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Sottovento

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Italian, Pasta
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Opposite Beach Lagoons, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
928538777
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 23
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family Friendly Italian

This is a lovely little italian run restaurant serving home made food .If you are hungary after a day in the sea and want to savour home cooked italian food with great tasty fresh salads this is where to come - its pure comfort and relaxing . The decor is ok but the ambience will leaving you feel... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Scenic view
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Swords, Ireland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

After I got a good recommendation about the seafood and pasta from a close friend, I ordered a fish, barracuda, with salad, that the waiter suggested. The fish was dry with no taste and the salad was poor and far from fresh. My wife had a pasta and it was ok.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a lovely little italian run restaurant serving home made food .If you are hungary after a day in the sea and want to savour home cooked italian food with great tasty fresh salads this is where to come - its pure comfort and relaxing . The decor is ok but the ambience will leaving you feel good .... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

That is restoran with a very neighbourly personnel and lovely italian seafood, right beachfront. At the evening you could seat at the verandah and enjoy the sunset.....

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Frome, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Wife had the Lobster ravioli and loved it but there was quite a mountain of it. I chose the escalope and half of the meat would have been plenty. There was not a huge amount of taste to it though. It did look like bought in pre sliced. Boiled potatoes were a bit boring. Sauces were provided on the table... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch today we had bruschetta with tomato and basil and the garlic prawns both were delicious. Our main courses were recalled with tomato and garlic potatoes and mixed veg plus tagiattelle with blue cheese and nuts again these were absolutely delicious even though on the large portion size. The service we received was excellent and very friendly we will... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A fantastic Italian restaurant - we both had the Raviolli from specials board which was delicious. Coupled with the best Mojito I had all week this made for a fabulous meal on our last night of our holiday. Great location too with fabulous views of the sun setting over the beach.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed in the Danebola apartments above this restaurant for 12 nights and we ate here for 6 of those nights, need I say more. For some reason the atmosphere and the service, especially from the guy with the dreadlocks, are great and the food, whilst simple, is well cooked and presented to a high standard. Back again in October.

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Swords, Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited this restaurant last week for the 3rd time. Our first visit in January 2014, was very good, our next visit in September 2014 was terrible, and on our third visit last week (based on a local's recommendation) was a lot better than last year. The food and service had improved and we enjoyed our meal. There were table... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Enjoyed a lovely meal here be aware they close at 10pm, we felt rushed staff lovely, great beachside view of sunset would recommend to all.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stayed at the apartments here and discovered Sottovento on the first evening. Great seafood dishes and pasta. Ate here three times. Would say that the evening service and food is better than the day times. The waiter with the dreadlocks is a star,

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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 - 18
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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