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An informal restaurant or tavern serving simple Italian dishes.

[Italian, from trattore, host, from trattare, to treat, from Latin tractāre; see treat.]
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(Cookery) an Italian restaurant
[C19: from Italian, from trattore innkeeper, from French traiteur, from Old French tretier to treat]
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(ˌtrɑ təˈri ə)

n., pl. -ri•as.
a restaurant or café serving Italian food.
[1825–35; < Italian: restaurant =trattor(e) restaurateur (tratt(are) to treat + -ore -or2, as translation of French traiteur) + -ia -ia]
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[ˌtrætəˈrɪə] Ntrattoria f
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nTrattoria f
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THIS Italian trattoria, located just off Silver Street, Durham, is available for sale.
ONE of Huddersfield's best-loved Italian restaurants, Trattoria Domenico, has been put up for sale for PS150,000.
Pictures from the fan account revealed that the two also dropped by Guidicelli's restaurant Trattoria Da Gianni and shared meals with his family, including the actor's grandmother.
Within seconds of us walking in, Trattoria 51's manager, Attilio Sergi, was brandishing a huge Italian flag and had every member of staff on the stairs of his Old Hall Street restaurant as bemused diners took in their raw Italian passion.
Luke Tang, 40, and his 70-year-old parents, managed to get a table at Trattoria Casanova, near the canal city's famous St Mark's Square.
The restaurant, Glorietta Trattoria (run by the former sous-chef at L.A.'s Pok Pok), combines classic trattoria fare with cocktails by New York's fabled Death & Co.
Trattoria Toscana located on the Souk Madinat Jumeirah has made key management appointments ahead of the summer season.
Fast-forward to summer 2016 and the owners are expanding to include a gelateria and a separate trattoria on the site of the original restaurant, in Wellfield Road.
Ciao Pizza adds trattoria to its name to reflect new offerings
Summary: For authentic Tuscan cuisine at its best, take a trip to the recently reopened and rebranded Trattoria Toscana at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, formerly Toscana.
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