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“Eat with the locals, like the locals.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Da Serafino

Da Serafino
Via Sardegna 109, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
070651795
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Ranked #197 of 693 Restaurants in Cagliari
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Woodbridge
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Eat with the locals, like the locals.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

If you want to eat the same food as local cagliarians, then there are plenty of restaurants to choose in this area. Da Serafino is one of them. The food is simple and the ingredients are local and fresh. But most importantly they are delicious!
The presentation is not fancy and nor is the decor, you may even be put off by the fact the staff don't speak much English at all (we weren't), but the full dining room is proof that this is a good local trattatoria.
If you like to try something regional, a bit different and tasty then you can't go wrong here.
If you want swish, elaborately presented cuisine, then go to elsewhere (more fool you!)

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good fish restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

A nice fish restaurant a cut above the standard tourist fare. Lovely to sit outside in the bustling street.

Visited July 2012
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Reliably good, good value and unpretentious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

This simple trattoria has been around for ages, I have been there so many times that I can't count them. The appeal of Serafino is that day after day provides good unpretentious food together with a professional service that you would expect from a much more expensive restaurant. It is always good value for money. The last time I was in Cagliari, after a little wander around Via Sardegna (and some not very good experiences in some fancier local restaurants a few days before) I decided to go back there. I believe it is one of the last honest places to eat in an area of Cagliari where more and more tourist traps seem to happear.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Umbria
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Basic But Wholesome, Good for Sardinian Specialities”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

Good menu offering standard Italian fare and Sardinian specialities. Good service and value for money. Large restaurant, like a hotel restaurant, not very atmospheric. No frills food!

  • Visited April 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Budapest, Hungary
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic food with very friendly staff...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

Fantastic food with very friendly staff eager to communicate (despite lack of English)

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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