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La Sarmassa

Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, 24122 Bergamo, Italy
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
1 week ago
“Loved by the locals”
2 Dec 2017
“Not as expected”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, 24122 Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Centrally located and easy to find, la Sarmassa offers a menu full of typical local dishes which are prepared with excellence. Elegant interiors and good wine choice. I loved their Pasta alle Vongole variation made with bottarga.

Thank 847pierc
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We were in three people and we have to wait up to 45 minutes before ordering. Than after other 20 minutes the dishes came: we ordered two dishes of grilled fish with potatoes but they have an horrible odour. The third dish, instead was ok....More

Thank SabrinaAsperti
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

In what probably used to be a canteen the minimalist renovation did a good job. Cold but not without temperament. The menu is eclectic and spaces on all type of dishes. I tasted the pasta with bottarga clams and hot pepper and I loved it....More

1  Thank gilardoni
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews we want to Sarmassa which was a 10 minute walk from our hotel. We had had a big lunch so we only shared an antipasti cold cut plate which was great. For mains we had the lamb and the beef fillet which...More

Thank Line1982
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We booked at this place for New Years Eve dinner, honestly we did not expect a great meal in a busy restaurant on New Years eve, but how wrong we were, OK service was not the fastest, to be expected but each dish was heaven,...More

2  Thank henryborgbarthet
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Recommended by the B&B and glad we went there: small, cozy, wonderful atmosphere, excellent food, and then there was Ivan: not only did he have good food and wine recommendations, he was humorous as well and "refused" to serve beer to quench immediate thirst (suggesting...More

1  Thank Rool V
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Authentic and magic atmosphere of historic styles make you especially relaxed and especially savored. Because they have really perfect menu and vines.

1  Thank Maksmoko
Reviewed 10 November 2013

I've been there several times and every time I go to Bergamo I have dinner at la Sarmassa. small and cozy place, superb food and excellent wine list. A must go for tourists and locals, better to book. The location is also very good for...More

1  Thank beppelop
Reviewed 22 July 2012 via mobile

Mostly locals. No tourist trap. Excellent food. Friendly atmosphere, superb wine list.

2  Thank Paulus1958
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Bancalegno 1 h, 24122 Bergamo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Bergamo
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