The peaceful atmosphere at Osteria Piazzetta dell’Erba, matches that of Assisi in general. While fresh Italian ingredients are used, this is not your typical trattoria. Chef Matteo Bini puts a modern spin on the traditional Italian kitchen. Also, the location is superb, it’s just a few steps away from Assisi’s main square, Piazza del Comune.
Address & telephone number: Via San Gabriele dell’Addolorata 15/A, Assisi, Italy, +39 07 5815352
Make your way to the upper part of town to find this hidden gem. By the time you’ve made it all the way up the hill to nearby Piazza Matteotti, you’ll have earned a delicious meal at Hosteria Nova Baccanale Cafè. You’ll find an extensive selection of local wines, meats and cheeses in this family-run spot. Baccanale has frequent cultural entertainment as well, from live music to informative programs on the history of Assisi.
Address & telephone number: Via del Comune Vecchio 2, Assisi, Italy, +39 07 5812327
If you are craving a quick slice of pizza as you tour the quaint streets of Assisi then make a pit stop at Pizzeria da Andrea to pick up a thin and crispy slice to go. Or you can try the Umbrian favorite torta al testo, a flat bread sandwich usually filled with goodies like prosciutto, sausage, mozzarella and vegetables. It’s the perfect option for a reasonably priced yet satisfying lunch.
Address & telephone number: Via S. Rufino 26, Assisi, Italy, +39 075 815325