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La Locanda del Cardinale

Piazza Vescovado 8, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 815245
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
“fava beans” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Piazza Vescovado 8, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I realized after this experience, that when we go to Italy we are looking for more of a traditional Italian experience. This is not the fault of the restaurant and I did not ding them for that. This restaurant is upscale, small servings & beautifully...More

Thank ViaggiatoreSF
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A group of us decided to go to the Locanda del Cardinale for a festive last dinner of a ten day trip. There were 9 of us. We got there a little early and were amazed at the beauty of the restaurant and started taking...More

1  Thank pammnPennsylvania
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Our tour operator scheduled dinner at this too lovely restaurant for our group of 7 American travelers together with our tour guide. We had a four course meal that was simply outstanding. Each course was exquisitely prepared. The service and wine were excellent. A must...More

2  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Ciao! We have returned to Locanda this year for our 1 year anniversary. My wife and I were happily married on the beautiful glass dining floor that sits above the Ancient Roman ruins you see in the dining area. Enea and his world class and...More

2  Thank pitcherb
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A great example of good and sophisticated food with a charmy environment. The underneeth roman domus protected by the glass floor makes this place unique

2  Thank Giuseppe B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Took my wife here for a special meal and I was not let down. The restaurant is spectacular with a glass floor overlooking a reclaimed original roman mosaic floor dating back to 70BC. Pretty unbelievable and mesmerising. We took the "Blind Tasting" menu and was...More

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This place is hard to explain, you just have to go there and experience it for yourself . At the moment you walk in, you are in awe. What a setting, Roman, Medieval and Renaissance weaved together in this building . The glass floor covers...More

1  Thank aliceNL_11
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Having dinner looking at Roman ruins through a glass floor is truly a unique experience. Add delicious food and gracious service and you have an incredible experience. It was expensive, but well worth it. My wife and I had the Chief's choice. We especially enjoyed...More

2  Thank 1HappyTravellerr
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous! I was with a party of 12. Each course was delicious. The pork was the highlight of the meal - perfectly cooked, well seasoned, excellent pairing of sides. Appetizer of fava bean purée and greens was a lovely surprise. The owner came out to...More

2  Thank MomIn01742
Reviewed 2 July 2017

How else can you describe sitting on glass above the floor of a 2,000 year old Roman home and having beautiful food and wine in Umbria? We had a part of 6, and an early dinner at 7:00, so the restaurant was completely empty, which...More

Thank j4aker
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Janice B
18 October 2016|
Response from Jean R | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea Janice, but we did make a reservation, although the restraint was quiet when we visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$49 - US$99
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Vescovado 8, 06081, Assisi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi
  • Phone Number: +39 075 815245
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