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Casa Caranta

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Joaquin Maneiro | C/Joaquin Maneiro, Pampatar, Margarita Island 6316, Venezuela
02952628610
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best on the Island

The atmosphere in this groovey Pampatar bistro (now the gastronomic centre of Margarita) with changeing paintings on the wall is buzzy and fun. They sensibly keep the options to 4 starters, 4 Linguine, and 4 mains, all carefully cooked with clever little drizzles of sauce round the outside of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The atmosphere in this groovey Pampatar bistro (now the gastronomic centre of Margarita) with changeing paintings on the wall is buzzy and fun. They sensibly keep the options to 4 starters, 4 Linguine, and 4 mains, all carefully cooked with clever little drizzles of sauce round the outside of the plate. The fusion calamari cerviche was to die for. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Having been an advocate of Casa Caranta for many, many years, I am sad to report that the standards have slipped in terms of service. Thankfully the food remains the same. We had looked forward to a return visit to Casa Caranta and had booked umpteen weeks in advance to guarantee a table. On arrival, we noted that the owner... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Really cool restaurant with nice typical Margarita musicians playing romantic songs. Great place to take a loved. Lovely waiters. Great food and nice wine selection. 1 WARNING - the house wine served by the glass sucks bug time! Take a bottle.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Cozy restaurant with great dishes. It doesnt have a huge range of option, 5-6 choices for each course which makes it easier to choose what to eat. And they all sound delicious. We were 5 and ordered different dishes and we were all satisfied with what we got. If you are ever around you should definetly give it a try!

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Caracas, Venezuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

My husband and I go to Margarita often and love eating out. Casa Caranta is definitely our favourite restaurant on the island. The food is to die for - a great fusion between Italian and Venezuelan dishes. The atmosphere is beautiful, both inside and outside. There is often live music inside at night, so keep that in mind. Una de... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

My husband and I go to Margarita often and love eating out. Casa Caranta is definitely our favourite restaurant on the island. The food is to die for - a great fusion between Italian and Venezuelan dishes. The atmosphere is beautiful, both inside and outside. There is often live music inside at night, so keep that in mind. The menu... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very nice place, very good food, awesome desserts, not so expensive. / Sitio agradable, buena comida, postres increibles, no muy costoso.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Had some nice Vietnamese wrap for appetizer, tuna and avocado salad, good pastas, OK tira de asado, great fish-dorado and nice coconut cheesecake. We all enjoyed our meal here. Excellent service: fiendly and efficient.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Went there three times in two days. Both owners are present most of the time, overseeing service, mingling with guest. Wonderful experience each time. Had a different entree each time and was never disappointed. Will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

This is without a doubt the best restaurant in the island. Firstable the atmosphere is really cool, the food is good in general, but my catalana fish wasn't really tasty. Antonio is an awesome waiter, very professional and an excellent person. Ask for the fettuccines they are the best here...

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Address: Joaquin Maneiro | C/Joaquin Maneiro, Pampatar, Margarita Island 6316, Venezuela
Phone Number: 02952628610
Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Pampatar
Average Prices: USD 19

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  • Address: Joaquin Maneiro | C/Joaquin Maneiro, Pampatar, Margarita Island 6316, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Pampatar
  • Phone Number: 02952628610

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19

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