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Giannfranco's Trattoria L

666 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
+1 805-684-0720
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (21 reviews)
“antipasti” (6 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
666 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We came upon this lovely restaurant by chance and we were delighted that we had. The food was of a high quality and beautifully prepared. The Lobster Ravioli was really delicious. The service was very good and the staff attentive. We would recommend this restaurant...More

1  Thank fear-teagaisg
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stopped for dinner. Liked the menu, a good selection of dishes. I had the special, which was a sausage risotto accompanied by a small salad. They also have a nice cart of fancy desserts which they must get from a local bakery. Can't complain about...More

Thank TheRealPhilGold
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Step into a family run, reasonably priced for the flavor true taste of Italy. Nothing is bad on the menu. One of the finer eateries of Carpinteria. Great ambiance in the back patio. Recommended to all who love Italian cuisine.

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We have been here a few times and really enjoy it! We love sitting in the back courtyard, listening to the fountains and getting a reminder of how lovely the little Trattorias are in Italy. I love the chopped salad; while my husband has enjoyed...More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Stopped with my daughter for pizza and pasta on the way to wine tasting in San Ynez. (Royal Oaks Winery). The pizza was delish! New yourk style if a bit thivker, but very tasty. Excellent pasta with meat sauce too. Friendly staff, fast service ,...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Tried it on recommendation of a friend and so glad we did. Definitely a place the locals go to have high class Italian fare. Sit on the back patio it's lovely. The wife had a delicious veal picatta (not on the menu) and I had...More

1  Thank DrStuo
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner to celebrate wife's birthday. Food was very authentic and delicious. The atmosphere and service needs improvement. The timing of appetizers and salads was very off. One salad was missed entirely and the appetizers were brought out with the salad. Need more staff...More

Thank wh1066
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We are a very enjoyable dinner on their patio with our dogs. Not only was the food good but they brought water for our golden retrievers.

Thank SteveJoyce62
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We used to like this place, and have eaten there a number of times. It is a decent Italian restaurant, and the owners are friendly. However, at our last visit, it took over an hour to get our food. A couple at the next table...More

Thank PickyVoyager
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This restaurant offers a limited menu of Italian specialty dishes along with traditional American fare. The pasta is fresh and the sauces are excellent. Prices are reasonable but not inexpensive. Would like to see more traditional Italian dishes like lasagna, cheese ravioli, manicotti, and eggplant...More

Thank Peter M
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1 March 2016|
Response from Giannfrancos | Property representative |
Thank you for wanting to join us for lunch or dinner at Giannfranco's Trattoria. Although, we do not have a strict dress code, we do require a business casual dress code. No bare feet, shoes are required. No tank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$43
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 666 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-0720
Authentic Upscale Italian Cuisine. Freshly prepared when you order. Local Ingredients and Imported Italian Products used in our cooking. Amazing Italian wine List served by Professional Servers.
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