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All 97 Calvi Restaurants

U Casanu

Boulevard Wilson 18, 20260 Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 (0) 495650010
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Ranked #5 of 97 Restaurants in Calvi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Excellent food all round from number 8's soft and fluffy entree ( lightly battered garden vegetables ) to number 13's pan fried sardines in rosemary and garlic ( surprisingly light ). I added the dessert just to taste the home made offering of a cheese cake and also wasn't disappointed with a light and flavoursome finish to the meal. Opens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Awesome. Yes the lady who is front of house can appear unfriendly. But this place is amazing. Its not bling. But take your blinkers off and savour the unusual home made food. It took six years to finally go there but it was worth every mouthwatering mouthfull. Its eccentric. But its worth it!!!!

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Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We took the advice of previous comments and it was really great, you should reserve in advance to guarantee a place since it is a small restaurant, I would prefer to eat there at lunch time and watch out cuisine closes early for lunch at 13:30 as most of the good places : )..Great food..go for it!

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went twice on our holiday. The first time was very good. Good food good service. Couldn't fault it. The second time, not so good. It was much busier. Our order was taken promptly but 2 couples who came in after us had their starters and mains before we had our starter. Waited 30 minutes between finishing the starter and getting... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

You could easily miss this little gem of a place but we were so glad we found it. The food is lovingly prepared and absolutely delicious. We enjoyed the food so much that we ate here on a few occasions during a 2 week stay in Calvi. The menu list is not too extensive but what they do is prepare... More 

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Tyreso, Sweden
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We found this restaurant quite soon after our arrival in Calvi - but sadly allowed ourselves to be put off by the lack of diners every time we walked past. On our final evening we felt sorry for them and decided to put our faith in the Tripadvisor sticker in the window... What a great meal we had! And what... More 

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Bristol
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Don't let the outside appearance of this restaurant put you off. With no outside seating and no fancy illuminations, let the food do the talking. Every dish we ordered could not be faulted. Octopus salad starter, lamb main and duck main courses (both served on sizzling platters) and desserts of ice cream with hot chocolate sauce and a local cheese... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

It was a disappointment, sadly. We picked it carefully, after reading a good few reviews of restaurants in Calvi. This was our only chance to eat out and we really wanted it to be special. Looking at the sparse menu, we said "YAY!" Everything looked wonderful and the small room ambience was perfect. We ordered (3 of us) sardines, anchovies... More 

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Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

A lovely lady , who is also a painter, is the only person who serve in the restaurant with only 24 seats. It will be difficult to jump in , so reserve before. Try vegetables beignet ( fried with a pastry) hot and really delicious. Continue with fish with caramelized sauce and finish with melon , honey and mint. It... More 

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Kent
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Just the best! This tiny place is totally unassuming and is run by a Corsican lady almost as though you were entering her own home. Everything is freshly cooked and dishes are quire simple but truly delicious. The menu is not particularly extensive but there is enough variety to suit most tastes. The sardines and the duck are particularly good... More 

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Address: Boulevard Wilson 18, 20260 Calvi, Corsica, France
Phone Number: +33 (0) 495650010
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Calvi

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