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Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII 86, 24121 Bergamo, Italy
+39 035 238334
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Thu - Tue 19:00 - 23:30
Fri - Tue 12:00 - 14:30
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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday evening in Bergamo when not much else was open. Was thinking it coul d be a wash out when I came across this place. We had the giant salad, pizza atomica and pasta with mushrooms and truffle cream. All were great washed down with some local red by the glass and a half carafe of prosecco.... More 

Thank Rhuari
Antonia T, Proprietario at La ciotola, responded to this review

Dears thankyou for your review ,we love so much the two words that you write: TRADITION AND FRENDLY .WE HOPE TO SEE AGAIN IN BERGAMO......HAPPY EASTER 😊😊 More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, great meals and very pleasent staff. We have tried both meat and pasta and everything was quite good. The pasta is homemade, very tasty. And you must try homemade tiramisu. This very warm place I would visit again.

Thank Sonja L
London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Sunday evening. Very busy with locals and tourists but still good service and helpful friendly staff. Interesting choice of local food including pears with warm gorgonzola cheese and walnuts. Also recommend the house wine - very good quality. Just off the main road in the lower town of Bergamo so easy to walk from the... More 

Thank chelseacarol
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We booked our table online for opening time at 7pm and were the first customers. Excellent meal. We chose the 30 euro traditional set menu which was a good way to sample local dishes. It came with a glass of red wine and a half bottle water. We particularly enjoyed the pasta dish with bacon sage and butter which was... More 

Thank nem50
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Maybe I ordered the wrong thing - but found it very bland compared to other places have tried in Bergamo.

Thank Kathryn H
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant in Bergamo!!! Staff very helpful and friendly 😃 Great food I highly recommend to visit this restaurant espiacially if you want to dine in am italian atmosphere and enjoy local cusine

Thank Clyde G
Brno, Czech Republic
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Excellent place in the centre of citta bassa, very tasty food, nice staff and delicious homemade coffee liquer!!!

Thank lena12017
Beirut, Lebanon
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

very friendly staff...had lunch and dinner here. They have good house wine and italian draft beer wide selection of pizzas....I tried the Bergamasca which was really good I also recommend the local Bergamo pasta Casoncelli alla bergamasca good desserts too I recommend the local POLENTA E OSEI

Thank Feras_El_Dib
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Although tripadviser tried to tell us that this place is closed on wednesday - it's open and work till 23.30. The food is very good, service is comfortable. We've tried carbonarra and beetroot risotto - both disches were very tasty and fresh. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Ton K
1 review
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Very good for lunch, foot service, wonderful beetroot risotto, perfect local wine, & dolce!!!!!!!! Very good variety of pizzas the people very polite, menu English

Thank Irina K

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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$10 - US$32
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII 86, 24121 Bergamo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Bergamo
  • Phone Number: +39 035 238334
Tipical local restaurant ,italian food and pizzeria with wood oven. Parking on the road or to the central parking in VIA PALEOCAPA with 15% discount for lunch and paied by the restaurant for dinner.we have restaurant from 1953 with 3 generations. We have a nice dehor on the avenue and warmed when necessary. We can cook pasta and some dishes no glutin.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?