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Alcova del Frate

$$ - $$$
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Via Ponte Pietra 19/a, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 045 800 0653
10:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and company, we had a scallop for starter, spaghetti bolognese for main course and two glasses of wine. Total cost 88 Euro. Very expensive for such dinner.

1 Thank David H
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this resturant twice now, once as a couple in August and once with friends in October. Both times we ate some fantastic but different food. The staff are really friendly and helpful, playful even making for a really enjoyable night. Book though as it does get very busy!

Thank NettyRuss
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant based on its menu and reviews. Although the food was good we got tourist scammed in this restaurant which really ruined the complete experience. Scam 1: I ordered a plate that specifically stated on the menu " Grilled meat with vegetables" upon ordering the waiter asked me if i would like it with grilled vegetables or... More 

3 Thank Juancho_catracho
St. Petersburg, Russia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

After walking in the city I found this place and decided to have lunch there. The place is very nice and the stuff is friendly. Their salad P.Pietra is perfect! The pasta with sardines was good but for me the taste of the pasta with fish seemed a little bit strange. Good home wine. In general I was very glad... More 

Thank IrinaMamadu
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

After a long day in Venice we wanted to enjoy a meal with our children which was tasty and filling. This was way beyond our expectations. We were welcomed in and although two of us are vegetarians there were delicious choices available. The donkey ragu was considered very tasty and the artichoke salad was yummy. We all loved the plentiful... More 

Thank Alicenukuk
New York City, New York
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Alcova del Frate was recommended to us by a NYC friend who grew up in Italy and spends a lot of time in Verona. It's a cozy-feeling neighborhood place with a very ambitious wine list that's reasonably priced and well-selected. The cooking is strictly local in character, and the food is delicious. One of the owners was very attentive to... More 

1 Thank BobRosenNY
Galway, Ireland
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This has to easily be one the best restaurants in Verona, the setting, the food, the wine and the staff all make it great. The starters we had were both delicious, and plentiful. I had the lard on a thin neopolitan bread and my girlfriend opted for the charcuterie board. For mail I had the caval and spaghetti and my... More 

Thank Craigs1984
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival late last night me and my husband visited this restaurant and I am very glad we did. We shared a ham platter for starter which was delicious and for main my husband had the beef which was cooked to perfection and I had the tagliatelle of the day which had the meat of a local small chicken type... More 

Thank GemsieG
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent Italian food. Staff was very polite. Strongly recommended. I would definitely come back here.

1 Thank João C
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Sitting outside in the September sunshine this little restaurant was just perfect. Typical Veronese cuisine so we avoided the spaghetti with donkey ragu (!!) and instead enjoyed a tomato and mozzarella pasta dish. Waiters were very keen to promote the local and organic produce used in their dishes and very friendly. House white wine was of great quality. Definitely worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$62
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ponte Pietra 19/a, 37121, Verona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Verona
  • Phone Number: +39 045 800 0653

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