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Osteria Tacabanda

Via Teatro Alfieri 5, 14100, Asti, Italy
+39 0141 530999
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“special needs” (4 reviews)
“tucked away” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Teatro Alfieri 5, 14100, Asti, Italy
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Situated in a very nice area, this restaurant impressed you not only by the food but also by the ethical conduit - their employees (aside chefs) are all people with special needs - very nice attitude. Food good, decent prices.

Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

An excellent meal and very good service from the polite and calm personel. Traditional Piemonte kitchen with excellent local wine.

Thank Thor Inge T
Reviewed May 8, 2017

this is a charming place tucked away near the theater. for several years i have been interested in the tabac parfait which is in reality a custard with tobacco flakes. and surprisingly good. the menu has the traditional Piedmont fare and is all good. i...More

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Good (not phenomenal) for a lunch. Very low price menu option served with a glass of wine. What I didn't like was the setting in a basement without outdoor seating in March, on such a sunny day. I also found my main course of potatoes...More

Thank Doby47
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We were so happy to lunch at Tacabanda where we had dined a few years ago. The food is excellent, the dining room very attractive and the service attentive. You will be glad if you choose this restaurant.

Thank debbielar
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Having read many of the reviews here we decided to give this restaurant a try and it turned out to be the worst meal of our Piedmont trip by far. We ordered the tagliolini with white truffle gelato as suggested by many reviewers - the...More

Thank vierna1234
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I headed here for lunch after checking out the previous reviews. As others have pointed out a number of their staff are special needs, however this seems a bit besides the point (although I'm all for supporting businesses with an ethical edge). The food was...More

Thank expatinlondon17
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We had walked out of the nearby Gener Neuv, so had no booking for Tacabanda which meant we had to sit outside on a rather damp and chilly evening. However it was worth it. We had a lovely meal and were very impressed by the...More

Thank gardener707
Reviewed August 2, 2016

We stopped in the Osteria Tacabanda for a small lunch and were surprised at their innovative and fresh dishes. Very nice service, highly recommendable.

Thank DaKe72
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Tucked away behind the piazza, next to the Asti Theatre, in a picturesque Asti laneway is Tacabanda (The Band Strikes Up). Chef Antonio produces delicious renditions of the local Piedmonte specialties (I tried the Strawberry & Nettle risotto) and waiter Niccolo was attentive and very...More

Thank Tracya21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Teatro Alfieri 5, 14100, Asti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Asti  >  Asti
  • Phone Number: +39 0141 530999
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