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Ernesto Pizzeria & Ristorante

Sodra Langgatan 5, Kalmar, Sweden
0480-241 00
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Ranked #15 of 114 Restaurants in Kalmar
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 25, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

To be fair I did not get on well with the food in Sweden as there is so much sauce and often 2 or 3 sauces on one meal so this affects my review. We had lunch here and it was ok for an italian meal but still had a lot of sauce. Staff were friendly and relatively helpful but... More

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Asker, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Went to Ernestos for an evening meal. We had pizzas and antipasti, which tasted great, but due to a number of inexperienced summer interns, the service was slow. However the food was absolutely worth waiting for.

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Odense, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Had a plate of olives, cheese and a pizza. The olives might have been from "euroshopper". The cheese was terribly plain and the pizza was just bad. Baaad place.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We found Ernesto's purely by chance while walking through Kalmar, and decided to give it a try. We were thoroughly impressed! The ambience was warm and inviting, our waiter was extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and the food was absolutely outstanding! We both had the mussels special which was fabulous-fresh, firm and in a delicious broth. The kids had spaghetti... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Ernesto himself seats you and makes his rounds among the tables. Great antipasti, pizzas och to-die-for veal and risotto. Don't miss it!

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Kalmar, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

These restaurant is a piece a real Italy in Kalmar. The owner is Italian and also some other people than work there. The food is good, but the pizza for me it's too much done with a Swedish style. They use Italian ingredients and the wood-fire oven but it's too expensive for me for that kind of pizza (around 10€... More

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Kalmar, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Ernesto himself usually meets his customers at the door. Of course he is from Italy and runs the place together with his family. The food is delicious. He knows that so it will cost you a little bit more than the average in Kalmar. But still - it´s Worth the price.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

very good value and the pizzas as good as sicily italy!nothing to dislike,italian place,italian chef/owner

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

The only real Italian pizza in Kalmar. As Italian moved to Sweden a few years ago, the Ernesto's pizza is like traveling back "home" for just an hour. The ingredients are the right ones, mozzarella, real tomatoes, ham, etc... The wood-fired oven gives the extra taste that an electric oven would never give! Service is ok, maybe slightly more expensive... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012 via mobile

Nowhere near a good plate of Italian fettucine ;(. While the pasta was ok'ish .. the sauce seemed to be microwaved :s. Not impressed by the service either. Forgotten at the table and order had to be confirmed twice :s

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