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Il Ghiottone

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Via Oberdan 5 | Cala Gavetta, 07024, Sardinia, Italy
3201813107
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Hemmingen, Germany
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

fine fresh food, fish and flesh and naturally pasta. the service is nice, but not really good. Little restaurant next to the habour. Only a few tables.

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Thank Helmut A
Lausanne, Switzerland
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice place, quite small, only about 6 tables. We had a great dish, "Cavatelli ai frutti di mare", it was extremely good. You can book a table choosing between two times during the evening. We booked at 21h40, the second one, while the first one should be at 20h.

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Thank Fabio A
Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I was here with my girlfriend, and we order a Sea appetizer to share, she ordered Tuna breaded and I ordered different Sea food with pasta as main course. The appetizers was ok, but nothing special - Swordfish was a bit overcooked but the sauce tasted good. Mussels were luke warm and the "soup" was tasteless, and even if mussels... More 

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Thank VanWahlen
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Very good seafood spot. Super small, very authentic. Only about 6 or 7 mains on the menu each day. All very fresh and good. Service was great too.

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Thank David B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

we had a mixed seafood appetizer plate that was just amazing. followed by seafood pasta and a tuna steak fried in breadcrumbs. both were perfect. this tiny space does not look like much from the outside but is a true gem inside. the service just speaks italian but its not really a problem and they are very patient and friendly!... More 

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Thank Christopher B
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is quite nice, offering all the Sardinian specialities. We had better food on the actual Sardinian island, but this was pretty good too.

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1 Thank Josephine M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Thank your for a perfect dinner. Service is very friendly but bot easy to understand - they just speak italian. The food has been very well, with focus in seafood.

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Thank André L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Considering the previous reviews, I was expecting a fantastic, tiny, rare and unforgettable place. It's tiny, but not fantastic. It's good and worth going, but don't expect that you'll have a lifetime experience in a peculiar local small restaurant. Nice food, nice staff. Maybe if my expectations (or the price) were low, I would give a 4 star review.

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Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

When we had dinner there we were positively surprised about the quality of the food and the very good attention we were given. All proudcts are fresh and that is shown by a very small menu which ensures that they use the best products of the day. It is neecessary to book as it is always full.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

If you are not a fish lover you should not attend this restaurant. Also make sure that you make reservations in advance, because it is a tiny restaurant that seems to be fully booked almost every evening. There is no fixed menu and you will have to communicate with a kind waitress that barely speaks English, but that is part... More 

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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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Oberdan 5 | Cala Gavetta, 07024, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Olbia-Tempio  >  Maddalena Islands  >  La Maddalena
  • Phone Number: 3201813107

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