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“Best Italian restaurant outside of Italy!!”

La Carbonara Restaurant Pizzeria
Ranked #30 of 133 Restaurants in Kamala
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: La Carbonara is the typical "trattoria" that can be found in the center of Italy. The cuisine is handled by Francesco, born in Rome but of Umbrian culinary training, while the reception is curated by Valentina, who in Umbria was born and raised. The flavors and the products are typical of Maremma Laziale and Valle del Nera (river); from Pecorino cheese to braised lamb shank, hand-made pasta (fettuccine, lasagna, ravioli, potato dumplings) and pizza with a fine and crunchy base, then the homemade bacon, the guanciale (pork cheek) and the black truffle, that goes well even with the tropical climate. The atmosphere and the location are relaxed, airy and comfortable, the large parking in the back allows the enjoyment of a pedestrian and safe location for children who are free to enjoy the garden's greenery while parents can taste selected wines and foods in the fresh evening. La Carbonara restaurant pizzeria is a small tranquil extract of genuine Italian cuisine in the heart of Kamala.
Reviewed February 22, 2013

I like Thai food... I really like Italian food and I simply adore Francesco's food at La Carbonara!!! I was here last year and couldn't believe the quality and variety of the food and wines. Nothing's changed despite being high season. La Carbonara - simply the best!

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Been in Kamala 6 weeks and eat out every night, La Carborana is the best restaurant we have been to. Lovely setting, great atmosphere and fantastic food, the tomato, mozzerella, rocket and parmesan pizza is the best I have ever had.
The pasta dishes are also superb. Drink prices are among the lowest you will find in Kamala.
The chef is also the owner so quality is consistent.
Wish they would move to Cyprus and open up near us.
Once you have had enough of Massaman curry and egg fried rice, give it a try, you won't be dissappointed.
Directions.....walk along the strip towards the sea, take last soi on the left (just as the road bends to the right), walk past all the massage shops, the end of the soi opens up to a large courtyard with a couple of resturants, La Carborana is directly in front of you.
Does fill up, but you can book a table. Off there again tonight, can't wait.

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1  Thank CyprusCasey
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Valentina T, Direttore at La Carbonara Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2013

Dear Tracy thanks a lot for the review, was amazing!!! hope one day we can see again.
I want to apologize for the day you booking and we were close but many thing happened and we had to close again. I deserve to you and your husband all the best .
sincerely Francesco and Valentina

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Reviewed February 12, 2013

Starters carpaccio and bruchettas was very good. The red wine aswell. So we were exited to have our main course. My carbonara was too salty and my boyfriends pizza tasted notting at all.. Quiet Nice place away from the street but will not visit again.

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Hello, my name is Cristian and i'm italian... after four days of Thau coucine i needed of italian food... When i sow that in the kitchen of "La Carbonara" there really was an italian Chef (EXECUTIVE CHEF ;) ) i thout to be in the right place!
.... after dinner i understood that i wasn't in the right place but in the BEST ITALIAN RESTOURANT IN THAILAND!!!!! Food is fantastic... cooked just like we use to do in rome, great attention for quality of every thing .... great carbonara ... great simpaty and attention of Valentina and Francesco!! You have only one great problem... You are too far from my house in ROMA.

Cristian !

Thank you my dear friends for the beautiful eavening spent together!!

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Thank Cristian O Gard... C
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Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

A quite nice restaurant in the heart of Kamala. Sorry they have to few staff to make good service. Really good pasta, but far to small portions. Lower the price or make more food on the plate. Nice owners who do their best. I will come back next year and try it again.

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Thank Izabellaahl
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