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Hosteria Posterula

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Corso Cavour 312, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 341245
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Orange County, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The individualized, custom service the staff provided me was unparalleled. The cook's astoundingly delicious Umbrichelli with Tartufo and anchovies and egg yolk was worth a book on the simplicity and wholeness of italian cuisine. The staff called me a cab while I finished my meal, knowing I was very tight on time. I highly recommend this simply-great restaurant day or... More 

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Rome, Italy
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by a native of Orvieto as the best restaurant in town. We ended up having dinner here and lunch the next day. The service and food is fantastic. The menu contains typical Umbrian dishes and original twists like their signature umbrichelli with egg yolk, truffles and anchovies (very delicate addition). Just go with it. We... More 

Thank Mike J
Oxford England
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Eating in the garden here is a really enchanting experience. Surrounded by prolific flowers, we felt we could really relax and enjoy our last night in Orvieto. The food was very rustic, very traditional and very generous. I had the strangozzi with ham and black truffle, my companion had the umbricelli. The osso bucco that followed was hearty to say... More 

1 Thank uppermordent
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Google maps is wrong. Look at the street address and follow the numbers. It is close to the funicular station. Food is insanely good, and people are friendly. Perfect pasta.

1 Thank David R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

We chose this restaurant because of Trip Advisor reviews - so thank you reviewers! We had an excellent meal - and the dishes are not expensive. We were made to feel welcome and service was good.

1 Thank Veronica749
Rome, Italy
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307 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

This is a good family run restaurant with a menu comprising local dishes of all kinds, the food was well prepared and tasty, the service was excellent and friendly. We were asked if we were enjoying the food by both the waiter and the chef. Wine is served by the glass if required and there are daily specials. Hound welcome

1 Thank David W
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Orvieto proved to be as beautiful as advertised. The food at the Hosteria was excellent. The Bruschetta was amazing and the pasta outstanding. Very good and friendly service.

1 Thank Stevetycon
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

Orvieto is a beautiful place to visit for many reasons but we made the short trip from Rome for one reason: to have a nice big Sunday lunch at Hosteria Posterula. We've eaten there four times in the last two years and it's consistently excellent, which is a sign of a truly great place to eat. The antipasti we took... More 

1 Thank RU_Noel
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

We ate here twice during our stay, despite the poor service, as the food is so much better than most of the restaurants we had tried. We had ravioli, meatballs and chicken cooked in a lovely tomato sauce. The food is very tasty, and the chef obviously took great pride in his work, as he came out on both nights... More 

Thank JPKA4
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel in Orvieto and it was even better than we expected. The food was wonderful (the 5 of us all had something different but did a 'taste test' of everyone else's meals). The staff (a family owned restaurant) are very eager to please and the chef made a point of coming out to check... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Cavour 312, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Terni  >  Orvieto
  • Phone Number: +39 0763 341245

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