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Taverna de li Caldora

Piazza Umberto Primo 13, 67030 Pacentro, Italy
+39 0864 41139
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
3 weeks ago
“Well known spot to get your Slow Food fix”
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Piazza Umberto Primo 13, 67030 Pacentro, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great meal. We stopped for lunch in this charming little village. The restaurant is hard to find even though it's in the main piazza. Once you enter the doors you realize that everything is first class. The restaurant itself has been renovated with...More

Thank lcs989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I heard from 2 different folks in Sulmona that this was The place to eat and after a long and winding trip through the beautiful mountains of southern Abruzzo, we timed our stop at Pacentro perfectly so we could enjoy a truly...More

1  Thank ddsoffida
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Amazing restaurant offering a plethora of absolutely delicious regional dishes. Servings are generous, setting is elegant, view is breathtaking, staff are professional.

Thank mdds6
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic view on the terrace is the start to an amazing lunch. We had the antipasto which was a feast on its own. No menu, the waiter is the menu. What an experience, some dishes I wouldn't have chosen off a menu but you need...More

1  Thank borborbet
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

So manu starters...go there if you're very hungry.... Great place for eating in the center of pacentro

Thank Mauro F
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It is a rare restaurant experience to be cooked for. As a shy person, the idea makes me downright uncomfortable. Armed with a bright smile & enthusiastic and broken Italian, we let a man cook for us. What followed was a delightful culinary embrace from...More

1  Thank Savannah B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We weren't too sure what to expect with this restaurant considering it's in a very small town (where the singer Madonna was born) and on the side of a mountain. But we made the trek up and what a surprise. Carmen and his staff were...More

1  Thank navigator627
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Surely I have reviewed Caldora in the past. I went again this year & it never disappoints! Just name your favorite food and magically it appears in front of you at a great price! Truly one of the finest restaurants in Italy !!

1  Thank Toyia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Wow, what a view from the huge terrace overlooking the surrounding hills with Sulmona in the distance. This was beautiful elegant dining with superb food and excellent service but not over the top prices. We enjoyed our main courses and desserts (just wish we could...More

Thank Rodger41
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I don't say that lightly. We were brought to the Taverna by a close family friend, Carlo, and his wife, AnnaMaria. Carmine and his staff were our hosts at the restaurant. I highly recommend letting the restaurant staff set the menu - it was incredible....More

1  Thank saukamp
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Bianca P
Does anyone know how I can make a reservation here?
13 March 2017|
Response from navigator627 | Reviewed this property |
The two times I ate there i phoned while I was in the country. Depending on the time of year they may only be open in the evening and therefore may only answer the phones starting early afternoon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Umberto Primo 13, 67030 Pacentro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Pacentro
  • Phone Number: +39 0864 41139
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