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Osteria La Cantinella

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Via Acqua Gelata 4/a, 12060 Barolo, Italy
+39 0173 56267
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Mon 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Fri 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The little terrace is a great place for a spot of lunch whilst being away form the hustle and bustle of the centre of town. Traditional fare, but done well and a good wine list to match.

Thank Ali K
Bangor, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First - get there at 1145 or you may not get table! its italian but not typical pasta and sauce. It is quite tasty. We had the pasta -- Butter and Sage was so tasty with melted cheese in it. The Barolo wine by glass is priceless

1 Thank mattyTravelGuy
Paris, France
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on a Saturday night, before 8 and it was a good idea to go early because all the tables were booked it was the last one. Staff is friendly although limited English. We had the mix of antipasti that was absolutely delicious! The main was amazing too. I really recommend this restaurant as the quality is really... More 

1 Thank clparis
Nutley, New Jersey
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My actual rating would have been a 4 and a half, if it were possible. Our meal and service were excellent with one exception (to be mentioned later). To begin, the restaurant has a lovely outdoor seating area. The value of their offerings as compared to portion size and quality was also excellent. Service was professional, courteous and genuine throughout... More 

Thank sundaygirl2
Edina, Minnesota
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115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Don't get me wrong. Our meal at La Cantinella was fine. We liked the ambiance of the restaurant. We had good service. But it was a mixed experience for me. We started with a bowl of pasta with sage and nuts. It was delicious. The pasta was very tender and tasty. For entrees, my wife got chicken, and I got... More 

Thank KriksPicks
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten there with my family 8 times in the last three years. Family owned and operated. The food is excellent and the service is great, ask for Isabella. Try the Bra sausage and the Barolo risotto.

Thank Dan C
Sydney, Australia
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134 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

If you follow my reviews I'm quite Harsh and like to rate restaurants relative to price. It's a very rare occurance to give a full score unless the meal and experience were simply flawless relative to the price paid . For example if I went to a basic but delicious burger joint where ingredients were perfect and the experience the... More 

1 Thank Maria Z
Venice, Italy
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Of course this is the "home" of Barolo, but not only! The food is typical "LANGHE" tasty , good. The service perfect and the owner is really friendly giving you tips to visit the surroundings. Do not forget to drink a "Dolcetto Dogliani" a really very very very good red wine!

1 Thank Monica C
Vejle, Denmark
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170 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We had pasta ragu, and it was amazing. Homemade pasta. One had chicken - really delicious. Also had Tiramisu - goooood!:-) Great Barolo wine selection, also on glass. Service was great - and the restaurant really nice outside.

1 Thank Peterkjeldsen
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on spec and had a really excellent lunch. The food was of a very high standard and of course the wine, Barolo, was wonderful. Highly recommended.

1 Thank John P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Acqua Gelata 4/a, 12060 Barolo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Barolo
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 56267

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