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La Cantina

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1 River Lane, Dundalk, Ireland
042 93 27970
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Much improved!

I came here on Sunday night with my husband for something to eat around 7pm. We hadn't been here in probably over a year. I was a bit disappointed the last time but decided to give it another try. Was glad we did as we really enjoyed it! There was quite a few tables of people eating and a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

First impressions were good, a lovely, very old brick building, that had been converted sympathetically. decor was very quirky and cheerful. We were seated straight away by a lovely waitress, and served very quickly. There was no kids menu but we got them a pizza to share with sides of chips and pasta which they enjoyed. DH and I had... More 

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louth
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I came here on Sunday night with my husband for something to eat around 7pm. We hadn't been here in probably over a year. I was a bit disappointed the last time but decided to give it another try. Was glad we did as we really enjoyed it! There was quite a few tables of people eating and a good... More 

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newry
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

La Cantina is the best Italian restaurant for miles , food is always excellent & staff friendly & helpful

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Dundalk, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We have had Italian in Dublin, Europe and USA; this charming well-run restaurant always 'hits the spot'; delicious food; lovely ambience; good service and friendly staff. Well worth the trek into town...passing a number of eateries on the way. Thank You LC.

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Louth
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I used to love la cantina but last night was our second visit in a couple of months that we have left feeling disappointed. My starter the stuffed mushrooms was slimy and over priced for 4 button mushrooms on a plate of slop for €7. The pasta with crab claws, squid and prawns was over done. The prawns were rubbery... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Favouritre restaurant in Dundalk. Great value-2 courses for €14.50. Food is gorgeous and you can bring your own wine!

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Dundalk, Ireland
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I heard recently that La Cantina was up for sale. I hope it stays open, as I adore the food here. Admittedly I have not sat down in a while, but I regularly get Italian Takeaway. There pizza are the best I've ever had!

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louth
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Went in there at 7.45 ...its now 22.57..... valentines night...we've had anti-pasti (slimy yuk.. Get it in aldi kinda stuff!!!) .. Feck this! We're home .. With nothing in our bellys but grand (cant complain) wine and nothing else! Unreal!!! 65 for 2 bottles of wine on a valentines night!!! ! lovely lookin place. .I asked the chef what was... More 

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Brighton
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Had a great Christmas Eve lunch for 12 of us. Excellent friendly service, good food and wine. All very tasty good size portions.

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County Monaghan, Ireland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A wide choice on offer, neat upstairs restaurant, good prices and friendly service, and parking very near.

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Additional Information about La Cantina

Address: 1 River Lane, Dundalk, Ireland
Phone Number: 042 93 27970
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Dundalk
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 River Lane, Dundalk, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Dundalk
  • Phone Number: 042 93 27970

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?