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La Cantina di Via Sapienza

Via della Sapienza 40, 80138, Naples, Italy
+39 081 459078
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (5 reviews)
“broccoli” (3 reviews)
“incomparable” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean
Via della Sapienza 40, 80138, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

We chose this restaurant out of our DK Naples book and have to say it provided a basic Italian lunch. Service was friendly and the use of our guide book was appreciated and the staff assisted with our limited Italian. We had eaten better for...More

Thank Judgys
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Located in the very heart of Naples, close to Portalba and the Policlinico Hospital, this small restaurant is a good "messenger" of the incomparable Neapolitan cuisine. We chose cauliflower and pasta soup, small octopus in tomato sauce and sautéed friarielli (a local kind of broccoli)...More

Thank mywhereabouts
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Small place where people working nearby come to eat. You should know what to order since some of the dishes are really bad - was not able to finish mine. One has to pay 2 e for the service, 2 e for the bread (that...More

Thank ccvvxx
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We enjoyed a quiet lunch among a handful of locals on a Friday afternoon here. Good pastas and a vegetable side with a nice house red wine. It's off the main streets so it's quiet inside. The server spoke virtually no English, but she and...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Cozy cantina, delicious food, inexpensive. Service was just fine. The Italian sausage is excellent. Near the archaeological museum.

Thank robertfriedman
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Why a "surprise" ? Becaus who would have thought that in such a touristy location (top of etna) quality food would be served with grace and generosity. A large part of their clientel are locals, which expains why. ut we didn't know that when we...More

Thank happy9710
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The service was great, the food was wonderful, the atmosphere 'authentico'. The were four hungry people for lunch, we took the last table in this busy local cantina . The calamari arrosti was outstanding in presentation and taste. The tuna and tomato bruschetta excellent ....More

Thank Bazz55
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Lunch after a visit to the nearby and incomparable Archaeological Museum. A Neapolitan menu: pasta with tomato and ricotta sauce and a choice of second courses ranging from fried baccala', sausage and broccoli, meatballs in tomato sauce and the real parmigiana di melanzane (an aubergine/eggplant...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 13 January 2015

If you are looking for the pefect intimate place where to have proper food in Naples I could not recommend this Cantina more. We have discovered it by chance while wandering the alleyways of old Naples and returned twice never to be disappointed by the...More

Thank Luca D
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This place is right around the corner from where I stayed in Naples. It seems to have limited hours but I finally found it open for lunch today and I beat the local crowd. A lot of locals eT here Nd get take out, so...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
12:30 - 15:30
12:30 - 15:30
12:30 - 15:30
12:30 - 15:30
12:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Sapienza 40, 80138, Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > Pendino
  • Neighbourhood: Pendino
  • Phone Number: +39 081 459078
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