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C'era una Volta

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International, Vegetarian, Vegan, Italian, Soups
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Piazza Del Molo, 16 | Aperto Tutto L'anno Tutti I Giorni, 07020 Palau, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0789 708359
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Resturant with big attention to detail, careful selection of the quality of...
Resturant with big attention to detail, careful selection of the quality of used products. Veranda with a view over the sea , reservation, also after midnight.... Spoken language : English- German -French -Spanish.
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  • 237
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  • 52
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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
excellent!!

everything was perfect! I would like to be back there already... Thank you for the great service & dinner!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
yukito n
via mobile
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Been a while since I reviewed a place online but feel that I need to provide feedback here. First thing they know how to cook and serve fish, that is a given. I am not however used to being treated so rudely by the person running the restaurant. The old guy creates a unrelaxing and frankly tense and stuffy atmosphere.... More 

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Thank TerrierTom83
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

everything was perfect! I would like to be back there already... Thank you for the great service & dinner!!

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Thank yukito n
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We were here 3 times in one week, fresh fish and great wine selection! Mr Sandro is very nice and his wife is a great chef! I really suggest to go there if you look for great fish not for nice see view.

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Thank TereGian
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We spent a nice evening end of August on the terrace of c'era una volta. The mixed seafood antipasti was marvellous and the fish we had for main course was excellent as well! It was quit busy and so we had to wait a little bit longer for the dessert and afterwards the bill - but still - the experience... More 

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Thank Patrick M
Warsaw, Poland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We spent a relaxing 2 hours in the shaded patio enjoying the variety of fish starters followed by probably one of the best tiramisu in Italy. Fish was fresh, delicious and artistically presented on the plates. Waitering very balanced, kind and professional in advice of white sparkling local wine to go with the fish. As for tiramisu - gently creamy,... More 

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Thank Tomasz T
Oakham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had an unexpectedly good lunch here. We were rather hot & sandy, definitely not looking very presentable, yet we were welcomed in to a lovely cool terrace. I had a much needed Aperol spritz in my hand within minutes. Bread was the best we had in Sardinia & our meal, mainly seafood ,was good. We had espresso & the... More 

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Thank Sally M
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A really really nice surprise. Ended up in the restaurant by coincidence and was blown away from the way we were welcomed, to food and the Arrividerci. The owner was serving among the large selection of waiters (compaired to the number of tables on the terrace) and you could feel his love and passion for his place. We will be... More 

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Thank Michaelprien
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We tried this place because it was highly recommended by trip adviser.com. But what a disappointment. The did want to try to be a fine dinning, but both pasta were bland. At least they should have a bit more olive oil in their source. The scampi Ragusa was watery and tasteless. The fish paste was too fishy and salty. We... More 

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Thank Camillex424
Naples, Italy
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122 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has no water view to speak of though it is just meters from the docks. We were there at prime dinner time but the restaurant was empty- I can only assume other people had been warned off already. The meal started with them bringing some extremely bland, tasteless bread. After which we attempted to order. I say "attempted"... More 

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Thank khstamper
England
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Lovely lunches at this great restaurant. Local dishes, fabulous quality. House wines were excellent too - do go

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Del Molo, 16 | Aperto Tutto L'anno Tutti I Giorni, 07020 Palau, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Olbia-Tempio  >  Palau
  • Phone Number: +39 0789 708359

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 67
  • Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Vegan, Italian, Soups

Description

Resturant with big attention to detail, careful selection of the quality of used products. Veranda with a view over the sea , reservation, also after midnight.... Spoken language : English- German -French -Spanish.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?