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La Vecchia Quercia

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Via del Tenerello 13, 02040 Selci, Italy
+39 0765 519207
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

In the middle of nowhere but so worth the drive! Fabulous food, wine and atmosphere. Great service too. We were a family of 8 and the waiter suggested mixed antipasto to share. It was amazing and mostly vegetarian. All homemade and a great selection. To follow we had gnocchi, suckling pig and various pasta dishes which were all great. Chocolate... More 

Thank flamingojojo3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

True Italian cooking... juata lika Mumma makes... Everything was perfect... The food ... The service and the surroundings.. I live this place an will definitely be coming back......

Thank FrankieTheButcher
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

I've known this place for all my life, still love it. Simple food but tasty and fresh. Never disappointing. I recommend the pasta, is always amazing. If you are looking for a taste of Sabina, check out this place.

Thank Clarice87
victoria bc
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

this is our 3rd trip to Selci to visit this restaurant. the food is consistently amazing, plentiful and fresh. Anna in the kitchen works her magic with the help of a wood oven where she bakes her breads, cakes, and all other dishes giving everything an olive wood infused smokiness. They have 3 charming yet modest rooms available for those... More 

Thank salvadordallies
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We visited for dinner one night while we stayed in Tarano... what an absolutely fantastic evening. Fabulous food, wonderful warm service and a neat atmosphere. We asked for two surprise pasta dishes. We got fresh olives and breads (amazing) and a delicious chickpea dish as complimentary starters. The pastas were generous and delicious. We then had surprise dessert and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

We´ve been coming to this restaurant for over two decades, and we still never tire of coming back! Pino and Anna have turned their restaurant from a simple, basic place to eat in the middle of the hills to a welcoming gem set around an old and beautiful oak: "la vecchia quercia". Two things haven´t changed however: the delicious and... More 

Thank Sarah G
San Antonio, Texas
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

You enjoy this restaurant even before the food gets on the table. A very relaxed rural atmosphere, a lush garden and a quaint farm house. Giuseppe himself, the owner, will come and take your reservation and tell you what's special on the menu. Then his wife Anna will bring you the food - and what food! Everything made from scratch,... More 

Thank PeterU46
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

just extraordinary. See my restaurant review under hotels. The finest example we have found of authentic, simple, healthy, delicious Italian cooking. Antipasto, fresh pasta to die for....to live for!

Thank mahty
London, United Kingdom
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191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

We would not have known about this atmospheric, rustic restaurant without a recommendation from our rep, a real foodie. Portions are very generous.Two anti pasta orders were enough for the four of us.They also offer half portions of a number of dishes and unless you are seriously hungry they suffice... Service is from your proprietor, Guiseppe and is effusive !... More 

Thank Nicholas G
San Diego, California
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57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

The appetizers were plentiful and all delicious!!..This is traditional Italian food at its best....grilled vegetables and the fennel was the best I ever had....and the fragile...oh my!!

Thank anne2215

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Tenerello 13, 02040 Selci, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rieti  >  Selci
  • Phone Number: +39 0765 519207

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?