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La Cava Restaurant

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329 South Church Street, Salisbury, NC
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Vaughan, Canada
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200 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I can't wait to return to this interesting and elegant restaurant. Victoria and Tyler were our servers. Gnocchi was excellent. The Brie with Apple was delicious. Will definitely be returning. And how could I forget the the atmosphere...a beautiful old wooden church with stained glass windows. Definitely come for sunset. The lighting is incredible.

Thank SarahRamatAviv
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136 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We took my wife out for her birthday to La Cava and were somewhat impressed. I say somewhat because the history of the building was wonderful, the wine and beer list was adequate, the service was somewhat strained and the food was almost perfect. Let me explain the 3 bullet rating. The service was strained because we never knew who... More 

1 Thank sillysull
Alto, New Mexico
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114 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this nicely appointed Italian restaurant in an old church. Service and food were excellent. Our courses consisted of Caesar salad, pasta with lump crabmeat, and gelato. Salad prepared at our table.

Thank Philip B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I were looking for a special place for dinner and discovered this wonderful restaurant set in an old church. The brick work and lovely stain glass windows proved to be the perfect backdrop for great food, attentive service and a wonderful evening.

Thank Vicky J
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We dined with a group of six for a special late dinner celebration and this was the perfect locale. The restaurant is in an old church building which adds to the ambience with souring ceilings and stained glass windows, but the nightly specials stand on their own. Don't even bother with a menu, just listen to your professional server and... More 

Thank Michelle M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We are always looking for unique restaurants to try when we travel for business. This place is in an old church and has such a special comforting feeling inside. The wait staff is very personal and knowledgeable. The wine selection was a little light on white wines but it was very nice in the reds with some high end bottles... More 

Thank Stephanie H
Greensboro, North Carolina
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

What a great find in a relatively small city/town. A true gym in the way they run their business and the location.

Thank carib4me
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Our family dined here for a special birthday, and we were not disappointed. We shared two appetizers, and both were delicious. The Calamari Fritti was the best that I have ever tasted. We each ordered a different entree, some were specials of the day, and everyone was very satisfied with his/her choice. I had Salad Nicoise with Seared Tuna which... More 

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This converted church provides a perfect setting for one of the few restaurants in town that have figured it out. Great food, personalized service and a good bar and wine list round out the experience .... Not NYC or Charlotte, but head and shoulders over the other higher level offerings in Salisbury.

Thank T2x
Richmond, VA
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Went to this place on the recommendation of a local colleague.  The place is located in a former church.  Outside it's nothing to write home about,  but inside it is very intimate and cool with most or all of the stained glass windows still in place.  Arrived early with two work buddies. We were greeted immediately and given a table.... More 

1 Thank ilsete

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 South Church Street, Salisbury, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?