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Taverna La Lanterna

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Via della Trattoria 6, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
+39 0743 49815
Today
11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
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Thu - Tue 11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my wife's second visit - and she was excited to share with me. The food was really fresh and well prepared. Food appears to be seasonal, which is encouraging. We started with a fava bean soup with pecorino that was tasty and a spelt salad. The spelt salad was set out like a 'tri-colore' with fresh rucola, tomato... More 

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Thank DDFiuto
Sellano, Italy
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent, good quality ingredients cooked with care and very tasty. The owner is eager to explain dishes and ingredients and goes to great lengths to procure the best locally sourced ingredients. Best enjoyed when it's not too busy.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We booked a table for two for the 3rd January and was a bit dismayed to find the place completely empty when we arrived 15 minutes early to our reservation. We had had big dinner the night before, and the emptiness of the restaurant meant we only ordered a small meal with a very cheap half litre of Montefalco Rosso.... More 

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Thank Matt S
Albany, New York
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A tad confusing to find as there are 2 restaurants on parallel streets. Food was good, not great.Good service, I'll go back again in several weeks(our next visit)

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Thank rfalteri
USA
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice restaurant. We found the food to be average. We did not have a reservation but we were able to get seated. Our server was excellent. Very accommodating to one of our party that's a bit fussy. Good house wine. Good value at 81.50 euro including coperti of 6 euro for 4 people.

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Carmichael, California
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We liked our dinner and wine in this charming taverna, but we especially liked the waitress with the enthusiastic personality. We complimented the 2 folded napkins on our table (in shape of a shirt and a rose) and she showed us her book of origami folded napkins. What fun! And I could use a little of my Italian with her!... More 

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Thank JohnandKathyR
Perth, Australia
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great food. Try the rabbit as recommended to us. Small serves. Great food. Great atmosphere. Great service!!!! Recommended

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Thank Melmain62
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband and I had lunch at Taverna La Lanterna after biking from Bevagna to Spoleto and parking our bicycles at the nearby Piazza. You probably won't see the restaurant if you aren't looking for it but it is very close to the Piazza della Vittoria. The restaurant is simple and has a nice atmosphere. The service was excellent. We... More 

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Thank Beth D
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This small restaurant is quaint and simple. The food is delicious and very reasonable in price. The owners are very detail-oriented -- the napkin displays are charming. I definitely would and will dine here again. Pasta dishes, omelets, and vegetables are fresh and original.

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Thank Frances H
Melbourne, Australia
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This place was recommended to us by a shop keeper and it certainly didn't disappoint. There were tables of locals and a few tourists who had obviously been told about it also. The food was very authentic and we asked what dishes were exclusively from the region and ordered those. They were great! The service was friendly, food fabulous and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Trattoria 6, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spoleto
  • Phone Number: +39 0743 49815

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