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“Amazing risotto!”
Review of Vecchia Aosta

Vecchia Aosta
Ranked #148 of 300 Restaurants in Aosta
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Morgan Hill, California
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Amazing risotto!”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Beautiful little restaurant tucked inside an ancient, roman ruin. We showed up without reservations on a Saturday night and were ushered right in, no problem. Service very friendly, food was authentic and delicious. Even the house wine was pretty good.

  • Visited March 2013
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SanktPeterburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Incomparable New Year dinner”
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Thank you for a wonderful romantic New Year dinner. Very tasty food and desserts, great wines. Bottle of sparkling wine as a NY present.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank DmitryZagrivny
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Boston
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Romantic, good food and service focusing on the local fare.”
Reviewed 3 June 2012

After walking through the town we had a few glasses of wine and then decided on Ristorante Vecchio Aosta in the center right beside the area where they were digging up the old Roman ruins. On Fridays, they invite the public to ask questions of the archeologists as they work.  

We started with glasses of the local prosecco and had a barbera with our meal. My wife started her meal again with poached egg with truffles on a bed of asparagus in Parmagian sauce and I had thinly sliced duck breast with aged balsamic salad. We shared a tagliatelle in a red sauce. She had spiced beef with cloves and cinnamon in a red wine sauce on polenta and I had the pork tenderloin with apples and wine vinegar. Both are traditional regional dishes. All the dishes were nicely done, but felt the starters and the pasta were particularly outstanding.

We had hoped to eat at Ristorante Xavier as it had venison on the menu, but it was closed so we returned to Ristorante Vecchio Aosta from our first night here. My wife started with her usual and I had cod with radicchio. We shared the risotto with zucchini and both of us had the osso bocco . All were done perfectly to our tastes. The proprietor, Danielo, is a wonderful host. We tried Geispi, a local digestif made from wild flowers. The smell reminded me of the forest and it was very tasty although I would not make a habit of it.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank redroverma
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Blonay, Switzerland
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Romantic place...and excellent typical dishes from the valley”
Reviewed 27 November 2011

The restaurant sits on the antic walls of the city of Aosta. The view at the first floor is just magic at night. The service is cordial and the choice quite large, mostly typical dishes cooked with style.Prices are quite affordable.

  • Visited October 2011
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Thank marie1946485
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Stockholm, Sweden
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful old house”
Reviewed 26 August 2011

Had a quick lunch, but guess this place is better when you've got more time and is worth a visit for a dinner. The restaurant is situated in an old house which looks just beautiful from outside and is very charming inside.
The food was good and the service as well!

  • Visited August 2011
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Thank maria_swe
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