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La Cantina

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Via Gramsci 34, 09014 Carloforte, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0781854588
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nothing exceptional...

We were lucky to get a table during lunch time for the family of four. The food wasn't bad but nothing exceptional. Portions were not big, good for me, but our teenagers needed more and prices were higher. On the positive side, the place looks nicely and homely.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
Stepanka40
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Ostrava, Czech Republic
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were lucky to get a table during lunch time for the family of four. The food wasn't bad but nothing exceptional. Portions were not big, good for me, but our teenagers needed more and prices were higher. On the positive side, the place looks nicely and homely.

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Brno
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Located in the hearth of historic center of Carloforte. Small, family run trattoria. We have visited it during our one day trip to Isola San Pietro. We have received recommendation from local guy when we were asking for nice, good priced restaurant and we were not disappointed. Staff is friendly and fast, food and its prices was good. You can... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

La Cantina is run by lovely people on a nice street. We always choose a seat outside and enjoy the people watching. All of the classic dishes are on offer and it is a good solid choice- especially for lunch. Good food, well prepared.

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rapallo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

the staff were unpolite and hurried to close the restaurant asap (at 13:30). No usual atmosphere you can fine in a little restaurant of a lovely sea town. Very little food, badly cooked...badly arranged by the waitress on the ta ble...very expensive!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

The thing to remember about this small restaurant in the back streets of Carloforte, is that it's a trattoria. Not a ristorante. It's a small and simple affair, nice pasta, mains and sides. It feels like you're eating in someone's house, which adds to the charm. Lots of seats outside too, if you can get one - the locals seem... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Dinner was promising, as the terrace was full when we arrived but the friendly waitress quickly managed to arrange a table for us. Colourful and lively atmosphere, however our dining experience was far from perfect as the food was much below our expectations and the rave reviews we had read. The tonno, supposedly THE specialty of Carloforte and the restaurant... More 

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Essex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

The staff are very nice and the menu not too extensive as to be unachieveable, however the food is not of a particularly high standard and in most cases very ordinary. The restaurant is well situated in the town with outside seating. They are very welcoming, but this is a tourist restaurant and basically they want you in and out... More 

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Cork
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

Food and wine were satisfactory and reasobably priced however the enjoyment of the evening was marred by dismissive and unhelpful attitude of staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Gramsci 34, 09014 Carloforte, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Carbonia-Iglesias  >  Carloforte
  • Phone Number: +39 0781854588

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 65
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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