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C'era Una Volta

Reg. Serra Masio 30, Canelli, Italy
+39 0141 824392
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
14 Sep 2016
“Great grilled meat”
23 Jun 2015
“A very special place: Italianità at its best!”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Reg. Serra Masio 30, Canelli, Italy
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Why does somebody like one restaurant better than the other? There can be so many reasons but probably the food is the main thing. The problem in Piemonte is that there are so many places where you can eat really well and most of them...More

Thank scor1910
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This place is a hidden gem, "worth a detour": down to earth food, reliable wines of the region, very friendly service - we shall return.

Reviewed 28 May 2015

The food here was not the best. The staff were friendly and there was a small playground for the kids to play with. Everything tasted good, but there were problems too. The gnocchi with cheese was small and the cheese was clumpy, and some of...More

Thank rcrichmond
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The extremely gracious and welcoming owner, Alessandro, gives everyone who walks through the door exceptional treatment. We have a house in the area and have often eaten here with our children and enjoyed the outdoor garden where the children can play before and after dinner....More

Thank Christina35777
Reviewed 2 October 2014

this restaurant is a bit out of the main roads and surroundings are just green, there are even some animals just to the side. some kids playground is available but limited but great for kids. for what the place is, the food is better and...More

Thank puregourmand
Reviewed 11 August 2014

This place is very nice, has a terrasse and it is easy to take your children in the evening. The owner is very friendly and the food good; he has a small slide and some children toys.

Thank Ellen V
Reviewed 18 October 2013

I have been there many times already. Owner is a nice guy. We can enjoy traditional local food with reasonable price.

Thank tomtom100
Reviewed 18 June 2013

We've been at the C'era una volta last saturday with my family during a one-day trip to the Langhe. We had picked-up the address using this very website. I should say that the main asset of this restaurant is the owner : super kind and...More

Thank Giuseppe F
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Two of us had a mid-week dinner at C'era Una Volta in April, 2012. We both chose an asparagus flan for aperitivo, a veal cutlet and a cheese ravioli for the main course. A bottle of Dolcetto D'Alba and a bottle of water made a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reg. Serra Masio 30, Canelli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Asti  >  Canelli
  • Phone Number: +39 0141 824392
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