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“Distinctly average” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Lo Sconciglio

Lo Sconciglio
Piazzale dei Rioni, 22, Porto Santo Stefano, Italy
+39 0564 810869
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Distinctly average”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Went for dinner and was unimpressed. Having waited for the waiter to run to another restaurant to find a bottle opener....(why would you not have your own bottle opener in a restaurant???) we then waited another 45 mins for our food to arrive, on a Tuesday evening when they were not even so busy. Food not what we ordered but we were so hungry we accepted it in any case. Food was good however, no complaints about the actual food or drink, just the service which was dreadful. I hadn't quite finished my food and was mid conversation when the owner came and took my plate out from under me before I could say anything. That, followed by wrong coffee order and coffee being served before we had chance to finish our wine, we also specifically asked to wait for the coffee until we were done with wine so were a bit annoyed by the time we left. Food ok, service not good.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Florence, Italy
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Fresh fish lovely atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

A lovely restaurant situated on the coast at Porto Santo Stefano. Father and son are serving and recommending. The service is very slow although the food for the children was bought out right away. The selection on the menu is fresh and seasonal. Our warm fish salad to start was excellent. My tagliatelle with scampi was delicious. A great choice of desserts. Average wine list

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rome, Italy
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“average food, poor service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I was very disappointed after reading the reviews here. The food was very average and the service was slow and not particularly friendly.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Arezzo, Italy
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“A perfect last night supper in Porto Santo Stefano”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We had decided to cut short our stay in Porto Santo Stefano because the hotel was so awful, (I will review later), but our last night supper here was just perfect. From the moment the host showed us the best place to park our car to the wonderful home-made desserts it could not be faulted. An enthusiastic maitre d' and creative and competent chef make for a great team and this husband and wife certainly were. I hope they have a great season they deserve it!

  • Visited June 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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Cannes, France
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164 reviews 164 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Deserves rating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

We used the reviews we read on TA to go try this restaurant. It was exactly as described, maybe better. The owner is a great host who speaks some English. The specialty is fish, FRESH. The catch of the day was brought to our table to be selected from. The prpearation was very traditional but perfectly prepared. The price of the large (could have fed 3) sole was absolutely correct at about 50 euros. Fish is costly but this was so large that we felt it was a bargain. The friendly owner was also a big part of our enjoyment. He even went so far as to take our dog to a local fountain for a drink. That is service beyond normal. It is located right on the port. We ate outside with the view. It's a family restaurant with the owner out front, the wife cooking and the son serving.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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