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Giannfranco's Trattoria L

666 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
+1 805-684-0720
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“antipasti” (6 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
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666 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times and really enjoy it! We love sitting in the back courtyard, listening to the fountains and getting a reminder of how lovely the little Trattorias are in Italy. I love the chopped salad; while my husband has enjoyed...More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Stopped with my daughter for pizza and pasta on the way to wine tasting in San Ynez. (Royal Oaks Winery). The pizza was delish! New yourk style if a bit thivker, but very tasty. Excellent pasta with meat sauce too. Friendly staff, fast service ,...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Tried it on recommendation of a friend and so glad we did. Definitely a place the locals go to have high class Italian fare. Sit on the back patio it's lovely. The wife had a delicious veal picatta (not on the menu) and I had...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner to celebrate wife's birthday. Food was very authentic and delicious. The atmosphere and service needs improvement. The timing of appetizers and salads was very off. One salad was missed entirely and the appetizers were brought out with the salad. Need more staff...More

Thank wh1066
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We are a very enjoyable dinner on their patio with our dogs. Not only was the food good but they brought water for our golden retrievers.

Thank SteveJoyce62
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We used to like this place, and have eaten there a number of times. It is a decent Italian restaurant, and the owners are friendly. However, at our last visit, it took over an hour to get our food. A couple at the next table...More

Thank PickyVoyager
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This restaurant offers a limited menu of Italian specialty dishes along with traditional American fare. The pasta is fresh and the sauces are excellent. Prices are reasonable but not inexpensive. Would like to see more traditional Italian dishes like lasagna, cheese ravioli, manicotti, and eggplant...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I have visited Giannfranco's for both dinner and lunch when on business trips. There is a certain level of consistency in the food that is well above average. Both the menu and wine selection is broad especially for Italian wines. Watch out--portion sizes are large...More

Thank Snooge42
Reviewed 2 May 2017

At a stranger's recommendation me and 3 friends decided to try this restaurant for lunch. The atmosphere is precious, and sitting in the courtyard out back was even better. I ordered a salad with a grilled piece of salmon on it and it was very...More

Thank HoneylovesTim
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went here on a Monday evening. It was very quiet but it was after all February. Food was served quickly and tasted really nice but the portions were quite small. I tried a local bottled beer which again was fine but at $7 for a...More

Thank Simon F
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1 March 2016|
Response from Giannfrancos | Property representative |
Thank you for wanting to join us for lunch or dinner at Giannfranco's Trattoria. Although, we do not have a strict dress code, we do require a business casual dress code. No bare feet, shoes are required. No tank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 666 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-0720
Authentic Upscale Italian Cuisine. Freshly prepared when you order. Local Ingredients and Imported Italian Products used in our cooking. Amazing Italian wine List served by Professional Servers.
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