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“great food and great corniche”
Review of Il Pescatore

Il Pescatore
Ranked #42 of 88 Restaurants in Porto Cervo
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“great food and great corniche”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

very professional service, great food and amazing corniche...a must in Porto Cervo and make sure you get one of the tables along the harbor!

Visited June 2014
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Cambridge, England
Level 6 Contributor
312 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Good food in a lovely setting - eye watering prices!”
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

We came because of the waterfront setting in Porto Cervos's Porto Vecchio (we were staying in the marina). The location is lovely, and the service was superb. Food was very good - especially the fresh fish. Prices were way out of proportion, though. We have paid less for the very best French restaurants. The prices here are completely unjustifiable. A good meal that would otherwise have rated highly.

  • Visited September 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Unique location, good food, crazy prices”
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Had read several reviews, thus I must say I was quite prepared. Despite having come to Porto Cervo for several years, had never been there since last night, but I felt like dining on the water in a relaxed ambience.
Dinner was literally pied-dans-l'eau, and food was quite good (though you really have to look well into the menu to find something that doesn't look like a Russian menu of any other oart of the world).
No Italian guests were there, but also tha was expectable. Wines are priced at about twice more than other restaurants.
Ambiance ir really not relaxed, but extremely snobby and pretentuous.
Bill was high, as expected.
Overall a good experience though I would not repeat it at all.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank aryuna
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Delicious food!!!”
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We had no booking and they still managed to get for two of us a very nice table. The location is perfect! The stuff is nice and polite. But the food - it was absolutely super! We loved everything! No complaints whatsoever. The price is really high of course, we had a turbot and we paid 300 EUR for it - the most expencive fish we ever had! Plus wine and starters and the dessert, so you can easily spend more that 500 EUR per 2. So be prepared! The food is very good though!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Kadri74
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Brussels, Belgium
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Splendid location, average food”
Reviewed 28 May 2013

The place is in a splendid location in the gulf of Porto Cervo, the pearl of Costa Smeralda in Sardinia. In season it is possible to eat almost "feet in the water". The place is elegant, staff is kind and welcoming, the outfit spotless. Atmosphere is just perfect albeit the restaurant is quite big and can accomodate many clients.
What is lacking is some "personality" in the food. The resto is "Sheraton" and as such the impression that industrial efficiency is applied to the business so that the final result about food itself is "average". just a quick example, we had some "fish tartare" that was clearly not "made on the spot" but "out from the fridge"... I admit we were in a business dinner and probably quality goes up if you get there on a private occasion (I will check again).
Price aligned with the area and the situation (i.e. high). Good wine selection, with clear roots in the Sardinian territory (many very good labels, reds and whites).
Overall, trendy.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Alfces
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