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Osteria le civette

Via Degli Steccati 1 | Camminamento Medioevale, 06010 Citerna, Italy
+39 075 782 8323
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Degli Steccati 1 | Camminamento Medioevale, 06010 Citerna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

For starters, the location is fabulous: high on a hill looking out over the nearby towns and landscape. Next, the interior of this centuries-old building is decorated with a Scandinavian influence, which was fun & refreshing – furniture, colors of the chairs, all the owls...More

Thank artnik
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is a gem located in the walls of Citerna. Inside the restaurant is more like a French Bistrot so it makes a change to the usual decor of Italian restaurants. There is pleasant background music, a lovely selection of books on each table to...More

Thank Gilly C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It is difficult to travel in Italy with Children who also have Celiac disease. Osteria le civette attends to both needs at the same time having wonderful food and service. We were lucky to sit in the back area that has a play kitchen for...More

Thank Christiana L
Reviewed 25 October 2016

In a glorious setting overlooking a magnificent Umbrian valley, this outstanding restaurant offers wonderful food in an artful, somewhat whimsical atmosphere full of art and color. You also can dine outside in the ancient walls enjoying the view. The ravioli with zucchini was the best...More

Thank cdorshkind
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Nice atmophere, food is not too bad but service is very slow so recommended only if you are not in a hurry and don0t want to taste typical traditional food

Thank giampiero p p
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We are hiking the St Francis Camino through Tuscany and Umbria. Today we were fortune enough to have hiked through the Village of Citerna and stop for lunch at the Osteria le civette. This is simply an outstanding restaurant. The menu offers a wide variety...More

1  Thank GiantHawk
Reviewed 11 May 2015

A casual pass through the country town of Citerna and I stumbled on an amazing Osteria. Nestled in the walls of a historic town, Citerna, where you can see the old "Cisterns", I found this amazing gem. A Salad of raw Asparagus, Artichokes, Fava Beans...More

Thank Marcus C
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Our favourite place to eat while on holiday- a firm favourite with all the family-a special place. friendly helpful service. great menu and top class ingredients a real delight.

1  Thank Gilglen
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

We've dined here about half a dozen times since Le Civette opened in beautiful hilltop Citerna and always had a fantastic experience - until this occasion when it was only "so-so". The food was fairly good but the service was charmless. A man I would...More

Thank Scarletti
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Situated in the medieval walkway that surrounds Citerna, or in the underground section of the old part of the village, this quaint restaurant provides lovely food. Essentially Italian but with an adventurous twist, making this a good option for those who fancy a change from...More

Thank OldmanPaul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Degli Steccati 1 | Camminamento Medioevale, 06010 Citerna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Citerna
  • Phone Number: +39 075 782 8323
  • E-mail
Between Citta di Castello and Sansepolcro opens the beautiful Tiber Valley and Citerna small medieval village dominates. Under a picturesque medieval walkway along the walls is the restaurant Osteria the Owls. Inside the restaurant a pantry of books dedicated to gastronomy to browse and enjoy together with the proposals of the territory. The dishes change weekly following the seasons, varying colors and flavors. Never missing the soups with fresh vegetables served in combination with special breads, the cheeses from sheep and goats make it unique to the proposal of tasting. In plain sight, under glass bells, biscuits and dry desserts prepared at home : Torcoli, tarts Mele, rolls with butter. Wine List collects labels dell ' Umbria and Tuscany privileging offers a very attractive price and the opportunity to bring the favorite bottle from the cellar. The map of Beers proposes bottles craft of great value . We are waiting the restaurant Osteria the Owls!
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