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L'Archetto

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Via San Cristoforo 1, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
+39 0761 325769
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My daughter was doing her School Year Abroad in Viterbo, and we had lunch with some dear Italian friends of ours who were traveling from Rome to see us. THEY. LOVED. THE FOOD! So did we. The service was kind and efficient, and we lingered over delicious veal, grilled fish, and wonderful wine. This restaurant is another gorgeous, ancient Viterbese... More 

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Milan, Italy
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This is not a typical restaurant and not even a restaurant: this is a family place. To the ancient local recipes made of fresh handmade delicacies add atmosphere, light and the surrounding. If you call and make a reservation be sure you get the best you might expect even within the linited but precious list they offet you.

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Thank Luciano D
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great taste, authentic. Everything you would expect from the definition of a "very good restaurant": Very cute place, fast and pleasant service, delicious food, and for a very fair price.

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Stockholm
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121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food was good, service was very friendly. There are a few tables outside and it's just a lovely place to sit under the arch. We really enjoyed our lunch here.

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Scotland....You KNOW you want to come here!
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

In truth we had been intending eating elsewhere but it was closed, fate and all that! We were made most welcome here, and sat inside as all the outer tables under the arches were filled. Cold cuts, delicious bread, and various tapa style treats were more than sufficient for a light lunch. Good local wines and coffees, and chocolate torte... More 

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Viterbo, Italy
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114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went with my family to celebrate 2 birthdays and had a blissful time. They serve regional dishes and everything we tried (Pasta con i peperoni, Acquacotta, Salsiccia, Risotto alle erbe selvatiche) was fabulous and portions very generous. The local wine very strong, and service was friendly and efficient. Prices more than reasonable for the quality. A truly beautiful experience!

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Ireland
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Pasta and meat is really good but I would suggest avoiding the tripe - it's a local dish but not nice! First and only time of eating tripe - never again. In the summer it's a lovely setting to sit outside. Service is good and friendly. I would go back but not order tripe!

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Moscow
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

The only good thing about it - quite friendly stuff. They said sorry few times while we were waiting for the food which was awfully long. Literally, it was almost an hour. After all we've got too small rabbits (quite tasty, but nothing special), one pasta with tomatoes and the "duck" (which supposed to be a special of this place).... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

I was looking for a small place for pranzo before I had to catch the train back to Rome. It is located at the end of a small street. I was surprised by the friendliness of the servers and the quality of the food. I had the special for first course. It was a delicious homemade eggless pasta served with... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

It was a a pleasant surprise to eat at the trattoria L'Archetto. Small but cosy when the weather is nice you can eat outdoors under an arch, hence the name archetto. The food is hearty but well cooked, the only downside is ther are not many vegetarian options, but they can always make a decent tomato sauce pasta dish and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Cristoforo 1, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Viterbo  >  Viterbo
  • Phone Number: +39 0761 325769
Description
The restaurant offers traditional cuisine from Viterbo with locally produced products , the atmosphere characteristic of the old town , you will be welcomed into the small room in the warmth of a family atmosphere .

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