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Hosteria La Fraschetta

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Corso della Repubblica 58, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
+39 06 936 1312
10:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe free would be better but how long would the last? The place was great. Hosteria Fraschette has good food & cheap wine...4 euros a litre. Everyone in the place was laughing and sharing food. Alfredo ran around making everyone happy while mamma was in the back cooking up a storm. The gnocchi were fair but everything else was good.... More 

Thank Philip B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

On our 2nd visit to Gandolfo and the thing we were looking forward to was coming back to Fraschetta . We were certainly not disappointed . Fantastic food , superb house wine and a great atmosphere with superb service . If you need any form of recommendation check out how many residents use the place . The porchetta is first... More 

Thank Gazo1963
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

This restaurant is the first place we ate when we stayed in Castel Gandolfo for 4 days. It serves delicious traditional cuisine with friendly attitude and great service. At the end of our dine, Alfredo (the owner), gave us cookies and wine as complements. Very recommended when you visit Castel Gandolfo!

Thank Fitri R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Ate here on a very quiet Saturday evening and it was the best meal we had in our week in Italy . After 6 nights of mediocre frozen rubbish around the Amalfi this place was a revelation . Suckling pig that you bought by the weight for starters , excellent house wine sold by the measure , not the bottle... More 

Thank Gazo1963
Springfield, Virginia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful Sunday lunch here and was surprised that it was mostly locals and only a few tourists; pasta was excellent, cooked perfectly all dente and I have never had a 1/2 liter of house wine for 2 euros, and it was quite good.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

We ate here twice! The food could not be faulted the first night so we returned again the follwing night! Great traditional food and drink both very reasonably priced. Good hospitality and great location sat out in the middle of the street in a very charming little village. On a warm, balmy evening the overall experience could not be faulted.... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

The best gnocchi I have ever tasted comes from this darling little establishment. They have a diverse menu with images for those not well versed in the language. The service was enjoyable and fun! The best location, food, and feel!

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

not only it is probably the best in the area but the owner is part of the success of this small hosteria

Thank sibilvey
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Sits next to a posher eatery, but one of the meals we had here was good, rustic and value for money. seemed to be liked by the locals, which is usually a fair sign. The shared anti pasta starter was a particular favourite. House wine at 2 euros for a half litre! Made a mistake in going for the sausages... More 

Thank Skj17
Elmira, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

We stopped in for lunch after being swayed by the charm of the outside and sounds of people enjoying a great lunch inside. Hosteria La Fraschetta did not disappoint. Fresh, quick food, shared tables, boisterous, fun, friendly owners, and a great "mama" chef. (And Alfredo was tolerant of our poor Italian language skills.) An absolute recommendation if visiting Castel Gondolfo.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso della Repubblica 58, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Castel Gandolfo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 936 1312
  • This restaurant is at Hosteria La Fraschetta

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?