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Osteria le civette

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Via Degli Steccati 1 | Camminamento Medioevale, 06010 Citerna, Italy
+39 075 782 8323
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun 12:30 - 14:30
Thu - Tue 19:30 - 22:30
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Redwood City, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

In a glorious setting overlooking a magnificent Umbrian valley, this outstanding restaurant offers wonderful food in an artful, somewhat whimsical atmosphere full of art and color. You also can dine outside in the ancient walls enjoying the view. The ravioli with zucchini was the best pasta dish I had in my 10 days in Italy. The menu was creative and... More 

Thank cdorshkind
Arezzo, Italy
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice atmophere, food is not too bad but service is very slow so recommended only if you are not in a hurry and don0t want to taste typical traditional food

Thank giampiero p p
San Francisco
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We are hiking the St Francis Camino through Tuscany and Umbria. Today we were fortune enough to have hiked through the Village of Citerna and stop for lunch at the Osteria le civette. This is simply an outstanding restaurant. The menu offers a wide variety of modern Italian food at reasonable prices. There is a terrific wine list of local... More 

1 Thank GiantHawk
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

A casual pass through the country town of Citerna and I stumbled on an amazing Osteria. Nestled in the walls of a historic town, Citerna, where you can see the old "Cisterns", I found this amazing gem. A Salad of raw Asparagus, Artichokes, Fava Beans and Pecorino followed by a main course of stewed Rabbit, Tomatoes and Potato mash. Great... More 

Thank Marcus C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

Our favourite place to eat while on holiday- a firm favourite with all the family-a special place. friendly helpful service. great menu and top class ingredients a real delight.

1 Thank Gilglen
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We've dined here about half a dozen times since Le Civette opened in beautiful hilltop Citerna and always had a fantastic experience - until this occasion when it was only "so-so". The food was fairly good but the service was charmless. A man I would guess to be the owner or manager was very pleasant and energetic but the waiting... More 

Thank Scarletti
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Situated in the medieval walkway that surrounds Citerna, or in the underground section of the old part of the village, this quaint restaurant provides lovely food. Essentially Italian but with an adventurous twist, making this a good option for those who fancy a change from the delicious but sometimes similar food in Umbria and Tuscany.

Thank OldmanPaul
Anghiari, Italy
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217 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

This restaurant come very highly recommended, so I came to the medieval borgo of very high hopes and high expectations. The building is great and it is very cute how it is decorated on the inside. The hosts were awesome and the service was very good. However, the food was a major disappointment across the board for me. For me,... More 

Thank Ut_Amen_Et-Foveam
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

We first went to Le Rasse just after it had opened a couple of years ago. The owner and restauranteur was welcoming, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and for those who don't speak Italian, has good English and French. We're on his e-mail list and were in Tuscany once again for Easter this year, so were tempted by the e-mail announcing a traditional... More 

Thank imogen d
Citta di Castello, Italy
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

Citerna's not on the beaten track, you need to drive a dozen or so km from Sansepolcro or Citta di Castello. But the drive is worth it. Within the fortress' ramparts is an oasis of colour and light and welcome and taste that is Le Civette. Beautifully decorated with amusing touches (books scattered around the room and on the tables),... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$37
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Degli Steccati 1 | Camminamento Medioevale, 06010 Citerna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Citerna
  • Phone Number: +39 075 782 8323
Between Citta di Castello and Sansepolcro opens the beautiful Tiber Valley and Citerna small medieval village dominates. Under a picturesque medieval walkway along the walls is the restaurant Osteria the Owls. Inside the restaurant a pantry of books dedicated to gastronomy to browse and enjoy together with the proposals of the territory. The dishes change weekly following the seasons, varying colors and flavors. Never missing the soups with fresh vegetables served in combination with special breads, the cheeses from sheep and goats make it unique to the proposal of tasting. In plain sight, under glass bells, biscuits and dry desserts prepared at home : Torcoli, tarts Mele, rolls with butter. Wine List collects labels dell ' Umbria and Tuscany privileging offers a very attractive price and the opportunity to bring the favorite bottle from the cellar. The map of Beers proposes bottles craft of great value . We are waiting the restaurant Osteria the Owls!

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