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Il Giglio d'Oro

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Piazza del Duomo 8, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 341903
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
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19:00 - 00:00
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't expect much as we knew it's usually better to avoid restaurants on touristic squares, but this restaurant was definitely an exception: truly amazing. Excellent quality for more than reasonable prices and great service. If i ever go back to Orvieto, i know where i'll be having diner.

Thank Celine L
Reykjavik, Iceland
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This restaurant is situated right on the Duomo square. Light modern decor and if you're lucky you get a seat on the upholstered bench. The service is excellent and friendly. I had the pate for starters and my son had the stuffed rabbit. We then had pork filet and breaded lamb chops. Not knowing the wine selection we asked for... More 

Thank Kolka2014
Boyce, Virginia
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Not a great experience here. The food was good enough when it arrived but it came out in the wrong order and we were more or less ignored. It was probably just a bad night.

Thank tom l
Orvieto, Italy
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143 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Fabulous location ( just in front of the majestic Duomo ) The decor inside is a bit "cold" but adequate . Service is very attentive and the kitchen very organized (you don't have to wait ages for your order and they come all together ! ) The menu uses very traditional Umbrian ingredients of good quality and are prepared with... More 

Thank bardofabiani
Seattle, Washington
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176 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Set just north of the historic duomo, this clean, cool and fresh restaurant is quite a nice surprise. The cacio di pepe (a tradional dish) was perfection and rich in flavor. The grilled eggplant with shavings of zucchini was delicately prepared and full of flavor. The pork medallions wrapped in pancetta were delicious. The service was great and they were... More 

Thank KAOSeattle
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A delightful small restaurant looking out at the Duomo. Seating outside but chased inside due to a shower. Lovely staff, tasty food, good choices and certainly value for money. We shall hope to visit again when in Orvieto.

Thank Jean O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A great location right by the duomo. Do try the local delicacy of pigeon. Very delicious if a little on the pricey side. Service was excellent

Thank Gary_Burfield-Wallis
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nothing but good to say about this restaurant. The service was impeccable, location opposite the Duomo beautiful and peaceful. And the food was unforgettable. The pasta with garlic, olive oil and truffles was simple but exquisite - it tasted like a walk in an Autumn forest. So evocative. Dessert was simple but equally delicious. A meal to remember for a... More 

Thank Kath D
Lymm, United Kingdom
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211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Provided you don't have a need to leave the upper part of Orvieto ahead of the insane 8:30pm closure of the funicular, then you could do much worse than have dinner at il Giglio d'Oro. It has a great menu and a good wine list (covering local wines to a good extent), couple with really sharp service. From the complementary... More 

Thank Sionel
London, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Sitting overlooking the cathedral sets the tone of this restaurant. Good food and service and good wine list. Not cheap, but you pay for the view! Beware of the cover charge.

Thank Andrew D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 42 - US$ 77
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Duomo 8, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Terni  >  Orvieto
  • Phone Number: +39 0763 341903
The principal ingredient of our kitchen is love. Love for the high-quality products of the territory – Umbrian and Tuscan extra-virgin olive oil, chianina beef, truffles, cheeses – and for the magical blends of new and subtle flavors, the underlying premise of the gastronomic journey we propose. Dishes based on fish betray oriental inspiration, grafted onto Tuscan roots. Desserts range from the classics of the pastry chef to original mouth-watering delicacies.

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