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“Cheese Extravaganza”
Review of Il Picchio Allegro

Il Picchio Allegro
Ranked #26 of 161 Restaurants in Rieti
Cuisines: Italian, Brew Pub
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Monterey, California
Level 6 Contributor
261 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Cheese Extravaganza”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

My wife and I had a great dinner here. They have a large selection beer and plenty of great pizzas. All the ingredients were fresh. Don't go looking for pasta because they don't serve any, the do offer polenta which is very good. The bread is also very good. They specialize in scamorza cheese pots. The restaurant does require you to drive out of town a bit. Is a good stop for Harley rides.

  • Visited August 2014
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English first
Rome, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Take a Meal at Picchio allegro”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

I taked a meal at Picchio allegro one february night. It took a very good pizza, one of the best pizza in my life!

  • Visited February 2014
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London England
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Out of town delight”
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Firstly if you are using your sat-nav to find this restaurant do have patience. Once you have found Via Criano keeps driving and the restaurant does eventually appear on your left. I am tempted to give 5 stars based on the location. This really seems like the middle of nowhere – in the nicest way. Opposite (when we visited) a beautiful field of sunflowers in bloom with a vista of plains and hills all around.
Onto the food. This place is all about pizza and delivers one of the tastiest I have ever tried. Yes there are other options which I am sure are fine but stay with their “expertise”. The nice surprise was a wide selection of artisan beers from the region. Many locals seemed to sharing a bottle in place of wine. There is a beer menu which the owner will be happy to talk you through. You can have wine if you want of course!
Despite the far out location this place is very popular with the locals and if you are visiting on a Friday or Saturday evening it would be wise to book.

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Best Pizza in Rieti”
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This is the best pizza in Rieti. I have been visiting Il Picchio Allegro for years now, and was never disappointed.

  • Visited July 2013
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