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Osteria dell'Arco Vecchio

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Via Oppia 20, 60027 Osimo, Italy
+39 071 715882
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Typical tiny Italian osteria hidden away in the backstreets of Osimo. The restaurant is simply and authentically 'old fashioned'... the food is beautifully cooked - pure and simple according to local traditions. Ingredients all local and fresh. Portions very large and exceptionally well priced... Booking early is a must. A top favourite with locals.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A small restaurant tucked away but near the main square and the escalators up to the square. Very helpful and friendly staff and very tasty food at a reasonable price. Nice atmosphere and busy with locals. Always a good sign. We had cinghiale, wild boar, steaks, pastas etc., all very tasty over 2 visits and would readily return. Lots of... More 

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Thank Jimbojc55
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful home cooked food. The chicken liver ragu tagliatelle was especially delicious and there was a great selection of vegetarian options. The air conditioning was also very much appreciated on a searingly hot day.

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Thank Brit638
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Local specialities freshly prepared in this family run restaurant. Excellent value for money. Good vegan and vegetarian choices available.

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Mijdrecht, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We have been in Osimo before but we did not find this osteria before. We found it through trip advisor. Used the map to find it. We only found it because of the kitchen sound in the street. Then looked over the curtains and saw people inside. We were just in time and a table was prepared for us. I... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

The small and intimate restaurant serves typical dishes from the area cooked by people who take pride in their culinary tradition. The "pasta" is mostly home made and the sauces are succulent. We also enjoyed their meats and desserts. In the Marche region the best meals are eaten at home but in this Restaurant you enjoy a meal as if... More 

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Thank Silvio M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

The locals know where to go for good food, and it was packed when we visited on a cool October evening. The food was a range of traditional and local dishes. We were lent an interesting five language gourmet food dictionary to help us make a choose. We were not disappointed. This is a place worth searching for.

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Thank Gillian B
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

Locals do not need this review. Possibly they do not even use computers and internet anyway...Tourists and foreigners in Osimo, yes they do need this review since the place shall not be missed out. If you are in town and looking for a restaurant this is the best price /quality ratio you can get. The excellent food is local but... More 

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The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

good food, good people, good music and good vibes all around. traditionally run for moore than 200 years by the same family. we had tagliatella with rabit and spagetti putanesca, simply perfect. forget moderna this is the place to be.

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Varese, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

A small family run restaurant tucked away in the side streets of central Osimo. Good choice of starters and main courses, fast friendly service, excellent food and incredible prices. Don't be put off my the 70's decor, the food and service really makes up for it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Oppia 20, 60027 Osimo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Marche  >  Province of Ancona  >  Osimo
  • Phone Number: +39 071 715882

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