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La Cantinella

8 rue Trenca, 06500, Menton, France
+33 4 93 41 34 20
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
“turbot” (2 reviews)
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Italian, French, Mediterranean
££ - £££
8 rue Trenca, 06500, Menton, France
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

High standard of Food & Service, not cheap but attentive and cuisine of a consistent standard, small number of tables may be 30-35 places.

Thank ianallan2015
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were staying in Menton for a week, in a 3 star Menton Hotel, demi-pension so no NEED to eat out, but we did want some quiet ambiance. We had seen people being turned away as the restaurant was full with booked customers, so decided...More

Thank Methuselah047
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

High class bistro with excellent food, very professional service and ambiance. We had a nice lunch with oysters and sea bass for adults and pasta for the young one.

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This place present a rather withdrawn exterior. But I was very glad I went in. Really delicious shellfish preparations: super fresh tasting, delicate flavours bringing out the best in the fish, the vegetables and the pasta.

Thank Noel-on-tour
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Not the cheapest but good value if you want good fish well prepared. Fair wine list. Probably need to book in high season.

Thank David G
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate here twice in four days, and it was definitely the best food in Menton. Tucked away, with no outside tables, this is a nice understated restaurant. Impeccable food and service. Brilliant!

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Passed this restaurant a few times and finally decided to try it. Delighted with our meal - very fresh fish which is a speciality of the restaurant. It was a little bit more expensive than normal but we felt we got very good value for...More

Thank cooltravellerIreland
Reviewed 29 June 2016

La Cantinella provided a wonderful end to our most recent holiday in Menton, a town we have come to love. Although this was the second time we had stayed just around the corner from the restaurant, it was the first time we noticed it, and...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch today, following the suggestion in our Michelin travel guide. Super classy little restaurant, away from the tourist hustle and bustle. We ate simply and had a starter each, octopus salad, and ravioli stuffed with lobster and crab in a basil...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Small italiano restaraunt. Very good food. Terramisu and hot chocolat :must!!! At the next time u will come here. Thank

Thank Jmerinka
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23 May 2016|
Response from Traveller5261 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You could obviously phone them and ask. They were closed on one day when we were in Menton in April 2016 and that was, I think, because the proprietors are Italian and it happened to be an an Italian Bank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:15
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:15
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12:00 - 14:15
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12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Trenca, 06500, Menton, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 41 34 20
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