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All 151 Carmel Restaurants

Cantinetta Luca

Dolores Street, Between Ocean & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-625-6500
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Ranked #36 of 151 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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  • Italian first
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English first
Seattle, WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our party of four ordered a variety of dishes then shared. Everything was very good. Nothing went to waste! We started with their Baratta cheese, yummy. Then went to white truffle pasta, tuscan steak with sides, and pumpkin gnocchi. Yum! The service was wonderful. A great time was had by all!

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Visalia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

we enjoyed our dinner at this place, great food and good service. We had their set dinner, we chose a pasta and a pizza as a main course, they brought a salumi plate and it included two deserts, great food

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Austin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My husband and I ate dinner at this charming restaurant last night. We were blown away with the food, the ambience and the service. It was also a good value. We used a Groupon. Loved the option of bringing our own wine. Corkage fee is steep but we got to drink the wine we wanted. We had the Puttanesca and... More

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Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Was torn between ordering the lamb shank or their gnocchi dish, and on the advice of my sister who has eaten here previously, I went for the gnocchi....turned out to be the perfect choice and the best and most memorable dish of a 10 day vacation to Southern California......pillowy fresh and soft, accompanied by a glazed savoury sauce that was... More

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Pacific Grove, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Food is delicious, service excellent. We were two couples, started with an assorted salumi board as an appetizer, eight different ones, all delicious. As a main course, I had the lamb ragout pasta. This is a delicious, made with fresh pasta. My friend had a wood-fired pizza, excellent as well. Deserts were delicious as well, we had tiramisu and panna... More

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Austin Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We had a group on for this restaurant and if we had not already paid for it we would have walked out.Got there at 5:15 and had reservations. Hostess stuck us in a small two top in a corner. We asked for another table( only 3 other patrons in the restaurant) so she said they had 35 reservations and put... More

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Boston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

The food was truly great. We shared the steak and the chicken. They grill the steak with a combination of garlic, balsamic vinaigrette and other seasonings. When done, they cut it up and finish it in a skillet. They also cooked the chicken, cut it up and finish it in a skillet. It comes out juicy and delicious. Try the... More

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St. Louis, MO
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We highly recommend this restaurant that has a quaint specialty grocery store connected. Pizza Is fresh & wonderful! Gelato is very high quality and tastes so good! I recommend the coconut gelato & I'm not even a coconut fan. A must when your in Carmel.

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Pasadena, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a nice little bistro type restorante in Carmel. Nice menu and reasonable pricing. JUST one thing; there are not meals in Italy that are these spicy... no big deal the flavors are good. I fully recommend this especially for those who like their food a little on the hot side.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The food and service were fantastic, and the ambience was lovely for a mid-week meal. The restaurant has a great menu and wine list as well. The risotto was a stand out dish.

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Additional Information about Cantinetta Luca

Address: Dolores Street, Between Ocean & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: +1 831-625-6500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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