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Osteria del Matto

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$$ - $$$
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Piazza del Mercato 3, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
11:00 - 15:00
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Wed - Sun 18:00 - 23:15
Wed - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
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Fredrikstad, Norway
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We asked the hotel to book a table in advance, since we have read that this is a small resturant. The were about 10 tables, but not all tables was occupided a sunday evening in September. We got 10 - 12 different dishes. The experience was maybe better than the food. We would absolutely not be without the experience, but... More 

Thank k_rea2014
Albany, New York
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Small place located in Piazza Mercato. Food is cooked by Moma . There is no menu so you take what they're serving that day. Food is always satisfactory. People are friendly. Don't let the exterior frighten you away.

Thank rfalteri
Calgary, Canada
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

For 25 euros a person, plus unlimited wine for 10 euros we had a wonderful experience! A total of 13 courses in all, we enjoyed the fact that we tried dishes we might not normally order. You might think the portions are small, but by the end of the meal most people would say "enough", but in a good way.... More 

Thank Ernie S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here on our last night in Spoleto. First of all, the restaurant sits in a dark alcove off of Piazza Mercato and you might not be inclined to head there. Second, the front is decorated with tiny blue and red lights that also don't make you think this is a good restaurant choice. Forget both... More 

Thank Gene15217
Perth, Australia
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I read a few reviews, some stated how GREAT this place was and others not so..... Firstly you need to understand that there is no menu. Sounds great! Nonna cooks. Sounds great!! Lots of mini courses. Sounds great!! Unless you know about how the menu works (we read some comments in our accomodation in our room), how... More 

1 Thank Melmain62
Oakland, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Darkly-lit restaurant with tightly-packed kitschy decor covering the walls. Very cute. Mostly American clientele, it seemed. Mom cooks what's fresh while son and daughter serve the food. There is no menu and the many tiny courses come out over a few hours. Really fun concept! A few dishes were great, a few were not, and most were just good. The... More 

1 Thank Susan_and_Mike74
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We live 2 months a year in Umbria at our home in Montefranco about 20 min. from Spoleto. We were going there for a stroll and some lunch. We happened into the Osteria by chance and boy are we gad we did. We should have known something was different when there was no menu and they asked us if we... More 

1 Thank Tom P
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Visited by accident, this osteria turned out to be our best culinary experience during two weeks trip through Tuscany and Umbria. Authentic local food, no fixed menu, very much family-style. Fresh ingredients from today's market and absolutely delicious way of cooking. Far from standard touristic set of dishes you find in any other place. Highly recommended for anyone looking for... More 

2 Thank M B
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This dinner was a true dining experience. We get there when it opened and 8pm and luckily got a table. We were seated with water and wine. Then the food started coming-roasted tomatoes, stuffed mushrooms, crostini,sausage, chicken, eggplant, Guinea hen and pasta. The bread and wine kept coming the whole time. The place was packed at 9 pm so I... More 

1 Thank Eileen H
Miami, Florida
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

1, it's highly rated and it's suggested by our b&b, so I would like to try very much, but my fiancee is not comfortable with its fixed menu, I ask him to call and ask what's in the menu, which makes him feel better, so we reserve at 8pm. 2, It's better you come at 8pm to start with most... More 

2 Thank Gabi-gaga

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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$24 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Mercato 3, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spoleto
  • Phone Number: +390743225506

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