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La Cantinola

) #778 of 9,928 Restaurants in Rome ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Via Calabria | 16/18, Rome, Italy
+39 06 4282 0519
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
“tiramisu” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Calabria | 16/18, Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Taxi driver who took us to our hotel which was opposite La Cantinola recommended this Restaurant. Olivio the owner and his staff welcomed us and he was delighted that we followed the recommendation. We had the mixed veg starter, Carbonari and the house seafood...More

Thank Roger748
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this place and it hasn't really changed over the years. Fresh fish from Sardinia arrives every day. My favorite dish is the scampi risotto but everything is just delicious. They have an incredible antipasto with myriad seafood selections to choose from and are...More

Thank slimK
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best food and service we had in Italy! We ate there all three nights we were in Rome! The food was great and the service was too!

Thank VE O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

have followed the Fourchette opinions... and it was a disaster... people are nice and speak a lot of languages... useful because only lost tourists arrive here... food is cheap but very very average... probably my worst meal in Roma ever.. to avoid !!!

Thank christosal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following trip advisor we chose this family run restaurant to celebrate our time in Rome. A short walk from our hotel and found it welcoming, had ravioli pasta, clams, garlic bread, then the sole and sea bream, then tiramisu - best in Italy!! House wine...More

1  Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic family run restaurant out of the tourist area. Reasonable prices, great fresh seafood and friendly service. Definitely would visit again if we were staying longer.

Thank Madeleine S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This was near our hotel and we booked to eat on the first night. Excellent friendly staff and delicious food. We had octopus salad with fresh bread , pasta and a bottle of house white . All was really tasty- simple flavours done executed very...More

Thank katie26
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has great food and provided excellent customer service. The kind of place where you feel like leaving a tip due to their generosity.

Thank Jacob C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

La Cantinola is a gem. They specialize in seafood (always fresh) and make excellent noodles. The service is impeccable and friendly, the setting pleasant, the price very reasonable. It is well worth a detour, for lunch or dinner. Try their spaghetti alle vongole, it's simply...More

Thank jeanolivierrichard
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This friendly restaurant was recommended by family friends that dined here recently. It was located just a short walk from the Westin where we were staying, so it was super convenient for us!!! We had a very pleasant experience two nights during our stay in...More

Thank nyconcierge2017
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and
Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a
posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and
models while bored housewives hung out in streetside
cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the
cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to
five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law
firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What are the prices like?
5 October 2016|
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Response from Enoe L | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Prices are reasonable and the ingredient were authentic. Nice portions as well
Does Livorio still own this restaurant...
2 February 2015|
Response from Enoe L | Property representative |
Yes he owns the restaurant since 1988..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:15 - 15:15
18:15 - 23:30
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 15:30
18:15 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calabria | 16/18, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighbourhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 06 4282 0519
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