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Italian, Pasta
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Opposite Beach Lagoons, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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very good personal service even turned the music down for me

Good range of food, of good quality well cooked and very good service. We both had fish which was of a decent amount

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Clun, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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English first
Clun, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good range of food, of good quality well cooked and very good service. We both had fish which was of a decent amount

Thank Rodiam1
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely Italian restaurant with superb freshly cooked food. Owned and run by Italians who I guess have bought over their family recipes. Fresh pasta to die for, great steaks and so many daily specials. All for a great price. If you eat here once guarantee you will go back. Brilliant.

Thank stever7908
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was unfortunate (weather wise) that I dined on an evening when it was cloudy, raining & windy - therefore no beautiful sunset !!!. HOWEVER, my friend & I still sat outside (as she said to the gentleman who served us "this is ;Summer' in the UK" !!! ) We hadn't booked a table (which I would recommend) and the... More 

Thank MEABolton
Bolton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I went for a meal whilst on holiday, the restaurant is opposite the beach and in a fantastic location. We reserved a table and if you want one in prime position you need to as it became very busy. The food was excellent, the portions we were given were very large, we had the best jug of... More 

Thank Malcolm D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our food upon visiting. It's a gorgeous setting and would recommend visiting for sunset it's stunning.

Thank Kelsey G
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We went for dinner, service was excellent food delicious and great cocktails with sunset views . Busy place with a good vibe

Thank Helen S
Conwy County, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Scenic vista looking out over the west coast, so ideal for you sun setters . Staff very friendly and attentive food well prepared, cooked and presented . I think we'll be back for another meal .

Thank jfr531
Ashton in Makerfield UK
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Visited twice on our visit, we definitely learnt from our first visit "share" your starters. We ordered the tuna and tomato bruchetta and the tomato bruchetta on our first visit and despite leaving a quarter, we struggled with our mains,mine being the salmon and caviar gnocchi.

Thank Gwilym1976
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Having stayed in El Cotillo many times over the years a meal at Sottovento is a must, excellent cocktails (Mojitos) and excellent service, Not this time!! Upon arrival we found a table outside and waited to be served, a young waitress arrived and gave us Some menus, she took our drink orders and when she came back to take our... More 

Thank paul c
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We own a apartment in Cottilo, and visited many times, rustic appearance but quality remains same time after time, excellent dishes with real flavour, the owner is most welcoming, offers real value, and a lovely place to watch the sunset, the grand children said was their favourite place and most accommodating, Cocktails a must all in all one of our... More 

Thank Cavanagh24

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Beach Lagoons, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo
  • Phone Number: 928538777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 17
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene


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