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Can Gavinu

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Carretera La Savina km 3,3, 07860 Formentera, Spain
971 322 421
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food with a Toscan touch

Very high quality sophisticated food presented in a very nice way. The staff and chef Angelo are from Toscana and you can see that in the menu. The servings are very generous. One of the best places to eat on the island. .

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2013
Romyazar
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Very high quality sophisticated food presented in a very nice way. The staff and chef Angelo are from Toscana and you can see that in the menu. The servings are very generous. One of the best places to eat on the island. .

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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Can Gavinu is a bit of a landmark restaurant, being on the main road from San Francesc to San Fernando and having been there for years. It seems to change hands every few years and has had a mainly Italian tone for the last decade or so. Interestingly, albeit digressively, I bumped into a lady at a restaurant in Courmayeur... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

3 courses with a 25 euro bottle of wine 123 euros. Location is not great but the restaurant itself is very well done out with a rustic feel. The beef carpachio at 15 euros although good was overpriced the main courses however were better value. The service was good.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

I saw the review of the others and was keen on trying out Can Gavinu after tryiing almost always the same menu in other restaurants. With the map on the restaurant site it was showing somewhere else and I almost had given up to find this place. Though by chance, I found it when I was on my scooter! It... More 

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Turin, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

Chanced upon it while riding our scooter during our fabulous stay in Formentera. Struck by the exterior. Romantic candle light atmosphere, warm welcome of the girl who served us, describing and suggesting what to choose in the menu. The goat's milk cheese with honey and sesame seeds was absolutely delicious! But there is much more.... Graziella and Roberto - August... More 

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  • Address: Carretera La Savina km 3,3, 07860 Formentera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Formentera
  • Phone Number: 971 322 421

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