We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La cantina di Re Carciofo - Norcinoteca


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$11 - $33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about

Location and contact

Reviews (588)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 24 reviews
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

As usual, Enzo's hospitality is exemplary! In view to the tomorrow's morning swim roundabout the Gallinara island, he suggested me a light dinner with warm octopus and zucchini and tomatoes and...and... It was accompanied with a glass of Gewürztraminer white wine. It ended with a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Antri71
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice “salumi” appetizer with focaccia di recco Yummy “primi” served in the pot Always ask for wine recos...

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank eliwalker
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We found this gem hidden away in a corner of the old town. It was about 7.30, and the owner said he had a table available until 8.30, so we would need to be finished by then. We only wanted one course, so thought that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cathb2910
Reviewed November 22, 2017

My second time there. I like the way they decorated everything but I couldn’t imagine anything else but aperitif only. The chairs on the patio are very uncomfortable and the tables are very narrow. The waitress is extremely friendly. We ordered a bottle of wine...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank LaurentCL2
Reviewed August 30, 2017

it has so good feedback that I decided to try it too. it has been really a surprise: a nice corner in the oldest part of the Albenga city. the shop was nice, very refined and full of home made food (at least so it...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank speccy2
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with friendly and helpful staff Suggestions of three types of pasta to choose from The sauce you can choose yourself from menu It was suggested not to take to many things so we to ravioli with simple Alla matriciana. Still we had to...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Inge M
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away in a small piazzetta in the medieval town of Albenga. The menu is simple, but choice and quality. Platters of different types of prosciutto and cheeses to begin with followed with many types of pasta with a choice of sauces....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank chrisdellavalle
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here for the dinner and were happy with our experience. We came early and got a big table without a booking but we were very lucky - the place was full in half an hour. The food was really...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Since this restaurant had such good reviews we had high expectations. We had booked a table but when we came there they obviously had forgotten about our booking. They didn't tell us that but kept us waiting for 10 minutes , while arguing amongst themselves...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank MariaS14517
EnzoBellissimo, Proprietario at La cantina di Re Carciofo - Norcinoteca, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017
Google Translation

Mi dispiace che abbiate dovute attendere 10 minuti. Ci tengo però a informarvi che il nostro locale dispone di tavoli...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017

Monday night in April in Albenga, very quiet indeed. However this restaurant was swinging with local Italians (well I'm presuming they were local). Beautiful décor, we sat in the covered verandah surrounded by plants and various witty posters in English advocating the copious drinking of...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank mgayn
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
Sulle Ali Del Tempo
22 reviews
.02 miles away
Ricaroka Hotel
9 reviews
.16 miles away
Hotel Pescetto
56 reviews
.24 miles away
Hotel Residence Aurora
236 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 186 nearby restaurants
Il Mangiarino
253 reviews
.06 miles away
Crema gelateria artigianale
99 reviews
.05 miles away
165 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 32 nearby attractions
Museo Diocesano e Battistero Paleocristiano
159 reviews
.06 miles away
Centro Storico di Albenga
883 reviews
.04 miles away
Museo Navale Romano
60 reviews
.10 miles away
la spiaggia di Pippo
21 reviews
.79 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La cantina di Re Carciofo - Norcinoteca staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing