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La Cantina

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Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 2, 06038 Spello, Italy
+39 0742 651775
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 20:00 - 22:30
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Rome, Italy
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We come to this nice restaurant in the scenic beauty of Spello three or four times a year. Whenever we feel like eating some good home made like of it italian food with a nice variety of dish, we go to the Cantina! Yesterday we ate - Capeletti in brodo: best capeletti ever with a nice touch of lemon -Agnello... More 

Thank GERONIMOsafi
Foligno, Italy
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283 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I was there for lunch on February 25th together with my brother Daniele and our Jordanian friend Firas Al-Jabali. We booked at the very last minute and were lucky, because normally the restaurant is fully booked, specially on weekends! The restaurant is located right in the center of Spello, nice little town in Umbria. We were aware that here they... More 

Thank Gianluca B
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Always a treat to dine here. Friendly staff, collegial atmosphere. Food is top notch (if a bit salty sometimes). Wine list is impeccable. Deserts, delicious and perfect.

Thank bmfeeley
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

La Cantina was recommended to us. It is easy to find, on the main street just south of the main square. The food was excellent and fine. We could not get in the first night without a reservation, but were accommodated for lunch the next day without reservation. The ambience is appealing, but more formal than most restaurants. We also... More 

Thank 47Willow47
Tacoma, Washington
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164 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and food. At first they were quite rushed and rude but things calmed down and we had a lovely time. The food and wine was excellent. We enjoyed pigeon pate, beef tartare, wild boar pappardelle. The local wine was fabulous and so inexpensive. Total bill for 8 people was €238.

Thank kikirob
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I think this is the "fanciest" place in Spello to go out dining. The interior is very nice and the kitchen makes use of what the surrounding nature has to offer.The chef keeps it simple and pure, but in some cases all it takes is a perfect little omelet with fresh truffle to get you to culinary heaven. Nice wine... More 

Thank GeertAt
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The ambience looked great as I walked past La Cantina so I chose it as my lunch spot. I tried the lamb liver (I think) as an appetizer and I am so glad I did because it was unique, fresh, and incredible tasting. Anyway, what impressed me most was that while the waitresses were practical, and not outwardly friendly, at... More 

Thank Debra L
Tel Aviv, Israel
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very beautiful and unique with a great atmosphere. We were there with our friends and kids. The staff was super helpful as we don't speak nor read Italian. The food was very good - we had grilled lamb, which was the best I ever had, lamb with artichokes, gnocchi with truffle, penne pomodoro, and ravioli. For dessert... More 

Thank rotemyonatan
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Spello is worth a stop for its narrow historic streets and passageways and you get a good feel for the town by parking below (required) and walking up to the Cantina in the town center. The restaurant interior is very atmospheric, the kind of place everyone traveling to Italy dreams of finding. Rustic and charming. Food to match. We had... More 

Thank Rosetana
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal with family and friends. Food was very good, arrived quickly and if good portion size. However, there are not too many restaurants that can actually deliver all the food all at once...this unfortunately fell into the majority.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 2, 06038 Spello, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Spello
  • Phone Number: +39 0742 651775

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