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Venloerstrasse 8-10, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
02215108930
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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como
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384 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nvited by some friends , in what I was told , there is genuine Italian food. The menu really large was promising , truffles, fish, wild boar, dozens of pastas and pizzas whatever ...well we got a starter , we shared a pizza nd had some pasta and dessert , everything was simply below expectations, , pasta aglio e oglio... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We came here after a business meeting in the area without prior reservation. Nonetheless we were seated within minutes by a very hospitable waiter. The food we had ordered arrived promptly and was very tasty. The rumpsteak was soft as butter and seasoned perfectly. The pizza was authentic Italian and made according to our custom instructions. Overall a brilliant find... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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202 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

You'd better speak Italian, when ordering your pizza from this genuine wooden fire stove restaurant. Authentic Italian waiters are serving delicious pasta, pizza and meat dishes.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Visited Montanara with friends a while ago but I am looking forward to experience it again. The authentic staff is beyond friendly, fun to talk to and highly professional. I ordered pasta and shared pizza with a friend. Both, pasta and pizza, tasted great while portions were very generous. Considering the quality of food and service, pricing is very reasonable.... More 

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Saffron Walden, UK
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Stopped in here one evening, without a reservation, attracted by the menu and the look of the restaurant. It was a very busy (generally a good sign) Saturday evening but the staff found us a table and were really friendly and attentive. We only speak a little German and no Italian so we were provided with English menus and they... More 

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Treasure Beach, Jamaica
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

While being on a family affair, our close friends have invited my Sister, Niece & us , to a "last evening" dinner before leaving Cologne, my Sister and I shared the Goat Cheese with Honey Crust, very smooth and for my main course I choose Penne Arrabiata, very spicey , but hey that what I wanted right ? It went... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

Great pizza, real Italian style. Friendly Italian staff. Not too noisy, good for a nice lunch or dinner with friends.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Ok, so I am a sucker for truffles. No restaurant I have ever been to is the generous in applying those on their dishes - even on pasta and pizza. My italian friends keep wanting to come back - also a good sign! Value and quality, service (ask for Janni) - all excellent!

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Plano, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

Family and I stopped by for a mid afternoon lunch and we loved this place. We really appreciated the fact the menu was also written in English, and some of the waiters spoke English. I had Spaghetti Bolognese and my wife and child split a pizza. The spaghetti and sauce was very good with a large portion. The pizza had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

I was taken here for a quick lunch and enjoyed it so much I went back for dinner. I enjoyed the very tasty food and warm service (they are genuine Italians after all) so much I went back again the same week and guess what I`m going back tonight. Fantastic food at a reasonable price, what more could you ask... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$55
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venloerstrasse 8-10, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Neustadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Neustadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: 02215108930

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