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Il Cavaliere

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Via G.Pantini 3, 58015, Orbetello, Italy
+39 0564 862187
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A nice surprice

Got there on a friday night after we had probs finding atable somewhere else. The result has been more than positive. Location ok , nothing special but food is really top level. Fish maily ( at least what we had) of good quality . I can advice to choose Antipasti and let them surprice you...after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2014
Manu U
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London, United Kingdom
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Rome, Italy
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213 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Despite unusual location this osteria serves extremely tasty food accompanied by nice tuscan wines. Perfect for those who like simple environment of the family country house.

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ireland
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a fish restaurant. They seem to specialise in tasty fish antipasti. Little dishes which keep coming! The orata, I had, was grilled to perfection and prepared for eating at the table. The staff were attentive and helpful. This place is a pleasure to come to and is air-conditioned. The train station nearby is not a niusance.

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Thank simsenoj
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had a late arrival on our first evening in Italy, and this restaurant was close to our first Agriturismo B&B stay. Despite a late arrival they warmly welcomed us. Languagewise we manage in Italy with a mixture of Classic Latin, tourist Italian and moderate Spanish and were delighted to find out that our waiter had spent several years in... More 

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Rome, Italy
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Well worth coming to this place, a bit out of the way but the food is unbelievably good. If you want true, quality, excellent seafood without all the blabla this is your place. The Caldi, Freddi e Crudi starter is to die for and they just keep coming out with more and more stuff. The Pasta con i Ricci di... More 

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Thank JamesBelgrave
Zurich
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Eating at the Cavaliere is just a pleasure: Staff is friendly, helpful. They understand the need of families with young children -- and are totally relaxed. Thanks! This time, we all had "Rombo al Isola" as the main course. I've never eaten better traditional fish elsewhere.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Got there on a friday night after we had probs finding atable somewhere else. The result has been more than positive. Location ok , nothing special but food is really top level. Fish maily ( at least what we had) of good quality . I can advice to choose Antipasti and let them surprice you...after that u may dont need... More 

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Thank Manu U
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal at Il Cavaliere. The service was warm and hospitable, and we were well-guided to excellent choices of fresh fish and pasta starters. The restaurant is located in a pleasant area of summer cottages and villas.

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Zurich
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

For nearly the past 30 years, Il Cavaliere has been the best fish restaurant I have ever been to. Every dish is worth trying. Recommended MUST HAVEs are the spaghetti a la chittara a la pescatore (home made spaghetti) and the fish "Spigola".

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Thank Exil-Basler
Rome, Italy
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I've been dining at Il Cavaliere for the past 20 years and despite the incredible success that this place had, quality, service and prices are all the same. I reccomend pasta couses (gnocchi with sea food are amaizing) and fried tiny calamari. Don't expect a fancy restaurant, this is a very simple place between the railways and the Aurelia, but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The food was very good: besides a spaghetti alle vongole we had a grilled fish and it was really fresh, perfectly cooked and salted and very savoury; the service was very fast. A nice surprise, we'll come back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via G.Pantini 3, 58015, Orbetello, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Orbetello
  • Phone Number: +39 0564 862187

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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