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“Horrible food and service!”
Review of La Giaretta

La Giaretta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Civita Castellana, Italy
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Horrible food and service!”
Reviewed 16 January 2013

This restaurant is a complete waste of time and money! I went last month on a Saturday night at about 8:30pm (the normal time of eating dinner for most Italian restaurants), and the place was nearly empty. That should have been my first sign not to eat there. However, I really wanted something to eat and I gave it a chance. At this hour, the kitchen had already closed and therefore the waiter told me that I could only order things that were already pre-made or didn't require cooking. The waiter acted as if I should be apologetic for coming into the restaurant, rather than serving me graciously- I guess the recession hasn't created a desire for more customers, yet. Actually, I have had this same experience in several other restaurants in Civita Castellana (notably Il Buttero), where I feel like I am a nuisance rather than a valued guest. At La Giaretta, I had an assortment of meats and cheeses, which weren't nice, and some stale white bread. I also had a pasta that was so forgettable that I don't even remember what I ordered. And in the end, I paid over 15 euro! I should have eaten a kebab in the central square, instead...

  • Visited December 2012
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telemaco53, Proprietario at La Giaretta, responded to this review, 29 January 2013
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Questo signore ha assolutamente sbagliato locale , facendo descrizioni non inerenti al nostro modo di lavorare
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