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La Vecchia Carrozza

Via Giosue Carducci, 41, 14100, Asti, Italy
+39 0141 538657
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“porcini” (3 reviews)
“rabbit” (2 reviews)
“dessert cart” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Giosue Carducci, 41, 14100, Asti, Italy
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The meal here was absolutely amazing. The truffles were wonderful, as were the appetizers and deserts. However, what really makes this restaurant amazing is the owner. He makes you feel not like a patron but like a family member. I can't recommend this restaurant highly...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was the only Osteria suggested by the lonely planet guide and was very conveniently situated in the historical center of town, right next to the museum and crypt of st. Anastasio. We sat down for lunch at 12.30 and were promptly followed but two...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

tucked away off the main street is a real jewel. the atmosphere is charming and you are greeted as a guest rather than a customer. the food is Piedimonte at its best. The porcini is a specialty not to be missed. we tried it grilled...More

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 8 February 2017

On a business trip, one of my vendors took me for a tour of the city at night. After spending about an hour just walking along the cobblestone side streets, we ended up at Ristorante La vecchia Carrozza. Only one other couple dining and very...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Recommended by the owner of our Agriturismo in Canelli, this gem of an eatery was perfect for a good warming lunch. Hidden well off the main shopping streets of Asti, you enter a quaint vaulted dining room with about 12 tables and are greeted by...More

Thank Robsski
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Just in time for the fresh fungi porcini. This is one of those rare places where they proudly show you a tray full of this great mushroom, before making it into something wonderful! Lovely service too, good choice of local wines, and not expensive at...More

Thank royjonker
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here by recommendation from another restaurant. The older husband and wife team with staff offer impeccable service and food. It is in more of a residential area off the main center of Asti- easily walkable. They offer fresh buffet options along with a...More

Thank LWGandM
Reviewed 16 January 2016

What lovely food and service. Offered an assortment of appetizers, followed by a main course and a selection of desserts -- I couldn't have been happier. The service was impeccable and the location lovely.

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 21 August 2015

At the recommendation of our hotel, we tried this superb little restaurant that is hidden away on a residential street and run by an amazing ederly couple. The husband does most of the interfacing with guests in the dining room, and no one seems to...More

Thank ExilAmi
Reviewed 15 August 2015

What a find, local food and wines in a lovely simple setting under brick arched ceilings. The Grandpa and his wife serving were absolutely charming and funny too although we have no Italian to speak of. 3 courses and a bottle of wine for 2...More

Thank Penny D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giosue Carducci, 41, 14100, Asti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Asti  >  Asti
  • Phone Number: +39 0141 538657
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I have always eaten well here over the last 5 years whenever I'm in Asti
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