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Viale Kennedy 2, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
+39 085 817115
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

To keep it short, dinner was great. Good selection of fish dishes. Fish was really great an worth 5* but the service was overchallenged, what the manager admitted at the end when we asked the bill. He was very kind and knew where the problems were. That's why I give 4* and not 3* because service worth 1-2*, it's the... More 

Thank Jacques T
Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

The food is always good doesn't matter what you choose, however, compared to other restaurants in the area, it is the most expensive! If you are in the area a visit is well worth it! The service is good and the waiters are very helpful and friendly.

Thank carama579
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112 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We had the €25 set menu and it more than filled us. 3 tasty starters followed by pasta with seafood and then squid spiedini. Delicious! Finished with a prosecco sorbet. The best part was that drinks were very reasonably priced, a half bottle of nice Spumante was €8. No copperto so the meal was good value.

Thank Spitalfieldsguys
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

As is the custom in the region, this restaurant has piles and piles of fish appetizers, each one of them so delectable. The problem is overeating. There is a great view of the sea and the service was excellent.

Thank Streetsmart88
Barrie, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

Seaside restaurant offering great variety of fresh fish. I had the opportunity to be invited for lunch by my cousin who lives in Pescara Oct 19th 2015 to celebrate myself and my wife visit from Canada and try their hot and cold antipasti dishes. Great variety including smoked swordfish. Their pasta dishes were wonderful. They actually bring the fresh fish... More 

Thank Sam D
Belleville, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2014

By mid-October, the 'summer' tourists have gone from Francavilla. All the seaside restaurants are closed and boarded up. Most along the main street are also closed. Being Canadian, mid 20's temperature for us means it still is summer. Fortunately Nave was open, but with just 6 customers. Despite that, the seafood was fresh, tasty, there was a good variety and... More 

Thank Gary W
Aberdour, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

We are lucky to have visited Pescara several times now and are always delighted to return to this particular restaurant. The ambience of `La Nave (The Boat) is just lovely, so relaxed and friendly and you could so easily spend an entire afternoon through to evening here. Now the food, I am not sure where to begin as it is... More 

Thank Liz W
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

Absolutely superb.......had lunch 4 times during a 10 day holiday. Father Antonio is charming and his twin sons run a great operation. Service is excellent and the food superb. The 3 course set lunch @ Euro 15 is "a steal". Sunday lunch was busy but there was plenty of extra staff. Caters for the local people as well as tourist,... More 

Thank tim66_13
Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

Oh dear, in this run down resort a once good restaurant has lost its way. The people were charming and honest about the food being sub-standard. Mussels should not be shrivelled and hard if freshly cooked. I suspect the cook had taken an end of season holiday and the restaurant was serving what he had left behind. And half marinated... More 

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2010

We fell across La Nave about half an hour before closing after lunch, and the restaurant was emptying of people. In fairness, we didn't realise it was such an exclusive restaurant, but no-one came to greet us, and we dithered uncertainly in the middle of the floor until rescued, rather ungraciously, by a waiter. We only wanted a light lunch.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Kennedy 2, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of Chieti  >  Francavilla Al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 085 817115

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