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“Looks like a wine shop but keep going”
Review of Osteria A Priori

Osteria A Priori
Ranked #20 of 867 Restaurants in Perugia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$39
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Authentic local food with pretty good service. From the street it looks like a wine shop, but most of the tables are upstairs. We, however, made last-minute reservations so we ate down amongst the wine bottles on the ground floor. The menu, varying with season and availability, is not huge but has enough selections for many tastes.

Thank BinPerp
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The Osteria Priori was highly Reccomeded by locals but did not live up to its billing. I am guessing the very reasonable prices may be a part of their recommendation. I had a truffle pasta that was good but not as good as the two previous nights at other places and a angliotti with beef that was good but needed a sauce. My wife had the pasta with white beef ragu that was good and the beef in red wine sauce was very tender but tasted like sauerbraten without the flavorful sauce. Service to get our food was quick but it took almost 30 minutes to get our check once a large party came in. In summary - good food - very good prices- nice decor upstairs - but not even close to some of the previous reviews that describe it as a foodie heaven.

Thank MC7894
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We ate outside on the terrace. Tables are also available inside (and there is a good photograph on TA already). The building also houses a wine and olive oil shop, which seemed to be good stuff! We were well advised on the choice of a good red wine to accompany our dinner. The local grapes produce wines which (I think) are not widely known but very well worth sampling when in Perugia.
The food arrived slowly, as the menu warns it will, because apparently the kitchen is small. The service could not be faulted for advice and the warmth of welcome. A small and thankfully well behaved child at the next table was provided with paper and crayons for entertainment.
Everything we ate was very good. If I came to Perugia again I would stick to La Taverna and this restaurant and be blowed to the other places.

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a wonderful lunch starting with a beautiful antipasto. Primo was a fantastic pasta with guanciale and zuccini and secondo was Chianina and ciccoria. Our waiter served us a wonderful local Sangiovese which was perfect. We will be back...!

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Thank Jack R
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

You'll have to reserve or wait for a table, but it is definitely worth it. They have a small kitchen with foodies who know how to cook using seasonal ingredients. Everything we tried was worth cleaning the plate. Go if you can!

Thank raystep
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