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“Outstanding ”

La Carbonara Restaurant Pizzeria
Ranked #28 of 150 Restaurants in Kamala
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: La Carbonara is the typical "trattoria" that can be found in the center of Italy. The cuisine is handled by Francesco, born in Rome but of Umbrian culinary training, while the reception is curated by Valentina, who in Umbria was born and raised. The flavors and the products are typical of Maremma Laziale and Valle del Nera (river); from Pecorino cheese to braised lamb shank, hand-made pasta (fettuccine, lasagna, ravioli, potato dumplings) and pizza with a fine and crunchy base, then the homemade bacon, the guanciale (pork cheek) and the black truffle, that goes well even with the tropical climate. The atmosphere and the location are relaxed, airy and comfortable, the large parking in the back allows the enjoyment of a pedestrian and safe location for children who are free to enjoy the garden's greenery while parents can taste selected wines and foods in the fresh evening. La Carbonara restaurant pizzeria is a small tranquil extract of genuine Italian cuisine in the heart of Kamala.
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

We have been regularly visiting Phuket over the past 7 years, during which time we have tried the majority of the island's top-rated restaurants, both Thai and western. I can confidently say that Carbonara is among Phuket's best Italian restaurants. My family and I have been there umpteen times, and have consistently been impressed with both the quality of the food and the excellent and personalised service provided by owner Valentina and her staff. Bravo!

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Reviewed November 20, 2016

We needed a break from Thai food so found this wonderful Italian restaurant set back off the main beach road. Marvellous discovery, wonderful food - I had pasta and my husband had pizza. The only thing that let them down was serving the red wine chilled - I prefer my Merlot at room temperature!

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Reviewed November 17, 2016

Valentina and her local staff do a great job running this excellent Italian Restaurant down an alleyway off beach road in Kamala. Quality and pricing off both food and drinks is exceptional for this unpretentious style of restaurant and its not just pasta and pizza either ! Well worth a visit when in this area.

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1  Thank Alasdair M
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

We can only recommend La Cabonara.
We have been in Kamala many times, but only the last time dined at La Cabonare, and that is a big mistake.
This time did we dine here 3 times, and all 3 times was stunning, great service, great food and the atmosphere was very good.
Fist time did we have a steak and a Pizza, and for the first time in Thailand did the cook understand how to make the steak, second time did we order a special dish, Scalopine a la limone, and the third time did we also order a special dish, Valdostana this was very funny as we have a dish in mind from a local restaurant in Denmark, but do not expect that local dishes is the same other places in the world ;O) we explained what it was and they made it, and they made it good.
The cook managed to make the food as we never have tasted before, is was so good as we was in heaven, so good was the taste.
We can only recommend this restaurant, though it can be hard to find if you don't know your way around ii Kamala.
If we ever go back to Kamala we will dine here more often.
Thanks for making our experience so good, we wish you all the best in the future, and good whiches to the staff.
We have been traveling in Italy for many years and have been served many dishes, but this was the best ever.
The only thing not so good was the Tiramisu, it was not creamy enough.
Try it you will NOT be disappointed.

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1  Thank Fedtmule64
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Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Authentic Italian family ran restaurant tucked away off beach road. Crispy thin pizza bases and a good selection of wines

1  Thank Lizbeannn
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