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Il Cavaliere

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Via G.Pantini 3, 58015 Orbetello, Italy
+39 0564 862187
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A nice surprice

Got there on a friday night after we had probs finding atable somewhere else. The result has been more than positive. Location ok , nothing special but food is really top level. Fish maily ( at least what we had) of good quality . I can advice to choose Antipasti and let them surprice you...after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2014
Manu U
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Siena, Italy
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We had a late arrival on our first evening in Italy, and this restaurant was close to our first Agriturismo B&B stay. Despite a late arrival they warmly welcomed us. Languagewise we manage in Italy with a mixture of Classic Latin, tourist Italian and moderate Spanish and were delighted to find out that our waiter had spent several years in... More 

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Rome, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Well worth coming to this place, a bit out of the way but the food is unbelievably good. If you want true, quality, excellent seafood without all the blabla this is your place. The Caldi, Freddi e Crudi starter is to die for and they just keep coming out with more and more stuff. The Pasta con i Ricci di... More 

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Zurich
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Eating at the Cavaliere is just a pleasure: Staff is friendly, helpful. They understand the need of families with young children -- and are totally relaxed. Thanks! This time, we all had "Rombo al Isola" as the main course. I've never eaten better traditional fish elsewhere.

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Siena, Italy
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16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Got there on a friday night after we had probs finding atable somewhere else. The result has been more than positive. Location ok , nothing special but food is really top level. Fish maily ( at least what we had) of good quality . I can advice to choose Antipasti and let them surprice you...after that u may dont need... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal at Il Cavaliere. The service was warm and hospitable, and we were well-guided to excellent choices of fresh fish and pasta starters. The restaurant is located in a pleasant area of summer cottages and villas.

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Zurich
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21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

For nearly the past 30 years, Il Cavaliere has been the best fish restaurant I have ever been to. Every dish is worth trying. Recommended MUST HAVEs are the spaghetti a la chittara a la pescatore (home made spaghetti) and the fish "Spigola".

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Rome, Italy
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56 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I've been dining at Il Cavaliere for the past 20 years and despite the incredible success that this place had, quality, service and prices are all the same. I reccomend pasta couses (gnocchi with sea food are amaizing) and fried tiny calamari. Don't expect a fancy restaurant, this is a very simple place between the railways and the Aurelia, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The food was very good: besides a spaghetti alle vongole we had a grilled fish and it was really fresh, perfectly cooked and salted and very savoury; the service was very fast. A nice surprise, we'll come back.

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Torre d'Isola, Lombardia, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

It's not in front of the sea, but the atmosphere is super nice and the food is wonderful. The service is very good. try the spaghetti pescatora, I'm Italian.

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Santa Barbara
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21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We had a fantastic meal here. The worked around my gluten allergy, we ate like royalty and had excellant wines and the bill was around 40 Euros per person. Great food with great prices. It was recommended to us by people who live in Orbetello as the place locals go for seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via G.Pantini 3, 58015 Orbetello, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Orbetello
  • Phone Number: +39 0564 862187

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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