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Ristoro Mucciante

Localita' Madonnina, 67023 Castel del Monte, Italy
+39 0862 938357
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“arrosticini” (7 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Barbecue, Grill
Localita' Madonnina, 67023 Castel del Monte, Italy
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

This place is really busy on the weekends in the summer. And the people on motorcycles love to make it their destination spot for lunch when taking the bike rides in the mountains. You purchase your meat - lamb pieces on wooden sticks -- and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 408KeithM408
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Situated in the mountains near Castel del Monte the only way to fully appreciate this eatery is to is it it. No review will truly do the set up and location justice but here goes. The drive up is via some seriously windy and steep...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank SmithGatwick
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The scenery is stunning. The quality of the meat is excellent. The atmosphere around the place is stunning. Cook it yourself with ready made, lit, bar-b-ques. It is just stunning

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Dublin202
Reviewed 17 October 2016

So fun to bbq our arrosticini (little skewers of meet) and sausages, then eat them with wonderful pecorino cheese, chunks of bread, and the house wine. It was a brisk autumn day with wonderful clouds to add to the truly beautiful scenery. Mostly outdoor seating...you...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank GlendaleJ
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is such a great idea. They sell meat - really good meat of all description(no chicken I could see but everything else). They have many lit bbqs outside and arosticini bbqs. You buy your meat, they give you plates and kitchen paper and off...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Everything is really tasty and the location is wonderful! You can buy the food and cook by yourself. After that plenty of tables are available. Everything has a very reasonable price, except for the Arrosticini that are a bit expensive (6EUR, 10 pieces). Mandatory to...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank goolasso
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is not a restaurant but a do-it-yourself BBQ. We bought arrosticini and sausages to cook ourselves - the best I have ever tasted. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I always come back here as soon as I have a free day. You can easily find other riders to chat with and tourists from everywhere. The roads that arrive at Fonte Vetica are something fantastic, IMHO absolutely the best ones for a bike lover....More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Fabrizio F
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We messed up - brought lunch with us and then found this place. Let's just say we had two lunches that day. It was a Saturday (does that matter?, maybe it's not so good during the week) and they had banks and banks of small...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank EdinburghDrich
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is a great place in the middle of nature. You can get any piece of meat you like and bbq it yourself. They have also some little startes and some typical cakes if you feel for some dolce. I had a very pleasant lunch...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Principessauk
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Questions & Answers
Caitlyn W
6 December 2018|
Response from 408KeithM408 | Reviewed this property |
no it is closed in December. you should find lots of snow up there. take your skis and pack a lunch. be sure to have tire chains for your car.
Cynthia P
8 September 2018|
Response from 408KeithM408 | Reviewed this property |
You use the wood sticks that hold the meat to turn the meat while it is cooking, and to remove when done. You eat the meat right off of the stick. Other food is available and there are forks, plates, glasses. Beer, wine... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Barbecue, Grill
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita' Madonnina, 67023 Castel del Monte, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Castel del Monte
  • Phone Number: +39 0862 938357
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