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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
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Sunday
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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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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    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
Very good food and cozy setting

Excellent food and wait staff. This is a small (cozy) restaurant, so you are better off going earlier int he evening or getting a reservation. It is wonderfully romantic dining experience. Nice and quiet so you can have a nice conversation over dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Allen G
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and wait staff. This is a small (cozy) restaurant, so you are better off going earlier int he evening or getting a reservation. It is wonderfully romantic dining experience. Nice and quiet so you can have a nice conversation over dinner.

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Burlington, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is one of our favorite places in Burlington. Excellent in every way. Their lasagne is my favorite. A small but very intimate restaurant.

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Burlington, Iowa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Tthis place is a must go to! This is the best restaurant in town of Burlington! Excellent! Their Italian food is just plain great! No matter what your taste here you won't be disappointed,

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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We ordered two large pans of meatballs and spaghetti with garlic bread and a salad. I was out often and travel widely. I've never had better Italian food anywhere. My four kids downed the spaghetti and asked me to return the next day for another order. The meatballs are incredible. This place is a MUST!!!!!

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Fort Madison, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A very classy little joint. Went with the kids for a late launch. Fresh, handcrafted dishes made with love, just like visiting the motherland. Though we'd never been before, Carlo treated us like family and we went home with full bellies and dreaming of Sicily. Don't forget to have a cannoli with espresso!

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Solon, Iowa
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Hot an tipasti is a great starter to share. Eggplant stacker is awesome and everything on the menu is excellent Go and find this place!

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West Burlington, Iowa
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wonderful authentic Italian food. Fair price. You get plenty. The only problem, in my opinion, is they need more room. If they would get a bigger place it would be full, but not crowded like it is now. Sit way to close to each other. And in the winter time, every seat is by the door since it is so... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have eaten here and I thought the food was okay. I know a lot of local people love it. It does not hold very many people and you must make reservations early to get in.

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Burlington, Iowa
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is authentic Italian. Every dish on the menu is amazing. The cozy atmosphere is enjoyable. You feel like you're in a cafe in Italy. The staff are all smiles and as pleasant as they are efficient.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is by far the best restaurant in Burlington. Delicious food, good food and good value. Highly recommended. Insider tip: I strongly recommend you reserve before you go as it's a small restaurant.

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Additional Information about La Tavola Italian Restaurant & Pizza

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

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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: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business
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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