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La Taverna dei Poeti

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Via Roma 14, 57031, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 968306
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Paris, Texas
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442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 588 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just to say we followed the recommendation of the owner and had a lobster for two with tagliatelle. The trick is that the tagliatelle sauce is derived from the cooked lobster. This was excellent and hard to match globally, and. As I travel alot i think its completely true that Trattoria dei Poeti ranks top in Elba. Our friend had... More 

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Naples, Campania, Italy
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104 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The town was busy with tourists and a parking place was hard to find. Eventually we found this restaurant hidden beyond two local squares. It was small to say the least, hence the need to book. We were given an appetizer of curried prawn, followed by our choice of a polpo crocante, a filetto di scorfano (rockfish and stuffed squid.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Our family of 6 visited La Taverna dei Poeti twice during our stay in Capoliveri and enjoyed a fabulous meal both times. With starters, entrees and mains to select from either the earth or the sea as well as a display cabinet with the freshest seafood, there is a great selection for most tastes. La Taverna dei Poeti is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I've dinner here with my wife. Top sea food with high range of choice, very good wine selection (I've only watched at champagne and white wine) with competent female somellier... Familiar and professional at the same time. Price adequate at freshness and quality of food and wine.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended by our hotel concierge, we showed up without a reservation but the owner managed to seat us on a busy night with only a 20 minute wait, and took care of us (two obvious tourists with minimal Italian language skills) . Food was spectacular, the seafood appetizer was great, as was the lamb main course.

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Milan, Italy
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304 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. The location is great. Paolo is one of the kindest person I have ever meet. The menu is not huge but it's great: the seafood is amazing, paolo's daddy fishes everyday the best for his son and for his clients. You have Absolutely to go there.

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Elba Island, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It's a very nice place where to eat all the typical Tuscan dishes. A menu done with daily market ingredients.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Reservations are a must, if not you will be in for a long wait, if you manage to get in at all. Can't tell you how many people we saw turned away. Don't come here if you are in a rush. All the food is freshly prepared so you need to relax and enjoy the host's passion for the food... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We have been guests at Taverna die Poeti for two days now, and we now understand why it was not possible to get a table by just walking in. The name belies the true nature of the restaurant - this is not a tavern with paper napkins and no tablecloths. It is a full-service restaurant with a laid-back atmosphere. The... More 

Thank Harris71
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

A great place to eat if you have some time to enjoy it (and it's not exactly cheap, but not overly expensive either). We had a dinner there once. The food quality, including the vegetarian options (a wonderful cake of yellow zucchini for example) was excellent. There were also other veg options available. The fresh pasta was very good too.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 14, 57031, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Capoliveri
  • Phone Number: +39 0565 968306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?