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La Gardela

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Via Ponte Marino 3, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
+39 0544 217147
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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19:00 - 22:30
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96 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and ate outside as the skies cleared after a rainy spell. We enjoyed it a lot. The cappelletti with ragu was nice and light while the grilled veal scallopine was a good size and well executed with just a bit of charring for added flavour. Get some grilled veg to go with it (eggplant and/or... More 

Thank SingaporeGaribaldi
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and excellent service. I asked for "molti pomadoro" on my mixed salad on our second visit there and I got them! There was a large party there on our second visit but staff still made us feel welcome. Great atmosphere.

Thank Elizabeth M
Houston, Texas
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86 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Located in the center of Ravenna the restaurant appears to be very popular among locals. We went there for lunch and enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. The place was packed for a reason. The prices are a bit lower than in the neighboring businesses.

Thank First_Advice
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were able to be seated right at 7 when no one in restuarants yet without a reservation. Only one other table was not reserved and filled up by 8 pm. Good food good price.

Thank Tygdnaer
Catalonia, Spain
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Though the restaurant got packed in a while after our entrance, the service and the kitchen were really fast. The food is traditional and very tasty.

Thank marquesa_de_parabere
Kent, Texas
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318 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our inn keeper, we enjoyed a very good dinner at La Gardela. A starter of local cured meats was flavorful. Followed by two good pasta dishes, we then split a selection of grilled meats which were superbly cooked. Of our desserts, we agreed that the wine poached pear was excellent. The house red wine was a good accompaniment... More 

Thank Asta365
Silver Spring, Maryland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We dined here twice during our stay. The food was very satisfying, generous portions and served promptly, without rushing us at all. The atmosphere was warm, cozy, and very family friendly, most of the clientele were local families. Perfect if you want local cuisine for a good value.

Thank Ben P
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6 reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We went there at lunchtime on Saturday. It was raining but mild and they let us sit outside. The staff was very friendly and the food was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Sara G
Milan, Italy
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I was there for lunch today. The restaurant was heaving. The deco is kind of tough. We had a table upstairs which was kind of claustrophobic. The tagliere was excellent, the cappelletti and maccheroni with Gorgonzola were nothing special. They have a very varied menu. maybe we should have chosen the grilled meat or fritto misto instead.

Thank The-Milan-Chick
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I often visit Ravenna, and I always make sure to have at least one meal at La Gardela. Come here if you want to avoid trendy, improvised places. This is a simple traditional little family restaurant, old fashioned and with very professional but warm waiters. Last week I went back and had the very best roast lamb ever. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ponte Marino 3, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ravenna  >  Ravenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0544 217147

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