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La Locanda del Papa

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Viale Corridoni, 60040 Genga, Italy
+39 0732 973324
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10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
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Asheville
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87 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We visited this restaurant for lunch. The menu is completely in Italian, and the wait staff speaks no English. Not as problem on this day. The total cost of lunch (shared appetizer, two second courses, water and coperato, and 2 espressos was 37 euros. Seemed low, considering I ordered a meat course and it ended up being a NY strip... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went to this restaurant 5 years ago and promised ourselves to go again next time we would be in the region. The food is great, the staff is friendly, and the restaurant itself is pretty unique.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

If you have paid a visit to the caves we really recommend spending your lunch or dinner at this place. Top ravioli and local mix grill. Good combo with a glass of Verdicchio and topping it off with some grappa.

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We came back to the town of Genga to try this restaurant and it was fabulous. Great, typical, local food, in a fantastic context. This place was the wine cellar of a castle carved out of the pinky sedimentary rock, and we got to eat in this part of the restaurant. Delicious, abundant food, cooked and served by the super... More 

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Heerenveen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

After visiting Grotte di Frasassi we went to Genga for lunch and ended up in La Locanda del Papa. We did have a great lunch. Starting with anti pasti de la casa. Many different tastes, warm and cold. A very good starter. For primi we ordered pasta, fresh home made, great taste, but to much. As we also ordered secondi,... More 

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Des Moines, Washington
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

What a wonderful experience we had at this wonderful out of the way ristorante. We had visited Frassassi Caves and wanted to get lunch. We were walking aroung Genga and came upon this wonderful ristorante. We were the only tourist there amongst locals. One person was doing the seating, the cooking and waiting the tables. I wish I would have... More 

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Zuienkerke, Belgium
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370 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We went here for lunch. We had 2 incredible pasta's, my wife the ravioli, i the tagliatelle. Great, incredibly fresh. One of the best primi possible.

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Telluride
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

I'm surprised by some of the earlier reviews (from over a year ago) saying the food was good at this restaurant. We just ate there, on a Sunday, a couple of days ago. It was, hands down, the worst meal I've ever had in Italy. My sister-in-law, who is an Italian citizen and has lived here for 28 years, said... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

We were wandering around the town of Genga after visiting Frasassi and hoping we could find lunch. I was a bit unsure at first and although my boyfriend understands Italian better than I do we weren't sure what to expect. The menu was handwritten, leading me to believe that the menu changes regularly, if not daily. We each had an... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

This is a restaurant very cheap where you can eat real Italian foot! It's owned by a family and the atmosphere is very nice

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Corridoni, 60040 Genga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Marche  >  Province of Ancona  >  Genga
  • Phone Number: +39 0732 973324

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?