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Il Cavatappi

Via Dei Granari 2, 01016, Tarquinia, Italy
+39 0766 842303
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
5 Nov 2017
“Just what we were looking for”
17 Jul 2017
“Nice but nothing really extraordinary”
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Dei Granari 2, 01016, Tarquinia, Italy
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

It was a Sunday in November, there was a vicious thunder storm so by the time it passed through it was already 1:30. We set out to find somewhere for a spot of lunch and found this open. Cavatappi (corkscrew) was a lucky find. It...More

Thank Shandie354
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Nice small restaurant with typical italian food. Many reviews on this place are somewhat overpromising. Not that it is not OK, but no more than that. One recommendation : avoid the housewine.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

In 10 weeks of travel we had some good meals but the standouts, could be counted on one hand. Il Cavatappi is one that counts. Everything from food, interaction, service and price, it ticked all boxes. The owner/waitress Tamara was fantastic and very easy to...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We came to Il Cavatappi with three children aged 2-8 and four adults, and they managed to cater very well to all our needs. The children enjoyed their spaghetti while the grown ups had the best meat we have eaten for a long time. The...More

Thank Karin A
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This was not our first time here. We enjoy visiting Tarquinia when in Italy and always return. The food was excellent and the charm of the place just adds to our visit. The town is small and it is easy to find. There are a...More

1  Thank bhardeman
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Bonding rural tastes and the excellence of Maremma traditions, I found the cozy Cavatappi the perfect place to spend a few hours with very friends in one of the most beautiful roman villages ever. Cherished ingredients handled with care combined with real delightful local vines,...More

Thank Silvio F
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Was taken by a friend of the owner to this well hidden restaurant in the old centre of Tarquinia. Being a vegetarian they needed flexibilty from the menu and they succeded well. The charming owner helped me on alternatives and it was well prepared. The...More

Thank JeroenvanRoekel
Reviewed 22 July 2015

very hospitable, and characteristic menu with a twist. Highly recommend it especially if you appreciate meat based meal and great dessert.

Thank Francesco R
Reviewed 10 May 2015

this is a tiny restaurant located in the old section of Tarquinia. The food, while not bad, lacked something flavor wise - maybe just a hint of salt. But it all tasted that way to me. From the sauce on the pasta (which was a...More

Thank BobC558
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We visited this place on two occasions. ( one night after the other). The first night was good and the food was nice, atmosphere was great and staff were excellent, they allowed us to wait for a table outside and gave us nibbles and drinks...More

1  Thank seivad79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Granari 2, 01016, Tarquinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Viterbo  >  Tarquinia
  • Phone Number: +39 0766 842303
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