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Osteria del Matto

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Piazza del Mercato 3, 06047, Spoleto, Italy
+39 0743 225506
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Today
18:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 18:00 - 23:15
Wed - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
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Fredrikstad, Norway
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We asked the hotel to book a table in advance, since we have read that this is a small resturant. The were about 10 tables, but not all tables was occupided a sunday evening in September. We got 10 - 12 different dishes. The experience was maybe better than the food. We would absolutely not be without the experience, but... More 

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Albany, New York
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small place located in Piazza Mercato. Food is cooked by Moma . There is no menu so you take what they're serving that day. Food is always satisfactory. People are friendly. Don't let the exterior frighten you away.

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Calgary, Canada
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

For 25 euros a person, plus unlimited wine for 10 euros we had a wonderful experience! A total of 13 courses in all, we enjoyed the fact that we tried dishes we might not normally order. You might think the portions are small, but by the end of the meal most people would say "enough", but in a good way.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here on our last night in Spoleto. First of all, the restaurant sits in a dark alcove off of Piazza Mercato and you might not be inclined to head there. Second, the front is decorated with tiny blue and red lights that also don't make you think this is a good restaurant choice. Forget both... More 

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Perth, Australia
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71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I read a few reviews, some stated how GREAT this place was and others not so..... Firstly you need to understand that there is no menu. Sounds great! Nonna cooks. Sounds great!! Lots of mini courses. Sounds great!! Unless you know about how the menu works (we read some comments in our accomodation in our room), how... More 

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Oakland, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Darkly-lit restaurant with tightly-packed kitschy decor covering the walls. Very cute. Mostly American clientele, it seemed. Mom cooks what's fresh while son and daughter serve the food. There is no menu and the many tiny courses come out over a few hours. Really fun concept! A few dishes were great, a few were not, and most were just good. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We live 2 months a year in Umbria at our home in Montefranco about 20 min. from Spoleto. We were going there for a stroll and some lunch. We happened into the Osteria by chance and boy are we gad we did. We should have known something was different when there was no menu and they asked us if we... More 

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Amstelveen
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Visited by accident, this osteria turned out to be our best culinary experience during two weeks trip through Tuscany and Umbria. Authentic local food, no fixed menu, very much family-style. Fresh ingredients from today's market and absolutely delicious way of cooking. Far from standard touristic set of dishes you find in any other place. Highly recommended for anyone looking for... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This dinner was a true dining experience. We get there when it opened and 8pm and luckily got a table. We were seated with water and wine. Then the food started coming-roasted tomatoes, stuffed mushrooms, crostini,sausage, chicken, eggplant, Guinea hen and pasta. The bread and wine kept coming the whole time. The place was packed at 9 pm so I... More 

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Miami, Florida
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

1, it's highly rated and it's suggested by our b&b, so I would like to try very much, but my fiancee is not comfortable with its fixed menu, I ask him to call and ask what's in the menu, which makes him feel better, so we reserve at 8pm. 2, It's better you come at 8pm to start with most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Mercato 3, 06047, Spoleto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spoleto
  • Phone Number: +39 0743 225506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?