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4 r des Anges, 20260, Calvi, Corsica, France
04 95 31 46 59
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A lovely place

La Main a la Pâte is a charming restaurant in a small street at the foot of the Citadelle. There are tables all along a narrow. Some tables are vey near each other but there are places where you can find an isolated table. The menu is offering a nice choice of dishes at reasonable price. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Jean-Noel
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UK
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UK
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

La Main a la Pâte is a charming restaurant in a small street at the foot of the Citadelle. There are tables all along a narrow. Some tables are vey near each other but there are places where you can find an isolated table. The menu is offering a nice choice of dishes at reasonable price. The food was good... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

The little tables spread around a quaint courtyard make this place quite charming. The food was served courteously and promptly,and was quite tasty. A good choice in the pasta category, in a town with many choices...

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Cowes, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly to begin with, once seated ordering/getting food took ages. One nice waiter seemed to be doing all the work. Lady very rude once we'd finished; stood over us whilst we finished our wine. Very intimidating and pushed our table out of the way to fit more diners in!

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is in a beautiful setting but DON'T be tempted to eat here. There is a lady who stands on the street outside the restaurant encouraging people to eat there. We felt completely conned by her - she was very friendly and attentive until she got is sat down and then went back to the street. We waited for... More 

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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

this was one of the best restaurants we visited in calvi the food was excellent, and served by david the most friendly waiter we met in calvi I would highly recommend visitors to visit this establishment for a wonderfull evening we spent 3 of our 7 nights there that says it all

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Romania
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have been "drafted" by a very persuasive lady that was "recruiting" customers" from the small commercial alley nearby. The restaurant has the tables placed on some of the alleys that form a maze in the old quarter of Calvi (see photos). Tables and chairs are adapted to the number of customers, place becomes progresively crowded, staff carries plates and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Terrible pizza-base burned,i ordered tomato-mozzarela-olive pizza and instead mazzarela i get hard cheese tomato from tin and only 3 olives on whole pizza!!! Staff is insulting and unfriendly trying to charge me 3.5 euro for tap water!!!

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1 Thank Mariana D
Evesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had Dinner in this "Bistro" on our first night of our two weeks in Calvi and were pleasantly surprised; we decided to have the fix price menu with it's Corsican theme and although the choice was limited, it turned out to be very good value with every dish being nicely cooked, presented and extremely tasty. The strong Corsican cheeses... More 

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England
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were so disappointed with our experience here. Basic menu of pizza, pasta and steaks (which we knew when we chose the restaurant) - however the waiter waited until we had chosen our food and tried to place an order for steak before he told us that there was no steak at all available. The food we eventually settled on... More 

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hillingdon
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Really cosy, we were sat under the arch which really added to the atmosphere. The waiter was very helpful and the food was so tasty we went back again before the end of our holiday. Prices reasonable and a good variety of choice on the menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 r des Anges, 20260, Calvi, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Calvi
  • Phone Number: 04 95 31 46 59

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Pizza

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