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Osteria la Lumaca

Via San Pietro 26\a, 12062, Cherasco, Italy
+39 0172 489421
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“snails” (11 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via San Pietro 26\a, 12062, Cherasco, Italy
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful dining experience in this quaint restaurant. The house specialty, snails, are prepared several different and tasty ways. There are many other excellent choices, all very good. The atmosphere is intimate and inviting. The four of us enjoyed the specialties of the region,...More

Thank cheryl m
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Wonderful place to taste local snails. The owners/chef where so welcoming and helpful! Great food! Great atmosphere! Great hospitality! A must stop if passing thru Cherasco!

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

What a treasure. We feel so lucky we found this spectacular restaurant. Pietro & Cristina (owners & chefs) made us feel so welcome and special. It was our first night in Barolo region and set the bar very high. The food was simply delicious the...More

Thank Praia1
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I tried the snails here , it is my second time! The first time can be back to 5 years ago in Paris. La Lumaca is a restaurant with very good atmosphere. We enjoyed snails, lamp and the red wine. Though the snails in the...More

Thank yueyingxiong
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, I had the superb 'tajarin' with white truffle, one of the speciality here and they were gorgeous. People is nice and place is comfortable. Good choice if you're in the city of Cherasco.

Thank Ilaria N
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We love snails and this restaurant nailed it!! It had many meal choices with snails cooked in regional dishes. The owner and his wife are very friendly. He cooks everything fresh, as you order. We tried an old Barolo wine (1999) with our meal and...More

Thank ewdenesha
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Chef Pietro and his wife Christine made both our visits memorable. We ate through the menu from antipasti to dessert. The food and the wine recomondations were perfect. The chef asked us during our second visit if we would be interested in a Risotto cooked...More

2  Thank Davidmolandwulff
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Amiable Christina and her husband (the chef) are not only specialists in snails (lumaca). They offer a fine menu degustatione with 4 courses (different choices) for just 35 €. The dishes were very well seasoned, Christina brought us sea salt and a pepper mill for...More

Thank PankowBerlin
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Yes you can get snail appetizer and snails 3 ways for a main course but the menu is much deeper than that. My wife would never eat snails and when I told her about La Lumaca she was wary, but she found a range of...More

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 6 August 2014

To me this place stood out - there are a lot of restaurants in Cherasco that serve snails. However, I don't want to come to Italy to taste local snails served "A La Paris" as most places seem to have - drowned in butter and...More

Thank JamesCoote
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Pietro 26\a, 12062, Cherasco, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Cherasco
  • Phone Number: +39 0172 489421
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