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Osteria al Bianchi

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Via Gasparo da Salo' 32 | Brescia, 25122 Brescia, Italy
+39 030 292328
Thu - Mon 09:00 - 22:00
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Brownwood, Texas, United States
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The first time I dined here I was kind of intimidated because I was by myself and the restaurant seemed to be full of men with few women around. As I had no reservation I was seated at a community table full of business men. This Osteria is famous for serving donkey. I ordered some and waited for it to... More 

Thank Mary S
Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were introduced to this osteria by our Italian friends arriving before lunch time. The atmosphere was very Italian :), people standing outside the tavern, drinking wine, eating canapes and other typical italian food and talking, greeting each other, laughing... It was crowded around bar but we were seated very fast. Food served quickly after ordering and with a smile.... More 

Thank Eva N
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Osteria al Bianchi is a casual family owned restaurant in the old part of Brescia. Food was amazing, starting with Malfatti al burro e salvia. As the plate was coming to the table the rich smell was tantalizing. I can only describe the dish as sage dumplings smothered in butter! My secondo was Guanciale di mango brasato - with a... More 

Thank Larry L
Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I have never received such a warm and welcoming greeting as Michele, the owner gave me. My lunch experience continued to get better. A cosy authentic restaurant with professional and friendly service. The 'malfatti' melted in my mouth and the Semifreddo Di Torrone was delicious. Cannot wait to return. Thank you Michele and staff! And thank you Brescia!

Thank Contesu
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to try local dishes from Brescia I highly recommend you this restaurant! We tried the ravioli, tagliata, donkey and dessert, everything was amazing! Local family osteria.

Thank Barbara D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Not many tourist come here, at least not during the winter, the place is full of locals Very friendly and helpful service. You share table with the locals and it works nice! Hearty food, from a set menu with some options. Start with an aperitif in the bar and enjoy!

Thank Magnus L
Santa Cruz, California
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157 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The hotel suggested this restaurant as a place where locals eat, and we were not disappointed. The restaurant opens at a specific hour, and the locals start lining up for a table just before opening. If you go inside and have a glass of wine in the bar, you will be seated first. Everything is good, and prices are for... More 

Thank JohnInItaly
New York
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Great local food. Very nice and friendly service with people taking the time to suggest the best dish and other local amenities. In the nice downtown Brescia. Great

Thank tredueuno
London, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Well located in the heart of the old centre, this is a very pleasant restaurant to enjoy traditional Lombard dishes such as casoncelli. There are no attempts at modernisation but there are good recipes that have stood the test of time, cooked accurately and well. The focus is meat,vegetables and pasta. We sat outside surrounded by Italians enjoying themselves. Service... More 

Thank PJW22
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167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

If you ever come to Brescia, Osteria al Bianchi is not something you want to skip. Since 1881 this traditional osteria greets thirsty and hungry people with its red checked tablecloths. Located in the old town is the place to taste food of the area, like casoncelli, malfatti, stracotto d'asino... You will not find polished plates here, but real food... More 

Thank Francesco M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gasparo da Salo' 32 | Brescia, 25122 Brescia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Brescia  >  Brescia
  • Phone Number: +39 030 292328

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