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“Great Italian Food in Carp!”

Giannfranco's Trattoria L
Ranked #8 of 76 Restaurants in Carpinteria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $43
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Authentic Upscale Italian Cuisine. Freshly prepared when you order. Local Ingredients and Imported Italian Products used in our cooking. Amazing Italian wine List served by Professional Servers.
Reviewed December 29, 2012

This restuarant is right next to Sly's but their prices are less: $$ and their pasta better. The hand made pasta just melts in your mouth! I recommend the Ravioli. The salads are good also. The Lasagne is one of the best I have ever had. If you want Italian, this IS the place!!!

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Reviewed December 19, 2012

From the moment you walk in, staff and the owners Anna and Franco greet you with warmth and comfort, just like you'd receive coming home. Simply casual elegance with a menu full of amazing culinary masterpieces! Oh and don't forget the incredible dessert tray, OMG! Weather permitting, try going around sunset and sit on the rustic patio in back, very romantic indeed!

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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Have enjoyed many of the menu choices and have not yet been disappointed. Panzanella salad is perfect, lamb, beef short ribs, fish dishes all delicious. Sauces and vegetable accompaniments are great.

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Reviewed October 24, 2012

Went there for lunch. Small bowl of angel hair pasta $15. Good size chopped salad $11. Nice patio, very friendly. Have been there previously for dinner and ordered a different pasta dish that was very tasty, but also arrived as a small portion. Bread given out sparingly as well. You might still be hungry if you order pasta. Now you know.

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1  Thank trex93036
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

We all say "This really is the last time we'll come here" but we gave it another shot, and like clockwork, the shoddy, sometimes rude service was dolled out to our party. It's a shame because the food is quite good-a little on the expensive side , but the Italian restaurants are slim pickings in Carp. If you are willing to sit quietly, not ask for bread/oil to dip it in, silverware or even additional drinks! You may be excused the dirty looks and scathing comments from the wait staff and the owners too. Oh and don't even dare ask if they have a kids menu, or you'll be charged $14:00 for a small dish of pasta and butter and hear all about the imposition of them having to create this complex dish!

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