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La Trattoria

30 Sunnybrae Ctr, Arcata, CA 95521-6742
+1 707-822-6101
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good15%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“risotto” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
30 Sunnybrae Ctr, Arcata, CA 95521-6742
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find in little Sunnybrae! Farm to table at reasonable prices. Smaller restaurant that does great cuisine. The appetizers were great. The salads were amazing. The shaved Brussels sprouts were very flavorful with added textures of croutons and Pharm cheese. They excel at pastas...More

Thank sauteguy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food here has always been delightful every time I have frequented, which probably has been at least a dozen times. It is very often locally sourced, freshly made pasta and sauces, has a very pleasant atmosphere, and very friendly owners and servers. What a...More

Thank sadiehales
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in a strip mall this small gem is worth a visit. Three adults and two children had a very nice dinner. The local and Italian wines gave plenty of choices along with an admirable beer menu. I am a Carbonara fanatic (Verona, Italy...More

Thank Lesbas
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my husband birthday last night there. The beef stew with polenta was soooo good, the other pasta dish was great too. Deep flavors. Something us foodies couldn't make at home...

Thank Thao L
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I arrived to the small restaurant at 7:40, and there were three open tables. The older and unpleasant waiter told me that since I have no reservatin I have to wait until 8:15 for a table. Wait where in my car, on the street in...More

1  Thank tigrris
Reviewed 21 October 2016

As stated, this is a small, off the beaten path Italian restaurant that serves very good to excellent Italian cuisine. Their food is fresh and local (farm to fork style), with a rotating menu based on local seasonal food. While the setting and atmosphere is...More

2  Thank 720Davis_M
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This smaller restaurant really knows how to present tasty organic vegetarian Italian dinners that are homemade. The menu changes daily and is posted for customers. This is a farm-to-fork establishment who get their ingredients from local sources.

Thank travel69mom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

You cannot go wrong here! The vibe is suuuper friendly, the food is fresh as can be with a list of the farmers on the wall. Jim and Patricia always have consistent, yet revolving menu. The chicken is unreal!

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped her with some friends from the UK. The reviews were good, but the food was not. We all ordered different items, And were dissatisfied. The best thing of all of our food was the pork plate. The food was bland and nothing we...More

Thank Wandah F
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This restaurant serves generous portions of its Italian food at decent prices. Get out your GPS if you are new to the area and seek it out. You will not regret it!

Thank KathythePoet
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 19 - USD 24
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Sunnybrae Ctr, Arcata, CA 95521-6742
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-6101
La Trattoria is a small family run restaurant with a limited menu that features traditional Italian dishes not commonly found in the States. We use only local and seasonal produce, buying direct from Humboldt county farmers. All our meats are sustainably sourced from local ranchers and/or organic Northern California suppliers. Our wine list focuses on the regions of Italy and a handful of local estate vineyards. The atmosphere is casual and the food is honest, reminiscent of the trattorias in Italy.
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