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Perugia & Umbria

Family-friendly Restaurants

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  • Pizzeria Zia Graziella, Orvieto

    Recommended by Elizabeth Heath

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    Pizzas are served “in giro,” meaning they just keep bringing out pizzas, one at a time and of different varieties, until you say “basta!” Friendly prices, too. Bring bug spray!
    Località Ponte del Sole 38, 05018 Orvieto (just past the Orvieto cemetery, look for a small wooden sign on the right)
    tel. 389 7925102

    "We love Zia Graziella’s in the warmer months, when families can sit outside and kids can run around and play a bit" (EH, Feb 2013)

  • LAntica Rupe, Orvieto

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    Vicolo SantAntonio, 2/A - Orvieto (TR)
    tel. 0763 343063

    "Don’t be put off by the elegant setting—the owners and staff are very kid-friendly, and this is one of the best restaurants in Orvieto, and the pizzas are good, too!" (EH, Feb 213)


  • Osteria Numero Uno, Orvieto

    Recommended by Annalisa Distasi

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    Typical Umbrian cuisine. Has special children`s area whre they can play with pencils, crayons, books. They can practice cooking with vegetables and fruits made of cloth, dishes made only with a truly borderless imagination and a lot of fun.
    To help mothers and dads they offer a changing table and the availability of a bottle warmer. Very child-friendly
    Lunch 12:30 to 2:30pm
    Dinner 7-10pm
    Closed Monday (in Winter, Monday & Tuesday)
    Via Ripa Corsica n° 2/A
    05018 Orvieto
    tel. 0763 341845 or 340 6712765


    “They have fantastic food and also a kids’ corner with a table, colouring books, books and toys” (AD, Feb 2013)

  • Ritrovo del Cacciatore, Orvieto

    Recommended by Elizabeth Heath

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    Located outside Orvieto on the road to Lake Bolsena, this is real Umbrian cooking in a large, open setting. There’s even a playground for kids. Great for group dinners and special events.
    Loc. Villanova, 12 - Orvieto (TR)
    tel. 0763 217107


  • Ristorante Grotte del Funaro, Orvieto

    Recommended by Elizabeth Heath

    Older kids and teens will love descending into the “grotto”—a large underground cantina with cavernous dining rooms. Fare is typical Umbrian, and includes pizzas.
    Via Ripa Serancia, 41 - Orvieto (TR)
    tel. 0763 343276


  • Pizzeria Charlie, Orvieto

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    Charlie is the best-known pizzeria in Orvieto. Younger kids will enjoy running around in the enclosed courtyard dining area (warm weather only), and older kids will appreciate the extensive pizza menu.
    Via Loggia dei Mercanti, 14 - Orvieto (TR)
    tel. 0763 344766

    "my 12-year-old nephew’s personal favorite came with sausage and French fries on top!" (EH, feb 2013)

  • Gelateria Pasqualetti, Orvieto

    Recommended by Elizabeth Heath

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    Kids and adults can enjoy gelato in the shadow of Orvieto’s imposing duomo. Pasqualetti is the venerated gelateria of Orvieto, and for good reason—it’s bursting with flavor and freshness, and it’s all handmade in the basement.
    Piazza del Duomo, 14, Orvieto, Italy
    tel. 0763 341034

  • Osteria di Pinocchio, Perugia

    Recommended by Helen Harrison

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    Fairy tale-themed dining for kids and adults, with a special kids play area and dining room, as well as private birthday parties and special events. 
    Via Tazio Nuvolari n.19 (Pian di Massiano)
    Perugia, Italia, 06125
    Tel: 0755-052591


  • Bambam Ristosaro, Perugia

    This jungle/dinosaur themed restaurant caters to kids, with a toddler play area and children’s menu, but fortunately has a well-stocked bar for parents.
    Strada Trasimeno Ovest, 159
    06132 Perugia, Italy
    Tel: 0755-173315.
    Closed on Tuesdays