful addition.) Reheated potatoes added nothing and most of the vegetables were overcooked. My partner's pork dish he felt was "ok" without being anything special.

All in all very disappointing. Perhaps a place living on former glories? While it was an "ok" meal, food in Italy and in Perugia particularly is generally excellent which makes it pale in comparison.

My advice? Chill out on the service so everyone feels welcome whether they're in jeans, shorts or a suit and revamp the menu to add a hint of modernity. Focus most of all on flavour and quality.

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Thank UKLouG
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We went last night after being persuaded by their menu as we passed by. The wait staff was the best and took total care of us thorough out our dinner. We had some ideas but asked for recommendations and they did not disappoint.
The wine choice was from a local winery Lungarotti - Montefalco Rosso.

They treated us to two delicious items in the beginning and end of the dinner. To start they gave us each a grilled eggplant, Norcia cheese and red pepper with a pesto to the side to taste.

For appetizers we chose Handcut Seasoned Muontin Prociutto with Brustengo Fried Dough. Absolutely wonder taste of both the prosciutto and dough.

For the main dishes we split two different ones. I ordered the Homemade Tagliatelle with Seasonal Truffe (Black or White) and it was delicious. Last I had a dish similar was Lidia Bastianich in NYC. I can say La Rosetta blew Falidia’s out of the water. My companion had Potato Dumplings with a tomato sauce. Both were by recommendation and truly were worthy of it. If I’m gushing it’s because of how much I enjoyed this place.

We finished off with a local Boci chocolate with a fresh whipped cream and strawberry slices and spread. They brought a glass for each of us a digestif almond liquor. Perfect way to end the night. Highly recommend this place to anyone look for local wonderful foods.

Thank 366jons
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