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Cantina Centro d'Italia

Via Dei Crispolti 68, 02100, Rieti, Italy
+39 0746 259253
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Via Dei Crispolti 68, 02100, Rieti, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Less than 40 metres from the geographic centre of Italy in the city of Rieti, Cantina Centro d'Italia is a tiny hole in the wall with less than 20 seats but those fortunate enough to occupy those seats and partake of this Trattoria's Alta Sabine...More

Thank James J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ho mangiato buon-iss-i-mo in questo posto. You must try the lenticche con salsicce as a starter, done to perfection! Followed with a primi pizzicotti, home made bits of pasta in a sugo to die for. Gente gentilisimi, simpatici! Didn't want the meal to finish !

2  Thank RichardRooney
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Comfortable and charming and exactly what we were looking for in a lunch spot-- simple food but with the highest quality ingredients prepared masterfully. The pasta was delicious and the mixed cheese plate was just what you would hope for in this region, with an...More

Thank Eric B
pierandrea g, Proprietario at Cantina Centro d'Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Dear Eric, i'm very happy you appreciated your lunch; your kind words make me feel so proud and encourage me to continue in my research of simplicity and quality. I hope you enjoyed your stay in Rieti and will be back soon. Hugs Pierandrea

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Last time I was here was in 2013, and feared it would have closed down like many other places in this sleepy city. Instead it was still there. The owner was very friendly, helped us out with the infant who was with us, suggested us...More

Thank Xueyan D
pierandrea g, Proprietario at Cantina Centro d'Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Many thanks for your kind words. I'm very happy you enjoyed your stay and I'm waiting for you as soon as possible!! Pierandrea

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

2 families together came here for lunch. Very welcoming. Loads of great food- it just kept coming! Fresh ricotta with blackberry jam, other local cheeses with honey, bruschetta, hams, good pasta, children had meringues for dessert. Cozy dining rooms close to the under- city tour....More

Thank JuliaBaron
pierandrea g, Proprietario at Cantina Centro d'Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Dear Julia, I'm very glad you stayed so well with us. See you soon, lots of hugs!! Pierandrea

Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

A wonderful local in town for working people to lunch: civil servants, gas company engineers, shop owners and couples. The owner is professional and warm at the same time. We shared a pasta and an ox tail- this was enough for the two of us!...More

Thank Miles P
pierandrea g, Proprietario at Cantina Centro d'Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Dear Miles, tank you for your very kind words. It has been a peasure to have you as guests. Looking forward to seeing you again, hugs! Pierandrea

Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a lovely little family restaurant. I felt like we had really really delicious home cooked food. Dishes that I had never had before, so simple yet so delicious. We told the chef/ restaurant owner that we didn't really know what to order but...More

Thank worldcitizeninrome
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is a good restaurant for numbers of diners that enjoy a noisy convivial atmosphere. Staff did their best to make everyone welcome. Our group of 5 had Sunday lunch and it was most enjoyable.Plenty of local produce and sabinese dishes.More

Thank John D
pierandrea g, Proprietario at Cantina Centro d'Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2015
Google Translation

grazie, grazie e diecimilavoltegrazie a tutti coloro i quali mi hanno dedicato qualche minuto della loro giornata per scrivere parole...More

Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant serving delicious food at a fair price. The ingredients are high quality and it shows. Excellent, friendly, knowledgable service. The antipasti are fantastic, the pasta - homemade,of course, is very tasty. We will definitely return.More

Thank traveller s
pierandrea g, Proprietario at Cantina Centro d'Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2015
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grazie per quanto scritto...è stato un piacere conoscervi...vi aspetto per altri primi piatti che, ve o anticipo, avranno anche nuovi...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Crispolti 68, 02100, Rieti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rieti  >  Rieti
  • Phone Number: +39 0746 259253
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