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$1 - $7
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Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience visiting this place during our last visit despite the long queue. This time around though we had to go through a horrible ordeal waited for 40 minutes, saw several people come through jump the queue and get a seat( with...the same set of members). In the end was offered a table with a single chair which was not cleaned and full of flies. The lady who was taking the seating priority does the best to avoid us despite being patient and polite with her. In the end we decided that our most precious family time is not well spend getting frustrated and walked out. And when someone mentioned to the head waitress that they was walking out after waiting for 45 mins, we overheard her say “its alright everyone is waiting”More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed December 4, 2021

We visited Tanto for my son's Birthday. My son has a mobility issue and when I was looking for a wheelchair, the owner offered to help. He spoke to the next door Frittos owner and made a special arrangement for us. Not just that he...saw to it that my son was comfortably seated. Thanks to him and his staff for making it a memorable birthday lunch for my son. No wonder it is the happening place near AurovilleMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 29, 2021 via mobile

We tried Spicy Pizza and it was great. We also had Pesto pasta with flat pasta, but it was not that great. In drinks, Fizzy is great try which is aerated. ORANGE PANACOTA IS A MUST TRY!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 13, 2021 via mobile

I had my lunch at this restaurant as it seemed quite popular and had waiting queue during the afternoon. The place is like a typical cafe with semi-open seating and lots of tables. The staff however is less and it takes time for them to...come to your table or get orders. There are also dogs and cats roaming around. Coming to their food the quantity is large. I tried their Mushroom Cheese pasta which was delicious and their famous wood fired pizza which for me was average. I had ordered their masala chicken pizza in which the toppings were not up to the mark for me.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 7, 2021 via mobile

I really like this place. They make good pizzas and have a fabulous panacotta. Try the caprese salad … I loved it. Fresh leaves et al.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 20, 2021

very nice italian food and mocktails... ice tea by the bottle is recommended. can be quite crowded but they have increased the seating. do make it a point to eat here

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 22, 2021

Had masala chicken pizza for dinner last night after a nasty experience at surguru restaurant in Pondicherry. Nice ambience and surprisingly all waiters were woman. Wood oven baked pizza was very good and my husband and I loved it.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 1, 2021

This place gets worse by the minute. Too much seating for too small kitchen. Overcrowded, staff can't handle the weekend crowd, therefore too long waiting time. When we mentioned it to the owner he said come and work here. No thanks, it's your job, get...it done. The part of the pizza that isn't burnt is ok.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed December 29, 2020 via mobile

Tasty food and pleasant people who served us. Loved the tomato soup. Tiramisu was also amazing. We miss you Tanto’s!! We will come back soon to eat more!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed December 24, 2020 via mobile

Food was good but service was awful - in particular staff were overwhelmed by the number of people there, food was slow to come and plates brought were not clean. Would avoid given the number of other options nearby

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed June 1, 2020 via mobile

Unexpected pizza from tantoo, never seen a pizza without cheese full of oil, try to give a good one don’t spoil ur quality..

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

It was lovely experience in tanto amazing pizza qith lovely toppings . Kindly check timing before visiting it opens a little late in the evening.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020

Eventhough the place was crowded, it was worth the wait. They serve some very good, authentic wood fire pizza.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

On the way back after visiting Auroville we had our lunch at Tanto as we had heard and read a lot about it especially the wood oven baked thin crust pizzas The place was crowded but the service was fairly quick and the pizzas which...one can see bring prepared in front of you were decently priced and tasty though one medium size was actually enough for twoMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Daniel E, Manager at Tanto, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2020

Tanto in Italian means a lot

Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

Not everything was available which was put up on the menu. But we had a nice and tasty meal. We had opted for fish and chips.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Tanto is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5