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La Cantina Restaurant & Pizzeria


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Pizza
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting Launceston for first time - had no reservation and was walking town looking for place to eat - this place was empty at 5:45, but I noticed it had onlu jsut opened. WE went in - they seated us - had a great waitress,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SigEpBill
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't have to wait long for our meals, the veal fungi and veal scampi were very tasty and came served with vegetables.I made sure I had room for their tiramisu and it was so good. Its a very busy place so it is wise...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you book if you wish to eat at this popular eatery in downtown Launceston. What with a wide range of great Italian foods and reasonable prices there are often not many spare tables. The portions are large so if you are not overly...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank pisang
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love returning to this restaurant whenever we visit Launceston. We have been doing so now for nearly thirty years and it is still producing top results. This time I had the rainbow trout - bliss! Keep up the good work La Cantina, we hope...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank pantherpete63
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Staff were fantastic , food great and very busy so obviously popular with locals We were travelling around Tasmania and visited on recommendation . We were not disappointed and would recommend for a great Italian with a large menu and nice atmosphere

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank R6230CJjenniferj
Reviewed March 14, 2019

We went to La Cantina for our first night's dinner in Launceston and walking around getting our bearings. They were quite busy. We ordered Pizza and wine. Pizzas had lots of flavour and we enjoyed the meals.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Zezz
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Went to La cantina on george st for a quiet cosy dinner. We got a quiet cosy table for 2 in back and the service and food was excellent. Highly recommend a visit if in launceston. They own the takeaway and do delivery to.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Aaron M
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Real Italian home made food and service. Lasagna and veal cooked to perfection. Nothing flash about the decor but you know it's authentic by the smells from the kitchen Highly recommended

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kennyray09
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Fantastic food and exceptional service. Had a lovely dinner here and enjoyed our meal immensely. Italian food at its finest!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mandyturner2018
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a nice dinner, instead we got lousy service from unprofessional staff. We ordered a pizza and pasta, both were so bland and flavourless, the pasta had obviously been reheated and not cooked fresh, and when I asked for some Parmesan...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it has a BYO wine license. Corkage a reasonable $5 per bottle. Enjoy
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Response from Jenny0401 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am unsure, but maybe you could call the restaurant Jenny
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