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

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

Thank Trudy D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

Thank deepsleeper99
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

Thank dill303
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank grahamb1961
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank lechkluk
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Sottovento on new year's eve and it was a blast! Lively and friendly atmosphere and beautiful view on the beachfront. I had the truffle ravioli followed by a tenderloin robespierre style (not usually on the menu but I've been here before and the food never fails to satisfy). My wife had the lobster ravioli. Good-sized portions and we... More 

Thank Spencerooney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here, I had pasta with tomato sauce and boyfriend had pasta with gorgonzola and nuts. Both were very tasty and portions were big! Nice view of the sea too :)

Thank Minja H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a walk before sunset and had an early dinner here, white wine spritzer and beer were perfect. We ordered the grilled meat for two plus chips and salad. The waitress was good enough to come back and say it already came with chips and maybe this was enough? It certainly was, th extra salad we ordered... More 

Thank cyberhev
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here several times to watch the sunset and ordered cocktails each time. The alcohol content in them is the business. No stingy measures here. Needless to say we left feeling pretty good. The complimentary bruschetta (which was delicious) was a nice touch. We'll be back for sure!

Thank Marty53
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group of us went for meal at Sottovento. Was busy. One of or party had their main course delivered 15 minutes after everyone else so we had all finished when there's came. When the bill came, we were overcharged. Pleasant staff but far better restaurants in El Cotillo

Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $17
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?