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La Trattoria

#16 of 382 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
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13 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 47 97 01
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

We have been here for lunch and had tasty pasta, freashly made, in a nice atmosphere. The restaurant was full during lunch time and locals enjoy the place. The staff was a bit reserved but overall it is a nice place to eat.

Thank BrigitteK236
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

They say the best things in life are worth waiting for, and in the case of the dishes at La Trattoria this is certainly true. It is correct that the service takes a while, perhaps because everything is cooked to order at a very high standard. The Pasta cooked in the large Pamagano Regiano crust is a true sensation, and... More 

Thank nigel3110
Malmo, Sweden
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Excellent Italian restaurant in Caen's city center. Classic Italian dishes served with a smile. Highly recommended.

Thank Jörgen D
Toulouse, France
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I was hoping to some day try a traditional carbonara and saw the pictures here. Although it is not carbonara, I was really happy with it! Great flavors and prepared in front of you with a good conversation. He explained that the mushrooms and herbs were sourced locally. He also shared some French/Italian trivia while preparing the plate.

1 Thank Voyage-en-premieres
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a good pasta place on tripadviser for lunch while passing caen -and i found this exellent place! -From the friendly lady who took my reservation on the phone -who receeved me aswell once i got there- -(paking under the 'chateau' close by) -To the delicious wine, -The pasta 'La trattoria ' -the perfect tiramisu with a... More 

2 Thank Olaf O
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Great service, reasonable prices and fantastic food. If you're up for a show order the house signature dish where the chef comes out and prepares it for you at the table, very fun. I went with my father who will invariably order a tiramisu if it's on the menu. He claims it's the best he's ever eaten (he went back... More 

1 Thank Gerard R
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This is located among many other restaurants near the castle and we went there based on other reviews. We were not desperately hungry and ordered a main course each after waiting some time before being able to place our order. Julie had Sea Bass which was lovely with a fine crispy skin and I have sampi and courgette but the... More 

Thank Ashfield531
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Food was nice but a bit prices are a bit on the high end, mainly signature pasta dish. Decoration of the place is a bit strange.

Thank Joly294472
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Wonderful food, great staff, nice wine. A relaxed atmosphere. It was just perfect. And not expensive at all! We liked it so much we went back the next evening (we have never ever done that before) and once again it was very good. The place was full both times so you may want to make a reservation. (What I also... More 

Thank marieke2015
Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Firat class food in this little tiny resturant. Friendly service and their speciality was out of this world.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 47 97 01

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