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La Pentola d'Oro

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Via Pelliccia Snc, 89861 Tropea, Italy
+39 0963 607073
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had 2 delicious meals here during my few days in Tropea. The best was a seafood pasta with saffron! Highly recommended! In addition, the locale is absolutely adorable and the service was great. I enjoyed chatting with Romania, the daughter of the owner. Great restaurant!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, beautiful interior, central location. The restaurant is run by a family who made us feel home and showed us the best of Italian cuisine. We went to this restaurant every day during our stay and it never failed. We tried various dishes including spaghetti with crab, antipasti, fish spada, various pasta dishes, octopus salad, and every... More 

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Oslo
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We dined at this restaurant in early october 2016. The food was great and so was the service. They treated us and our children really good. Would absolutely recommend this place and will go again if I go back to Tropea.

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Spoleto, Italy
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We happened upon La Penola d'Oro while walking trough the streets of Tropea recently and decided to have dinner there. The restaurant is located just off the main street and its location offers a quiet spot for a meal. The menu offers a good choice of seafood and meat dishes and of course pasta. Our party of four order a... More 

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Thank Maurice T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent south italian cuisine, fantastic pasta as well as the fish. Very friendly service. We enjoyed very much for 3 times. Highly recommended!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Placed on a table ignored for 10 minutes, offered a table inside due to rain, plonked at back of restaurant ignored again...left....

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, in a quiet location off the main street. Good friendly service. The food was OK, but we wouldn't go back, there are better places to eat. We ordered the side dishes of caponata (very good), the side dish of onions (the onions were lightly grilled and were OK). For mains we had the seafood... More 

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Thank RRLoveTravelling
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic involtini whilst my friend had a great sword fish pasta. The salads were also very good and overall the experience was great!! Highly recommend it to anyone!!

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Settingiano, Italy
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We happened to be looking for a good place to have dinner...without making a reservation...in Tropea...on a windy evening with intermittent showers. Most of the places we tried to go into were full as their venue was halved due to the poor weather conditions for outdoor dining. We saw this little place and peeked inside. It was almost empty. We... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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140 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Up a side street a little difficult to find but worth the effort! The food was very good and in comparison to other local establishments well priced. Would thoroughly recommend with experienced friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pelliccia Snc, 89861 Tropea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Tropea
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 607073

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?