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“Terrible Pizza...and Salad!”
Review of L'Italia

L'Italia
Ranked #38 of 332 Restaurants in Carcassonne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$24
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Cuisine typique italienne,pizza,tiramisu,pâte fait maison da un vrai italien du sud ,vous vous sentirez en italy
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Terrible Pizza...and Salad!”
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Do not come to this restaurant expecting authentic Italian or even American style pizza. Although run by Italians, the pizzas are definitely French in style. The crusts are think and crispy (like frozen pizza) and most of them come with Emmental cheese. When I ordered a green salad (specifically just greens, without the typical cheese and meat) I received one covered with anchovies and a creamy anchovy dressing. It was a disappointing 30 Euro lunch for two.

Visited January 2014
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Close to the Canal du Midi port”
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We walked to this restaurant from the area where all the canal boats tie up. We had 2 pizzas for three people -- about 12 euros each pizza. The pizzas were quite good. The place is kind of a "hole in the wall" -- not much in the way of decor or atmosphere, but good food.

  • Visited September 2013
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United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Beware the quick bite - you might get bitten !!!”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We stopped in the pavement area for just a shared pizza and two wines, before embarking on a boat trip. The menu prices were good - and the pizza was ace (quite enough for two people who normally eat only small lunches - hence the share). All had been very pleasant, very friendly. We were wondering about coming back for a bigger meal later, with others.

Imagine our disbelief when the bill came, upon which had suddenly appeared a COVER CHARGE of 4 Euros (yes, 4 - the pizza and wine came to less than 20)!! I was totally baffled by the shorthand scribble, and it was told what it was. I showed my dissatisfaction and was shown a hand scribble note that was inside, obscured by a row of bottles. I had not the time nor the inclination to read it, but emphasised that there had been NO indication OUTSIDE that they would apply a "cover charge". Mr Angry then scribbled out the charge, and told me that if we returned tomorrow we could have a meal with no charge added.

I enquired of several other places that we went to over the following days, and got the impression that a "cover charge" is unheard of these days. So, do be a little careful at this highly rated eatery - who knows, it may be that we were punished for not having a pizza apiece?

Great food - questionable customer-concern. Check if there's a "cover charge" before ordering a light bite.

  • Visited September 2013
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Southampton, England
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Unbelievable”
Reviewed 25 August 2013

4 well travelled, food savvy eaters. Spaghetti fruits de mer is unbelievable. €15 per person and it's absolutely laden with seafood. Lots of large prawns, langoustine, mussels, small crevettes and squid. Other meals also excellent. One of the best meals ever. Restaurant is understated... It's about the food!

  • Visited August 2013
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Singapore
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Big portion, and service with a smile!”
Reviewed 18 February 2013 via mobile

The pizzas and salads are HUGE and cost about 10-12 euro each. They were delicious too, and the waitress was genuinely friendly and smiled warmly throughout - amazing service! Highly recommended.

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