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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, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
small and homely

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.....

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
DmOrlov
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Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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33 helpful votes 33 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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46 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Having dined here once my opinion of this restaurant is that it has good service but just average food. On the night in question the restaurant was busy (in fact probably the busiest one we were in during our stay) but the service was quick and friendly and there was a good atmosphere. As far as the food was concerned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Let's be honest El Cotillo is not the gastronomic capital of the world. We have eaten in quite a few places and had some decent meals but nothing spectacular. In truth what we have found is a lack of continuity. For example we ate first night in Roque Pescadores, where the year before we had a decent meal but this... More 

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Additional Information about Sottovento

Address: Opposite Beach Lagoons, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
Phone Number: 928538777
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo
Average Prices: USD 4 - 18
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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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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