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Il Menestrello

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Via San Gregorio 1, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812746
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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waiter was very congenial and friendly. The antipasto for two was way too much food for us. It could have been our whole meal with a salad. My husband had a homemade pasta with Lima beans and pancetta. It was very good, I had the noodles with mushrooms. The portion was too big, though the taste was good.

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Thank misspam2015
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wandering around Assisi looking for somewhere to eat just luck we found this place the staff were extremely helpful their help with the wine selection was great and the Pizza was superb great bases and toppings couldn't have asked for a better lunch Pizza's and a couple of bottles of great wine $60 euro not to bad

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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant in downtown Assisi just off the main piazza in a quiet alley. Had dinner in a Saturday night, was quite busy but still got a table without prior booking. Food is quite good and includes many typical dishes from the region including lots of truffles. We had a mix of pizza, pasta and some meat on the grill,... More 

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Thank fabianodeandrade
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a great restaurant just off of the main path between the Basilica of St. Francis and the Roman Forum/town center. It has beautiful vaulted brick ceilings and the service is fast/quite good. The pizzas are large and authentic, not like those you find in the more touristy snack cafes, etc. Great place to get slightly away from the... More 

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Savannah, United States
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6 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We stopped for lunch and had an amazing meal; Pasta (home-made, of course) was superb. Wild boar was one of best meals ever. Prices great. Service too. During slow season (we were there mid-March) we were surprised that they didn't serve pizza at lunch. Had to do with getting the wood-fired oven up to speed during slower time. So we... More 

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Pensacola, FL
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87 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stopped in for an early dinner and we hit the jackpot. The floor has lots of glass to showcase the underlying excavations of mosaic flooring. We weren't exceptionally hungry and ordered only pizza and dessert. Both were perfectly prepared and reflected lots of attention to detail. The chefs here have true passion for authentic Umbrian cuisine. We started with... More 

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Abadiania, Go Brazil
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

How can a supposedly good restaurant (per TripAdvisor) get Caesar salad not only wrong but bland; and pizza tasteless. I suspect the rating are because it is a lot of food for a low price (in Assisi anyway). My suggestion - try elsewhere.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best place in Assisi to eat. It's beautiful, centrally located, and the food and service is excellent! Please come eat here when you visit!!

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Excellent place, very good family ambiance and the service at first was kind of slow but we went in early for dinner, then it got much better, pizza is good for youngsters but the menu is for every one, good wine selection and local wines are very good.

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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been going to this restaurant each year for the past 3 years. It's a nice, cozy place where we usually have an appetizer and then a pizza. House wine by the 1/4, 1/2 of full liter is very fairly priced. I'm gonna say 2, 3, 6E. Service is ok but can be a bit standoffish and rushed. Prices are very... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Gregorio 1, 06081, Assisi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi
  • Phone Number: +39 075 812746

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