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La Cambusa


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Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available

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All reviews lasagna friendly atmosphere food was great desenzano meat
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We enjoyed our experience in this restaurant but again struggled to get sauce with a fish dish but otherwise no issue

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pat M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

I had the best parmigiana of my life, my mum had the best lasagna of her life, and my dad had one of the best burgers in his life. Can highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 24jennah
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Lunched here in June on a day trip to Desenzano. Lovely unhurried lunch with friendly service and not at all touristy. Quality of the food was great and at a reasonable price - best parmigiana I have had anywhere - highly recommend this place

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank dawnbest67
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We sat outside in a peaceful alley off the main strip, and enjoyed a really lovely meal! All the waitresses were friendly and helpful, and the food was sublime. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank JadeAdams3
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We've looked for ratings on tripadvisor and thought this would be a good dinner but it was really terrible. They put the risotto from the fridge, in the microwave to warm it up. In Italy for Christ sake. Never again. Horrible.

Date of visit: August 2017
3  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

After looking on tripadvisor we decided to eat here. We ordered the risotto as a starter and meat as a main. Normally risotto takes at least 15 minutes to prepare. Three minutes after ordering we heart a microwave ring and as a joke I said:...More

Date of visit: August 2017
2  Thank FSLO
Reviewed July 7, 2017

This little restaurant offers delicious platters of Italian meats and cheeses which we ate with very good bread alongside 'grandma's pickles. My husband especially enjoyed the ribs which he said were very good and I loved my dish of Parmigiana. The wine was of a...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Sue M
Reviewed June 21, 2017

A group of us stumbled upon this little gem on 15th June 2017 & Patricia could not have been more accommodating; 9 tired, hungry, burnt Irish people looking for seats in the shade outside, we ordered various plates of starters (the Burrata & Parmesan in...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank martinholohan
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We had a wonderful sharing platter of mixed meat and cheeses with a side of home pickled vegetables and lovely bread, washed down with a very good bottle of Valpolicella. The service was excellent and very friendly, with the proprietor explaining the origins of all...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Helen B
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Down a little side street you will find this tiny bistro run by its owner. service is excellent and the food is home made style. Very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2016
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