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La Cantina

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Yaroslaviv Val 20, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 234 7074
10:00 - 00:00
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

CONCLUSION: above average Italian restaurant, but could be way better Tasty but quite small dishes. The carbonara tastes like the real deal. Good home made tea. The prices are high related to the abundance/quality ratio: 35 euro for 4, with no alcoholic drinks

Thank Ale A
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188 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

It is a small nice place, not for large groups, but very nice place, and the service is great. They have nice dishes and good wine.

Thank Roger C
Astana, Kazakhstan
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47 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Not the most authentic (if you are N American) and no tacos to be seen, but decent Quesadillas and Burritos. Canned, oily guacamole (skip that) but a decent attempt in Eastern Europe. Slow service, good location, not bad prices.

Thank Rheanne_77
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Resting atmosphere, good service, very good ukrainian wine, small and cousy, italian music. They even have a live bird filling the atmosphere with relaxing thrills

1 Thank Daniel N
Kiev, Ukraine
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere and good waiters will make your evening. The food is fresh and home-made. It worth visiting second time. Good for romantic dates.

2 Thank NameIsTooLong
Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

There seemed to be two La Cantina restaurants. This one, further up from the the Golden Gate seemed to be only Italian food, not the Mexican Italian quoted in the description. By UK standards the prices were excellent and the service and food were also great. The decor was charming and they had English translations of their menu that helped... More 

Thank Cholty
Dusseldorf, Germany
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144 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

A small place but with own character, though-out ambience, and menu, although not big, still "for everyone to find something" Frequented by foreigners - and I am not sure whether only due to location. A calm place with nice food, and nonbothering service

Thank Frickelbude
Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

We dropped by this place on a mid november saturday night. The place was half empty and, some Italians (I am Italian too) were there before us, drinking prosecco. I must confess I was never fascinated by this place, the name itself sounds really too stereotypical, like a Ukr-Italian place, with only Ukrainians working...I was right... Food is not good,... More 

Thank Jayce_147
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Surprisingly we met here nice atmosphere and kitchen, friendly staff. As well very nice location. Perhaps, close location of Redisson hotel influences positively of the place' management. Reccomend to try visiting here.

Thank Akeksandr K
Islamabad, Pakistan
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282 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

If you having been hanging out for something with spice in Kiev then this is about as close are you can get. As a chill addict I've been missing my hot spicy food in Kiev, while the food here wasn't amazingly hot there was defiantly more spice and flavors in it than anything else I've seen in town. Came here... More 

Thank Oren F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Italian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaroslaviv Val 20, Kiev, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 234 7074
+380 44 234 7074

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