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Taverna Baffone

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Largo Sannio, 89861 Tropea, Italy
096362538
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 10
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Well worth a visit!

This restaurant lived up to the reviews. Came with no reservation but were seated out back in a cute lane way. Staff are excellent, very friendly. Food was equally as good!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This restaurant lived up to the reviews. Came with no reservation but were seated out back in a cute lane way. Staff are excellent, very friendly. Food was equally as good!

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

What an amazing restaurant! This place delivers on what every dreams Italian food in Italy should be like. The amazing hostess at at our B&B made the recommendation and the reservation. Which was need as the we had the only available table in the place. The service was great! Everyone speaks English and were polite, helpful and friendly. Our amazing... More 

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Pasta Granchio (crab pasta) was absolutely divine, along with the wonderful service and the nice ambiance. The crab was as fresh as could be, cooked in a spicy - garlicy goodness of a sauce, with al dente pasta in the middle. We are here in Tropea for another 3 weeks, can't wait to go back!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were recommended here from a local man...we were not disappointed...not only was the seafood the freshest, wild caught seafood we have ever had...(we had the raw seafood platter, honestly, the best thing I have ever eaten!) The service was amazing...all the staff especially, Francesco and a beautiful young woman were so switched on...they were so amazing with our young... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Best Restaurant in Tropea, best service freshed Food!!! fantastico everyday Dinner very friendly People und fair prices

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London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was more like it. On a long weekend to Tropea we had eaten our first meal at Convivio and really hadn't rated it. On our penultimate evening we came across this place and took a table on the veranda. Great welcome and explanation of the fresh fish and what can be pulled together for you. Our first meal we... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Small restaurant in a quiet alley in the old town. Nice setting. Good service and friendly staff. Mainly fish on the menu. Would recommend it if you like some tasty fish.

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Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This Taverna is hosted by a young friendly English speaking proprietor. They specialized in the catch of the day seafood which is displayed, on ice, out in the front of the Taverna. We were talked into a fish pasta featuring a red snapper type of fish. It was cut into chunks, sautéed with their secret herbs and fresh tomatoes. It... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We had a dinner at this rest.in the beginning of August 2013 ,my wife,my child and me.Not easy to find this restaurant, wich is located in old town.The food was just ok. The service is poor,the waiter dissapeared and we poured wine and water self. All in all it was quite expensive dinner for being in South of Italy, Calabria.... More 

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Southtyrol, Italy
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

unfortunately nothing special, although it had been suggested by a local person. food was good, service ok and friendly, but we cannot confirm all the excellent reviews, because everything was good but nothing more

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Largo Sannio, 89861 Tropea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Tropea
  • Phone Number: 096362538

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 49
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Greek

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