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Restaurant La Gondola

Rheinstrasse 6, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
0261 33136
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Ranked #4 of 191 restaurants in Koblenz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Although living in North America now for over a decade, I am still looking for an Italian restaurant that can compete with La Gondola. This was my favourite place in Koblenz, food and service unrivalled. I look forward to coming back next month while in Europe.

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Cologne
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102 reviews 102 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have been to la gondola many times, but could never understand the hype about it. The food is good and the service ok but not in any way outstanding compared to other good restaurants. They simply do less things wrong than other places, apparently that is enough to be among the top.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Real Italian atmosphere. Lovely food and relaxed staff. Recomend antipasti from the house and fish. Well suited for both family and couples.

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant is so special because the service is great and the food is wonderful. I will be returning the next time I visit Koblenz.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Went there because of high ranking and didn't regret, as food was great, services - great! Value for the money for sure! Just the small thing which is so typical for south Europe - the kind of "compliment" snack before meal you didn't order or ask, but you are charged afterwards is frustrating. But otherwise, really enjoyed the dinner!

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Yorkshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We found this restaurant from tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. Our sole was fresh, beautifully cooked and presented. Staff were friendly and helpful, even allowing us to sample the wine before purchase! Simple decor, but obviously a first class Italian restaurant which we can highly recommend. Very good value for money.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

A favourite of our German friends, we had a lovely evening in this top quality Italian restaurant. The surroundings are quite plain, but the food was delicious, especially the whole turbot for two, cooked to perfection and lovingly served, even to scooping out the little 'cheeks'. The wine list could have been a little more interesting, but this did not... More

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Koblenz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

No surprise the Italian Government gave them a prize for traditional cooking. Great meals, good wines excellent service medium prices. Regularly fresh fish Lots of specialties When in Koblenz, I am a regular

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118 reviews 118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Probably the best meal we had during our 8 days along the Rhine and Mosel. Great service, excellent suggestions by waitstaff and very good food. We had terrific cream of mushroom soup wonderful pasta[ sublime truffle ravioli and great tortellini with prosciutto and peas in a cream sauce] and veal saltimbocca. Reasonable pricing as well.

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Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Even though the restaurant was quite busy and we had not reserved, they set up an extra table especially for us. Our food was quite good and the people around us seemed content too. When we were leaving we were offered a complimentary grappa or espresso. It's not Italy, but it was the best Italian restaurant of our visit to... More

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