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Cantina Senese

Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Soups
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Borgo dei Cappuccini 95 | Vicino piazza Mazzini, Livorno, Italy
+39 0586890239
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch!

Wonderful variety of local seafood - strongly recommended. We arrived early and watched it fill up with locals - clearly 'authentic' and the real thing. They happily tolerated our lack of Italian. Eat here if you are nearby.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This one looks dangerously shabby from the outside. And from the inside. Full of harbour workers at lunchtime. Scary. But only by the time you start talking to the staff and they start telling you the menu. Great seafood! But skip the desserts.

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Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Wonderful variety of local seafood - strongly recommended. We arrived early and watched it fill up with locals - clearly 'authentic' and the real thing. They happily tolerated our lack of Italian. Eat here if you are nearby.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A restaurant were can can eat typical Tuscan dishes.Amazing fish,meat and super appetizer all at a very affordable price.The decor is of a trattoria,but don't forget to check the varieties of gorgeous paintings from the local talented painters .

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Livorno, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Depends on what you're looking for. I've been to the Cantina several times. The food is good, the price is fair (usually around €20-25); the place is what you'd call "characteristic" but it is very definitely a bit noisy. Lots of local 'colour'. Sometimes you often have to wait for ages for a table or for the food to arrive... More 

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Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

After parking the car and walked for about 10 mins, all we wanted to do was to get out of Livorno. Not much to see here to be honest but we still decided to give it a try and find a place to eat. The place was packed with locals and we were lucky to get a table. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

A noicy crowded lovely place. Excellent food and service. Try Carbonara de Mare and fried baccalao - so tasteful - the best! The wine of the house is more than ok.

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Livorno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Simple place, best food, fresh fish, honest price, friendly service. Not a touristy place. Always packed with locals. Fantabulous

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We were blown away by the simple but very tasty food that was served. Although packed the waiter took all the time to explain the different dishes and recommended the best seafood we had in Tuscany.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

One of the best pastas I had on our one week trip in Tuscany. Laidback atmosphere and very nice staff. Cheap!

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Lubeck, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We went in this Cantina Senese in our one day trip to Livorno from nearby Pisa where we were staying. The place is very typical and with friendly atmosphere. Excellent seafood and fresh fish (try the "black risotto!"), good wine and really cheap price!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Borgo dei Cappuccini 95 | Vicino piazza Mazzini, Livorno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Livorno
  • Phone Number: +39 0586890239

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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