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U Casanu

Boulevard Wilson 18, 20260 Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 (0) 495650010
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Ranked #6 of 88 restaurants in Calvi
Dining options: Reservations
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Tyreso, Sweden
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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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
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Small but cosy restaurant, one lady doing all the serving - limited menu but all good options. All freshly sourced Corsican produce and cooked to order. Really generous portions. Would highly recommend the grilled sardines. Great value too - and something a bit different to the restaurants on the quay.

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Cambridge
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Recommended to us, we thought this was a great little restaurant with fabulous fresh sardines. No outdoor tables but the atmosphere inside was friendly and accommodating. Try it!

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SofE
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

A tiny place, you feel like you are in someones house. The food was very good, fish cous cous was excellent. The lady who owns it only serves at one speed (her own!!) but sit back and enjoy what is put in front of you. Booking recommended.

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