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La main a la pate

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4 rue des Anges, 20260, Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 31 46 59
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Derby, England
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Like others we were conned by the lady at the entrance with lots of chat - can't believe I fell for that! Service wasn't bad except that only 1 waiter seemed to know what he was doing and he managed to offer a pud that wasn't available! Food average at best. A pity as the location was nice. We won't... More 

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Thank Derbycockney
Heidelberg, Germany
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is set in a quaint courtyard, which is the perfect setting for your meal on a hot summers night. The food was very good and reasonably priced.

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Thank Douglas T
UK
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

La Main a la Pâte is a charming restaurant in a small street at the foot of the Citadelle. There are tables all along a narrow. Some tables are vey near each other but there are places where you can find an isolated table. The menu is offering a nice choice of dishes at reasonable price. The food was good... More 

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Thank Jean-Noel
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The little tables spread around a quaint courtyard make this place quite charming. The food was served courteously and promptly,and was quite tasty. A good choice in the pasta category, in a town with many choices...

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Thank danpoenaru
Cowes, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Very friendly to begin with, once seated ordering/getting food took ages. One nice waiter seemed to be doing all the work. Lady very rude once we'd finished; stood over us whilst we finished our wine. Very intimidating and pushed our table out of the way to fit more diners in!

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is in a beautiful setting but DON'T be tempted to eat here. There is a lady who stands on the street outside the restaurant encouraging people to eat there. We felt completely conned by her - she was very friendly and attentive until she got is sat down and then went back to the street. We waited for... More 

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uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

this was one of the best restaurants we visited in calvi the food was excellent, and served by david the most friendly waiter we met in calvi I would highly recommend visitors to visit this establishment for a wonderfull evening we spent 3 of our 7 nights there that says it all

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Thank kv1
Romania
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

We have been "drafted" by a very persuasive lady that was "recruiting" customers" from the small commercial alley nearby. The restaurant has the tables placed on some of the alleys that form a maze in the old quarter of Calvi (see photos). Tables and chairs are adapted to the number of customers, place becomes progresively crowded, staff carries plates and... More 

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Thank Decebal
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Terrible pizza-base burned,i ordered tomato-mozzarela-olive pizza and instead mazzarela i get hard cheese tomato from tin and only 3 olives on whole pizza!!! Staff is insulting and unfriendly trying to charge me 3.5 euro for tap water!!!

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

We had Dinner in this "Bistro" on our first night of our two weeks in Calvi and were pleasantly surprised; we decided to have the fix price menu with it's Corsican theme and although the choice was limited, it turned out to be very good value with every dish being nicely cooked, presented and extremely tasty. The strong Corsican cheeses... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue des Anges, 20260, Calvi, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Calvi
  • Phone Number: +33 4 95 31 46 59

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