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Osteria Don Abbondio

Piazza Guido da Montefeltro 16, 47121, Forli, Italy
+39 0543 25460
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
13 Oct 2017
“Great place”
26 Sep 2017
“Good food”
Closed Now
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Guido da Montefeltro 16, 47121, Forli, Italy
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great italian food combined with excellent service makes this a great place for lunch or dinner. I can strongly recommend it.

Thank Jörgen D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had two vegetarian menu and two menu with meat, we were all happy with our choices. We were also able to change some of the dishes foreseen in the menu. The price was adequate, the quality of food good and the ambiente cosy. We...More

Thank YK-Urbino
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A lovely summer evening, a beautiful location and a restaurant with excellent food! Delicious dinner, traditional food with a twist! Clean place, lovely tables and good and kind service. We couldn't be more satisfied! We'll be back!

Thank Silvana G
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The service is excellent, the menu includes food that can surprise you, and, last but not least, the wine! No big labels or names but the quality is super: just follow the suggestion and you won't regret!

Thank FurioRozza
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We drove from Stockholm to Lecce, Forli, Lignano and finally Berlin. Of all the places we ate, this tiny inconspicuous off the main road restaurant served the best food. The owner, in his poor English tried his best to translate the menu. The food burst...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

The place is nice and the staff friendly. The food pretends to be top level but in reality one of our dishes was kind of too spicy (stracotto) and one too salty. The wine was fine. A kind of overrated restaurant. Friends from the area...More

Thank Karlz977
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Even trying the home menu, made of typical local dishes, reviewed with some modifications, the taste of the food was unexpectedly faint, except for the stracotto (beef stew) where cloves flavour dominated everything. The price is not low for such an unsatisfying cooking. The staff...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Excellent restaurant where recipes from the vast and opulent tradition of the Romagna Region are creatively proposed at reasonable price. I have been there recently for no less than three times in a week so we had the chance to sample several items from the...More

Thank yummyyummy2015
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Everything was right. The red wine was a Barbaresco, a genre hitherto unknown to me. It was delicious as was the Trippa alla Romagna - all regions of North and Central Italy have their own way with ox tripe. Service was welcoming and friendly.

Thank Amit M
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Coming over year in a foggy evening of winter is definitely preparing you fro the nice experience I had. I had very nice food with single glass of wine selected by the younger apprentice having passion for wines of the territory, is asking where I...More

Thank Roberto P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Guido da Montefeltro 16, 47121, Forli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Forli-Cesena  >  Forli
  • Phone Number: +39 0543 25460
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Forli close to the theatre and San Domenico Museums, DON ABBONDIO OSTERIA is a centenarian institution where theatre workers and actors used to have a meal at late night. Today the tavern belongs to the young host Simone, who is a sommelier and has a very particular passion on cheese too. The family took great care over the previous tavern style, but in a modern and stylish way. So that youʼll find paper placemats on the table, some of the traditional recipes on the list belonged to the inn history, such as “stracotto beef”, fried frogs, meatballs and tripe, but also a great selection of wine and contemporary paintings on the walls, made by the artist Enrico Lombardi. And for true lovers, a little cameo: a candle-lit dinner in the only one table under the roof.
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