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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 16 August 2021 via mobile

When we sat down after many minuts i had to ask the waiter to bring us the food menu that he should bring it alone without to ask that and without late!!!!!! after that we order and we had to wait 1 hour and 20...minute for one pasta with mussels because the waiter brought me other pasta that it’s not my order and he even didn’t Apologizes!!! Then he bring my husband pasta but my husbend couldn’t start to eat during that I’m waiting my pasta ….after all the same waiter had noticed that it’s passed over 20 minuts since he served my husband pasta so he asked to take it back to the kitchen and bring him other hot pasta arriving with my pasta !!! One glass of wine that my husband asked and its never arrived !!!!! The Resturant floor was really dirty The table sit up was completely wrong After we lost all of this time and more over we lost our appetite we left on table 5 euros the price of one bottle of water !!! And We left the restaurant very mad the other waiter look us without to say one word ,,,,☹️More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 21 July 2021 via mobile

This restaurant has a beautiful setting on the ocean side. The food is really good - we had the pasta vongole, salmon carpaccio and the grilled fish! All delicious!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 14 July 2021 via mobile

A classic and delicious restaurant with two big terraces/balconies over the Adriatic sea. The food is very good and the atmosphere and view it’s just amazing. The staff is very kind and always there to recommend a dish. I ordered the prawns with vegetables as...an antipasti and the linguine ai frutti di mare which were super tasty and the portion was very generous. A MUST if you are staying in Santa Cesarea Terme or nearMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

Food was really nice and waiter was great. Service was a bit slow but catered well towards my food allergy.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

The service is excellent,the view is beautiful. The food was amazing. We will definitely go back. Had row langustine very fresh,and spaghetti with claims. Sorbetto and a desert. The offered small calamari from the house that was very tasty.The waiters were extremely nice

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 6 May 2019 via mobile

The food is pretty nice (I recommend the penette al salmone) but the restaurant is quite dirty. In the 45 minutes we were there we seen several cockroaches, a centipede, some woodlice, mosquitos and fruit flies. It’s a bit expensive but overall I’d say try...it out, just don’t be surprised if you have some uninvited guests on the floor around youMore

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We were four American travelers on New Year's Day. We were told that we had snagged the last reservation and I believe it. The place was completely filled and we had a makeshift table for four. It didn't matter. No menu. We sat and immediately...they started bringing food; and didn't stop till almost three hours later. Unbelievable quantity and quality. Two of us are big eaters and we couldn't have fit another bite. Three bottles of wine, four bottles of water, grappa, coffee - prix fixe - 50 euros a head, including service and tax. Well worth it. A memorable meal.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner! We dined on the terrace under the trees. The food was delicious and the service superb. I highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Ok, first the food. Was very good. My swordfish wasn't overcooked for a real change, and the accompanying salad was actually very good. Mrs D8 plumped for a seafood soup as a starter, which you will see from the picture wasn't exactly a soup. It...was an enormous plate of seafood, with a smidgen of sauce. And apparently it was very nice. Her main course risotto with prawns was also pleasant. Couple all that with a nice location, decent wine choice, and going armed with a bottle of DDT spray to tackle the mozzies, all went very well. But, of course, nothing in this part of Italyl goes without a hitch. That came with the menu prices. Mrs D8 was given a menu which was seemingly identical to mine, but with prices that were 40% lower in some dishes. So she chose appropriately. However, it seems that I was given the tourist price menu, and she was given the 'obviously not a tourist' menu. But the final bill was... you guessed it ... based on the much more expensive tourist price menu. Luckily the difference want huge, but was at least 13 euros. Which of course would have been roughly what they could have received as a tip (but of course, in this case, didn't). So how can you ascertain whether you get the 'sting the tourist' menu or the 'you're obviously from round here' menu prices? Well, if you look at the fish soup price on the menu...if its €25 then congrats, you've got the tourist menu. If it's €15, you've got the local menu. But don't fret. If your Italian is really bad, you'll still get charged the full tourist price even if they mistook you for a local when you first walked in and have you the wrong menu. Ditto the prices for various other dishes, such as risotto or pasta (€15 vs €12). Apart from this annoying issue, the food and restaurant were well worth a visit for the seafood, the location and fact it's the only restaurant in the town open after mid September that you don't have to eat s pizza at to get something decent.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you for the two wonderful dinners we have had there, and the advice given on the local cusine.

Date of visit: September 2018
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 4