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Via Don Nicolo Segni 36, 09014 Carloforte, Sardinia, Italy
0781 854081
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Ranked #8 of 44 Restaurants in Carloforte
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This restaurant is just exceptional! You will experience a wide range of fish dishes and especially a lot of tuna based ones! But there are also a lot of pasta dishes with are worth trying! I really enjoyed the Carbonara di mare and the pasta with mussels (cozze) and clums! Bottarga fillets (tuna eggs) are also incredible! Even the desserts... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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112 reviews 112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We came here for dinner after quizzing one of the locals where to do. Our table was located in a small alley outside the restaurant, which is typical for european places. The house wine was decent: I never expect too much but compared to the prices for bottles it was worth it. My pasta with tiny shrimps, cream, chopped fresh... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A lovely warm evening, managed to reserve a table outside in this beautiful quiet (pedestrian only) street. Service was attentive and the food was really fresh and tasty.

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Lucca, Italy
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83 reviews 83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

Unfortunately we have to confirm last year disappointment. It was so good two years ago that we wanted to give them a second chance after last year flop. Tuna tartare was tuna in the blender (probably left over bits and pieces)... nothing else. It looked and tasted like baby food. Fritto calamari e gamberi was very poor. As far as... More 

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Roma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Is there anything worst than a restaurant which forgets a booking and than blames the customer? After facing the fact that they could find our booking anywhere, they start blaming us for calling the wrong number or setting the wrong date. The restaurant keeper showed no intention to solve the problem in any way. If you want to manage a... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

very large restaurant but they only seemed interested in serving you and turning the tables over quickly, despite the fact there were lots of other tables free.

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Rome, Italy
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100 reviews 100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

I've been coming here for years as I have a house in Carloforte. I am never disappointed although I've learnt what to choose and what to avoid from the menu. Last week I eat a mixed starter of seafood including smoked tuna and swordfish, octopus carpaccio, and a tuna and tomato salad, all excellent. I avoid the fried fishballs which... More 

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Lucca, Italy
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83 reviews 83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012 via mobile

Back to Galaia after a year. Still top of the list but nothing like the one we remembered. Being completely full-up didn't help, the welcoming family atmosphere is gone but most important the food has badly suffered! We were served very overcooked  spaghetti, tasty sauce but the pasta was so limp, acceptable maybe only to northern europeans! We don't like... More 

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Lucca, Italy
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83 reviews 83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011 via mobile

We've been in Carloforte several times, discovered Galaia today thanks to Tripadvisor. It deserves to be n.1 The "spaghetti Galaia" were superb, nicely balanced and cooked to perfection, the "grigliata mista" was excellent and the lemon sorbet with mirto was a first. Large portions (we took some home), friendly service and good house wine. We paid 55 euro for the... More 

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edinburgh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

We were looking forward to trying this restaurant after reading reviews, but were disappointed. When we asked for a table we were seated in the farthest corner of an empty room, despite there appearing to be lots of empty tables in other rooms. Consequently, we had to go looking for waiters rather than them finding us. The food when it... More 

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Address: Via Don Nicolo Segni 36, 09014 Carloforte, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 0781 854081
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Carbonia-Iglesias  >  Carloforte
Cuisine: Italian

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