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“Good food and nice location”
Review of Il Cantinone

Il Cantinone
Ranked #56 of 861 Restaurants in Perugia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice during our stay in Perugia. The service was very friendly and fast and the food was tasty.

Thank Helene S
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I ate here several nights and was glad to have found it. Good Umbrian food in a very old building close to the historic centre of Perugia. Lots of Italians eating there as well as visitors.
Starters included traditional local hams and cheeses, ricotta soufflé with onion marmalade and an aubergine stack. For mains, I had truffle ravioli one night, but also tried the wild boar with green olives and the chicken with hazelnuts on others. All were interesting and good. There is also a pizza menu, for anyone wanting a quick supper. I was sad that I never managed to make it to the sweets!
They do that great Italian thing where you drink as little or as much as you need from your choice of wine and then they charge by the glass. Perfect for the solo traveller, as was their lovely welcome and service.
And it was good value too, given the state of the pound.

Thank 187gillian
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Tucked away in a lovely historic courtyard, the atmosphere in the outside dining area on a warm summers evening is hard to beat. The owner and his staff were extremely welcoming and the food was superb. Ticked every box for a lovely evening in this beautiful historic town. The restaurant was full of Italians in the night of our visit and we found out about it by asking the Italian owner of our hotel for the name of his favourite restaurant in Perugia!

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Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Il Cantinone was a great little find on one of the quieter streets of perugia. Appitiser - the cheese soufle was beautiful and pastas for primi course. Service was exceptional - my Italian is poor but the waitress was fluent in English and very helpful. Caffe "on the house" was a nice conclusion to a good night out

Thank pedge58
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We ate in this well shaded restaurant with a relatively small outside eating area on 3 occasions on the initial recommendation of our apartment owner. Threw is a large inside space, but despite the extreme heat (40+) we were able to eat outside comfortably. As I think we often find, the first time was best, with two of the best pizza's me and my son have ever eaten and great wine, alongside great service. For one reason or another our next two visits did not quite match our first, with us trying various starters, mains and desserts which were mainly good and flavoursome. The service also did not quite match our first time when we were made to feel more welcome. The location is great and easy to find just off the main plaza. Despite the mixed experiences we would still recommend to others.

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Thank SimonF64
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