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“Fantastic truffle lunch”
Review of Il Canestro

Il Canestro
Ranked #7 of 78 Restaurants in Sulmona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$45
Cuisines: Soups
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It still makes my month water when I think about our lunch at il Canestro. We did a private guided truffle hunt in October and it included a truffle lunch. The hunt was great and the lunch really was the icing on the cake. There were plenty of delicious food, from appetizers, to pasta, to meat......and loads of wine. We were in Italy for 3 weeks already, but this got to be one of the best meal we ever had. The pasta was out of this world. Service was friendly and prompt. Thank you to Giovanni for organizing this lunch and thank you to il Canestro for doing such a great job!

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Thank SwimgirlBurlington
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Stop for a little lunch it became a seven course meal appetizers huge and tasty antipasti a meal in its self veal tender chicken flavorful and moist fish great service top notch waitress helpful and friendly wine choice good and prices fair no room for dessert but looked fabulous

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A sublime menu mixing traditional and innovative takes on Abruzzi dishes at a reasonable price in a friendly family atmosphere

Thank gramsci1966
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were taken to this family run restaurant in Sulmona in Province of Abruzzo, Italy. What a delicious lunch. We all chose Spaghetti alla Gitarra with Ragu sauce (a tomatoe and meat based sauce). How delicious! I chose Baccala (a fish dish which is often dried fish reconstitued) in Bianco, a white herb sauce. The other 2 diners chose Roasted Lamb which they reported was tender. This was accompanied with small roast potatoes and a salad. To finish coffees all around. What a delicious lunch. So much so we revisited for lunch 2 days later.

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Thank Russlyn G
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Being a Monday evening we were the only customers. The waiter managed the perfect balance between giving us space and being there when we needed him. The food was lovely, simple without cutting corners and tasty. We enjoyed the evening and would definitely recommend a meal there.

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Thank Dani_IT
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