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La Tavola Italian Restaurant & Pizza

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Italian, Pizza & Pasta
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316 N 4th St, Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 768-5600
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
PIZZA...YUMMM

All though there is plenty of choices on the menu, Usually Pizza is chosen due to the wonderful taste and presentation. There are lots of ingredients on the Pizza...not skimpy at all. Nice but small atmosphere. Good staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Sharilynn B
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Burlington, Iowa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Burlington, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

All though there is plenty of choices on the menu, Usually Pizza is chosen due to the wonderful taste and presentation. There are lots of ingredients on the Pizza...not skimpy at all. Nice but small atmosphere. Good staff.

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Burlington, IA
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have ate here several times, it is excellent.......The chicken fettuccine is my favorite, The garlic knots are wonderful.......I have also had chicken parmesian, but I do prefer the fettuccine. The restaurant is very small so it's a good idea to have reservations. You also get a ton of food, which makes the price worth it.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

OK maybe I was spoiled by a former Sicilian wife but the food here is adequate. Not really Italian, but rather an American version of Italian. Portions are large, staff is good and the ambiance is kind of old New York. Nice place for dinner.

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Burlington, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Good food&wine. Small restaurant that needs updates, but family owned. Definitely call for reservations.

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Burlington, Iowa
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food is amazing! I have been trying different things and it is all great!! I would go here any time!

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Warsaw, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Love the garlic knot appetizers! The food was very tasty and authentic Italian. The most similar to food from Italy that I have ever tasted in this area.

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Burlington, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Very small cozy restaurant. Make sure to make reservations they are always full. The food is outstanding, portions are large and the prices are reasonable. Perfect for romantic date night or dinner with close friends.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I try to eat here at least once a month. I normally always get the same thing (stuffed shells). We love going here. The staff is always happy and helpful. The food is excellent every time we go. We always have left-overs because the portion they give you is a lot. We will definitely be back and... More 

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Carthage, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The food was good for Italian, yet the prices were high, especially for lunch. It doesn't make sense to pay $14-$17 for one person's lunch meal. I placed an order for take-out and asked for garlic bread to eat while waiting for the order. The waitress did not tell me that the two meals i ordered both had garlic bread... More 

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West Burlington, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great food. My husband and I had a lovely meal and a good time. Chicken Marsala and Penne with a salad and bread, Sausage Stromboli, Garlic Knots and a Cannoli. Bill was only $35.00 Including drinks. Everything was tasty and the server was attentive and friendly. Always like the food here. Reservations are hard to come by, but we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 316 N 4th St, Burlington, IA 52601
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: (319) 768-5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?