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La Violetta

Via Valle San Giovanni 1, 14042 Calamandrana, Italy
+39 0141 769011
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
“the owner” (4 reviews)
“many years” (2 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Valle San Giovanni 1, 14042 Calamandrana, Italy
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Last night went there with a business friend and had the most amazing dinner. Only other couple a wealthy Russian very young couple who drove 40 minutes from Resort San Maurizio to eat here. I improvised an English translation of the local menu and they...More

Thank Giovanni S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Beginning of September (after holliday period) were we invited by friends to have lunch at Violetta. Nice place, along a road. Friendly atmosphere. We were just by ourselves, no other guests. Our lunch was veryy tasty. We did not take a primo but we took...More

Thank okkie502015
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Had a wonderful lunch here. The people are genuinly friendly. The mother of the family, over 80 years old, is still in the kitchen doing her thing. Food is great and a nice selection of wines. Absolutely coming back!

Thank thorhansen
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Six of us had a delightful lunch here last week. Not only is this homely gem welcoming and friendly but it delivers two if the local dishes superbly. The rich tajarin pasta melted in the mouth. Topped only by our first experience of finanziera -...More

Thank Rufus S
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The is one of the best restaurants we have eaten in for many years. The food and wine was exceptional with local and regional dishes we hadn't tried before. We would definitely go again

Thank Southofenglandfoodie
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

It's a place you will never get tired to come back. Everything is simple and perfect, as it has been for years. In summer do not miss the aspic!

Thank Mariomonaco
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We had reserved for 19:00, we arrived and the gate was closed. The owner came out and asked if we could come back in 15 min, we declined and he let us in. He then explained that the kitchen crew was a bit delayed and...More

Thank Christian N
Reviewed 20 June 2016

classic surroundings in a rustic setting, Violetta serves regional fare at reasonable prices and a solid wine list.

Thank jcrowne
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Nice location . Quite and very home made style. Unfortunately is not easy to find plates or have dinner in working days without reservation. In case of no reservation also in week is possible than restaurant is closed. Plates considerations : High quality no compromises....More

Thank Giovanni C
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is cosy and the decor is simple. The staff and service are just incredible - very nice and professional. The meal quality is very good. I wound highly recommend the mix entry dish, it's wow! Pasta is good as most of the time...More

Thank Gloria A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$140
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Valle San Giovanni 1, 14042 Calamandrana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Asti  >  Calamandrana
  • Phone Number: +39 0141 769011
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