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Il Cavalluccio

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loc.ta Punta Tramontana | S.S. 200, Castelsardo, Sardinia, Italy
079 474510
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Restaurant!

We had a fantastic meal here, which was so good we returned for our last night in Sardinia. Guissipe and his fellow team could not have been better. Family friendly, great meal, great service. Thanks. Huskie Family. Hornchurch, UK.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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  • Scenic view
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic meal here, which was so good we returned for our last night in Sardinia. Guissipe and his fellow team could not have been better. Family friendly, great meal, great service. Thanks. Huskie Family. Hornchurch, UK.

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Perugia, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This restaurant is incredible. It sits on the edge of a bluff overlooking the ocean. The outer walls are floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. These doors are opened to allow the seabreeze to flow through the dining room. As my wife and I were sitting there waiting for the waiter to bring us the menus, we looked at each other and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Everything about this place is simple. The restaurant over looks the sea with Corsica on the horizon. The food is simple, interesting, and very tasty. Not always open in the week, I have been to this restaurant several times and always look forward to going abck

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

What an unexpected gem this was! The food, service and location were outstanding. Like other visitors we were not given a menu, but we were informed of the choices by the able waiter who had memorised the options impeccably. Objectively it's quite pricey, but once you have finished tasting the food you will not quibble with the bill as the... More 

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Bohemia, Czech Republic
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It is a very well located restaurant, right at the sea and in tranquillity. They focus on sea food and fish, so if you don't eat this, there is no point in going there. Meals are good and sometimes surprisingly innovative. The sea food mix starter is excellent and worth every cent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

There were really good and elegant starters. Than I had tomato pasta and it was normal, nothing special. But the waiter is stupid. I had to call three times for reservation and the waiter everytime told me that he don't know if i can come to lunch, because his boss wasn't there..

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This place is a gem! In our 8 night stay in Castelsardo we returned again and again. What was best the food, the location, the service, the ambiance? All were quite exceptional making this a truly great evening. If we had to design a great restaurant this would be it!

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Konigstein im Taunus, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Il Cavallucia definitely is the Best Place we experienced during our three stays on Sardinia within the previous 3 visits! A place to remember wrt food and perfect service on international level. And with a huge mass of personal spirit being given by the friendly owner and his brother, the master in the kitchen! Always make reservation for window seating... More 

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London
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is a short drive out of Castelsardo along the coast and is in a lovely position. There didn't appear to really be a menu and they serve a selection of starters (€25 per couple) and then a pasta course which you can choose. The food was all excellent and we felt that it was also good value. the only... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

A group of eleven of us, five adults and six kids ranging from 14 yrs to 8 yrs tried it out on the recommendation of T A . A little bit concerned about price before we went. However my concern was unfounded. Absolutely fab food with beautiful views beside the sea. Some of us even tried lobster which I can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: loc.ta Punta Tramontana | S.S. 200, Castelsardo, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Sassari  >  Castelsardo
  • Phone Number: 079 474510

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 78
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?