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La Lanterna

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via C. Colombo, 65, 04029 Sperlonga, Italy
+39 0771 548083
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Rome, Italy
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We saw this place shortly after getting to Sperlonga. It was 3pm we thought it could have been closed. But luckily the kitchen was still open. It was a weekday of May, so the restaurant was almost empty. What brought us there was the incredible terrace they have literally on the beach. They have 20 tables on the terrace so... More 

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Suffolk U.K.
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Nice restaurant,food tasty, bit pricey for what you get, good views of sea and beach. low key staff. Partner says it's romantic? (what ever that is?)

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We went here because the place looked fine and had a great terrace with an amazing view. The food however was a dissapointment. The best dish served were the fries, one of us got the wrong dish. The prices were quite high in comparison to the quality and quantity of the food. There was not that much to eat and... More 

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Nottingham
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We have enjoyed several excellent meals at La Lanterna and would definitely go again. A good place for a leisurely meal overlooking the beach and views of Terracina, Monte Circeo. The service is more likely to be slower later in the evening so an early dinner is good. We have always enjoyed the fish and seafood dishes. The deserts can... More 

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Thank KarenNottingham
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

We went there for dinner, quality was alright ,but nothing more and as it is quite exepensive , I wouldnt recommend going, good thing is the waterfront location and you could see the sunset, but considering the poor service and the mediocre food, it is not worth it

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Thank PepeChiringo S
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We stumbled across this place when looking for dinner one night and fell in love with it. I had a fantastic swordfish pasta along with a delightful traditional Italian lemon cake for dessert. With a bottle of wine on the side, this was a perfect meal. Our second meal was equally good on our final night in Sperlonga. All credit... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

After travelling through Italy for 2 weeks, we were a bit over pizzas and pastas, so we tried this restaurant last night and were so happy. We had local fish, calamari, and king prawns. Beautiful fresh seafood, washed down with local wine. Reasonably priced and highly recommended :D

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

We ate at this restaurant on Tuesday 29 September 2015 during a visit to Sperlonga. The service was good and the fish dishes we had were very tasty and freshly cooked to order. Not a wide choice on the menu but enough for us, the wine was also very good as was the dessert. At around €60 for the two... More 

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Southampton
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140 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We are in Sperlonga again, and this restaurant was one of our favourites last time, but it has gone down in our estimation. The food was good, when it eventually arrived. We did not want "the full Italian bit" - anti pasti, primi, secondi, dolce and coffee, but only two courses and some wine. The restaurant was not particularly busy,... More 

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London
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

It's at a lovely location on the beach, so you can look at the late evening sunbathers and watch the sun set. The food is very fresh and tasty. It doesn't deliver on speed. We know this from last year and this year. But when your food does arrive, it's worth the wait. I had the prawns in bacon and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via C. Colombo, 65, 04029 Sperlonga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Latina  >  Sperlonga
  • Phone Number: +39 0771 548083

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