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La Cantinola

Via Calabria 16-18 roma, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #67 of 248 Shopping in Rome
Type: Specialty Shops
Description: This yummy food shop features a unique type of "tartufo," which is a soft, light ice cream, and a tasty ice cream truffle with chocolate coating.
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Oslo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We ordered pasta, with and without gluten. Service was very polite and nice. Got bread, olive oil and tasty green olives before the food was served. The food was very good. Recommended

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UK
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177 reviews 177 reviews
68 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Reception at our hotel recommended this restaurant as it was just around the corner and traditionally Roman which was what we wanted. The owner welcomed us and was lovely, our waiter did not have the same charm unfortunately. We had nice dishes of veal and fillet steak, bit disappointed that there was not much of a promised salad garnish with... More

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

I travelled to Rome on the weekend in February when they had over 6 inches of snow which quickly turned to ice. Most of Rome was shut due to the snow...however La Cantinola was open! The staff were fantastic and the food was excellent. They started us off with a complimentary piece of their lovely bruschetta. Then I asked for... More

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Leamington Spa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Our hotel recommended La Cantinola on the first night of our trip and we were not disappointed. Mainly filled with locals the atmosphere and the staff were fantastic and the owner also came out to greet us. I ate the house pasta, 'Pasta alla Cantinola' and thought it was superb and great value for around 10euros. The wine was also... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I thoroughly recommend this place. My wife and I found it by accident and enjoyed it so much we went back the next evening ,our last in Rome. Between us we had the best Steaks and Ravioli we have had eating out anywhere and at a reasonable price. Customers are a mix of locals and tourists and there is a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

We recenlyt visited this restaurant which we found excellent. We had checked it out on tripadvisor and previous visitors had found it fine. However, we thought that based on other restaurants in the area this one was quite expensive. The atmosphere was great, the place was full of locals so that is always a good sign. We would hightly recommend... More

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England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2010

We stumbled across this restaurant a short walk from our hotel. Received a very warm welcome from a very enthusiastic proprietor. The Sea Bream was fresh and delicious as was everything we had there, we went back a second night. Prices were average for the area but the atmosphere, staff and food were above average.

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Palm Bch Gdns, FL
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2007

La Cantinola is a terrific restaurant for those who want to eat well in a quiet, cozy atmosphere, but don't want to pay through the nose. It's located in the Villa Borghese section of Rome and tucked away on a side street (Via Calabria), but very easy to find. The seafood is very fresh (my girlfriend ordered the seabass and... More

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2007

One of our best and most fun meals in Roma - refered by the staff at the Victoria Hotel a couple of blocks away. Excellant food and eating with the locals is always better than the tourists for us.

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