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Le Grotte del Funaro

Via Ripa Serancia 41, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 343276
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
“truffles” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
Via Ripa Serancia 41, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want to eat inside a cave - this is the place , if you are going for the food , eat elsewhere. The atmosphere was really cool and the house wine was also very good. The prices are reasonable as well but everyone...More

Thank RandRCalifornia
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful, unique restaurant. You go down a long flight of stairs into a cavern with window overlooking the valley below. (There might be an elevator, I did not look for one)The food is very good and the service is excellent!

Thank Laker5165
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious fire roasted suckling pig. The menu also included many other interesting options. Great ambience, situated in one of Orvieto's underground caves.

Thank Sigbjørn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a wine tasting and lunch. Nice cave like atmosphere. Only 1 white, 1 red and a dessert wine, but all were good as was the food.

Thank Michael M C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great atmosphere. the staff was very friendly. I recommend the risotto and gnocchi. And definitely get the polenta fondue

Thank emmablewis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family enjoyed our dinner here in mid-August. Although it was fine dining, we saw other families and the service was friendly. Good pastas but the local meat dishes with truffles were great. There is a staircase leading down to the restaurant which is really...More

Thank t d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant in underground grotto with beautiful stone ceiling and walls. Very busy and reservations necessary. The food is very good. Would give 4.5 stars. Only reason to take 1/2 star is that the service was somewhat rushed. Everything in a hurry. I am sure because...More

Thank Hedrick R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Great ambiance. Not overly expensive. Right by the elevators to the "Del Funaro" parking structure.

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

An excellent combination of interesting surroundings, attentive service and good food. Sitting at a table looking out through the town wall made eating dinner something of a special experience. The food arrived quickly and waiters checked on us frequently. Our meals were well prepared, if...More

Thank RobertMass013
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We are a family with three kids who had lunch at Le Grotte del Funaro. We all enjoyed the atmosphere and their really good pizza..

Thank Mårten F
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Anne S
Can I buy a gift voucher for this restaurant?
10 May 2015|
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Response from AlfredOrvieto | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ripa Serancia 41, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Terni  >  Orvieto
  • Phone Number: +39 0763 343276
  • E-mail
Description
In the historic center and medieval heart of Orvieto, 10 meters from the elevator to the Campo della Fiera parking lot, there is a cave in the cliff that was carved out by hand. This atmospheric place witnessed the craft of rope making over many centuries. Today this cave is a distinctive and one of a kind restaurant where one can taste traditional flavours made new in unique and harmonious combinations, such as: Truffles, porcini mushrooms, wild game. Or, if you prefer, you can enjoy a variety of seafood, skillfully prepared, or take in the smokey aromas of our pizza baking in wood, brick ovens. We serve the highest quality products and excellent wines from our well, stocked "cantina". The rooms are made up of the original stone walls and vaulted ceilings of the cave and which fancifully meander onto different floors. It's winding, welcoming, rich in charm and history. In addition, we have a summer veranda which offers eating outside where you can enjoy the beauty of the landscape that surrounds the cliff.
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