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“Great dining experience!”
Review of La Lanterna

La Lanterna
Ranked #114 of 1,409 Restaurants in Ko Samui
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$37
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The new Italian restaurant Pizzeria "La Lanterna", opened in 2013, was founded by the enthusiasm and passion for good food of the two owners Gianni and Giuseppe. The restaurant "La Lanterna" is the ideal place for lunch, dinner and relax during your vacation in Thailand. Located in Chaweng Noi, in the beautiful scenery of the island of Koh Samui, the restaurant "La Lanterna" offers the opportunity to taste typical dishes of the "Bel Paese" . At the restaurant "La Lanterna ", the best of local raw materials blends with the renowned Italian import products to offer the flavors and scents of the Mediterranean. A staff friendly and professional, meets the needs of even the most demanding customers, preparing and offering the best with modern amenities and the best Italian cuisine. The environment and informal care, the right quality/price ratio make the restaurant "La Lanterna" a comfortable place where you can spend pleasant moments of taste and conviviality.
Reviewed 14 June 2014

300m from the first entry of Chaweng (if you came from Lamai) on the hillside have La Lanterna: a cozy corner with a frierndly atmosphere which is also one of the finest dining experience of the island.

Run by Franco and Bruno (who provided fresh pasta for many Italian restaurant since long time), is a melt of the Bolognaise and Genoan cuisine and offer a simple but widespread menu that can satisfy everyone joining the table: pasta of course is homemade and the variety surprising, gnocchi and ravioli my favorites but everyone's just great!
Just chose the sauce you like more and enjoy....

Also pizza is amazing, probably one of the best in Samui and the meat fresh and tender, side dishes are on the level, and if you still have a little space for a dessert, try not to loose the chocolate and coconut cake coz is a must!

Dreamin 2 came back again...soon........

1  Thank Marcelo D
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Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

The place in nice looking and clean. Clean toilet :-) Pizza was very good. Pasta - just good. White house wine - nothing special but at least it doesn't have a taste of shampoo as in some other places around. Caprese was disappointing: green tomatoes (( and olives with no taste and even salt at all. I think olives were frozen and unfrozen at least several times. My wife said there was a piece of ice in one olive. The owner, if you read this, please use less frozen and canned products. At least try to disguise it better than you do it now.

Thank Charter_passenger
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

Visited on 2 occasions and enjoyed good food and great service, pizza was well priced and the Chang was cold. Many thanks to the Thai guy (sorry can't remember name) but he used to own Beach Love restaurant which was another favorite. Would recommend the Pizza's but pasta needs a little more work. Overall great place to eat and relax.

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Thank DanDon2011
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

I'm one of those Italians that tend to avoid Italian restaurants when travelling abroad.
I'm very glad I made an exception because I would have missed a very nice and clean place, nice staff and most of all amazing food! And of course Bruno...simply a genius!
So if you ever pass through Chaweng Noi, do not miss La Lanterna!

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Reviewed 24 April 2014

The Lasagne was overcooked and the spaghetti and gnocchi a bit tasteless. The Pizza was very good.We expectet more from the place

Thank Bea S
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