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Piazza Risorgimento 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 442800
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Today
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:15 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big menu, something to please everyone, service is quick - not a 3-hour lunch, for those occasions when you don't want one, and good for larger groups.

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Copenhagen
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223 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

See we were warmly welcomed in this fairly ordinary looking restaurant and it made us feel good. Service straits away with good attention. We got very different food and all were very pleased with the quality especially taken price level into consideration. Definitely a good choice

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Thank Torben K
Istanbul, Turkey
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is located right in the heart of the city. Dining rooms is very spacious and seems to be very popular by looking at the number of people eating there. However we are not very impressed particularly with the service. They are pretty slow and mixing orders. We did not get what we ordered although we waited quite a long... More 

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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Charming little Italian restaurant in the heart of Alba! The service was very good and the food was very good as well. We are in Alba for the White Truffle Festival so naturally we had white truffles almost every meal. Their traditional egg pasta dish would have been good regardless of the sauce...the cocotte was outstanding...highly recommend you give this... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Excelent dinner, we were in 8, starters, pasta, dessert and very good wine for €50/person Very friendly staff!

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Rapperswil
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Highly Recommended This was my third visit to La Piola, and I have not been disappointed. The dishes featured locally grown produce and farm raised meats, the salads and soups tasted fresh. Because the menus change each day (I attached a photograph of the version offered on 27 Sep 2016) I am in,fined to believe the food was fresh. I... More 

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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We came here for my birthday dinner on a Thursday evening, as the restaurant was recommended by our land lady and TripAdvisor. We had booked the table one day in advance and were situated in the glass enclosed part in front of the main restaurant. When we arrived at 19:30 it was still pretty empty. The service lady hardly spoke... More 

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Eufaula, AL
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My first truffle experience and I wanted to order something special. I had just arrived in Elba for the white truffle festival and quickly left my hotel with only a rain jacket, and which I put €35. Certainly enough for lunch. I remembered an anecdote about a tour guide spending the entire week's dining money at the truffle festival, unknowingly.... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

What a great place! We were a group of 6 people and got seated on their ''outside'' area, which is covered and has a great view of the piazza. It turns out that area is better than eating inside. The decoration is great. Nice decorated plates and glasses made our table very welcoming. The service is friendly and on time.... More 

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new york
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had dinner at La Piola on a Saturday night in early October and it was quite busy. It appeared that most of the diners were Swiss and French. The service was courteous and efficient and the food quite good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 - 16:00
Monday
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
Thursday
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
Friday
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
Saturday
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Risorgimento 4, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 442800

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