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Piazza Duomo 20, 87100 Cosenza, Italy
+39 0984 793531
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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19:00 - 00:00
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Restairant located in the historic part of Consenza near the cathedral.. Good local food with Italian athmosphere.

Thank lny
Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday. We had a superb risotto and a very good pizza. Sitting outside in the square next to the church made for a very atmospheric location Recommended

Thank steve n
Inverness, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I had a mushroom risotto here which cost €8. I could definitely detect white wine and good quality chicken stock in the flavours. Very good food and excellent service.

Thank Caitlin B
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is one of the few dining options in the old city center and much frequented by tourists (like us :) We set off with a shared starter and a pasta as mains which was (more) than enough. The starter was a collection hot and cold antipasti. We especially liked the spicy anchovy. The pasta's were good and filling. Also... More 

Thank Connaisseur42
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I have eaten here several times over the past 20 years and know good Calabrian food (my relatives live in Cosenza and I cook it as well). My son and I ate here for dinner one night because we were staying near centro storico and it was within walking distance. Usually we only get the pizza but this time my... More 

Thank Joan S
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This restaurant is beside the cathedral. Although there were two large parties dining on th we evening we were there, the service we received from everybody was friendly and efficient in every way. We highly recommend the antipasti dish which includes a number of unusual local ingredients. Following this we had what was described as a vegetable soup, which turned... More 

Thank David S
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The appetisers platter is excellent and quintessentially Southern: frittelle (fried bread dough), fried and grilled veggies, ham and chorizo, cheese, nduja (a spicy patè of sausage) and sardella (a spicy patè of small anchovies and sardine). The location, hidden in the centre of the old town, is a gem. Interesting and home made pasta, but nothing too special. Definitively recommended.

Thank Manuela O
Mogadishu, Somalia
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

With the church on the Piazza Duomo being the principal one the the area diners were treated to the 'gravitous' and razzle dazzle of a summertime, sunset wedding which seemed to make dinner all the more special. Authentic Calabrian cuisine was a novelty and a treat with generous servings in a stunning setting. The surly service though did spoil the... More 

Thank BarryGE
Kingston, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Our group of four stumbled upon Calabria Bella after a lot of hapless wondering during the deserted siesta period of the day. The restaurant was hosting a private gathering but made room for us. Our waiter listened to our order and then suggested alternatives that we hadn't even known we actually wanted. We shared two servings of antipasto plates, and... More 

Thank Norma B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

One of the best restaurants we visited in Italy. All dishes were excellent. It's a local restaurant with an excellent chef and modest pricing. The ambiance is perfect: authentic Calabrese yet very warm and appealing. Don't miss it!

Thank Arielle2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Duomo 20, 87100 Cosenza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Cosenza  >  Cosenza
  • Phone Number: +39 0984 793531

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