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La Cantina

Yaroslaviv Val 20, Kiev, Ukraine
+380442347074
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Ranked #290 of 846 Restaurants in Kiev
Price range: $5 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: +380 44 234 7074
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Kiev, Ukraine
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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The place is tiny with 5-7 tables maximum. They have very nice windows bar seats which would be great for morning coffee. Menu for a small place like this is surprisingly varied. Service was quick, efficient and nice. I had meat dishes, they were quite good. The only thing which really made me feel bad was the smell from the... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The place is nicely decorated and feels friendly and warm. The food is good. Unfortunately, the young male waiter was arrogant and very unfriendly, which ruined the whole experience.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I am not an expert of latino food, but I like this place - nice menu, good prices, good service, interesting decoration... I have been there on several occasions with friends, and for casual business lunches as well.

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Pinole, CA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Patience does indeed pay at this Ukranian osteria. The food is all home made, and what our group of four had was delicious, most particularly the salmon ravioli. Nice wine list, but the wine we ordered was stored on a shelf high on the wall, so I had the young man select a bottle from the wine cooler located in... More

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Aachen, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Simple unpretentious resturant that serves good tasty Italian food from a wide menu choice and good value. We've eaten here three times since discovery a week ago and it is now one of our favorites in Kiev - Champagne being the other.

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Moscow, Russia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This is a small place - about 8 tables, nice Italian food, friendly staff. Homey feeling. Good for a snack if you are passing by

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I've been for a dinner not so long time ago, the atmosphere in the restaurant is nice a warm, the service is fine even if after a while the waiter stopped look to our table. The menu is interesting but there are not so many choices for main courses and if you want side dish or sauce are like extra.

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Ottawa
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280 reviews 280 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The food has always been pretty good since this place opened last year and they are finally getting their service act down so it is almost turning into a pleasant experience. Sea bass, pumpkin risotto, Greek salad, and salmon ravioli were all excellent and the various coffees after lunch were very well done. English is still a challenge but the... More

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Vientiane, Laos
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167 reviews 167 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This is a tiny little restaurant that is popular with locals, which gives it a cosy warm atmosphere. The highlight is the meat disg served to cook yourself on a hot rock, which is a fun way to eat. The food is very chealy priced although all veg and sauces etc are extra. There was a reasonable wine list and... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

We went to this restaurant thanks to Tripadvisor. Close by the hotel. This is a small restaurant but ver nice. We felt welcome. The waitress didn't speak very well English but we could understand each other. Me and my colleague took the steak on a hot plate with grilled vegetables and a nice bottle of Italian red wine. The steak... More

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