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“Thank you Luciana for our lovely meals!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of U Cantu

U Cantu
Via Benedetto Brin, 171, 16039 Riva Trigoso, Sestri Levante, Italy
0185 42495
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Price range: $34 - $67
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Thank you Luciana for our lovely meals!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We are regular visitors to Riva Trigoso, which is a small fishing village 5 km south of Sestri Levante, and have had many meals in this little gem of restaurant.
The food is excellent with a fresh seafood buffet for starter and fresh fish and Pasta and Pizza.
It is well worth a visit, and a must if you want to experience true authentic Ligurian food and warm hospitality of owner Luciana and her family.
We will definitely visit again!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Paris, Texas
1 review
“Traditional, Food & Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

I stumbled upon this lovely restaurant while on a trip with friends. Placed at one end of this small fishing village, the landscape is breathtaking and the atmosphere relaxed. It is possible to eat in the main building (1 large room of a typical Ligurian house) where a pizza wood oven overview the whole room or in a roofed terrace on the beach. Being in Italy I mainly eat pasta although my friends were very satisfied with their fish plates. Beside the usual pastas like carbonara, salmon or aglio e olio, I enjoyed very very much 2 typical recepies: Troffie with Basil Pesto sauce and the Pansoti (vegetable stuffed pasta) with walnuts sauce. Menu is wide and varied and includes also several excellent pizzas. Beverage includes very good wines, beers and soft drinks. It is definetely my favorite restaurant of this holiday.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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