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“Very Enjoyable”
Review of La Cantina

La Cantina
Ranked #12 of 132 Restaurants in George
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 8 - USD 18
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: With its traditional Italian menu, La Cantina treats guests to an authentic Mediterranean culinary experience ranging from homemade pastas to succulent steaks. Its extensive menu includes meat and fish with an extensive wine list and its decadent dessert favourite, the tiramisu. Housing a wood-fired pizza oven, La Cantina serves what guests believe to be the tastiest, thin-based pizzas in town.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I and our 3 boys ate here whilst staying at the hotel and I have to say that the food was fantastic, particularly the pizza’s and the pasta as you would expect. There is also a very good selection of wines. Our waitress, Amanda, was excellent and very accommodating of our boys.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Karien N, DCC at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you taking the time to write a review about your most recent visit to La Cantina. We are extremely happy to hear that you and your family had such a wonderful experience during your visit and that you loved the pizza and pastas. We are just as happy to hear that you received such excellent service from Amanda.

Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to welcome you back to La Cantina real soon!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I am by no means claiming to be an expert on great food or to have superior taste buds, but the execution of the dishes at La Cantina is very poor. The Risotto was cooked to death (mine is better, and I am a self-taught very average cook), the pasta was swimming in butter and the meat was of poor quality. I understand why the restaurant receives nice feedback, as everything was still tasty (despite the poor execution), as they put so much fat/bacon/cream/etc. on every dish that the taste buds of the average patron are confused. The first room has the ambience of a pizzeria and our original table was in the center of the second room, sort of „on a stage“. I was told that some guests request specific tables, but should that put me at a disadvantage as a first time guest (who is also staying in one of the resort‘s more expensive suites)?

Pros: good winelist, attentive service.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Karien N, DCC at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you for writing a review about your most recent visit to La Cantina. We appreciate your feedback and it has been brought to the attention of the restaurant manager and chef who is currently busy reviewing the menu.

Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to welcome you back to La Cantina in the near future to redeem ourselves.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

When you walk into a restaurant and on a table at reception is a big basket of plump, fresh porcini mushrooms you just know you are going to eat something with mushrooms. The chef, Matteo, said they were fresh in that day, picked locally. I had Risotto with Porcini and my partner chose Rib Eye with a Mushroom Sauce, both were absolutely magnificent. You could see and taste that this was food cooked with passion, what an experience, we will be back again.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Karien N, DCC at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your most recent visit to La Cantina. We are happy to hear that you had such a lovely dining experience and that the food was excellent.

Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Firstly the food was unbelievable. We recommend the pastas. They were perfectly cooked. The service was grand and they treated our 90 yo grannie like royalty. Our server was Nosie, get seated in her section because you’ll be in for a treat!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Karien N, DCC at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you taking the time to write a review about your most recent visit to La Cantina. We are extremely happy to hear that you had such a wonderful experience during your visit and that you loved the pastas!

Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to welcome you (and your grannie!) back to La Cantina in the near future.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ambience but the pizzas were a disappointment this evening. Needs some attention, was cold and flavourless for the price. Service from Zim our waitress was Five Star. However always a good option for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Karien N, DCC at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your most recent visit to La Cantina. We appreciate your comments and you can be assured that we will look into this as it is definitely not our standard. We are happy to hear that you were impressed with the service from your waitress.

Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to welcome you back to La Cantina in the near future.

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