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La Cantinola

#769 of 9,740 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
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Via Calabria | 16/18, Rome, Italy
+39 06 4282 0519
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

we ate here last feb. 14 and it was extraordinary or should I say so FANTASTIC, AWESOME and AMAZING ! The foods are really Good very tasty ☺️ including the best service of Enoe ! Surely you'll enjoy your lunch/dinner here !

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Thank Christian V
Tring, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed a great meal here with friends. I am a slightly aquard customer as I have various intolerances, but they easily dealt with them with no issues and without fuss. We had a variety of different dishes and they were all great. The house red fine and good value for money, as is the food. I'm very happy to... More 

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moscow, russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place. Decided to listen ti advice of owners and took lasagna and ravioli. Both were great (a little bit smaller then we expected) but very delicious. Smiling people, good service, good house wine, limoncello at the end, and beautiful rose for my wife. Thank you! Hope to come back one day!

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My go to place whenever I'm in Rome. While they have some of the best pasta, their secondi menu is even better. I can never eat both so I am always torn what to order. Located a short bus ride or a 20-25 minute walk from Repubblica. Close to the US Embassy, maybe just 10 minute walk. Check for hours... More 

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Bicester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Recommend by our hotel we ate twice during our stay. Great ravioli, steaks etc. Very friendly with a rose for the ladies and some limoncella too. Watch out for bread and water which will be added to the bill. Highly recommended good value Italian frequented by locals

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This place was just perfect. It was everything you could want for good and fresh Italian food. The service were really helpful. As a vegetarian it can be tricky in foreign restaurants but they were brilliant. The garlic bread was the best I've ever had and they even gave free chocolates and rose, which were such a lovely touch at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Really really friendly staff speaking a number of languages. Great food at a great price. All the free extras including olives, bread, bruschetta, chocolate sweets and a rose made for a lovely evening. We will be returning and would definitely recommend especially to foreign travellers.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Discovered this we restaurant on the 1st night we arrived and ate here for the following two nights. Food was lovely cooked fresh and the staff were more that helpful nothing too much bother, it was packed every nite good sign. Lasagne to die for

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was just across the road from our apartment for the week so it made an easy choice after a long day of sightseeing. The food was very good (and they were happy to make a dish that wasn't on the menu) but it was the owners/staff that made is special - they were so kind to our kids and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Excellent service, friendly staff, lovely food, generous portions and very reasonable prices! We ate here as a family twice on a 4 day break and regretted going elsewhere on night 3! Five of us ate a main meal with drinks (incl half-caraffe of house red) with a few shared desserts. Came to 60 Euros. They bring you loads of lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
Thursday
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
Friday
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
Saturday
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calabria | 16/18, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighbourhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 06 4282 0519

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Staying in Ludovisi / Via Veneto

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Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 20:00.
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