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Da Cece

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Largo Toroldo Grimaldi 4 | 89861, 89861 Tropea, Italy
0963603219
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good and fairly quiet...

One of the three best in Tropea. Lovely location in a square not far from the top of the steps. Service attentive. Food interesting and good for Tropea (where in the tourist dives one can eat very poorly). A bit over-priced and portions are not gigantic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2014
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Tropea is famous for their onions so we had a dish of pasta with onions. Well, I never knew onions and pasta can taste so good. This was our best meal in Italy on our 3 week vacation. My only complaint is that they didn't give us enough.

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Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The location of the restaurant is beautiful, within the alleys of old Tropea, quiet and relaxing. The service was prompt, although the food came in at a slowly pace (which anyway matched beautifully with the nature of the surroundings). On the whole, the food was nothing more than average. The first dish was “paccheri” pasta (wide, short, flat pipe-like pasta)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

One of Tropea's best. Rich menu. Local cuisine with fresh ingredients. Nicola is an excellent host and full of good humor and nice suggestions.

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Lillehammer, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We stumbeled over this charming place! The service was great, the food excelent and the prices good! Not the typical 'turist-meny' wich was great!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We really enjoyed our lunch and whole experience, at Da Cece restaurant in Tropea. Set in an atmospheric square, away from the busy tourist sections of the old town, it is a quiet haven, to relax in and enjoy, your dining experience. This is such an authentic Calabrian restaurant and the service and food is excellent.

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Thank Frederiksen205
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great restaurant with friendly family run staff who have been welcoming on many occasion since our first visit.

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São Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The food is very good and served with pride. tarditional clabrian tasty food. Good pastas for primo piato and delicious fresh fish and shrimps for secondo.

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Thank Samgiordano
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

One of the three best in Tropea. Lovely location in a square not far from the top of the steps. Service attentive. Food interesting and good for Tropea (where in the tourist dives one can eat very poorly). A bit over-priced and portions are not gigantic.

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Thank Dalessandri
Swindon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

We visited this restaurant two years ago and really enjoyed the experience. Unfortunately, this year our visit was very disappointing. . Bad service with a waiter that had a bad attitude. . Then the food arrived in dribs and drabs . And the quility was not very good..Our friends wondered why we had recommended the venue. Then the bill was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Nice restaurant, gorgious food and very good service. If you want to get the best fish of the day ask Nicola. His expertise and passionate suggestions will impress you. Prices in the average. All in all very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Largo Toroldo Grimaldi 4 | 89861, 89861 Tropea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Tropea
  • Phone Number: 0963603219

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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