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“Centrally situated, very good, but” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Il Cantuccio

Il Cantuccio
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Baltimore, Ireland
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Centrally situated, very good, but”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2010

This was our second visit to Il Cantuccio and it was very busy on out first visit. We had been a little disappointed on the first occasion as it had been highly recommended. We thought it was due to the number of people being dealt with. This time , however, it was much quieter but we left weith the same impression. The food was very good and if the service had been a bit more friendly we might have enjoyed the evening a lot more. We got little or no help with the menu and when the food was served it was merely plonked on the table with little responce to our expression of thanks. Again on being cleared there was no interaction of any kind. They only seemed only interested in getting back to the inside counter area where there was a constant flow of people coming and going with takeaways.
It was a pity that the service wasn't a bit better as the setting, atmosphere and the food were definately worth another visit. We will try again on our next visit.

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Matlock, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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“Good Italian eating”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2010

If you want to taste good Italian food, typical of the region, it’s worth seeking out the restaurant “Il Cantuccio” towards the back of the “Piazza Lucia” in Santa Maria di Castellabate. Whilst it serves excellent pizzas, I’d encourage you to also try the other dishes on the menu, which are all freshly prepared to order. In particular I’d recommend the numerous sea food dishes which are especially tasty being made from a variety of locally caught fishes and shellfish and if you are not sure what to order, the staff will be happy to recommend dishes of local origin. The prices are reasonable and menus translated into different languages (including English) are available. The staff are friendly, welcoming and helpful so, even if the English isn’t perfect, it’s always possible to arrive at some form of understanding. And, if you wish, you can wash your meal down with good, local wine. Enjoy!

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Thank lupabianca
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