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Opera Nova della Marca

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Frazione Varano, 127 | Loc. Varano (Park of Conero), 60131, Ancona, Italy
+39 071 286 1093
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12:00 - 14:30
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Milan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Mauro (the owner and the restaurant man) has created a rare mix of 1. great location at the bottom of the charming Varano valley from which clients can enjoy a beautiful view of rosso conero vineyards (especially at summertime when sitting in the peaceful and cozy garden); 2. exceptional cuisine, traditional with perfectly designed and definitely achieved contemporary incursions; 3.... More 

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mauro c, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review

thank you veru much! see you soon Mauro C More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Out of the way, surprising restaurant. Unusual food but very good. Staff very attentive but it was a quiet night. Good value for quality of food.

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MaurOpera, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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grazie mille Mauro C More 

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

After our first visit where we were not so impressed, we were convinced by our friends to go back and they were so right! We must have been very unlucky the first time because since, we went back other 5 times and we were not disappointed ever again! The food and the service are just beautiful and everything is so... More 

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MaurOpera, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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grazie mille per questa bella recensione, il nostro impegno è la vostra soddisfazione! a presto Mauro C More 

Ancona, Italy
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180 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We ate a very nice meal actually a lavish aperitivo with top quality with each professional service. The only disadvantage were the mosquitoes but it was in keeping g with the countryside Beautiful place . Highly recommended dedicated.

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MaurOpera, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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gentile Georgina grazie per la su rec, mi spiace molto per le zanzare ma dato che le nostre erbe e... More 

Ancona, Italy
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

good restaurant, but too impersonal. It seems that all the dishes are standardized to meet the restaurant's positioning. I mean... the pop cuisine must be kept as it is. I sometimes dislike the habit of changing the nature of tradition. Anyhow the restaurant is very good.

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MaurOpera, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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la ringrazio per averci dedicato del tempo anche se no capisco bene ciò che voleva dire , non mi sembra... More 

Bordeaux, France
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

We chose the tasting menu and it was good. The pasta dish with Sage & Rosemary pesto was extremely original and delicious as was the Ricotta soufflé antipasto. The rest was very good but not exceptional. One thing to mention: outstanding wine for the menu prices. We had a very good bottle for only 15 euros, something unthinkable in many... More 

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mauro c, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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salve, mi ricordo di voi, mi spiace che non sono riuscito ad interloquire con voi, mi ero accorto che qualcosa... More 

Province of Ancona, Italy
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

I was reviewing restaurants in the Ancona area, and I came about this restaurant. It is a little tucked away, but there were many signs of the restaurant so we did not get lost. We were pleasantly surprised. We chose the meal where the chef decides what to cook. Very good and tasty, from the beginning to the end. We... More 

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MaurOpera, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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La Ringrazio di cuore per la sua recensione e mi auguro che se dovesse trovarsi di nuovo da queste parti... More 

Zeist
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed diner with friends and kids and took the surprise menu. Accompanied by local wines it was a brilliant experience. Friendly people and a perfect relaxed ambience. Best value for money I have seen in a very, very long time.

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mauro c, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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mi ricordo bene di voi, sono felice di avervi allietato la serata. thank you very much! Mauro C. More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

What a beautiful garden and friendly service! One of the chefs handpicked the herbs from the garden whilst we were drinking our aperitivo. We had the chef's degustazione and what excellent choise it was! Wonderful children's 2-corse menu and they went out of their way to prepare a gluten free menu for our daughter (without notification up front). The yoghurt... More 

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mauro c, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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non sono un maestro di inglese ma vi posso dire semplicemente thank you very much! Mauro C. More 

Diospuszta
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

This was one of the nicest dining experiences for a long time. The service was friendly, we arrived early and they opened the garden, served a delightful aperitif. As we generally prefer, my partner and I shared primo and secundo. The tagliatelle was a delight, delicate flavors, perfect texture and the rabbit prepared with care, wonderful delicate seasonings. The house... More 

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mauro c, Proprietario at Opera Nova della Marca, responded to this review
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salve, mi ricordo di voi , a volte ci vuole tanto poco per essere cortesi che onestamente a me non... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
20:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
20:00 - 21:30
Thursday
20:00 - 21:30
Friday
20:00 - 21:30
Saturday
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frazione Varano, 127 | Loc. Varano (Park of Conero), 60131, Ancona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Marche  >  Province of Ancona  >  Ancona
  • Phone Number: +39 071 286 1093
Description
Elegance and privacy.A style that blends the taste of fine cuisine inspired by tradition.OPERA NOVA of the BRAND is this, the young owner's desire to make every dinner a banquet taking care of guests in a unique environment.Seasonal cuisine is enriched with flavours with the aid of herbs grown in the gardens of properties.Alessandro Paoletti, the Cook, will perform for you seasonal menus, while Mauro Castellani, owner and sommelier will offer a wide range of strictly regional wines.The dishes range from stringoli with Sage pesto sauce and almonds To spaghetti with sausage and spaccasassi, schooner crusted fillet and deboned the rabbit fennel cooked at low temperature.Finally sweets are produced in the kitchen of the OPERA NOVA of the BRAND.Open every evening, closed on Monday. Sunday open for lunch

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