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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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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454 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 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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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Despite a good food and nice decoration. The owner feel a bit to proud of it. He was not so welcoming the way he answer in the first place when I walked in despite having booked before. Food is good but overpriced for some items.

Thank travelerE7524MU
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The warm salad was delicious. Very small, charming, quirky. All four were happily satisfied with our meals.

Thank bostongail
Province of Vicenza, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Great locally sourced and freshly prepared specialties. Go early, they open at 7pm and by 9pm they can be busy.

Thank matt h
Siggiewi, Malta
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

As many of the other places in Cortina, this restaurant has a lot of charm and the food is good. But plan ahead and book, as this place is always full (even on snowy weekdays). The only downside is the price - approximately Eur 100 per couple for a shared starter, two mains, water and an inexpensive bottle of wine.

1 Thank Tirandella
Attard, Malta
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

If you are planning on going to El Zoco, make sure you call ahead and book since even during the week they are full. We managed to find a table for 2 but other then that the place was fully booked. The price is slightly expensive but overall it was worth it since the food is good and there is... More 

Thank Lee B
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Very nice athmosphere and kind people. Fantastic food! The owner recommended som various starters not on the meny, and composed it perfectly based on our preferences

1 Thank Hogan_Deep
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is the restaurant you dream of finding on holiday! A cosy hideaway where the locals are enjoying the ambience as well as the tourists. Our host was really friendly and guided us round the menu. We got to experience specialities we wouldn't have tried otherwise. Fantastic service and atmosphere

Thank Mingusaddict
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Dined here twice in February 2015 and decided to visit again this year. The restaurant came highly recommended. We booked for 7pm and the restaurant soon filled up. The food was excellent. Good sized portions and served hot. There is a comprehensive wine list considering the restaurant only seats about 40 The staff are very friendly and efficient. There is... More 

Thank margaret e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$41
Italian, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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