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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: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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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
Most recent review
Still the Most Delicious Seafood....

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Exil-Basler
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Zurich
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Zurich
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Lausanne, Switzerland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

This restaurant was recommended to' me by a good friend hat has a house in Orbetello. The food is excellent fantastic starters very good fish carpaccio's excellent pasta s and very fresh and tasty fish for your main course. It belong's to' two brothers who really take care of you suggesting the local wines and also helping you with the... More 

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Singapore
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

We were on our way to Island of Elba and our friend recommended we stop there for a bite since he had already been in the place a couple of times. What a treat it was. Not only the food, which was a true experience, but the service. We enjoyed it so much that on our way back, without our... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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