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La Cantina

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Italian, Mexican
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1 River Lane, Dundalk, Ireland
042 93 27970
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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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  • 21
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Treat for the Gals!

Treat time! try to get a take away as my husband doesn't like Italian food! To be honest my take on Italian is Stuffed Mushrooms and Garlic Bread!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dundalk, Ireland
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Liverpool
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We decided to stop for our dinner on our way back to Dublin after visiting the Titanic Exhibition in Belfast. When we got to La Cantina it was 20 mins before opening time but they had no problems letting all 8 of us go in & the welcome was warm & genuine. When we ordered drinks a member of our... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My family used to be regulars at La Cantina, we used to go every Thursday and we loved it, it used to be the highlight of our eating week but ever since the change if management a number of years ago, it has gone downhill, badly! I ranted and raved to my girlfriend about it for months and when we... More 

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Dundalk, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Treat time! try to get a take away as my husband doesn't like Italian food! To be honest my take on Italian is Stuffed Mushrooms and Garlic Bread!!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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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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
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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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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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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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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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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?