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Taverna dell'Orso

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Strada Sant'Egidio Civitella d'Arno 7 | Perugia Localita S. Egidio, 1km Dopo la Chiesa, Direzione Ripa, 06134 Sant'Egidio, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 602769
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Rome, Italy
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

We went there because the restaurant nearby was closed for lunch. Needless to say that this was real surprise to us ..finding a restaurant near the airport with such great food and affordable as well. The service was courteous but most of all the food was delicious ...prepared by the Mom of the owner ..we had gnocchi with wild boar... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Very good typical Umbrian food and kind service. During summer it's possible to eat outdoor too...really suggestive (apart from some insects flying around), but also the interior is nice. I strongly recommend to eat eggs with truffle! Amazing! Fair prices. Recommended to book in advance, especially on weekends.

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Arrived to Taverna quite early (8pm) in comparison to the typical Italian diners, so we were lucky to get attentive service right away. Our waiter was so sweet. He was confident in the best dish + wine pairing... and recommended a Tuscan Sangiovese with the most AMAZING antipasti of truffled eggs, honey cheese, prosciutto / melon, and olive spread croutons... More 

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Sunshine Coast UK!
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

An amazing taverna with delicious food. Between 2 we shared an antipasto, salad, plate of pasta and tiramisu and were fat and very happy! Cannot wait to fly out of Perugia soon to stay at Locanda Paradiso and eat here again!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

It's a little bit lost in the countryside but we'll worth the hunt! The food was fantastic and the staff were lovely and cheerful. We were a group of 10 with 5 children and they were very accommodating. I really recommend the gnocchi with red wine sauce and smoked cheese. It's amazing!

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Heed the warning re: portions. Huge for Italy. But don't be shy about asking for to-go boxes or sharing every dish. Chef-owner just wants you to enjoy. Lamb shoulder outstanding, as were the two veal dishes we tried. (We dined two consecutive eves.) Orso is a gem in the middle of farm country. Pastas & grilled veggies super. Staff most... More 

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Turku, Finland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

The best meal ever. High on top of the hill, peacefull and beautifull place to enjoy a fenomenal lunch or dinner. True italian kichen, made with feeling. Best tiramisu ever. Umbrian kichen on its best. Truffels used in a stylish way. I left my heart in dell´Orso. Highly reccomended by me :)

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Kent, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

We had a lovely dinner in their al fresco dining area. The food was delicious and wine excellent and very reasonably priced (a Sagrantino di Montefalco for 18 EUR) BUT be warned as the helpings are enormous! Even sharing the antipasto della casa and then one plate of pasta each meant that by the time the main courses arrived we... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

If we ever return to this region, we undoubtedly return to this place. It had been recommended by the owner of our Agriturismo, and we didn't regret following his advice for a minute. We enjoyed a 4 course dinner menu with an excellent Montefalco Sagrantino (great Umbrian wine) for a very reasonable price. Make sure to have a reservation, since... More 

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Seano, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

This place was recommended to us by the owner of the Agriturismo we were staying in. I live in Italy so I know of some great places to eat, but it's difficult to pick the right spot when traveling so it's usually wise to ask the locals. In this case, it really paid off. The location had a great panoramic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$37
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Sant'Egidio Civitella d'Arno 7 | Perugia Localita S. Egidio, 1km Dopo la Chiesa, Direzione Ripa, 06134 Sant'Egidio, Perugia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Perugia  >  Sant'Egidio
  • Phone Number: +39 075 602769

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