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“Small & quaint”

Carbonara Trattoria
Ranked #53 of 229 Restaurants in San Clemente
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Was part of a wedding party & had the rehearsal dinner there. It's a very small place so they arranged to have us outside in the courtyard. We had to wait until evening because they share the outside area with other shops and vendors. It was a little chilly. Food was a set menu but delicious. Service was exceptional.

Thank Gail G
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Although we have lived within walked no distance of this restaurant for a couple of years, we had never tried it until last week when we decided to give lunch a shot. We shared a lasagne and a strawberry and cantaloupe salad. Both were great and worthy of a return visit. The focaccia and Italian bread that is served was quite good as well. We also shared a Spumoni dessert which was beautifully served. It is a chocolate covered sphere that is sliced into four pieces with homemade whipped cream and a strawberry flower in the middle. It was delicious and there was more than enough for two people. Our waitress was very helpful and friendly. We really enjoyed this restaurant and will be back.

Thank wagr
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Good ambiance and service. Located on Del Mar the heart of San Clemente's business district. Good Italian food, my favorite is the Linguine and clams. Parking on the street but their are convient public parking lots close by.

Thank Lee192672
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

If restaurants were like real estate and location, location, location was all that mattered this would be a great restaurant. Unfortunately a great restaurant needs more, like great service and food.

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Amazing service, delicious food and quaint environment. Try the love cup for dessert. Nice selection of wines and full bar

Thank Charlene R
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