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Sottovento

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Opposite Beach Lagoons, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
928538777
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 23
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  • 11
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  • 7
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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
Great steaks and fresh pasta

We wished we had found this restaurant earlier on in our holidays . We enjoyed a lovely lunch and two evening meals. Starters were something different steaks were cooked to perfection and on our second visit the fresh pasta was delicious. Our waiter suggested a certain wine was one euro more than... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
anniefuff946
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wished we had found this restaurant earlier on in our holidays . We enjoyed a lovely lunch and two evening meals. Starters were something different steaks were cooked to perfection and on our second visit the fresh pasta was delicious. Our waiter suggested a certain wine was one euro more than the one we had on our previous visit... More 

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Dunleer, Louth, Ireland
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visits to Fuerteventura are never complete without a lunch here. The menu is vast with so many daily specials.Service is always perfect.The restaurant has expanded and can seat a lot more customers.Always a thumbs up!!

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Thank ArlFK
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had drinks watching the Cotillo sunset on Wednesday night and everything was great. Returned the following evening hoping for a repeat experience but was very disappointed by the service. We had the exact drinks but served by an older member of staff whose manner was too laid back with a take it or leave it attitude , also the... More 

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Thank Richard S
shropshire uk
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Hi we love this place so much and always visit , when we are in Fuerteventura . Though I have to say that this evening at about 8.30pm we called for a drink only there were about six spare tables and when the waiter (older man) no disrespect came over he said we could not have a drink! We had... More 

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Thank lovingthesunshine
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Beautiful fresh pasta the Lobster and Prawn Ravioli is excellent Seafood and clam pasta awesome . The Cocktails are good value try a Pina Colada and watch the sun go down over the sea. Authentic Italian Roberto is the chef and the restaurant is fronted by his wife . excellent

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Thank hujanus2015
Reading, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We visited this place last year just for a drink and loved the views across the sand dunes so returned this year for a drink again. However, we noticed a lot of people eating and the food looked good (huge portions!) so we returned on another day and ate lunch there. I had the home made pasta - ravioli stuffed... More 

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Thank Jackie H H
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

In the front of our hotel there is this restaurant. The place is fantastic, in the front of the ocean but in the night we had problem to sleep maybe the dishes were too fat for us. We ate garlic shrimp and seafood ravioli the problem for me is the chef that use too much oil... price was good and... More 

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Thank Jimmy T
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, good food. Ravioli a la casa is recommendable. Second visit we choose the meat, and this was nice as well. Servants are very friendly

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Thank AdvanHeijst
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Lovely food at very reasonable prices friendly service I tried quite a few dishes starters and mains on a few different nights and was never disappointed

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Thank Capricorn1960
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love this restaurant. Fab service, best food ever, definitely recommend. Mussels were the best I've ever tasted. Staff brilliant.

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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, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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