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Sottovento

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Opposite Beach Lagoons, 35650 El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
+34 928 53 87 77
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

absolutely ridicolous service with a lack of food selection rude staff and bad attitudes and is very expensive !!!!! not raccomanded at all!!!!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After a mixed experience in January, came back to give this one a second chance. The dining room is light and airy and relaxed, with good sea view. Professional greeting and seating. Asked for a glass of house white, but was given the red by mistake. Because of the huge - unecessarily huge, in my view - portions, I tried... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near our flat opposite the lagoons, we ate here on our first night. We had the most superb dorado very fresh. We thought the restaurant was more expensive than others but good for a special occasion. Recommended. Great position overlooking the sea.

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Thank AngieEO
Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good Italian restaurant on one of the islands of the archipelago, representing the growing migrating tendencies of Italian gastronomy. (Would be a question beyond the scope of this review to study whether this is more due to the well-recognized merits of the Italian hospitality industry or simply the prolonged lack of dynamism in the Italian economy, limiting opportunities back... More 

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Thank Gyula S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

The staff are very friendly welcoming, food quality and ingredients plentiful, visited many times this is in my opinion one of the best restaurants to eat in El Cottilo, sunsets are amazing from the view out to sea, one of my favourite restaurants very personal and they remember their customers

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Thank Tony S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Stunning Italian food, stunning sunset, from the terrace, friendly staff, nice gin and tonic overlooking the sea 😁

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We ate here as we were staying in the building and didn't want to go too far. I had the parmigiani courgette to start which was excellent - very tasty. The steak was really good, the best I'd had in the area. Advice for the owners, it would be helpful to state what accompaniments come with each dish. We assumed... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

The menu looked great. Staff were friendly and atmosphere nice but the food was very disappointing. Prawns in garlic were Luke warm. Not sizzling like normally in Spain. Bolognaise and fish dish were disappointing. I couldn't recommend it for food.

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located on the front where you can sit and watch the most beautiful sunsets.... The service and food was excellent. Starters are a joy with a good plateful and the main courses were just delicious. A very good menu choice and if you like fresh seafood you will be in your element here. Prices are very keen.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Now one the better venues . Family owned Italian business. Never too crowded. Great service, always smiling. One negative, Mr Boss man sssshhh. Sat outside talking with his friends very loudly. Came for the food and the ambience, not to listen to you. Hasten to add, a one off🤐 Won't stop us going again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $17
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Beach Lagoons, 35650 El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo
  • Phone Number: +34 928 53 87 77

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?