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La Cantina Italiana

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911 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702-6839 (Formerly LA Cantina Restaurant)
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The soup is just like the Thanksgiving soup my mother in law made... With little cheese noodles. My husband and kids love it. The gnocchi are always a favorite for the men. I tried the clam special and recommend you wait to hit a real fried clam joint. The batter was plain and at least one of the clams was... More 

Thank Mary G
Newburgh, New York
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Italian cuisine, excellent service even when the place is packed. Convenient parking, easy to reach by car.

Thank Butch M
Framingham, Massachusetts
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473 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The two chicken dished we had we found just average, even the sauce was just ok. They have lobster specials our friends said were good but that was for Thursday only.

Thank bsk_10
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The food is good but there have been a number of changes I liked the old ways better, such as the family size. salads that were refilled on request. The pizza looks good but I usually get the veal parm. It is still good but doesn't seem as large as it used to be We will return if we want... More 

Thank BeautifulBill
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

First visit and I was hoping for a little more but the food and service was average. The chicken parm was good but the sauce was average at best. Id probably go back but wouldn't go out of my way.

Thank srs117
Northbridge, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Our Mother's Day dining experience here was perfect. Although it was extremely busy (their busiest day of the year!), we had a 4:00 reservation for 5 of us and were brought right in. The service was quick, their wine pours were generous, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was festive. We will definitely be back!

Thank Sarah V
Boston Mass
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Unfortunately the food was not at all flavorful. The veal cacciatore was dry and tasteless. I asked for some marinara sauce which the waiter promptly brought however it didn,t help much.I had tried the restaurant a few years ago, and from what I recall, it was better at that time. Frankly I do not intend to return. There are so... More 

Thank MartyDBoston
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We've been going to La Cantina for years. They are always serving high quality food at moderate prices. Sure, they've gone up a few times but who hasn't? The quality is great, especially veal or chicken parm. Salads are crisp and tasty with Fannie's Intalian dressing.

Thank Marplon
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I have visited this restaurant a numerous of times but today was the worst ever of any restaurant. The steak was tasty but very grisly, the waiter was awful. I asked for butter for the bread 3 times to no avail. The bake potato came with no butter, the broccoli no butter either by the time the butter came the... More 

Thank 6catsWestborough
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We have been going there for years. Great salads. Standard Italian dishes have lots of flavor. Great specials. Highly recommend this place anytime!

Thank bluecam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702-6839 (Formerly LA Cantina Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Framingham
  • Phone Number: 5088797874

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