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Via Castello, 21, 46040 Castellaro Lagusello, Monzambano, Italy
+39 0376 88850
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amsterdam centrum
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

great meal, very refined prepared, very good wine and fantastic admosphere. we ate outside of course, got good advise over the wines. Very relaxed but distinguished as well

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

This is the best food I EVER had, and I do eat in restaurants more often than I wish. The food was out of this world, the luccio was perfection, with a fab mix of almond that was incredible. The guanciale di vitello was so tender that would melt on the fork, the ivy honey and sauce was heaven. Desert... More 

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Zabbar, Malta
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

Ambiance - comfortable & nice Service - Friendly & efficient Food - A very limited choice on menu, portions are small even for a main course. Prices are slightly higher than other restaurants in the same area. Be aware that you have to pay for any bread and butter brought to the table.

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Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

These were the two words the owner, funny old fella told me. "I have to pay!" Since the only words I knew in italian were the ones android app called italian translator told me, I completely relied on that. The atmosphere was overwhelming, weather was warm and me and my wife felt like we've been here already 1000 times before.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

We were recommended to use this restaurant, however, our evening started badly as the first person my wife spoke to was unfriendly, unhelpful and denied we had a reservation. Fortunately, this was sorted by a second member of staff and we were directed to an upstairs room accessed by an extremely steep staircase. The small room which was full of... More 

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

We have been in Italy for 3 weeks and visited a lot of restaurants. La Dispensa was definitely the best!! Wonderful dinner in a beautiful setting. The wines were superb!! Very kind owners! I have to come back here. Tip: Ask for the pumpkin ravioli!! :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

The restaurant located in a small courtyard in this fantastic little village. The food was great, the wine even better and the host very attentive. The value for money is amazing, definitely recommended!

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Thank Porollo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

A brilliant setting in a small courtyard and the food was incredible. I would definitely go back to this place if I am ever in the area again!

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Thank Jfussey
Hamilton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013

Loved this place so much we ate here 3 times! The zucca tortellini is amazing. All of the food is very homemade and the service is great. We wish we had this in NZ!

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Thank Nzgirlie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2012

We loved this small place with its personal host and great Italian food. The owner has good knowledge of wine and took all the time to advice us wrt the menu (my girlfriend is a vegetarian) and the accompanying wines. Every dish was spot on. We recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Castello, 21, 46040 Castellaro Lagusello, Monzambano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Monzambano  >  Castellaro Lagusello
  • Phone Number: +39 0376 88850

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