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La Tavola

18 rue de Richebourg, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 40 74 11 61
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
2 Sep 2015
“Not your first choice in Nantes”
1 Nov 2013
“Laugh out loud”
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 rue de Richebourg, 44000, Nantes, France
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

We picked this Italian-style restaurant as it was close to our hotel. Menu is limited to three items and although our entre was excellent, the main course was disappointingly bland. Staff couldn't work out how to use our US credit card and we had to...More

1  Thank Cranbury46
Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

Arrive in a major rain storm at 18.30 to find the door locked. A girl arrives and unlocks the door and says stay outside for 30 mins and you can come in! Enough said do they want customers? When will french people wake up that...More

8  Thank djsmyth100550
DidierViviane, Propriétaire at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2013

Dear Sir, It seems you've been out of your lovely country for a long time as you can't make a difference anymore between a storm an rain falling. The "girl" (you probably meant "the young lady) explained you kindly that we were opening at 19.00...and...More

Reviewed 22 August 2013

Want to make a reservation ? The owner of this restaurant will make a transatlantic phone call to your cell phone in reply to your message left on his phone! And then, when you sit down in his restaurant, he will explain in details all...More

Thank Pierre655
Reviewed 2 June 2013 via mobile

My colleague had eaten here before so we headed straight for the restaurant. We had an extremely warm welcome (presumably the boss!) from someone passionate about his food! The menu is refreshingly short, with a selection of delicious dishes all which were enthusiastically explained to...More

Thank nellnotts
Reviewed 28 May 2013

My wife and I had a wonderful meal here, the menu was mouth wateringly and passionately explained that had you wanting to try everything! When the food arrived we were not dissappointed, the flavours were wonderful and the meals filling, can't say anything bad from...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Last week we had the pleasure of discovering an Italian restaurant, la Tavola, in Nantes. It's rare to find a good italian restaurant that doesn't stick to pizzas and pastas! The staff was very professional, friendly and discreet, the service very smooth and the Italian...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 27 November 2011

This small restaurant is an amazing gem in an unlikely place. It is located on a quiet, non-descript, narrow street, behind the sex shops and mid-range hotels that front on the main street paralleling the train tracks, near the train station. Few other restaurants are...More

1  Thank nedtraveler
Reviewed 16 October 2011

I was at a meeting in Nantes and some colleagues invited us to try this place with them. It was a wonderful experience. La Tavola is located on a quiet back street between the Chateau and the train station. Didier, the owner, serves an eclectic...More

2  Thank Paul9876
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Offering French people non-French food (with the exception of pizza) is a tough sell, but this small trattoria succeeds, certainly for those who know good Italian food, even if that didn't appear to include a lot of the local French folks. Our meals started with...More

3  Thank AlanLosAngeles_CA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 rue de Richebourg, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 40 74 11 61
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