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Av. Caroni, Las Mercedes, Caracas, Venezuela
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Crowded, good and good service

This place is very well located at Las Mercedes area. Service is quite good.. We know several waiters and "El Ninio" maitre is very good... He know many people and what tastes we have.. Recommends and makes sure the kitchen delivers. This place is not to be missed ... Lot's of locals and it is most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
Jacques R
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Miami, Florida
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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The place is always packed but we know the owner and a couple of waiters so they always come through with a table quickly. The focaccia is delicious and the daily specials are usually good. Great atmosphere. A must place to check if you are in Caracas.

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Thank Felix G
Miami, Florida
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541 reviews
386 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This place is very well located at Las Mercedes area. Service is quite good.. We know several waiters and "El Ninio" maitre is very good... He know many people and what tastes we have.. Recommends and makes sure the kitchen delivers. This place is not to be missed ... Lot's of locals and it is most of the time full...... More 

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Thank Jacques R
HCMC
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Trattoria atmosphere - busy, frenetic, atmospheric. Open kitchen, great pizza and anti pasta. Very popular so arrive early (before the doors open @ 7pm) to get a seat otherwise you could be waiting at the bar awhile. Don't be fooled by the exterior (which is somewhat unfetching) the inside is far more welcoming.

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Thank Nogga1968
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a small Italian restaurant, the food is pretty nice, pasta pizza fish, because is so small is always crowed so if you don't like noise and a lot of people this isn't for you they have a valet parking not so good, on the best side the deserts are amazing

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Thank edcc1967
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good tradition, great loud and amazing italian style restaurant. Great location, ,amazing service loving food. Is absolutedly wonderful place from lunch to dinner. If you want to have lunch you need to get there early. Same for dinner. its always full of great people

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Thank Juan A
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

La Montanara is located in las Mercedes area of Caracas (near Tamanaco hotel) and serves very good Italian food. Pizzas are so good that I often go just for them. They offer a great variety of pasta dishes which are wonderful. The place is very noisy and it's very difficult to carry out a conversation so I wouldn't recommend it... More 

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Thank Dhnelson26
Miami, Florida
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673 reviews
521 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Great place for Italian food. I tried their pasta and pizza. They were both very good. Service was excellent. I will be back for some more carbs. Rsrsrsrsr.

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Thank Albertomiami
Caracas, Venezuela
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great atmosphere and service. Order the focaccia for starters. Get there early (7 PM), it gets packed.

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Thank aaronsztarkman
Miami, Florida
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541 reviews
386 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

I think it was because I went with my father in law who is an "abitue"... The owner and chef came out and greeted us and asked what we would like to eat. I had a Capellini "filetto" with lobster... Actually very good... Would have asked less liquid sauce, but other than that, it had flavor and somewhat balanced! The... More 

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Thank Jacques R
Caracas, Venezuela
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I hadn't been to this restaurant in over five years and now I remembered why!! The food is below average and the presentation of the food is terrible, absolute no care in trying to present an image that goes according with their fame. The dinner ware is extremely cheap and I guess goes perfectly with the food and presentation of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Caroni, Las Mercedes, Caracas, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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