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La Trattoria

#12 of 326 Restaurants in Caen
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13 Rue Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 47 97 01
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food

Food was nice but a bit prices are a bit on the high end, mainly signature pasta dish. Decoration of the place is a bit strange.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Joly294472
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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English first
Hampshire
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131 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is located among many other restaurants near the castle and we went there based on other reviews. We were not desperately hungry and ordered a main course each after waiting some time before being able to place our order. Julie had Sea Bass which was lovely with a fine crispy skin and I have sampi and courgette but the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Food was nice but a bit prices are a bit on the high end, mainly signature pasta dish. Decoration of the place is a bit strange.

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Wonderful food, great staff, nice wine. A relaxed atmosphere. It was just perfect. And not expensive at all! We liked it so much we went back the next evening (we have never ever done that before) and once again it was very good. The place was full both times so you may want to make a reservation. (What I also... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Firat class food in this little tiny resturant. Friendly service and their speciality was out of this world.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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44 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went to this trattoria based on the many positive TA reviews. Our experience was unfortunately not as good - we could not even say it was average, because average would mean an overall comparable performance to other Italian restaurants and this was not the case. We could say the service was an average performance including the chat with the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

There is no need to trawl around the restaurants in this area. This is the best Italian restaurant by far. Friendly and hard working waitresses and food that is well presented and tasty is good enough for us. You may have to wait a while due to the popularity of this place but when your food arrives you will, I... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very good Italian restaurant in Caen. We had 2 kind of pasta, both were great. One of the pasta involved the chef flaming the pasta in front of our table and making conversation with us. We also had the mozzarella starter which was fresh and great. I would go there again. Only downside I could think of is the menu... More 

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Paris, France
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We stopped through Caen for dinner and selected this place based on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. The owners we're so nice and the meal was excellent. I had their signature dish which is a pasta that is mixed up in a wheel of Parmesan. It was sooo good. Prices were reasonable and the owner spoke good English as well.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

In an area do Caen jam packed with restaurants, it was hard to decide which to go for. We picked this restaurant as we wanted a change from the Normandy cuisine. We struck lucky. We had a very good dinner and the service was warm and efficient. We were given a dish of herby cream cheese with chicory as an... More 

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Friendly relaxed atmosphere. Excellent food using local produce. Generous portions and good service. Although we didn't have it, the special carbonara,prepared at the table in a huge parmesan cheese looked amazing. Puddings were pretty good too. We had the "coffee special" - a coffee served on a plate with various delicious small puddings to accompany it. Good value for money... More 

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Address: 13 Rue Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 47 97 01
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Rue Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 47 97 01

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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