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Il Retrogusto

Loc. San Giovanni | Presso Impianti Sportivi, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
+39 328 013 3943
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
28 Aug 2017
“Far from the madding crowd”
1 Aug 2017
“This is a gem”
Open Now
19:45 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Loc. San Giovanni | Presso Impianti Sportivi, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you look for a quiet place in Portoferraio, this is it. The restaurant is located within the secluded garden of a local tennis club and is pretty nice in its simplicity. We were there for dinner and we had very good seafood appetizers and...More

1  Thank MaxRome
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We have just finished our dinner at Il Retrogusto. The service level was great and food excellent. We tried quite a variety of their menu and the waiter proposed excellent wines for our food. The place is a gem and highly recommended.

Thank HungryNorway
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

While staying in the hotel next door we visited the restaurant several times. Our kids loved the place as the pasta pomodoro was great (6 Eur for a portion that's more than enough for both of them) and the staff was super nice with them....More

Thank Gergely K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

So we visited with my two young sons (6 & 7) Although we were the only English people there, we were made to feel very welcome and language was not an issue. Beautiful risotto de mare, huge portions of pasta and bolognaise for the kids,...More

Thank goolygoong
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered a pizza and the fish of the day to share between the 2 of us, ended up paying 55 euros for an average fish which was very badly served (the waitress took away a considerable portion of the fish while serving) and paid...More

Thank rinkrats2
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner based on recommendation. In a nice secluded spot at the tennis club. Nice outdoor patio and atmosphere. Menu did not have English translations so it was very difficult to decide what to get. With the waiter's help i ordered the "specialty of...More

Thank Bernie B
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit this restaurant for the last night we were on the island. It may not be your typical restaurant to go on the island as it is quiet hidden away from the busy centre. But it is definitely worth...More

1  Thank Suming X
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We had spaghetti allo scoglio and pasta al ragu and were more than happy with this choice. The portions were huge and extraordinary delicious which is why we can highly recommend this place! Moreover the service was really nice and the staff is able to...More

Thank Christoph2001
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This restaurant has changed the new address is: At the Tennis Club località San Giovanni, Portoferraio

Thank pinoburrascano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
19:45 - 23:00
19:45 - 23:00
19:45 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. San Giovanni | Presso Impianti Sportivi, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Portoferraio
  • Phone Number: +39 328 013 3943
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