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U Cantu

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Via Benedetto Brin, 171, 16039 Riva Trigoso, Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 42495
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 19:30 - 23:45
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
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Victoria,Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our host and what a delight. Our server was very helpful and we had tradional Liguria dishes and delightful pizzas. Our first time of Trenette and loved it.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

As you know I like good, traditional or innovative cuisine where good raw ingredients are prepared according to old or new fashion and recipes. U Cantu is one of this small hidden places. Tradition rules here. I enjoyed one of the best Spaghetti alle vongole prepared as I wished, in red hot tomato sauce. I got the wine I wished.... More 

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Sestri Levante, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Nice small typical restaurant by the sea located on the waterfront of Riva Trigoso (quarter os Sestri Levante). Good food (we had fish) and service at reasonable prices. Suggested.

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London
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We eat at this restaurant every year however this year there has been a change of general attitude. There is a sense of arrogance amongst staff which is surprising considering on the current economic climate restaurants should be more hospitable towards clients.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

We are regular visitors to Riva Trigoso, which is a small fishing village 5 km south of Sestri Levante, and have had many meals in this little gem of restaurant. The food is excellent with a fresh seafood buffet for starter and fresh fish and Pasta and Pizza. It is well worth a visit, and a must if you want... More 

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Paris, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

I stumbled upon this lovely restaurant while on a trip with friends. Placed at one end of this small fishing village, the landscape is breathtaking and the atmosphere relaxed. It is possible to eat in the main building (1 large room of a typical Ligurian house) where a pizza wood oven overview the whole room or in a roofed terrace... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$67
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:45
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:45
Thursday
19:30 - 23:45
Friday
19:30 - 23:45
Saturday
19:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Benedetto Brin, 171, 16039 Riva Trigoso, Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante  >  Riva Trigoso
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 42495

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?