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La Cantina di Via Sapienza

Via della Sapienza 40, 80138, Naples, Italy
+39 081 459078
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (6 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
“broccoli” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via della Sapienza 40, 80138, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We visited la Cantina because we were keen to experience a restaurant in Naples that only provides lunch. It was recommended and we were not disappointed. When we arrived it was clear that there were regulars eating lunch and we looked to them for a...More

Thank DBBristol
Reviewed 3 May 2018

A lovely small restaurant quite close to the famed archeological museum. We had high hopes. It was highly rated by TripAdvisor and the Guardian. My wife had octopus with peas. She is a seafood lover but was unimpressed. I had the lunch special; bread, pasta...More

Thank Archipelago
Reviewed 31 December 2017

When we stumbled across this restaurant in a quiet street away from the madding crowds, we thought it was going to be a memorable meal, a real find... alas, it wasn't. The service was efficient but not warm. We ordered an antipasti. At €8 it...More

1  Thank Bellenomade
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice traditional and home made food. A perfect option if u are sick of pizzas. The choice of many Napolitan people. Tasteful and very logic prices

Thank inopinate
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This lunch place is absolutely lovely and packed with locals. Be sure to reserve a table, as we saw 10+ couples be turned away. The aubergine parmigiana is one of the tastiest things I have ever eaten. The texture melted in my mouth and I...More

Thank Camilla I
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We chose this restaurant out of our DK Naples book and have to say it provided a basic Italian lunch. Service was friendly and the use of our guide book was appreciated and the staff assisted with our limited Italian. We had eaten better for...More

1  Thank Judgys
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Located in the very heart of Naples, close to Portalba and the Policlinico Hospital, this small restaurant is a good "messenger" of the incomparable Neapolitan cuisine. We chose cauliflower and pasta soup, small octopus in tomato sauce and sautéed friarielli (a local kind of broccoli)...More

Thank mywhereabouts
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Small place where people working nearby come to eat. You should know what to order since some of the dishes are really bad - was not able to finish mine. One has to pay 2 e for the service, 2 e for the bread (that...More

Thank ccvvxx
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We enjoyed a quiet lunch among a handful of locals on a Friday afternoon here. Good pastas and a vegetable side with a nice house red wine. It's off the main streets so it's quiet inside. The server spoke virtually no English, but she and...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Cozy cantina, delicious food, inexpensive. Service was just fine. The Italian sausage is excellent. Near the archaeological museum.

Thank robertfriedman
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Bre K
28 September 2018|
Response from DBBristol | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I can't remember. My instinct says that there was not a gluten free range on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Sapienza 40, 80138, Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > Pendino
  • Neighbourhood: Pendino
  • Phone Number: +39 081 459078
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