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La Trattoria

#15 of 358 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
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13 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 47 97 01
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They say the best things in life are worth waiting for, and in the case of the dishes at La Trattoria this is certainly true. It is correct that the service takes a while, perhaps because everything is cooked to order at a very high standard. The Pasta cooked in the large Pamagano Regiano crust is a true sensation, and... More 

Thank nigel3110
Malmo, Sweden
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Italian restaurant in Caen's city center. Classic Italian dishes served with a smile. Highly recommended.

Thank Jörgen D
Toulouse, France
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I was hoping to some day try a traditional carbonara and saw the pictures here. Although it is not carbonara, I was really happy with it! Great flavors and prepared in front of you with a good conversation. He explained that the mushrooms and herbs were sourced locally. He also shared some French/Italian trivia while preparing the plate.

1 Thank Voyage-un-peu
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a good pasta place on tripadviser for lunch while passing caen -and i found this exellent place! -From the friendly lady who took my reservation on the phone -who receeved me aswell once i got there- -(paking under the 'chateau' close by) -To the delicious wine, -The pasta 'La trattoria ' -the perfect tiramisu with a... More 

2 Thank Olaf O
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Great service, reasonable prices and fantastic food. If you're up for a show order the house signature dish where the chef comes out and prepares it for you at the table, very fun. I went with my father who will invariably order a tiramisu if it's on the menu. He claims it's the best he's ever eaten (he went back... More 

1 Thank Gerard R
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is located among many other restaurants near the castle and we went there based on other reviews. We were not desperately hungry and ordered a main course each after waiting some time before being able to place our order. Julie had Sea Bass which was lovely with a fine crispy skin and I have sampi and courgette but the... More 

Thank Ashfield531
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Food was nice but a bit prices are a bit on the high end, mainly signature pasta dish. Decoration of the place is a bit strange.

Thank Joly294472
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Wonderful food, great staff, nice wine. A relaxed atmosphere. It was just perfect. And not expensive at all! We liked it so much we went back the next evening (we have never ever done that before) and once again it was very good. The place was full both times so you may want to make a reservation. (What I also... More 

Thank marieke2015
Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Firat class food in this little tiny resturant. Friendly service and their speciality was out of this world.

Thank Hans-Eric v
Lausanne, Switzerland
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43 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went to this trattoria based on the many positive TA reviews. Our experience was unfortunately not as good - we could not even say it was average, because average would mean an overall comparable performance to other Italian restaurants and this was not the case. We could say the service was an average performance including the chat with the... More 

Thank Travellersfromswitzerland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 47 97 01

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