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La crepa

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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 13, Isola Dovarese, Italy
+39 0375 396161
11:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Wed - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We came 1 day too early..! On that last night of the holiday the people form the restaurant were around (but actually still closed) and nicely suggested another options for our dinner (which also turned to be good..!).. We happened to be still in the area to try the restaurant for lunch the next day, when they re-opened after holidays..... More 

Thank stadtengel
Northfield, Minnesota
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97 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

My wife and I were invited here by a local friend who has eaten here often for many years. The reason for his loyalty is clear. The fish here, that comes from surrounding fresh water of the Po River and Lake Garda, is very well prepared and delicious. That would be enough of a reason with adding the friendly and... More 

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Camerano Casasco
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

We first visited in late 2008 the day after our dreadful experience in La Locanda delle Grazie, Curtatone (see separate review). That Sunday Caffe La Crepa treated us with great kindness and we have returned on several occasions (with dog) to enjoy their excellent food. It is a rather amazing establishment that manages to tick just about all the boxes... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

This is an establishment it would be difficult to chance upon, off the main Mantova-Cremona road in the small town of Isola Dovarese. A gem! Sited on the corner of the main square, it is clearly the haunt of many locals and well frequented on a pleasant, sunny Saturday midday. We enjoyed local fresh sturgeon and guinea fowl in a... More 

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

Sunday lunch with friends, traditional Italian food, some recipes I had never come across before all using local produce and game, all well presented by friendly staff. Beautiful setting in a village square where you can relax after lunch and watch the world go by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

We had pretty much the perfect lunch at La Crepa. A series of atmospheric rooms, all full of happy eaters: I think we were the only non-Italians. Delicious antipasto followed by several pasta dishes: marubini in brodo, a wild herb risotto and tortelli di zucca. Then pudding. All of it introduced by the expert and hyper-enthusiastic nephew of the chef,... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

This restaurant in a tiny, picturesque village on the Lombardy/Emilia-Romagna border. We originally found it via the Gambero Rosso guide while attending an annual party thrown by a friend who is lucky enough to be from a village nearby, then returned while attending his wedding. It is DEFINITELY worth a detour off the A21 or from Cremona. The food is... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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179 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

We were travelling from one meeting in Castel Goffredo to another in Pizzighettone. Just coincidentially we happenned to stop in this village. There are only two restaurants. One is closed. So we were forced to go to La Crepa. It turns out that it was an old and famous place both for locals and visitors from other towns. They are... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013

What a great place! Excellent food and great service. The restaurant 'breathes' the love for food and wine. The sommelier is great! The way he describes a wine, makes you want to try it at once!!

Thank Bergtes
Bressanone, Italy
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151 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

The place serves excellent food, does have a great choice of wines but nevertheless has not lost it's charm for locals for whom it still is a watering hole. The owner's manage to cover this immense gap with style. Albeit having arrived well beyond the usual dinner time we hot a great dinner. We had great dinner inside and on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 13, Isola Dovarese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Cremona  >  Isola Dovarese
  • Phone Number: +39 0375 396161

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