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La Balconata

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Av. Rio de Janeiro entre Caroni y New York. Qta. Chuba. | Las Mercedes, Caracas 1000, Venezuela
+58 212-9934157
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very good italian restaurant in Caracas.. Prices are very reasonable, on the savings side, maybe that is was full at luch with the locals. Amazing that is was full in spite of the heavy recesion. I had tortellinis filled with spinach and ricotta; with bolognes sauce very nice.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice italian restaurant placed in Las Mercedes Caracas; very well and courteous tending, the food is nice and the prices are astonishing affordable; they have valet parking

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

A restaurant with italian and international cuisine, not very sophisticated but still tasty. The place is noisy, but fine for a family with children.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Located along the Riveria Rio Guiare, La Balconata, as the name suggests offers outside dining. The view is not too inspiring (unless, of course, you find pleasure in viewing flyovers and concrete support pillars) however it's nice to be able to find a location in Las Mercedes with an outside dining option. Seated on the balcony we were attended to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Gnocchi, pasta, lasagna, pizza, carpaccio, almost everything is excellent. Ask for Mr. Andrea, he was the owner of a great Italian restaurant and now works there. Very good service and prices. Excellent infrastructure

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Thank Joel A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

This restaurant was a grand waste of time and money for me. First, the waiter took forever to take the orders and we always had to be beckoning vehemently everytime we needed his attention. After handing us the menu, he just did not come back, and about 10-15 minutes later when we realised how ridiculous it was we had to... More 

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Thank Classys2014
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

Some of the best Italian I have had outside of Italy. In a vibrant block of Las Mercedes, La Balconata offers indoor seating or outdoor in a patio. I had an amazing carpaccio and the pasta with grana padano sauce. The atmosphere is laid back. Service is efficient, but attentive. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Caracas.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2011

This has been one of the best Italian restaurants I have been to, it is strange that lots of people go to it so the cooks have to work fast but the food even if it is cooked fast it is really really exquisite. Recommend it totally, I would give it a 4.5/5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Rio de Janeiro entre Caroni y New York. Qta. Chuba. | Las Mercedes, Caracas 1000, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas
  • Phone Number: +58 212-9934157

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