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Taverna de li Caldora

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Piazza Umberto Primo 13, 67030 Pacentro, Italy
+39 0864 41139
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Wed - Mon 13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

So manu starters...go there if you're very hungry.... Great place for eating in the center of pacentro

Thank Mauro F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It is a rare restaurant experience to be cooked for. As a shy person, the idea makes me downright uncomfortable. Armed with a bright smile & enthusiastic and broken Italian, we let a man cook for us. What followed was a delightful culinary embrace from Italy. Beginning with antipasti, through dessert the warmth of Italy and the Italian people impressed... More 

Thank Savannah B
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We weren't too sure what to expect with this restaurant considering it's in a very small town (where the singer Madonna was born) and on the side of a mountain. But we made the trek up and what a surprise. Carmen and his staff were impeccable and the food was wonderful. From the non-stop antipastos to the homemade pasta's to... More 

Thank navigator627
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Surely I have reviewed Caldora in the past. I went again this year & it never disappoints! Just name your favorite food and magically it appears in front of you at a great price! Truly one of the finest restaurants in Italy !!

Thank Toyia
Adelaide, Australia
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Wow, what a view from the huge terrace overlooking the surrounding hills with Sulmona in the distance. This was beautiful elegant dining with superb food and excellent service but not over the top prices. We enjoyed our main courses and desserts (just wish we could have fitted in entrees or appetizers). As I am writing we we could be there... More 

Thank Rodger41
Charleston, South Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I don't say that lightly. We were brought to the Taverna by a close family friend, Carlo, and his wife, AnnaMaria. Carmine and his staff were our hosts at the restaurant. I highly recommend letting the restaurant staff set the menu - it was incredible. We started with several appetizers, all wonderful, but most notable were the lamb appetizer and... More 

Thank saukamp
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My Aunty has taken us to this restaurant a number of times and it never fails. We absolutely love it. On our visits the restaurant changes a little there seems to be always a new addition. This time they have added a terrazzo which will be lovely in the summer months overlooking the mountains of Abruzzo having an aperitivo. The... More 

Thank Antonietta D
Castel Frentano, Italy
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I was taken to this restaurant by friends. I was very keen to go because I had heard how good this place is. Firstly, the location is fantastic. Pacentro is a small medieval town on the side of Majella mountain with a 12th century ruined castle. The entrance to the restaurant is in a quaint piazza with a fountain although... More 

Thank Ed1304
St. Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We were celebrating our dear friend's birthday with her parents. Our host at this charming place was Carmine and his staff. We started with wine and a delicious lamb antipasto and several roasted vegetables. We chose from the menu as Carmine recommended a beautiful selection of pastas. There was everything from fresh goat cheese and pancetta with black pepper to... More 

Thank overthere
Melbourne, Australia
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124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of my top three restaurants that I have visited in Italy. Why? Because of the quality, flavour and quantity of food. Because of the beautiful location, the warm ambience and the breathtaking views from their terrazza. Because of the excellent service. Finally because of the town of Pacentro in which this restaurant is located, which is one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$43
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Umberto Primo 13, 67030 Pacentro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Pacentro
  • Phone Number: +39 0864 41139

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