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La Cantina

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Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 2, 06038 Spello, Italy
+39 0742 651775
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12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 20:00 - 22:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

La Cantina was recommended to us. It is easy to find, on the main street just south of the main square. The food was excellent and fine. We could not get in the first night without a reservation, but were accommodated for lunch the next day without reservation. The ambience is appealing, but more formal than most restaurants. We also... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and food. At first they were quite rushed and rude but things calmed down and we had a lovely time. The food and wine was excellent. We enjoyed pigeon pate, beef tartare, wild boar pappardelle. The local wine was fabulous and so inexpensive. Total bill for 8 people was €238.

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Thank kikirob
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I think this is the "fanciest" place in Spello to go out dining. The interior is very nice and the kitchen makes use of what the surrounding nature has to offer.The chef keeps it simple and pure, but in some cases all it takes is a perfect little omelet with fresh truffle to get you to culinary heaven. Nice wine... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The ambience looked great as I walked past La Cantina so I chose it as my lunch spot. I tried the lamb liver (I think) as an appetizer and I am so glad I did because it was unique, fresh, and incredible tasting. Anyway, what impressed me most was that while the waitresses were practical, and not outwardly friendly, at... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very beautiful and unique with a great atmosphere. We were there with our friends and kids. The staff was super helpful as we don't speak nor read Italian. The food was very good - we had grilled lamb, which was the best I ever had, lamb with artichokes, gnocchi with truffle, penne pomodoro, and ravioli. For dessert... More 

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Washington,DC
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Spello is worth a stop for its narrow historic streets and passageways and you get a good feel for the town by parking below (required) and walking up to the Cantina in the town center. The restaurant interior is very atmospheric, the kind of place everyone traveling to Italy dreams of finding. Rustic and charming. Food to match. We had... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal with family and friends. Food was very good, arrived quickly and if good portion size. However, there are not too many restaurants that can actually deliver all the food all at once...this unfortunately fell into the majority.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We're recomended to visit La Cantina, and were more than pleased with the visit. Good, fresh local products for a reasonable price. Burrata as a starter was a hit. Pasta tartufo + various grill for main were both great, home made dessert to end a great meal. Good service and an amaro on the house Can't ask for more.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I go to Italy almost every month for both work and pleasure, I absolutely love it. I absolutely love Spello, probably my favourite town in Umbria, and have been a few times over the last 12 months, each time eating at La Cantina di Spello. Without a doubt, this is some of the best food you will eat in Italy.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Spello is a small hilltop village only a short drive from Perugia and is a great place to visit to wander through the beautiful streets, admire the Roman ruins and have lunch at La Cantina. Best to go straight there to book a table before wandering around - since it gets v busy particularly on Saturdays and Sundays. It's a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 2, 06038 Spello, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spello
  • Phone Number: +39 0742 651775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?