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La Piazza

Cedar Square, Blackpool FY1 1BP, England
01253 295277
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Ranked #105 of 490 Restaurants in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Benvenuto, This is La Piazza Italian Restaurant in Blackpool, we have kept the same principles of running our restaurant that made us a local favorite over 25 years ago. We are an authentic family run restaurant and every member has actively contributed to its life at some point. We are proud of our Italian heritage and aim to provide the best and freshest ingredients cooked with real Italian flare. Almost everything is made fresh to order here, we are not a chain, nor do we aspire to be. So if you feel like a Spaghetti alla Carbonara without bacon or Pollo Cacciatore without mushrooms, no problema! We encourage you to join us in the true Italian experience, as if you were in an Italian casa. Ask your friendly waiter about a bottle of Chianti or Pinot Grigio, enjoy a true Italian birra, why not order an antipasto with Garlic Bread before your main meal, we make our Tiramisu and other desserts right here so don’t be shy to give it a try. Finish your lunch or dinner with an enjoyable espresso or cappuccino, accompanied by a smooth Vecchia Romagna or Amaretto with ice? Please feel at home, enjoy the food we have enjoyed cooking for many years, and enjoyed eating for many more! Feel free to let us know if you have any questions about the menu or suggestions for the future. Grazie e Mangiamo!
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English first
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Booked this restaurant as we were going to see Mama Mia. They didn't appear to know about our booking but there were free tables. After about 10 minutes the waiter came across and asked if we had the menus. As he hadn't given them to us we didn't. He brought them to us and we ordered some drinks. After another... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Surly owner, small portions, undercooked pizza base. Avoid this place at all costs - poor even by blackpool standards.

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had an excellent meal and the owners made us feel very welcome, talking about the people who had visited their restaurant whilst appearing at the Grand theatre, just across the square. An authentic Italian restaurant with a good atmosphere We will certainly be going back when we are in Blackpool again.

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Leeds
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Found this place after being told Bella Italia had no tables, I'm glad they didn't! Lasagne very tasty and my 5 year old son ate his portion up straight away. My husband said his pasta dish was delicious and tomato garlic bread was fab. Good service and lovely atmosphere, wouldn't hesitate to recommend!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Ate late afternoon on saturday. Nice to sit outside on a sunny day but pizza wasnt cooked very well. Not much choice for vegetarians too. Maybe we went at a bad time as other people rate this place much better than me. Ive been to much better places and wont be going back next year. On a positive note the... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

A repeat customer..excellent little restaurant ,very kind and courteous hosts. Excellent food ..Excellent wine .. Will definitely use again... The pizza is top draw.. Thank you to all the staff .. Very romantic and cosy,very highly recommended .. Reasonably priced as well

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went in because we just love lil Italian places and were impressed by the interior. They gave us a table by the window which was good because I love to be nosy and our drink order was taken promptly. Our starter was very tasty a mini dish of pasta to share yum! Our mains were a calzone and a... More

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bradford
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194 reviews 194 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My wife and I ate here without making a reservation late on Saturday afternoon. The staff were very pleasant especially the owner. They had a Carslberg pump but there was no beer so we had a bottle of Peroni apiece. Starters of Melon and Parma ham and chicken livers with chilli on toast were nicely presented, good quality and quantity.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I was also in this place on 27th of july and totally agree with the review by Ian S , this place was pretty poor that day and many dishes were left half full and you were encouraged to eat outside , the place is cheap and reading some reviews you wonder why , but going by the experience of... More

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Blackpool
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love this restaurant. I've been here a few times now and it just keeps getting better and better. The comment below must have been somewhere else as you can see into the kitchen and on the occasions I have been here, the microwave was never used (I had garlic mushrooms too) Beautiful atmosphere at night time with the... More

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