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La Balestra Antica Hostaria

Via Lorenzo Valerio 16, 61029 Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 2942
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb stew” (4 reviews)
“pappardelle” (4 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Lorenzo Valerio 16, 61029 Urbino, Italy
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the place very welcoming and food was good We loved the stuffed olives and the pasta with tartufi

Thank Eli G
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This restaurant was down a shaded side street quiet and cool on the outside terrace. The menu was different but delightful and I had one of the best composed salads I have had in Italy. A small amount of rocket was mounded with shaved carrots,...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 1 July 2018

An important heads-up, they will not tell you what items they're out of stock on until AFTER you sit down and order water. When we were ready to order, they didn't have pizza, most beers, marinated olives, lamb stew... etc. The server said that the...More

1  Thank Wing_Goddess
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I speak almost no Italian. The service here is the best. I have been here twice, both times two ladies have been working in the deck area and you could not ask for nicer or more friendly staff. I love the ragu and the ravioli...More

Thank Drag0nmum
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I went for lunch and really enjoyed. Very secluded and quiet. I sat on the deck which is huge and very comfortable. There was a school group inside that kept singing. It was fabulous. My waitress was very friendly and efficient. She recommended a great...More

Thank rcmontex
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

There are two nice things about this place: It was warm and the waitress was very smily and nice. The rest... 41€ spent for nothing. It took 30 minutes to the "maître" to come to our table to take the order, with a disgust face....More

1  Thank SoloRaquel
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went there on a Monday night, it was not so crowded since we were a little late for dinner, but still the wait to get our order was very long. You see signs leading to this place saying their specialities are truffle and game...More

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Down the hill (take the small alley) from the main piazza, La Balestra has outdoor seating that is grand. When we arrived, there was one waiter (apologies, the other waiter was sick) and a party of 28 had just arrived. He told us "20 minutes"...More

Thank ProPhotowriter
Reviewed 9 May 2017

La Balestra is situated in a lovely side street in the center of beautiful Urbino, a few steps from the Ducal Palace. In front of it, in the courtyard of a school, stands a spectacular centuries old plane tree. The pasta dishes, such as pappardelle...More

Thank Tuxilla
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The decoration is nice. Packed with smart youth. Quick service. Good quality of food. Low prices. Pizza Margherita 4,50eu, tagliatelle Porcini e fossa 9,00, insalata mista 4,00.

Thank goumaki
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lorenzo Valerio 16, 61029 Urbino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Marche  >  Province of Pesaro and Urbino  >  Urbino
  • Phone Number: +39 0722 2942
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