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Ristorante Da Giancarlo

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Viale Nora 8/10, 09010 Pula, Sardinia, Italy
070 9246164
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 109
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    Very good
  • 71
    Average
  • 40
    Poor
  • 32
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Have I been eating in a different restaurant for the last 10 years

We bought a house just few km's from Pula ten years ago and have been regular diners at Giancarlo's since then. As we spend around three months a year in Sardinia we do feel we know the various dining options in the area well and can honestly say Giancarlos is a very good restaurant Both my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Wellsian
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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367 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We bought a house just few km's from Pula ten years ago and have been regular diners at Giancarlo's since then. As we spend around three months a year in Sardinia we do feel we know the various dining options in the area well and can honestly say Giancarlos is a very good restaurant Both my wife and I, as... More 

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San Francisco
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

agree with some of the other reviews. we went here twice for a sit in meal. it did appear that tourists/foreigners are seated separately. the service was a bit hit or miss, most of the waiters did not smile. was a bit odd since we were there at the beginning of the season (early june), so you would think they... More 

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Los Gatos, California, USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Do not go there...better get some nice cheese and local wine at the supermarket. We didn't like it. It is possible that the locals like it but is corny for tourists.

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England
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of Hotel Marin. I was a bit wary as I read the reviews on tripadvisor but actually it was really very good. It was packed (Thursday night). I had a pizza which was excellent just how I like it very, very thin. Gary has mixed fish which he enjoyed. Interesting cross section of people,... More 

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london
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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We had said we would not return here, we also enjoyed the rude service referred to by others, but did return this month. It is noticeably less busy now, no surprise, but we were still given a table by the pizza oven, and close to the toilets! Food was quite good, Sarda ham, and pasta with mullet roe, but service... More 

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Varese, Italy
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

During our visit to Pula this February we looked for a place to have dinner and went for Pizza to Da Giancarlo. Although they advertize as a Restaurant and Pizzeria, they do not give you the Pizza Menu unless you ask for it. We had dinner there before and it was good (not excellent) with a caotic service, the place... More 

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Konstanz, Germany
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Okay, so we'd all been out on a fun mini-bus tour organised by the family who owned our hotel. Papa was driving, with his son Luca doing a vague bit of translating. We'd been to a few beaches, helped to empty one little seaside bar that was closing that day for the season (sacrifices, sacrifices), and had a good look... More 

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Somerset
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

A group of us ate here. The food was very good but the waiters were very unhelpful eg we asked for the bill to be split they said ok but it came as one bill. We ordered wine and it didn't come, we had to ask for it again. They were not forthcoming with menus. I must admit when the... More 

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london
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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We ate here 3 nights running, and were quite happy. However we got a bit fed up with the knowall head waiter. He refused to give us mayonnaise with cold lobster, 'we do not do that here'. Food was pretty good, though prawns etc are pre cooked. Spaghetti bottarga very good. Menu is very long which is always a worry.... More 

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UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

As I now see a couple of others have commented, whilst the food here is reasonably good and the place far more substantial inside that it seems from outside (and a proper full trattoria), the head waiter really does seem to have atitude! We decided on the first occasion to add a starter, three minutes after we had placed our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Nora 8/10, 09010 Pula, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Pula
  • Phone Number: 070 9246164

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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