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La Cantina

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Via Antonio Gramsci 34, 09014 Carloforte, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0781 854588
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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Paris, France
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Food acceptable, local and tasty, but nothing special. Service slow and confused. I will not be in a rush to eat here again.

Thank traveller0921
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222 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had decided to visit the small Island of San Pietro with the hope of seeing the Eleonora's falcons at Capo Sandalo on the island. We decided to have lunch at this small family owned trattoria is situated on a quiet , colourful cobbled street on the corner of Via Antonio Gramsci and Via Don Nicolò Segni, in the historic... More 

Thank CareySJC
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

On a lovely co bled street and great front of house appeal but the food is very average. I thought the tuna was the best dish but my overall experience of the place was not good and I have been here half a dozen times so I feel I gave it a fair shot.

Thank CookingEdge
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Stopped here for lunch as a group of 4, mainly as there were a group of locals eating here, always a good sign. We were proper tourists and had the Menu Touristica, which was very good valve and was good food, good friendly service and all round a very enjoyable lunch.

Thank Mike C
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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306 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We were lucky to get a table during lunch time for the family of four. The food wasn't bad but nothing exceptional. Portions were not big, good for me, but our teenagers needed more and prices were higher. On the positive side, the place looks nicely and homely.

Thank Stepanka40
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Located in the hearth of historic center of Carloforte. Small, family run trattoria. We have visited it during our one day trip to Isola San Pietro. We have received recommendation from local guy when we were asking for nice, good priced restaurant and we were not disappointed. Staff is friendly and fast, food and its prices was good. You can... More 

Thank Daniel B
Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

La Cantina is run by lovely people on a nice street. We always choose a seat outside and enjoy the people watching. All of the classic dishes are on offer and it is a good solid choice- especially for lunch. Good food, well prepared.

Thank JRC615
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2013

the staff were unpolite and hurried to close the restaurant asap (at 13:30). No usual atmosphere you can fine in a little restaurant of a lovely sea town. Very little food, badly cooked...badly arranged by the waitress on the ta ble...very expensive!

1 Thank michela1818
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2012 via mobile

The thing to remember about this small restaurant in the back streets of Carloforte, is that it's a trattoria. Not a ristorante. It's a small and simple affair, nice pasta, mains and sides. It feels like you're eating in someone's house, which adds to the charm. Lots of seats outside too, if you can get one - the locals seem... More 

Thank Ian H
Madrid, Spain
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Dinner was promising, as the terrace was full when we arrived but the friendly waitress quickly managed to arrange a table for us. Colourful and lively atmosphere, however our dining experience was far from perfect as the food was much below our expectations and the rave reviews we had read. The tonno, supposedly THE specialty of Carloforte and the restaurant... More 

1 Thank Luis S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$65
Italian, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Gramsci 34, 09014 Carloforte, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Carbonia-Iglesias  >  Carloforte
  • Phone Number: +39 0781 854588

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