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Ristorante El Zoco

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Via Cademai 18, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
+39 0436 860041
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Zzyzx, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I will recommend El Zoco, not for the purpose to save money, but to have avery pleasant time with very good local food and good italien vine. The staff make a diffrence, perfect. We will go there again!

Thank Tuolumnetodd
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Splendorous mountainside restaurant, cool location, really kind owner, right prices. I'll get back there soon!

Thank PietroNegr
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my family and friends last week, the manager overcharged all the extras we order. Prices are not clear. Total bill was very expensive and food quality isn't worth it. I won't recomend this place at all.

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Stratford City, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrive an since the beginning owner was very rude. His attitude towards locals was very different. Very small portions and over price. 4 euros cover per person too much for what you receive. Quality of food very bad. They serve frozen corn-on-the-cob not what you will expect for a quality restaurant. Never again. Do not waste your money at... More 

Thank mircalondon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unpleasant experience: rude owner, mediocre food end owful bill. Definitely overpriced and the bill is unclear (see picture): btw we paid 15euro for a sausage for our kids.... and was also burned!

Thank Paolo L
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very rude and dishonest owner, unclear portion pricing, he suggested he could offer bigger portions, we ended up paying double for what it would actually have been a standard portion, making the standard ones smaller, unbelievable!!! All portions for kids burnt and he charged 15euro for ONE sausage, even burnt! We were about to call the police but kids were... More 

Thank Francesca F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I decided to get away for a few days skiing and El Zoco was situated right next to our Hotel so we thought we would pop in for a meal on our last night and weren't disappointed. We were greeted by the owner and shown to our table where we were met with a delicious selection of... More 

Thank Oli B
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By margin the most expensive meal we had I Italy. Ate Wiener schnitzel, drank one bear, house wine and a Irish coffe for dessert. Had to pay 90 E for this...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The interior is very different. Old collectibles and Weapons. The decor is indeed something else... As for the food then there's nothing to complain about. Good pasta. Nicely grilled vegetables. Tasty bread and good quality cheese. Would recommend It. Good for vegetarian options.

Thank Per N
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was the nearest restaurant to our stay at Al Larin Hotel and as it was raining we didn't want to walk further. We both ordered the ravioli and a salad. The price was 14E so we expected a good portion, however 7 pieces of ravioli served on a plate was not to our expectation. When we asked for the... More 

Thank Chris B
Nicolò Z, Direttore at Ristorante El Zoco, responded to this review

I agree with you: Y should have walked more and don't stop here! It's a pity that the police had arrived after you had just gone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$40
Italian, Barbecue
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cademai 18, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Belluno  >  Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • Phone Number: +39 0436 860041
The restaurant where you can find fine food, in a relaxed atmosphere, but with attention to every detail. The accurately selected primary products are transformed into dishes which will satisfy the most sophisticated palates. The rich wine list permits to choose the most indicated for your culinary choices. The owner, Nicolo Zardini, is always glad to suggest the right wine for every circumstance.Il Ristorante per chi ama mangiare bene, in un ambiente informale ma attento a ogni dettaglio.Le materie prime selezionate con cura danno vita a piatti che soddisfano anche i palati piu esigenti.La ricca carta dei vini permette di scegliere quello piu adatto alle pietanze. Il titolare, Nicolo Zardini, e sempre disponibile per consigliare il vino giusto in ogni occasione.

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