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La Tavernetta

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Contrada Pietrastorta, 45, 89126, Reggio Calabria, Italy
+39 0965 318051
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Italian local food at its best. We were told there is no menu but you get served dinner of the day... and it was not only excellent but also massive. Despite being hungry, we passed on dessert after some 10 various dishes being served by a lovely waitress.

Thank michal_l0nd0n
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Having read all the reviews, we knew we had to try this place. We arrived around 7:30pm without a reservation. We quickly learned that we should have booked and we were fortunate to get the last available table. The owner was so warm and welcoming. Dinner didn't start until 8pm so we ordered a bottle of prosecco and chatted to... More 

Thank Jorge1712
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

After a long train ride from Rome, we were in the mood for a nice meal. A relative suggested this place and whilst a little tricky to find - your GPS will be fully tested - it is worth the trek up the hill to this location. The mood and ambiance is warm and inviting. I'm not normally a fan... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Food was delicious, atmosphere was nice, not too loud. There were a lot of people but the noise level was acceptable.

Thank teddem
Las Vegas, Nevada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

The olives,cheese &salami, fried zucchini blossoms, fresh mozzarella,potatoes with onions in a creamy cheese sauce,eggplant, fried bread with cheese and tomatoes, ham and cheese plate, and lastly their famous beans....that was just the antipasto. Two different pastas ,followed by a plate of steak, sausage,and a salad. If you aren't full by now,I was. The service was amazing. Letitia was so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014

First off, this is not the easiest restaurant to find. It is not downtown or along a major road. You have to either go with someone familiar with the roads or use a GPS (mine did not find the street number exactly). The road which the restaurant is on winds up the hill east of the downtown and in need... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014

I was visiting relatives in Reggio Calabria and we decided to go to La Tavernetta as they can accommodate groups. The location is on the road toward Gambarie, so you are already up in the hills and have an amazing view of Sicily. The portions were perfect but the courses didn't stop...don't fill up on the antipasti or you'll never... More 

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

The antipasti kept coming and was lovely. Be carefull that you don't eat too much, because there are three other courses to follow: pasta, carne/pesce and ofcourse dolce. For dessert I got three pieces of pie. I would have loved to eat them all completely, but I unfortunately had no room left.

Thank Renske2013
Kingston, Canada
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289 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013

My cousins in Calabria invited me to join in the birthday celebrations for cousin Nino. We all headed for La Tavernetta around 9pm. It is difficult to describe the goodness and abundance of this meal, but imagine your mother cooking all her best recipes for the one meal. This is what you get at La Tavernetta. The antipasti were numerous,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $32
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Pietrastorta, 45, 89126, Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Reggio Calabria  >  Reggio Calabria
  • Phone Number: +39 0965 318051

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