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La Cosa Nostra

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62 Lattimore Road, St. Albans AL1 3XR, England
+44 (0)1727 832658
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely

Lovely atmosphere and food: had a beautiful mushroom starter that I will definitely return for! Worth the trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
MLT84
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lovely atmosphere and food: had a beautiful mushroom starter that I will definitely return for! Worth the trip!

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St Albans
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I visited last week -my first ever visit. We visited on a Tuesday night and the restaurant was busy. While we did not have reservations , I am advised that it is best to book if wanting a table at the weekend. I ate the Pasta Arrabiata which was on the spicy side and my companion had Pasta with a... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Have eaten at Cosa Nostra several times over the last five years and have always enjoyed the experience. Our daughter had booked our table for a triple birthday celebration and was not made aware of any time limit to our dining. We all enjoyed a very pleasant meal with drinks in a popular, busy restaurant. When the time came for... More 

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london
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We've being going to the Cosa Nostra for years and it's our default choice for pizza in St Albans. Yes, it's noisy and yes, the tables are close together, but we don't go for fine dining, we go for a tasty and cheap pizza, a bottle of house red (which we're sure they leave by the oven!), and, if we're... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Went last night with friends got there a bit early and the place was heaving. The customers are well trained and quit their tables on time so we didn't have to wait too long.Service is fast,attentive and friendly. The food is good, my insalata de mare was excellent,the vitello less so as it was rather dry and not overly generous... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We ate here tonight for the first time and really enjoyed it. Great atmosphere, relaxed and bustling, has an authentic Italian feel to it. We ate deep fried mozarella balls, a fantastic salad and shared a pizza with three drink drinks and dessert and a peppermint tea, all for just under £40. The pizza and salad were superb. Friendly staff.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

A group of us went here on a Saturday night and I could not fault the place. The food was fantastic, the staff were accommodating and extremely friendly. It's a good place to go with all ages. Also the menu is very reasonably priced. Will be going back many a time!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The staff are really friendly , the food is amazing . Had a wonderful evening and definitely come back. The location is perfect for town and train station.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

We've eaten here a few times and always been happy with the food. The pizzas are amazing and you can get them to trashes home too. Tiny restaurant but very friendly and helpful.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went here for the lunch deal and had a delicious pepperoni pizza and an amazing pasta dish with blue cheese. Excellent service and very good value make this somewhere we will return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62 Lattimore Road, St. Albans AL1 3XR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1727 832658

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 49

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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