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L'Antica Spelonca

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$$ - $$$
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Via Visitazione, 23, 10058 Sestriere, Italy
+39 0122 751001
Today
19:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 19:30 - 22:00
Thu 19:30 - 17:00
Fri 19:30 - 22:00
Sat 19:30 - 22:15
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Frankfurt, Germany
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice little place with lots of atmosphere. Pleasant and personable service. With a sincere wish to present a good meal. We would come back.

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Thank Caliloo
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It's the best restaurant around Sestrieri. The food is exceptional! It's a very rustic place, but have some of the beat food in town. It's a "must go" restaurant. Need reserve.

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Thank Silvinho D
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building, great food, they speak English.. It's take time until the food arrived. We was all the family (6 persons) , 4 of us vegetarian and we found food to everyone.

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Thank Yuval C
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The restaurant's ceiling is a series of brick domes which adds to the atmosphere. The building must have served a different purpose years ago, as the brick work is old. Food was good quality and had a mid-range price. You will need to book on a Friday and Saturday night as 'locals' visit the resort for a weekend ski and... More 

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1 Thank Chris T
Stockholm
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Visited the place with my family and friends. The restaurant was cozy but that is the only positive thing to say. Service was arrogant and food was not acceptable without any inspiration at all. I cannot believe the ratings it has been given.

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Thank Kajowi
Chester, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

Wow! What a place! We ate here twice and although more costly than the hotel we were in it was really worth it - about £30pp for 4 courses with wine. The owner is a really nice chap who seems to really want to take care of you. OK, I would imagine if it were full the service might take... More 

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1 Thank gizago
Milan, Italy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

A cheap tourist trap. Service unbelievably slow, a poor menu. We left without having what we ordered, since we couldn't wait any longer. Most of the clients were foreign tourists. Servizio inaccettabilmente lento, menu da ristorante medio di citta', cibo mediocre. Clienti per lo piu' stranieri.

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Thank GCMiGe
Gavirate, Lombardia, Italy
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

Very nice and charming place, old cellar with stone vault, wooden floor covered by nice carpets...giving a very harvesting and intimate sensation. Food is great, at least what we tried....in particular I'd suggest the Tartare, which is simply amazing! 3 entries + 3 first courses + red wine + water + 3 dessert= 90€, which is a very fair price... More 

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Thank JohnBelushi85
Boise, Idaho
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

This is a nice little restaurant about 5 minutes out of Sestriere down in Borgata. Service and food were great.

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Thank BoiseBecker
Paderborn, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

The place is really beautiful and charming but the food is terrible. We were very disappointed. We expected better dishes. The steak tartar was absolutely not eatable, the potatoes with cheese were a catastrophe. I really do not understand how this restaurant could get such a good rating. The waiter was arrogant. Price for the dinner for 2 adults and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
19:30 - 17:00
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
19:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Visitazione, 23, 10058 Sestriere, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Turin  >  Sestriere
  • Phone Number: +39 0122 751001

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