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La Trattoria

13 Rue Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
0231479701
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Ranked #14 of 309 restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

I have enjoyed S. Mugnaini La Trattoria ~ four times EACH a memorable meal/evening. I like the old Caen warmth too, which I see changing a little in the charming town. From bread to dessert (if you have room) were top notch with presentations that will make you smile!.Great specials too to complicate your choice. English menu available. American Express... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We found this restaurant, located a bit hidden in the touristic street rue Vaugueux, thanks to the good reviews at the Tripadvisor site. It was a wonderful experience! I've never eaten such a delicious lasagna before, and my friend was very happy with the veal 'en trois saveurs'. The food was of very high quality, and at a very reasonable... More

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Somerset
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67 reviews 67 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012 via mobile

Could the waitress be more helpful? Only if she carried me to my car afterwards. Simple delicious pasta with some delightful Italian wine, what's not to love. The dish cooked at the table next to us and finished in a massive cheese rind was a sight to behold!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Exceptional quality meal. Great ingredients superbly presented by extremely professional staff . We were truly impressed, this is not just another Caen restaurant, it is special and well worth going out of your way for. We may have struck lucky in getting a table without booking, imagine in high season advance booking would be prudent. A sincere thanks to all... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

We were roaming the back streets in Caen and stumbled upon La Trattoria. I asked the family if they felt like Italian food and they agreed. Not expecting anything beyond a family owned restaurant, we entered in and were seated. We were a little before the rush, so we had no idea whether this would be a popular restaurant. We... More

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