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“Scam artists at work here” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Mediterraneo

Mediterraneo
3, p. Camillo Marchese - Fraz, Argentiera, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 2 Restaurants in Argentiera
Cuisines: Italian
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Ghent, Belgium
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“Scam artists at work here”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We went into this restaurant because there really wasn't anything else available for lunch in the totally run down town of Argentiera.

The manager was very smooth talking and didn't offer us a menu but instead told us what he had on offer. The guy kept insisting on how fresh the fish was so we went for some seafood dishes. My girlfriend insisted on having lobster which he very vividly recommended.

The food itself was quite good although a quick look into the kitchen revealed that the 'fresh' fish came out from freezers, which made us feel cheated upon!

However the big surprise came in the form of the bill: the guy charged us € 70 for the lobster alone! He even dared to produce some BS story on how lucky we were to have been at his restaurant for the lobster instead of Alghero, where similar dishes would be far more expensive...
FYI: the day before we went to Al Tuguri in Alghero (a truly gourmet and very highly recommended restaurant) where the lobster was priced at € 40...

I would recommend everyone to avoid this place at all costs. These people are dishonest scam artists.
In fact, I would recommend to avoid the town altogether: nothing worth seeing there at all

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Ostend, Belgium
1 review
“Lunch at this restaurant”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

This was a horrible experience.
The manager mislead it us by stopping our car and telling he got fresh fish.
we accepted to lunch but the food was horrible. no fresh fish , bad preparation and very expensive.
it was the only, but very bad experience in Sardinia.
please by all means avoid this horrible place!!!!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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