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Pinetta's European Restaurant

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3056 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-2251
+1 225-387-9134
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You won't find better prices anywhere in Baton Rouge. Red sauce is the best I have tasted. The restaurant is dark and a little dingy, but we loved the food and the experience.

Thank greatdane2016
Orange Grove, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The moment you walk into this bistro its quaint and old world style sucks you in. It's a perfect spot for a romantic dinner or just a relaxing meal with family. The ambiance of the candles in the dark room sets to mood to take you back. I had the seafood ravioli it was amazing from the crab to the... More 

Thank brokesoutherntravler
Shreveport, Louisiana
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Classic Italian restaurant. Love it. Food is great. Wine is great. Atmosphere is great.Go early or you will have to wait for a table.

Thank Bistineau
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

A complete lack of cleanliness and worse hospitality shouts loudley over average to good food. Occsssionally, the food can be excellent but the extremely inconsistent preparation is not worth a roll of the food roulette wheel. Usually, a food comment results in a rebuttal rather than an effort to get it right. However, the real reason not to go is... More 

Thank Gordon O
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214 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Everything about this restaurant will leave you with strong opinions. Entering from Perkins you are met with a corner entrance in an old strip center. The restaurant is small and if full somewhat cramped. The original owner's kitchen table is still in the restaurant from 50 years ago. Almost every chair is a bit wobbly. Part of the charm or... More 

Thank Wineho
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived late in town one weekday evening on a business trip and landed here for dinner. My co-worker told me how great the lasagna was at this place so he wanted to go back. We pulled up and the place looked closed. You would never consider to stop here if you're just driving by in the evening. It's tucked... More 

Thank kathleenl183
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I LOVE this place. It is in a dark and dingy corner of a location, but don't judge it from the outside (or the inside!) It is delightfully tacky with a small wait staff but it is extraordinarily delicious! The 3-day red sauce is to die for. Every dish is wonderful, but the Veal Parmesan is the best ever. Took... More 

Thank U7096BHmaryd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I recently dropped in to Pinetta's, an old restaurant that has been in Baton Rouge for years. It took forever for a waiter to seat the two of us and it wasn't even very busy. The complimentary rolls were finally brought to the table but they were nothing any better than bagged rolls from the grocery store. The Italian Salad... More 

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Nampa, ID
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is small but has very good Italian food. The French onion soup is excellent and so is the Italian salad. Their lasagna is also delicious and mildly spicy. Great red sauce. They keep the lights very low so it is a little bit dark. We enjoyed our meal and being able to talk with each other without a... More 

Thank IdahoDiver
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

My husband brought me here after I came home from living in Europe for two years. I loved it! It was a perfect little piece of Europe tucked away in Baton Rouge! The food was great and the service was very friendly!

Thank lauren-m-danzy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3056 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-2251
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-387-9134

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