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Il Vecchio Ristoro

Via Roma, 67030 Rocca Pia, Italy
+39 0864 48481
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (4 reviews)
“sausage” (2 reviews)
“chitarra” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Roma, 67030 Rocca Pia, Italy
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a hidden gem! Everything we ate (gnocchi, chitarra, ravioli) was handmade by the cooks the same day. Ravioli are special from Rocca Pia and they are sweet (though not too much). I had the chitarra with orapi... so good! And then we had...More

Thank sbox79
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This Ristoro is a bit out of the way, but is well worth the trip to Rocca Pia to experience the wonderful food. Once in Rocca Pia, park your car and walk up hill on the main road. The restaurant is located on the left...More

Thank Dutetre
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Just back from lovely meal. Great value. Good attentive staff and good homemade pasta. Gaudenzio (owners son) was very knowledgeable and helpful. Will return soon.

Thank Roy C
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Whenever you are nearby.. please do not pass this without trying their cuisine. I've been here since 2012 and will not stop coming back. The food has been ever so tasteful, prepared with care which you experience in their service and food. Love it and...More

Thank Diedre Dawn B M
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place is definitely worth a visit. The town (Rocca Pia) is a quaint, beautiful mountain town full of good people and authentic culture. The restaurant takes things up a notch from there. The food here might be the freshest I've ever eaten in a...More

Thank GPCii
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Good local food, well prepared - and helpful proprietors. This was the first lunch of our Abruzzo holiday and a great start.

Thank Judi W
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We traveled from Colorado to Rocco Pia to trace some heritage. This time of year the village is very quiet. We were the only patrons of the restaurant that evening. The chef and host are the owners (husband and wife, Michele and Nunzia). We were...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Take time out from your Abbruzzese holiday to visit one of the best restaurants in the region. The food is local and authentic, the service is friendly, warm and personable. The restaurant has been recently renovated in a tasteful and classic style and is quiet...More

1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We always have dinner here anytime we visit. Fresh and homemade food served with a smile and a friendly chat.

Thank Arturo57
Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

This is an exceptional restaurant - run by a wonderful family Michele, Nunzia and their son Gaudenzio. They are warm and welcoming and have a deep respect for the food they cultivate and a passion for the manner in which it is prepared - all...More

2  Thank Nunziata
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma, 67030 Rocca Pia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Rocca Pia
  • Phone Number: +39 0864 48481
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Locale a conduzione familiare situato nel centro storico di Rocca Pia. Cucina semplice basata prevalentemente su ingredienti locali. La sala da pranzo situata al piano superiore non ha una grande capienza perciò è consigliata la prenotazione. Purtroppo non sono ammessi animali domestici (cani, gatti, ecc.)
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