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“A great Italian restaurant in koh samui”
Review of La Lanterna

La Lanterna
Ranked #43 of 1,354 Restaurants in Ko Samui
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$35
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 August 2014

We went to "la Lanterna" yesterday and we have tested a great Italian food! The ravioli at the sea food are wonderful and so is the fish (Grilled Tuna and Barracuda). The pizza is like pizza you could eat in Portofino (Italy). The quality/price rate is unbelievable (tomorrow we will go there again!!)

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Thank Serena S
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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile


As italian roman citizen traveling a lot, I can say without any doubt, that this guys make the best Pizza I ever taste outside Italy. Thanks u so much!!! we will come back soon!!!

Thank Fabrizo L
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Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Myself and my friend accidentally found this place down a side road, we weren't expecting much, but when we walked through into the garden area and sat down we knew this was going to be a nice meal. The staff were lovely. The owner made sure to say hello and offered us a lemonchello after our dessert. My friend had the pizza which was huge but got through it. I had the calzone, it was lovely but only had ham and cheese in it and was a bit empty. If I was to order it again I would ask them to fill it with vegetables maybe. All in all we were happy we found this gem. The house white was very nuce also.

1  Thank sinedublin
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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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